September 8, 2016


Zack de la Rocha Goes Solo on 'Digging for Windows,' Album on the Way

Two years back, Zack de la Rocha made magic with Killer Mike and El-P on Run the Jewels 2. Today the Rage Against the Machine singer is re-teaming with producer-mode El on "Digging for Windows," his first new music in more than 10 years. Listen to de la Rocha's grimy solo banger above, and get it as a free (legit) download via BitTorrent.

Consequence of Sound reports that de la Rocha started working on his debut solo album not long after Rage pushed pause in 2000, recoring "upwards of 20 tracks with Trent ReznorDJ Shadow, El-P, Questlove and others." This past June, Rage drummer Brad Wilk told Rolling Stone de la Rocha is "making a record right now." 

Now El-P has confirmed the solo LP:

The real question is, does that contextless August 2015 studio pic with de la Rocha and Run the Jewels indicate that Nas, also pictured, might be on de la Rocha's album?!

The other members of Rage Against the Machine linked with Chuck D and Cypress Hill's B-Real to form Prophets of Rage earlier this year.

Watch guitarist Tom Morello talk about Rage reunion rumors back in 2013: