Chris Cornell Leaves Rage

By | March 27, 2002 at 12:00 AM

Billboard and MTV report that Chris Cornell of Rage Against the Machine has left the band. Cornell joined after singer Zach de la Rocha left. The band did not intend to keep the Rage name but hasn’t announced a new name yet.

The new group was set to debut at Ozzfest this summer. Ozzfest organizers refuse to comment. No reason was given for Cornell’s departure.

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