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From: New York, NY, United States
Last Known Status: Active
Since 1985 Zombie has been carving out a strange legacy of music in the world of rock, beginning in with the formation of his brainchild White Zombie. From the start, White Zombie was a bizarre hybrid of hardcore/punk aggression, Lower East Side art-damage and hard rock thunder. As if that weren’t enough, these fixations were filtered through Mr. Zombie’s love of classic horror/sci-fi films, trash hot rod culture and generally, all things on the dark side.
White Zombie was most noted for their release 'Astro Creep 2000'. The album reached #10 on billboard and stayed for two months. After this record, we started to see a little different style from Zombie. What might best be called Techno-Horror Rock. Since then Zombie has gone solo, simply renaming the band 'Rob Zombie'.
Rob Zombie is a man of many faces. He has done work on the Beavis and Butthead movie, directed all videos since going solo, wrote a script for 'The Crow 3' (which got scrapped), and is currently in the works of creating and directing his first feature film entitled 'House Of 1000 Corpses'. In short, Rob Zombie is an entertaiment genius.
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Today Rob Zombie releases new album "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser" (oh Rob....).
You Spotify fans can hear all the tracks right here and a new music video has also come online for the track "In The Age Of The Consecrated Vampire We All Get High." Check it out below.
The daily band lineup has been announced for the second annual Northern Invasion taking place Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 at Somerset Amphitheater in Somerset, WI, just outside the Twin Cities.
After quickly selling out its inaugural year with 25,000 fans in attendance, Northern Invasion expands to two full days in 2016. Single day tickets for Northern Invasion go on sale Wednesday, April 20 at 10:00 AM Central Time for $99 (plus fees).
The daily band lineup for Northern Invasion is as follows (subject to change):
Saturday, May 14
Rob Zombie, Shinedown, Chevelle, A Day To Remember, Lamb Of God, Clutch, Babymetal, P.O.D., Black Stone Cherry, Yelawolf, Asking Alexandria, Parkway Drive, Enter Shikari, Avatar, Aranda, Monster Truck, The Shrine, Hands Like Houses, Wild Throne, Second Pass More...
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This was obviously an April Fool's gag. For the full list of our 2016 jokes, head here.
Shock rocker turned film maker Rob Zombie, who has directed such films as "House of 1000 Corpses," "The Devil's Rejects" and a reboot of the beloved Halloween franchise, has announced that he will once again be putting his "Broad Street Bullies" project on hold as following the release of his next movie, "31."
He will be tasked with once again breathing new life into seventies horror movies, including a third reboot of the "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and a second remake of "Last House on the Left." He also announced that he will be remaking other movies not in the horror genre and putting his own stamp on them, including "Shaft" starring Ken Foree and "Romper Stomper," the cult favourite Australian film about a gang of neo-Nazis, with Phil Anselmo rumoured to have a role.
"The Romper Stomper project is very dear to me," explained Zombie, "I've always thought it was great but it needed something more. I'd have believed it more if the movie took place in the seventies and the skinheads had Alice Cooper posters adorning their hideout.
"I've got a bunch of other movies in the pipeline too. Once I'm done with 'Romper Stomper' and 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre,' I'll be working on my interpretation of 'Network,' which I always felt should have had a revelation that the TV companies were run by snake headed aliens." I'm also giving serious thought to re-imagining 'The Godfather.' I think the title role is one that Sid Haig was born to play!"
With all these films set to be made, as well as plans for remakes of "Trainspotting," "Schindler's List" and a "Fritz the Cat" inspired re-telling of "Hong Kong Phooey" among others, all starring Sheri Moon Zombie, hockey fans will have to wonder if such a legendary story of the sport will finally be told by another director.
Onsite festival experience details and additional bands have been announced for the 10th year of Rocklahoma, set to be held May 27, 28 & 29 this year at the "Catch the Fever" Festival Grounds in Pryor, OK, just outside Tulsa.
Escape The Fate, Shaman’s Harvest, RavenEye and many more join Rocklahoma’s lineup of the best current rock artists and classic bands, which includes Scorpions, Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth, Chevelle, 3 Doors Down, SIXX:A.M., Collective Soul, Sebastian Bach, and many more.
