Rage In opposition to the Machine bassist Tim Commerford has fashioned the brand new band 7D7D with drummer Mathias Wakrat and guitarist Jonny Polonsky.
The brand new challenge launched with its debut single, “Capitalism.” Whereas the tune faucets into related sociopolitical subject material as Rage In opposition to the Machine, Commerford and firm take a extra jazzy alt-rock strategy to the music.
Commerford’s sharp bass tone cuts by the combo, because it usually does with RATM, whereas Wakrat lays down syncopated jazz rhythms in an odd time signature. In the meantime, Polonsky’s spazzed-out guitarwork recollects the strummy post-punk of Gang of 4. Commerford’s clear vocals sit atop all the pieces fairly properly, anchoring the tune’s in any other case frenzied power.
The tangible chemistry between the three musicians is a credit score to their friendship and previous work collectively. Commerford performed with Wakrat within the latter’s eponymous group Wakrat, who launched one self-titled album in 2016.
As for Polonsky, the L.A. rock vet linked with Commerford through the latter’s time in Audioslave. Polonsky broke into the business along with his 1996 debut solo, Hello My Title Is Jonny — a cult document in power-pop circles. He has turn into a journeyman guitarist within the years since, enjoying with Puscifer and Commerford’s RATM bandmate Tom Morello, amongst others.
Commerford ought to have ample time to focus on 7D7D whereas RATM frontman Zack de la Rocha recovers from a torn achilles tendon he suffered early on throughout their summer season reunion tour. Sadly the damage pressured Rage to cancel their 2023 touring plans.
Beneath you’ll be able to try the lyric video for 7D7D’s “Capitalism.”
“Capitalism” Art work: