Its been a busy couple of months for Rob Zombie – in fact a very busy 201; what with a new movie, book, album, haunted house ride AND touring – including the ‘Night of the Living Dreads’ tour with Korn this past November.
During this tour, ‘Hear Magazine‘s Ryan LaPointe, spoke with Rob before their Nov 22 appearance at the Deltaplex in Grand Rapids. They talk about “the tour, his latest album Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, his upcoming film based on the Broad Street Bullies (the Philadelphia Flyers), and the enjoyment of putting together the first Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare.”
You can listen to the interview here: hearmagazine.com/2013/11/21/audio-interview-hear-magazine-interviews-rob-zombie/
Zombie: ‘It’s great to party. It’s great to be in fame, but I never wanted that to affect the show: the show always had to come first.’
Rob Zombie will be playing the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington this coming Saturday, as he and Korn bring the ‘Night of the Living Dreads’ tour to the masses. Before that, the Charleston Gazette chatted with Rob about working over Halloween (“I’m always working Halloween. It’s like asking Santa Claus what he does at Christmas”), his own personal work ethic, playing to new and old fans and much more.
Tickets are available for the show from: ticketmaster.com and are priced at $45.
To read the interview click > (more…)
As previously reported, Rob Zombie will be making some pit-stops on his Night of the Living Dreads tour, to sign copies of his companion book to The Lords of Salem movie, which came out earlier this year.
New dates have been added to the two already set up.
To see the new dates, and helpful advice for the signings click >>>
Rob Zombie is adding Singapore to his ever growing list of new tour dates for 2014. He will be at the Fort Canning Park, on March 5.
Tickets will be available from November 25 at www.sistic.com.sg, priced at $98 SGD.
This past weekend, Rob Zombie and Korn tore it up in Corpus Christi, when they brought their ‘Night of the Living Dreads’ tour to town. Rob was also in town, at the local Barnes and Noble, to sign copies of his ‘The Lords of Salem’ book.
Zombie speaks to On Tour Monthly: “I don’t even know what to call what I do because basically I just do what I like.”
Photo by James Villa
Currently on tour with Korn, Rob Zombie sat down for an exclusive, in depth interview with On Tour Monthly, where he speaks about his music career to date, including White Zombie, his past signing with Geffen, why he always tries to put on bigger, larger-than-life shows, his past and present music collaboration partners, and much more besides.
To enjoy excerpts from the interview click > (more…)
Rob Zombie and Korn recently brought their ‘Night of the Living Dreads’ tour to Casper Wyoming, and as rock967online.com’s reporter Ian Delap says “brought The Casper Events Center To It’s Knees“.
Check out the full library of photos and small write-up by Delap, click > (more…)
Check out this GEM from the ‘Night of the Living Dreads’ tour, where Head and Munky from Korn, joined their co-headliners on stage for a rendition of Diamond Head’s “Am I Evil“. Brian ‘Head’ Welch, who writes a weekly column called ‘Head’s Korner’ for Loudwire, said about the tour “Man, these shows have been off the charts! We are playing smaller cities and you can feel how hungry all these fans are for rock music because not many concerts come to town for them. The energy has been incredible!”
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Rob Zombie’s tour diary for 2014 is getting fuller, and this week is announcing he is to attend the inaugural Westfest 2014, in New Zealand. Zombie will be headlining on Wednesday 19 February at the Vector Arena, Auckland. Other acts will include current Night of the Living Dreads co-headliners, Korn and Megadeth, Eagles of Death Metal, Asking Alexandria and more.
Tickets are on sale from Monday November 11 2013 from Ticketmaster: http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz/
To see the full tour poster and more details (more…)
Over the past month, Ponoma CA has been home to Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare – the inaugural fear and music festival from Rob Zombie, included three haunted houses, based on three of Zombie’s movies and performances from many guest bands, including Andrew WK, Beware of Darkness, Powerman 5000 and Rob Zombie on the last two nights. The final night drew record crowds of over 8,500 people turning up on the Zombie-headlined final night (Nov. 2) .
Haunted house producer Steve Kopelman said of the turnout After 32 years in the haunted house business, the final weekend of Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare had the largest crowds I have ever witnessed,” (more…)
This past Halloween, Rob Zombie joined chat host Jimmy Kimmel for a special edition of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live‘, where he performed two songs on the Sony Outdoor Stage. In front of a raucous crowd, Zombie sang his cover of the Grand Funk Railroad cover “We’re an American Band” and his track ”Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown” – both songs coming from the latest album “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor”.
Now for those of you who may have missed the show, or want to watch these two killer performances again, you can do – just (more…)
Rob Zombie is already getting set for 2014 tour dates by adding the Sweden Rock Festival to his diary. The festival takes place from the 4 – 7 June in Solvesburg, Sweden.
