Friday 12 August 2022 03:31 PM Music fans rage against Rage Against The Machine for quitting Reading and Leeds ... trends now
Fans are outraged after Reading Festival headliners Rage Against The Machine said they would not perform.
The band said they would not attend the festival as planned as they cancelled their 2022 European tour dates citing medical advice. This also includes their planned performance at Leeds Festival.
Rage Against The Machine, best known for their songs 'Killing In the Name' and 'Bulls on Parade', had been set to headline at Reading alongside The Arctic Monkeys, Dave and Halsey.
The rock group is set to be replaced by pop band The 1975 at the festival at the end of August.
Rage Against The Machine had been set to headline at Reading alongside The Arctic Monkeys, Dave and Halsey. They have been replaced by The 1975
Lead singer Zack de la Rocha said he will rest at home after the group play their gig at Madison Square Garden, New York on August 14.
Fans have expressed their frustration at the cancellation at Reading Festival, with some asking for their money back.
One said on Twitter: 'Replacing Rage Against The Machine With 1975 is like swapping Slayer with S