The leader of the mythical Californian formation was injured during a Monday night show at the United Center from Chicago.

In various videos posted on YouTube, he is seen limping after jumping while performing the song. bullet in the headthe fourth title of the evening played by the rock quartet.

Black and white photo of the four musicians from Rage Against The Machine.

The original members of Rage Against The Machine are expected in Quebec on Saturday. Left to right: Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, Zack de la Rocha and Tom Morello. (Archive)

Photo: Courtesy: FEQ

After temporarily leaving the stage with the help of band members, de la Rocha climbed back onto the stage and finished the concert sitting at a monitor.

No mention of the incident was posted on anger against the machine not even on his Twitter account.

the FEQvery confident

The program director of FEQLouis Bellevance claims to have spoken to the singer’s entourage on Tuesday morning.

The people who are traveling with him at the moment tell me that he received treatment this morning, that we were optimistic at the moment that it was getting light and that he could normally do tonight’s show in ChicagoMr Bellavance said during a press conference.

Louis Bellavance during a press crowd at the Quebec City Armory.

Louis Bellavance remains confident of presenting the Rage Against The Machine show as scheduled on Saturday night at the Plains of Abraham.

Photo: Radio Canada

If the second concert planned for so many nights in the Windswept City actually takes place, it bodes very well for Saturday’s scheduled event in Quebec, believes the program director for the FEQ.

show occur. Will it be on two legs, a leg and a half, a crutch? We don’t know at the moment”,”text”:”I am very confident at the moment that we will find out that the show is on. Will it be on two legs, a leg and a half, a crutch? At the moment we don’t know”}}”>I am currently very confident that we will be informed show occur. Will it be on two legs, a leg and a half, a crutch? At the moment we don’t knowsaid Louis Bellavance.

I think we will welcome Zack de la Rocha in any form and condition as long as it is not a loss of voice. »

A quote from Louis Bellavance, program director of the Festival d’été de Québec

He added that the team FEQ Made a plan B in case the Saturday night show was canceled, a gesture wise, under the circumstances.

It’s part of our thoughts. We hope that in this case we will do it for free. It’s not something [à quoi] We are ready to say goodbye. We really don’t want it to happen like thatinsisted Mr. Bellavance.

To meet

Monday night’s concert in Chicago was only the second of the reunion tour Public Service Noticewhich marks the return to the stage of original genesis of anger against the machine.

De la Rocha and his accomplices, guitarist Tom Morello, bassist and backing vocalist Tim Commerford, and drummer Brad Wilk, had not played together since 2011.

Zack de la Rocha, Brad Wilk and Tom Morello from Rage Against the Machine.

Tom Morello (right), Brad Wilk (middle) and Zack de la Rocha (left) at a concert in the late 2000s (archive)

Photo: Associated Press/Jeff Chiu

After the concert scheduled for Tuesday night United Center, anger against the machine will kick off the Canadian leg of his tour with a show in Ottawa on Friday.

If all goes according to plan, the band will perform on the Bell Stage FEQ Saturday at 9:30 p.m.

The American group’s concert was originally scheduled to take place on July 18, 2020. It had been postponed after the cancellation of the FEQ because of the pandemic.

In collaboration with Gabrielle Morissette

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