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Tom Morello gets tackled by security at Rage Against the Machine concert after man rushes stage

At a Rage Against The Machine concert in Toronto on Saturday night, guitarist Tom Morello got tackled by security after a concertgoer rushed the stage.

During Rage Against The Machine’s closing number, “Killing in the Name,” a man ran out into the performance area from side stage. A security guard then chased him, but in the process, tackled Tom Morello. Morello then flew into a speaker, narrowly avoiding a serious injury.

The band then stopped to ensure that Tom Morello was alright. In quintessential Rage Against The Machine fashion, Morello quickly sprung to his feet and finished up the performance.

Watch clips of Tom Morello getting tackled in Toronto below.
 


Earlier on during the tour, frontman Zach de la Rocha hurt his leg after tripping on stage. Luckily, he’s still been able to perform while sitting down.

On July 9th, Zach de la Rocha, Tom Morello and co. played their first show in 11 years at East Troy, Wisconsin’s Alpine Valley Music Theater. During the set, they played 15 of their biggest hits alongside a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “The Ghost Of Tom Joad.” That cover was a staple in the band’s setlists in the late ’90s, and it was even recorded on their 2000 album, Renegades.

Alongside the cover, Rage Against The Machine played six tracks from their 1992 debut album like “Killing In The Name” and “Bullet In the Head.” They also played four tunes form 1996’s Evil Empire like “Bulls On Parade.” Lastly, the band performed five tunes from 1999’s The Battle Of Los Angeles.

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