NME.com reports that RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE's first show in almost seven years brought Coachella to a stunning close Sunday night (April 29).
Under a simple red star backdrop, the staunchly political quartet treated the biggest crowd of the weekend to an explosive set that spanned the whole of the band's career.
Communication with the audience was was kept to a bare minimum, with Zack de la Rocha kick-starting the comeback with a simple introduction: "Good evening, we're RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE from Los Angeles, California."
The anticipated anti-Bush tirade finally came during the last song of the main set, "Wake Up". "Our current administration needs to be tried, hung and shot," the singer boldly stated, according to MTV.com. "We need to treat them like the war criminals they are."
RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE setlist:
02. Bulls On Parade
03. People Of The Sun
05. Bullet In The Head
06. Down Rodeo
07. Guerrilla Radio
08. Renegades Of Funk (AFRIKA BAMBAATAA cover)
09. Calm Like A Bomb
10. Sleep Now In The Fire
11. Wake Up
13. Killing In The Name
Check out pictures from Wire Image, Film Magic.
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