Rage In opposition to The Machine have shelved dates for his or her 2023 North American tour.
The ‘Killing within the Identify’ rockers had been pressured to cancel their UK and European exhibits this summer season, together with the world well-known Studying and Leeds festivals in August, on account of frontman Zack de la Rocha’s torn tendon. left Achilles.
And it pains the rocker to have to drag his exhibits subsequent yr, however he has no alternative as “quite a lot of work and therapeutic” is required earlier than he may even take into account taking the stage once more.
A prolonged assertion started: “It has been nearly three months since Chicago, and I nonetheless stare at my leg in disbelief. Two years of ready throughout the pandemic, hoping to have a gap to be a band once more and proceed the work we began some 30 years in the past. Rehearsing, coaching, reconciling, working to get again in form. Then one and a half exhibits up and my tendon tears.
“I felt like a sick joke that the universe performed on me. As I write this, I remind myself that that is only a dangerous circumstance. Only a fucking second. Sadly, it’s a time that requires quite a lot of work and therapeutic. I’ve a extreme tear in my left Achilles tendon and solely eight % of my tendon was left intact. And even that half was severely compromised.”
The assertion added: “This isn’t merely about with the ability to get again up and working, however extends to core performance going ahead. That’s the reason I’ve made the painful and tough determination to cancel the remaining exhibits on our 2023 North American leg.”
The ‘Public Service Announcement’ tour was on account of arrive in Portland on March 23.
Zack, 52, was injured whereas performing ‘Bullet In The Head’ in Chicago in July.