Rage Against the Machine cancel 2023 North American tour dates following Zack de la Rocha's Achilles tendon tear

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Rage Against the Machine have canceled their 2023 North American tour, following a leg injury sustained by frontman Zack de la Rocha earlier this year.

The injury – a torn Achilles tendon – occurred during the second show of the band’s long-awaited Public Service Announcement tour with Run the Jewels in Chicago on July 11. 

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.