Zack de la Rocha

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Zack de la Rocha
Zacarías Manuel de la Rocha (born January 12, 1970 in Long Beach, California) is a rapper, musician and poet. He is commonly known as the vocalist for the political rock band Rage Against The Machine, he was also a member of the bands Hardstance and Inside Out and currently is a member of One Day As A Lion with former Mars Volta drummer Jon Theodore.

After leaving Rage Against The Machine in 2000, Zack pursued a career as a solo artist, he began working on a solo album with Trent Reznor in which 20 tracks were produced. However Zack was unhappy with the album and the project was abandonned despite Reznor thinking the tracks were excellent. Reznor has stated that a release of the album is unlikely anytime soon.

Discography

Hardstance

  • Face Reality (guitar) (1988)

Inside Out

  • No Spiritual Surrender (1990)
  • Benefit 7" (live bootleg recording with Youth Of Today) (1991)

Rage Against The Machine

  • Rage Against the Machine (Demo Album) (1991)
  • Rage Against the Machine (1992)
  • Evil Empire (1996)
  • Live & Rare (1998)
  • The Battle of Los Angeles (1999)
  • Renegades (2000)
  • Live at the Grand Olympic Auditorium (2003)

One Day As A Lion

  • One Day as a Lion (2008)

Solo and collaborations

  • "Mumia 911" from Mumia 911 LP, a benefit album (1999) with dead prez, Afu-Ra, P.E.A.C.E. and Aceyalone of the Freestyle Fellowship, Slimkid3 of the Pharcyde, Black Thought, and the Last Emperor under the name The Unbound Allstars
  • "C.I.A. (Criminals In Action)" from Lyricist Lounge, Volume One (2000) with KRS-One and the Last Emperor
  • "Burn Hollywood Burn" from Bamboozled soundtrack (2000) with Chuck D and The Roots
  • "Zack de la Rocha On The Case Of Sherman Austin", from "Silence Is Defeat II"
  • "Om Nia Merican" from Amethyst Rock Star, Saul Williams (uncredited)"
  • "Centre of the Storm" from In the Mode, Roni Size/Reprazent (2000)
  • "Release" from Blazing Arrow, Blackalicious (2002)
  • "March of Death", with DJ Shadow; released free online in 2003
  • "We Want It All" from Songs and Artists That Inspired Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
  • "Act III Scene 2 (Shakespeare)" from Saul Williams, Saul Williams (2004)
  • "Can't Kill the Revolution" Rage Against the Machine with Tool (1993)
  • "B.O.B (Bombs Over Baghdad) Zack de la Rocha Rock Remix (2001)

External links

Trent Reznor responding to a question about the likelihood of Zack's solo album being released

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