The three-day camping festival features music on three stages each day, as well as premium onsite camping amenities and VIP packages. In addition, the Rocklahoma campground stage hosts performances during the Thursday night campground party and in the afternoon and late night hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Full info on the lineup and vendors, as well as ticket details, can be found here. Registration for the Miss Rocklahoma competition is also underway now through April 20. Voting on the Top 10 finalists begins April 25 and five finalists will compete on stage at Rocklahoma for the chance to be named Miss Rocklahoma 2016. More...
Rob Zombie premieres a new music video for his current single "Well, Everybody’s Fucking In A U.F.O.", taken from the upcoming new album "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser", which will be out in stores April 29. The video is also rated NSFW thanks to extraterrestrial genitals.
Check out now "Well, Everybody’s Fucking In A U.F.O." below.
Rob Zombie today premieres a new song and lyric video entitled "Well, Everybody’s Fucking In A U.F.O.", taken from the upcoming new album "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser", which will be out in stores April 29th 2016.
Check out now "Well, Everybody’s Fucking In A U.F.O." below.
Zombie will co-headline a tour with Korn this summer. Initial dates for the "Return Of The Dreads Tour" can be found after the jump. More...
Rob Zombie and Korn announced jointly they will embark on a co-headlining amphitheater tour this summer.
Produced by Live Nation, the two influential bands will kick off their tour in July and will visit 25 North American cities including Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto, Seattle, Las Vegas and more. A full list of cities is below (dates and venues to follow).
In This Moment will join the tour as special guests, with the band commenting: "In This Moment is thrilled to be a part of the BIGGEST tour of the summer! We are long time fans who are continuously inspired by both Rob Zombie and Korn, so to be a part of this tour is a dream come true for us! North America, prepare to have your faces melted and your minds blown! This show is going to be pure insanity. Don't miss out!" More...
Following recent news of upcoming album "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispense," Rob Zombie has now revealed a co-headlining tour is on the horizon with Disturbed. He had this to say in a message to fans:
"I am blown away by the support this week from you guys. It has been awesome. Zombie fans really are the most badass motherfuckers in the world. And to say thanks, I've got some killer news.
"WE ARE HITTING THE ROAD AGAIN! ZOMBIE, FIVE, PIGGY and FISH are heading your way!
"Following the news of the release of my sixth solo studio album, I'm thrilled to announce a bunch of May 2016 dates including a co-headlining tour with Disturbed and several festival slots, in support of the upcoming album, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser, out April 29.
"The album is now available for pre-order directly from me at PledgeMusic and also at iTunes, Amazon (CD or LP) and Google Play.
"To purchase exclusive tickets and VIP Meet+Greet passes, head over to this location. Now is your chance to meet me and hang with the band at one of the upcoming shows. The only place to get tickets before they go on sale to the general public is right here. We're also selling festival Meet + Greet passes. But hurry, these special bundles are limited and will go fast. Don't miss the chance to see me and Disturbed share the stage during the Disturbed + Rob Zombie 2016 tour!" More...
In addition to the upcoming album "31," Rob Zombie also has a new album on the horizon titled "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser." He issues this update to fans:
"Here you go Zombie Mothefuckers, some wicked shit is headed your way... right now.
"The new album 'The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser' is available for preorder right here, right fucking now.
"I'll tell you what... me and the guys in the band are pretty damn sure this is our best record yet... no joke. Yeah I know everyone says that. But I actually believe it. Seriously our most fucked up musical monster piece to date. So many kick ass songs but I think my favorite track is 'Well, Everybody's Fucking In a UFO!' I think this one is sure to be an instant Zombie classic! Not since 'Hellbilly Deluxe' have I spent this long putting an album together... and it was was worth the wait.
"This time I'm not just putting out a new record like everyone else- I'm offering it directly from me to YOU along with a ton of other limited edition, exclusive badass shit like new album merch, posters and the chance for you to be in 'The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser' movie!' More...
After three separate attempts, Rob Zombie's upcoming gory horror flick "31" has finally received an R rating from the MPAA.
The film had previously gotten the dreaded NC-17, even after being re-submitted in a less brutal cut, which meant most theaters would not show the movie.
Third time must have been the charm, because after culling more footage from the film, "31" is now officially rated R and getting prepped for a theater release. If the distorting of artistic vision just to satisfy some faceless assholes who don't even like horror movies gets your blood boiling, don't worry - the uncut version will be included on the DVD release. More...
Seems like we've been posting news about Rob Zombie's new killer clown movie "31" forever, but its finally wrapped up.
Unfortunately, it won't be coming to theaters anytime soon, at least not in its current version, as the film received an NC-17 rating. Zombie comments:
"Well, after two tries through the MPAA our rating on '31' remains NC-17. Maybe three is the charm to get an R rating. Why R you ask? Well, because your local theater will not show an NC-17. Even though you are a fucking adult... things much be censored for your enjoyment."
Personally I think he's missing the silver lining here. He could make a big campaign about how his movie is "too brutal for theaters" and get all his fans to download it VOD and probably make more money, but I doubt that will happen, as everybody is stuck in the past on theatrical releases still. More...
Rob Zombie continues his trend of bizarre album titles in 2016 with his upcoming new album, "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser". Check out Zombie's teaser for it, with some new music and the cover art for the release after the jump.
After three consecutive sellouts, Monster Energy Fort Rock is expanding to two days - Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, 2016 - at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida.
South Florida’s "Biggest Rock Festival" will feature performances from rock icon/filmmaker Rob Zombie, the return of Disturbed (after a 4-year hiatus), Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, A Day To Remember, Bring Me The Horizon, Megadeth, 3 Doors Down, Sixx:A.M., Lamb Of God, and more.
Visit this location for the most current information on the festival and ticket pricing info.
Brent Smith of Shinedown says, "Fort Myers, Florida, are you ready? Because we are!!! We are so honored to be playing Fort Rock. We look forward to seeing everyone. Rock FOREVER!!!”
Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch adds, “We’re pumped to once again be part of the World’s Loudest Month and are ready to kick things off properly like we did two years ago at Fort Rock.”
"With three straight years of sellout shows, we are excited to expand Monster Energy Fort Rock to two days,” says Clay Busch, Head of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships for festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents. “We’ve doubled down with the biggest Fort Rock to date. Fort Myers’ hunger for rock continues to grow and our show has expanded to meet that demand. We look forward to bringing this amazing lineup to South Florida in 2016." More...
It's almost Black Friday again (which for many stores has essentially just become "Black Month" as the sales start earlier and employees are expected to work all Thanksgiving) and you might not think that matters to metalheads, but many of the labels actually jump on that bandwagon.
Best of all - you don't have to go to a store at four in the morning to get these deals.
The holiday / Thanksgiving / Christmas sales are already ramping up through the various online distros, so if you're looking for new music on a budget, these heavy metal Black Friday deals will help you find new tunes.
This is just the start though, so check back in each day as we add in more deals.
Specifically look for Amazon to launch something big soon, as that online juggernaut usually does $5 albums that rotate out each day. If you know of any metal sales that aren't listed below, be sure to leave a comment and we'll get it added.
And it's here - the Amazon $5 digital album sale arrives! Grab digital copies of music from Megadeth, Rage Against The Machine, Veil of Maya, Slayer, and more in rotating deals on full-length albums.
Most of the stock on the Nuclear Blast America shop - CDs, vinyl, shirts, etc. - are on sale for the "Blackest Friday," up to 45% off.
The Razorback Records webstore is offering 25% off your order if you buy at least $10 worth of music through November 30th.
The Thanksgiving Week Sale is now going at the Facedown Records web store with albums on sale for as little as $1.
Bullet Tooth is offering vinyl bundles on discount, ranging from $15 - $50 and featuring music from Earth Crisis, Memphis May Fire, Ritual, and more.
The Omega Order is offering 25% off a large selection of death metal, gore grind, and grindcore discs this week.
Comatose Music has an ongoing sale where you get a free CD of $10 or less if you buy three CDs totaling $30 - the deal stacks too, so you can get two free CDs at $60 and three free CDs at $90. More...
Alex Horley – who has collaborated with Rob Zombie on many projects from album art to movie poster designs – will be contributing to the brand new official Rob Zombie pinball machine, which will be out in 2016.
The machine, built by Spooky Pinball, will feature 10 Zombie tracks as well as the voice of Rob Zombie himself. Feast your eyes below on what the art from the regular edition back glass will look like.
