Zack de la Rocha, Ex-THE MARS VOLTA Drummer Launch New Project

Zack de la Rocha and former THE MARS VOLTA drummer, Jon Theodore, have teamed for a new creative collaboration called ONE DAY AS A LION. The band just signed to Anti- Records, who will be releasing their eponymous debut EP worldwide on July 22nd.

The band writes:
ONE DAY AS A LION is both a warning delivered and a promise kept.

“A defiant affirmation of the possibilities that exist in the space between kick and snare. It’s a sonic
reflection of the visceral tension between a picturesque fabricated cultural landscape, and the
brutal socioeconomic realities it attempts to mask. ONE DAY AS A LION is a recorded interaction between Zack de la Rocha (vocals/keyboards) and Jon Theodore (drums) from Los Angeles, California.

“The name taken from the infamous 1970 black and white, captured by legendary Chicano photographer George Rodriguez featuring a center framed tag on a white wall in an unspecified section of Boyle Heights. It reads: ‘It’s better to live one day as a lion, than a thousand years as a lamb.’ This record is a stripped down attempt to realize this sentiment in sound.”

EP tracklisting is as follows:
1. “Wild International
2. “Ocean View
3. “Last Letter
4. “If You Fear Dying
5. “One Day as a Lion

For more information ONE DAY AS A LION, check out these links:

12 thoughts on “Zack de la Rocha, Ex-THE MARS VOLTA Drummer Launch New Project

  1. Liebesman’s choice of shooting this faux-documentary style makes the movie seem like a first-person shooter game at times, but works brilliantly in placing you right in the heart of the action.

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