LA’s own Zack de la Rocha and Mars Volta’s Jon Theodore fused creative natures to form One Day as a Lion. Their EP, by the same name, is being released tomorrow and features "Wild International" (peep it on their MySpace myspace.com/onedayasalion). I’m super excited to hear this collaboration in the flesh and so am keeping my eyes open for upcoming shows. My last Zack spotting was probably something like 15 years ago at Lollapalooza. I broke my pinky inside a mosh pit during "Killing in the Name Of." God, I love that song. The name of the duo comes from a 1970 black and white photograph shot by legendary Chicano photographer George Rodriguez of a graffiti tag found on a white wall in an unspecified section of Boyle Heights that reads: It’s better to live one day as a lion, than a thousand years as a lamb. Deep.
Zack de la Rocha’s New Joint