de la Rocha mentioned the very strong reaction from the Download Festival 2010 audience as an incentive for releasing new material. As of 2010, they have sold over 16 million records worldwide.  True to their word, the band announced that they would be performing a free concert at Finsbury Park, London on June 6, 2010. The tickets were all allocated by 13:30 that same day. "An act that I am sure tens of thousands of downsized citizens would cheer". On the Japan leg of their tour promoting Evil Empire, a compilation album composed of the band's B-side recordings titled Live & Rare was released by Sony Records. " Morello added, "Right now ... the cold embers of Rage Against the Machine are now the burning fire of Prophets of Rage. " Zack de la Rocha's lyrics and choruses are defined by a heavy use of sloganeering and repetition on songs like "Bulls on Parade", "Guerrilla Radio", "Testify", and "Down Rodeo". As far as us recording music in the future, I don't know where we all fit with that.  This was followed by the scheduled Coachella performance on Sunday, April 29 where the band staged a much anticipated performance in front of an EZLN backdrop to the largest crowds of the festival.. Also I wasn't aware Red Scare Era reactionaries found an outlet for their "those damn Commies" spiels on right wing blogs. After seven years of absence, Rage Against the Machine reunited in 2007 for a number of shows.  "There was talk for a while of us becoming Ozzy Osbourne's backing band, and even Macy Gray's", said Morello. Music. 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After allowing ticket holders to vote for who they wanted to be the support acts for "The Rage Factor", it was announced that Throughout our career, we never did what anyone wanted us to do. In 2000, the band planned to support the Beastie Boys on the "Rhyme and Reason" tour; however, the tour was cancelled when Beastie Boys drummer Mike D suffered a serious injury.  The concert, dubbed "The Rage Factor", gave away all the tickets by free photo registration to prevent touting over the weekend of the February 13–14, followed by an online lottery on February 17. He is best known for his tenure with the rock band Rage Against the Machine and then with Audioslave.Between 2016 and 2019, Morello was a member of the supergroup Prophets of Rage.Morello was also a touring musician with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. UPDATE: Rage Against the Machine have added several more shows to their 2020 reunion tour. 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