Music Gear News

At we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Rage Against The Machine announce free date

Rage Against The Machine have announced the details of their free ''victory'' concert in London, a thank you for UK fans making them the Christmas number one in the UK.
Great deals on musical instruments

Rage Against The Machine have announced the details of their free "victory" concert in London.

The heavy metal group promised fans if they beat reality TV show winner Joe McElderry to the Christmas Number one slot in the UK last year - in response to a facebook campaign started by a fan - they would play a free concert for fans.

'The Rage Factor' concert date and venue have now been confirmed as June 6 at London's Finsbury Park. Tickets for the show will be allocated by ballot. Proceeds from the single, which was originally released in 1994, were donated to homeless charities.

Guitarist from the and Tom Morello said: "It's going to be the victory celebration to end all victory celebrations.

A historic grassroots rebellion made our song 'Killing in the Name' the number one Christmas single of 2009.

"The people of the UK toppled the X Factor giant, raised a great deal of money for homeless charities, and shocked the world. As a thank you to our UK fans and freedom fighters we promised to play a free show. Well... here we come... The celebration/party/revolution is ON (sic)."

The group scored the number one after campaign started by disgruntled fans Jon and Tracy Morter, who nominated the track after they didn't want to see the winner of TV show 'The X Factor' claim the Christmas number one spot, as they had in the previous four years.

The race to the top spot became one of the most hotly contested of the deacde, with Rage Against The Machine eventually outselling Joe's cover of Miley Cyrus song 'The Climb' by 50,000 downloads.

Posted on 13 Feb 2010 07:30 to category : Music News

Related Music News


Remidi are nearing the launch of their much anticipated Remidi T8, a glove that grants the user the ability to make music with their hands alone

14 Oct 2016 16:07

Open to the public, the DJ decks are led by professional sound engineers and music producers encouraging commuters to try their hand at mixing.

13 Oct 2016 13:05

The MEGS initiative aims to break small companies and emerging artists into overseas markets

11 Oct 2016 16:16

Not Impossible Labs have developed a vest that is aimed at providing an equal experience for deaf and non deaf concert goers alike.

11 Oct 2016 13:46

Classic FM's Illustrious Music Teacher Awards are set to the biggest ever, showcasing the outstanding educational achievements of music teachers from across the UK

7 Oct 2016 13:42

In a bid to retain the standard of musical education across the board, the UK government endeavor to preserve their teaching incentive

5 Oct 2016 15:07

Recent Music News


Builiding on their reputation for developing cutting edge music gear and accessories, Samsons new Z series bring professional audio quality and transparency to the table

20 Oct 2016 17:06

With Pearl Jam, Tupac, , Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson and many more being nominated, this years event shaping up to be huge.

20 Oct 2016 10:57

His first album in over 38 years, Chuck's new album is to feature his family and his own original material

19 Oct 2016 14:37

Toontrack have released Big Rock, a vintage based rock pack that brings classic flavours in a modern package

18 Oct 2016 15:07

A promotional offer from Akai running until the 31st December allows the user to explore a vast array of professional sounds on the renowned MPD218

18 Oct 2016 09:11

Opening a public forum on Facebook, Behringer are looking to make the dream product, catering to their customers every need.

17 Oct 2016 15:36