In other Zombie news, he has a slew of projects soon coming to fruition, like the upcoming horror/comedy TV show "Trapped", the ongoing annual Great American Nightmare event, and the upcoming "31" movie. More...
Deadline.com is reporting that Rob Zombie - known for directing films like "The Devil's Rejects" and the two "Halloween" remakes - has teamed up with actress Mila Kunis and her Orchard Farm Productions to create a new horror comedy TV show titled "Trapped."
"Trapped" will see release via Starz, which has been trying to edge in on the likes of HBO and Showtime with programs like "Spartacus" and "Black Sails."
Deadline reported the following info about the impending half hour show:
Created and written by Joey Slamon (Arrested Development), Trapped takes places over a single night in the home of a wealthy family under attack by a murderous cult. Orchard Farm’s Susan Curtis, Cami Curtis and Lisa Sterbakov also executive produce.
“We’re excited to work in partnership with Rob Zombie as well as Mila Kunis and her Orchard Farm Productions associates Susan Curtis, Cami Curtis and Lisa Sterbakov on this horror comedy series,” Starz Managing Director Carmi Zlotnik said.
Stay tuned for further info as casting and release info becomes available. More...
Read the full article at Deadline.com.
More details have now landed online about the upcoming edition of Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare taking place at Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, IL.
Detroit-based horrorcore/hip hop band Insane Clown Posse (good news for people who can't figure out magnets), rock band P.O.D., along with artists Stitches, Young Wicked, and Dope D.O.D., will perform at Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare on Saturday, October 3.
Tickets for the October 3 show at Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare go on sale Friday, August 28 at 10:00 AM CT and start at only $35. Tickets include the concert and haunted attractions. Tickets purchased at the door (if available) will start at $45. On October 3, doors open at 5:00 PM and the concert starts at 7:00 PM.
A limited number of VIP packages will also be available for purchase at here. All VIP packages include a commemorative t-shirt and quicker access to the haunted attractions than general admission.
As previously announced, October 2 & 4 at Great American Nightmare will also feature two special concerts with Rob Zombie.
The event's 2015 edition will feature three attractions based on Zombie’s own horror films: Captain Spaulding’s Clown School In 3D, The Devil’s Rejects, and 31. More...
Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare returns to the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, IL (just outside Chicago) for its second engagement from September 25th - November 1st. Tickets go on sale for al dates on Friday, July 31st. October 2nd & 4th will also feature two special concerts with Zombie himself.
"I am thrilled to be bringing The Great American Nightmare back to the Chicago area for its second year,” says Rob. “After last year's overwhelming response we've decided to return with a completely new Nightmare. It's more vile and disgusting than ever. Have fun."
This year's edition will feature three attractions based on Zombie’s own horror films:
Captain Spaulding’s Clown School In 3D: This irreverent school of pure terror is a hallucinogenic trip through the mind of Captain Spaulding (House Of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects). Startle after startle will thoroughly frighten even the bravest patrons, who won’t know if they should be laughing, screaming or crying. More...
Rob Zombie has a dropped a series of new still photos from his upcoming crowd funded "31," which follows his bizarro movie "Lords of Salem."
It should surprise no one that it of course stars his wife, and the plot centers around carnival workers kidnapped and held hostage in "Murder World," where they are tasked with surviving the night while be chased down by killer clowns.
New photos can be seen below, and Zombie comments:
"Yet another shot from 31 featuring Father Murder (Malcolm McDowell) and Sister Serpent ( Jane Carr) during a rather calm moment in their secret 31 hideaway. The naughty bits have been censored for your protection, ha ha."
In an odd bit of news, Zombie has announced for his next film project he's leaving horror behind and make a flick about Groucho Marx. Time will tell if that comes together or if it ends up being like when he mentioned he was making a remake of "The Blob" that never happened. More...
It's what every metal head has always been clamoring for (right? RIGHT?) - a Rob Zombie pinball machine is coming and can take up residence in your basement man cave!
The machine will feature 10 Rob Zombie songs from across his solo catalog and voiceovers from the director/musician himself as well as characters from his movies like Captain Spaulding. There's only going to be 300 of these puppies made, so you should probably grab yours early.
Watch a sweaty and gross Rob Zombie talking about his new pinball machine in the player below.