Rage Against The Machine cancel UK & European shows, leaving Reading & Leeds a headliner short

The band have pulled the upcoming shows "per medical guidance," following an injury to frontman Zack de la Rocha.

Rage Against The Machine have cancelled their upcoming UK and European dates, leaving Reading & Leeds Festivals in search of a new headliner later this month.

The band have pulled the upcoming shows “per medical guidance,” stating “Zack de la Rocha has been advised that the August and September leg of their UK and European leg of the Rage Against The Machine tour cannot proceed.”

Rage Against The Machine were one of six headliners locked in for this summer’s Reading and Leeds. It’s not the first high-profile act that’s pulled out this week – Måneskin, who were set to be third from the top of the bill on the same stage and the same day cancelled their appearance due to scheduling conflicts.

The impacted dates read:

24 Royal Highlands Centre, Edinburgh, UK
25 Leeds Festival, Leeds, UK
26 Reading Festival, Reading, UK
30 Rock en Seine Festival, Paris, France

01 Sportpaleis, Antwerp, Belgium
03 Expo Plaza, Hanover, Germany
05 Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland
08 Andalucia Big, Malaga, Spain
10 Mad Cool Sunset, Spain
13 Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria
15 Tauron Arena, Krakow, Poland
17 Zagreb Arena, Zagreb, Croatia
19 O2 Arenam Prague, Czech Republic

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