Prophets Of Rage have canceled six shows on their upcoming summer/fall “Make America Rage Again” tour, while adding others and also confirming AWOLNation as the opening act on the run. The canceled dates are Hartford, Connecticut on August 23rd, Wantagh, New York on August 28th, Virginia Beach on August 29th, Noblesville, Indiana on the 30th, Burgettstown, Pennsylvania on the 31st and Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 7th. No reason has been given for the cancellations.

  • Prophets Of Rage announced its formation earlier this month and consists of Rage Against The Machine members Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk along with Public Enemy’s Chuck D. and Cypress Hill’s B-Real. The band will be performing music from all three acts.
  • Before the tour launches on August 19th in Fairfax, Virginia, Prophets will play a one-off show in Cleveland on July 19th around the Republican National Convention.
  • AWOLNation is touring in support of its sophomore album, Run, which features the single “Woman Woman.”
  • Updated Prophets Of Rage tour dates (subject to change):
    July 19 – Cleveland, OH – The Agora (no AWOLNation)
    August 19 – Fairfax, VA – EagleBank Arena
    August 20 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
    August 21 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
    August 23 – Montreal, QC – Centre Bell
    August 24 – Toronto, ON – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
    August 26 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
    August 27 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
    August 28 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun
    September 1 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
    September 3 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
    September 4 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
    September 5 – Kansas City, MO – Providence Medical Center Amphitheatre
    September 7 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
    September 10 – Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre
    September 11 – Ridgefield, WA – Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre
    September 13 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
    September 15 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
    September 17 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
    September 25 – Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion
    September 27 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
    October 1 – Tampa, FL – MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
    October 2 – West Palm Beach, FL – Perfect Vodka Amphitheater
    October 4 – Atlanta, GA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
    October 5 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
    October 8 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
    October 9 – San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
    October 11 – El Paso, TX – El Paso County Coliseum
    October 12 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheatre
    October 14 – Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay Event Center
    October 16 – Chula Vista, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheatre

DAILY INQUIRY:

  • Why do you think the band canceled six shows? Could ticket sales be slow?
  • Regardless of the politics, is this a supergroup you would want to see?
  • Do you think these guys will last beyond this summer?

CHECK IT OUT: Watch a teaser for the Prophets Of Rage tour:

INTERNET COMMENTS at Loudwire and The PRP — agree or not?

Christian McClain wrote: “I wonder if they were canceled because of low ticket sales. Those are some pretty big sized venues considering that it’s yet to be proven if they’ll be nearly as popular as a full RATM reunion.”

JimCroceLover wrote: “Buying a $20 lawn seat for Awolantion if the Tinley Park date isn’t cancelled/moved to a much smaller venue.”

Haggard Jesse Ventura wrote: “AWOLNation? Lame. So anti-establishment.”