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Zack de la Rocha


American rapper and poet who was simply the vocalist for the favorite band, Trend Against the device from 1991 to 2000. In 2007, he shaped the group 1 DAY being a Lion with Jon Theodore, the drummer of Mars Volta. He and his years as a child friend and upcoming Rage Against the device bassist, Tim Commerford, performed throughout their early teenage years with an area band known as Juvenile Appearance. De la Rocha continued to execute with an underground music group known as Inside Out. He reunited with Trend Against the device on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Celebration in 2007. He was created to some Mexican-American father along with a German-Irish mom. DJ Shadow continues to be rumored to become among the many manufacturers on his single album.

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Full Name Zack de la Rocha
Date Of Birth January 12, 1970
Place Of Birth Long Beach, CA
Height 1.78 m
Profession Rapper
Nationality American
Parents Robert de la Rocha, Olivia Lorryne Carter
Music Groups Rage Against the Machine, One Day as a Lion, Inside Out
Movies Live at Finsbury Park, Rage Against the Machine, Zapatista, Free Tibet
Star Sign Capricorn

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1Released One Day as a Lion's self-titled EP. [July 2008]
2Touring with the re-formed 'Rage Against The Machine', having just finished the Big Day Out festival concerts in Australia and New Zealand. [March 2008]
3Working on his solo record with DJ Shadow and Trent Reznor. [October 2003]
4Vocalist and keyboardist of the alternative rap duo One Day as a Lion, featuring former The Mars Volta drummer Jon Theodore.
5Is a Vegetarian.
6Is Chicano.
7The lead singer of the band Rage Against the Machine. De la Rocha left the band in 2001 after he felt "they weren't taking enough musical risks." His bandmates later formed Audioslave with Chris Cornell. After Audioslave disbanded in 2007, Rage Against the Machine was revived and de la Rocha rejoined the band.
8His father, Beto, was a muralist.



One Hit Wonderland2012-2015TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
My Mad Fat Diary2013-2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Sound City2013Documentary writer: "Killing in the Name"
Pauw & WittemanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
P.O.V.2011TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta2011TV Movie documentary lyrics: "Bulls on Parade" - as Zack de la Rocha
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front2011Documentary writer: "Sleep Now In The Fire"
Live from Studio FiveTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Madden NFL 20102009Video Game lyrics: "Guerrilla Radio" / writer: "Guerrilla Radio"
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock2007Video Game writer: "Bulls On Parade"
Dirty Sexy Money2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guitar Hero II2006Video Game writer: "KILLING IN THE NAME OF" - as Z De La Rocha
Coachella2006Video documentary writer: "Om Nia Merican" - as Zach De La Rocha
Audioslave: Live in Cuba2005Video documentary lyrics: "Bulls on Parade/Sleep Now in the Fire"
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video Game writer: "Killing In The Name" - as Zack M. DeLaRocha
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle2003writer: "Sleep Now in the Fire"
The Matrix Reloaded2003writer: "Calm Like a Bomb"
S.P.U.N.G2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Last Party 20002001Documentary writer: "Bulls on Parade" - uncredited
This Is What Democracy Looks Like2000Documentary writer: "Guerrilla Radio"
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 22000Video Game writer: "Guerrilla Radio" - as Zack De Rocha
Bamboozled2000performer: "Burn Hollywood Burn" / writer: "Burn Hollywood Burn"
The Matrix1999writer: "Wake Up"
Godzilla1998/Iarranger: "No Shelter" - as Zack de la Rocha / writer: "No Shelter" - as Zack de la Rocha
Daria1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
Higher Learning1995lyrics: "YEAR OF THE BOOMERANG", "TIRE ME" - as Zack de la Rocha
Natural Born Killers1994lyrics: "Bombtrack", "Take the Power Back" - as Zach de la Rocha



Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Mexico City2001Video documentary
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Los Angeles2001Video
Rage Against the Machine1997Video documentary



Children of the Revolution: Tune Back InDocumentary completed
Orange County Hardcore Scenester2011DocumentaryHimself
The Rage Factor: Rage Against the Machine Live from London2011VideoHimself
Rage Against the Machine: Live on the BBC2009TV MovieHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2007TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamérica 20032003TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
25 Years of Punk2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Mexico City2001Video documentaryHimself
Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Los Angeles2001VideoHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20002000TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Rage Against the Machine)
Zapatista1999DocumentaryHimself (Rage Against The Machine singer)
Free Tibet1998DocumentaryHimself (Rage Against the Machine)
Rage Against the Machine1997Video documentaryHimself
The Word1993TV SeriesHimself

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Provokation2015Documentary shortHimself
The Ultimate Song2002Video documentaryHimself (member of Rage Against the Machine)

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1One of the great things about young people is that they do question, that they do care deeply about justice, and they they have open minds.
2Your anger is a gift.
3Governor Jan Brewer and the Arizona legislature have created an environment in Arizona where performing is no longer a neutral act. They have created an environment where they can convert the normal commercial interaction between artists and their fans into the means to apply this racist law.
4I'm in this band to give volume to various struggles throughout the world. To me, the tension in this band is a minimal sacrifice.
5There are many Sheriff Arpaios. People who have taken to local city, county, and state governments across the county the idea that immigrants are the problem. That immigrants are to blame.

1Frantic rap-style Delivery
3Often gives short fiery speeches during concerts that reflect his views
4Profanity laden rants and lyrics
6Raw vocals
7Wild, aggressive dancing and stage antics

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