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Tom Morello upset with treatment at top Seattle cafe

Rage Against The Machine star Tom Morello is raging against the staff of a Seattle, Washington restaurant after he and his friends were refused entry after a gig on Friday night (26Sep14).

The guitarist was turned away from The 5 Point Cafe after performing with his former Audioslave bandmate Chris Cornell at the 15 Now benefit event nearby, and he was not happy.


Taking to Twitter.com, he urged followers to "spread the word", writing, "Five Point restaurant in Seattle is the worst. Super rude & anti-worker. S**ttiest doorman in the Northwest. P**ck."


His angry tweet prompted a response from the cafe's owner, David Meinert, who took to Facebook and stated, "For the record, Tom Morello, The 5 Point is totally pro worker. Sorry if you had an issue with our staff, but typically our staff is awesome, and when they are not, it's usually a reflection of the customer. Act like a p**ck = get treated like a p**ck.


"Rock stars don't get special treatment at The 5 Point. We couldn't give less of a s**t."


He later added, "Turns out Tom and his crew didn't get let in as the place was at capacity and there was a line. No one was being let in. According to our doorman, who I totally trust, Tom and his crew were all totally rude."