You can find out more about this by going to: http://www.swedenrock.com/?lg=2
See ya there!
Yes yes you heard that right, Rob Zombie will be returning to the fields of Donington Park UK – and this time fingers crossed for a less muddy show (but if it be so, it be so)!
Download 2014 will be on the weekend of the 13 – 15 June.
Tickets are now available to purchase RIGHT HERE: http://www.downloadfestival.
Rob Zombie loves movies. You can hear his passion in his interviews when he talks about the ones he loves watching, the genres, the actors, the methods of movie-making. Now he speaks to A.V. Club about his love of silent movies. Zombie talk about the greats, including Chaplain and Buster Keaton, and reveals, how for a birthday treat fro wife Sheri Moon Zombie, he rented the Silent Movie Theater in Los Angeles to show her “what I think is one of the best silent movies, which is The Unknown with Chaney and Joan Crawford.”
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This past Halloween, Larry King hosted a special “Fright Fest” week of interviews, including a special with Rob Zombie. In this episode of ‘Larry King Now’ the conversation goes from “Pee Wee’s Playhouse” to heavy metal icon to film director, Zombie revealing why he got into the scaring game. Plus, King asks, is Rob Zombie leaving the horror genre for good?
Larry King Now! is available exclusively on Hulu. To watch the episode go here: http://www.hulu.com/watch/551646
(Please note: Hulu is only available for streaming to US residents. For info on seeing Hulu abroad, go here)
Check it out! A perfect gift for your Halloween party celebrations, here is the brand new video from Rob Zombie – his cover of the Grand Funk Railroad track “We’re an American Band”. The video, as well as featuring live footage from Zombie’s summer touring, also features clips from fan video submissions.
Can you spot your submission in there?
Enjoy the video by watching on the homepage: robzombie.com or just click the ‘read more’ link (more…)
Rob Zombie on his Great American Nightmare: ‘ I’ve heard from a lot of people that have been totally freaked out and that was exactly the intention.’
Rob Zombie takes a little downtime from his busy schedule, to speak to Loudwire about the Great American Nightmare haunted house – fest, which has taken California by storm. He also talks about his fascination with the Manson Family murders and never holding back when it comes to his music, movies and other art.
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Yes yes boils and ghouls – sorry boys and girls – Rob Zombie will be joining Jimmy Kimmel for a spooktacular Halloween show, this October 31. He and the band will be performing two tracks on the show’s outdoor stage.
Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m./10:35 p.m. CT on the ABC television network.
Rob Zombie will be making a couple of book signing stops at Barnes and Noble stores in Corpus Christi, TX and Brentwood, TN, in November, to sign copies of his movie tie-in book for The Lords of Salem. The book, taken from the original shooting script for Zombie’s 2013 movie, hit the New York Times bestseller list earlier this year.
To find out when and where you can meet Zombie and get your copy of The Lords of Salem book signed (more…)
From Food Network: Four cupcake bakers fight to win over the master of horror himself, Rob Zombie. The winner’s vegan cupcakes will be the centerpiece of the grand opening of Rob Zombie’s latest venture, a month-long haunted music attraction called the Great American Nightmare. It all begins with the high-stakes taste challenge, where the bakers must create a delicious cupcake out of foods so spicy they’re rumored to cause nightmares!
Tune In: Oct 26, 2013 8:00 PM ET/PT, Oct 27, 2013 3:00 AM ET/PT, Oct 30, 2013 11:00 AM ET/PT
From KBER.com: Support the living this Halloween and donate blood! Come join the Red Cross, 1320 KFAN and KBER 101, Utah’s Rock Station in an effort to keep the blood supply from looking scary this October.
All presenting donors will receive a special edition “Starve a Vampire, Donate Blood” T-shirt and have a chance to win Rob Zombie/Korn tickets and even a chance to meet Rob Zombie. (more…)
Rob Zombie ‘Counting Cars’ truck up for auction on ebay on October 23 – proceeds to benefit Puppy Rescue Mission
Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare is auctioning Rob’s custom macabre-style 1967 Ford F-100 truck for charity. Rob donated the truck–as seen on HISTORY®’s Counting Cars–for the charity auction which will benefit The Puppy Rescue Mission (www.thepuppyrescuemission.org).
The Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare charity auction will take place from Wednesday, October 23 at 8:00 PM PT to Saturday, November 2 at 8:00 PM PT at http://shop.ebay.com/merchant/unitetheunited or eBay Keywords: “Rob Zombie Charity Truck.” (more…)
Due to overwhelming demand, Rob Zombie has added a second Great American Nightmare performance (November 1) at FEARPlex in Pomona, CA, with guests Powerman 5000 and 45 Grave.
The groundbreaking musician and filmmaker and his band will close out the ultimate Halloween music and horror event with headlining performances on both Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2.