Rage Against the Machine rages against ticket scalpers

Ticket Blitz Thursday ran all day on 101WKQX with some lucky listeners winning their way into Rage Against the Machine’s huge return to Chicago at the United Center on May 19th. The band’s reunion and first tour in many years drew many fans online in a rush to get tickets across the country, and many feared the worst the modern monster of live music, ticket scalpers who scoop the best seats.

RATM who always have their ethics in their art, took to the social media to transparently present how they hope to battle the secondary market for their upcoming tour. Loudwire reported in the video above, that Rage are keeping 10% of random tickets in each venue to sell at a higher price. 100% of the revenue above the face value of the ticket will be donated to charity organizations in each city.

A second United Center show has also been added on May 20th. You know we want to have even another shot at these sought-after tickets, that’s why you can enter to win here.