Zack de la Rocha Solo Album to Arrive in 2017
Earlier this week, music fans got their first taste of new solo music from Rage Against the Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha, but releasing just a single had fans wondering if there was more. Thanks to producer El-P, we now know that the vocalist is eyeing a 2017 release for a full album.
In a series of tweets, El-P wrote, "The Zack de la Rocha album is happening in 2017. And yes this is new material made this year and yes there is more where that came from. And that's all the info I'm authorized to give out. Been keeping my mouth shut about my work with Zack since January when we did it. It hurt. Now I'll commence keeping my mouth shut about the rest." Check out the tweets below.
The new song "Digging for Windows" arrived earlier this week, with de la Rocha's unmistakable booming voice rapping over a bass-heavy beat sharing a dark vision of modern times. De la Rocha appeared on the Run the Jewels track "Close Your Eyes (And Count to F--k)" a couple of years ago, and released music with Jon Theodore under the moniker One Day as a Lion prior to that. But this is the first song solely listed under Zack's name.
Earlier this year, de la Rocha's Rage Against the Machine bandmates resurfaced under the name Prophets of Rage with Public Enemy's Chuck D. and Cypress Hill's B-Real handling the vocals. At the time of their arrival, bassist Tim Commerford revealed that they had spoken with de la Rocha, who was working on new music, and that they had his approval to pursue Prophets of Rage.
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