ZaCK DE La ROCHa
The ex-Rage frontman has been working on solo material for years, yet it’s been subject to mysterious delays whIle hIs former
bandmates have been everpresent with the likes of Audioslave and Prophets Of Rage, vocalist Zack de la Rocha has been mostly absent since Rage Against The Machine’s demise – although he did join in with the reunion shows. Remarkably, the last studio album the firebrand appeared on was covers record in 2000. There has been the odd flash of excitement, with guest appearances and the EP with QOTSA drummer Jon Theodore, but the elephants in the room are Zack’s much-anticipated collaboration with Trent Reznor and a solo album that have yet to surface in their entirety.
Don’t hold your breath waiting for the Trent material – the sole track to emerge from those sessions was
The solo album, however, has been achingly within reach as recently as 2016, with the emergence of single
produced by Run The Jewels’ El-P. On Zack’s habit for keeping fans waiting, Trent told MTV: “Over time, I think it was a matter of Zack not knowing what direction to go. He wants to make an important statement when he makes it. And he will when he gets around to making it.”