It’s confirmed: Rage Against The Machine are indeed reuniting to play Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Held April 27-29, it’s not known yet which day they will play, but they are confirmed to perform their first gig in seven years at the event.
Also on the bill are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bjork, Arcade Fire, Interpol, the Arctic Monkeys, Ghostface Killah, the Decemberists, Air, the Roots, Sonic Youth, Kings of Leon, Kaiser Chiefs, Travis, Lupe Fiasco, the Good, the Bad and the Queen (Blur/Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn's new group), Willie Nelson, Satellite Party (Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell's newish band), New Pornographers, Black Keys, Silversun Pickups, Fountains of Wayne, Regina Spektor, Jarvis Cocker, Placebo, Stephen Marley, DJ Shadow, Damien Rice, Peeping Tom, Placebo, Rufus Wainwright, the Rapture, Felix Da Housecat, Pharaohe Monche, and reunited lineups of the Happy Mondays and Crowded House.
Plus, rumor has it, The Police might also reunite for this year’s shows.
Three-day passes for the festival will cost around $249, with tickets going on sale on Saturday. A limited number of one-day tickets will also be sold for $85 each.