IndieWire recently spoke with director and heavy metal badass Rob Zombie about his role in the independent horror world, crowdfunding, his favorite scary movies of 2016 and his surprising Halloween plans.
To read the interview in full, go here: indiewire.com/2016/10/rob-zombie-interview
Tickets for the second Fathom Events screening for 31 (Oct 20) are still available. Find out more here: fathomevents.com/event/rob-zombies-31
Check out this brand new documentary – Hired Gun – which takes a look at the “unique fraternity of musicians that possess uncommon musical ability, but who made a conscious decision to make a living playing music in relative obscurity.”
The documentary features in it’s extensive line-up Rob Zombie, who is interviewed along with friend and right hand axe man John.
See the trailer for the film and find out more here: http://www.hiredgunthefilm.com
A couple of days later than planned but what a way to start the weekend! Watch NOW the brand new Rob Zombie video The Hideous Exhibitions of a Dedicated Gore Whore, from his latest album The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser.
The video sees the return of a FAN FAVORITE – The Living Dead Girl and also has a guest appearance from DOYLE.
While you are at it, check out this interview from Noisey with Rob: https://noisey.vice.com/en_uS/article/rob-zombie-is-still-a-dedicated-gore-whore
Now play this motherfucker LOUD!
Roscoe – actor Jeff Daniel Phillips – one of the stars of Rob Zombie’s latest movie 31, and also a Zombie film veteran having also starred in The Lords of Salem and Halloween II, will be appearing this coming weekend (9-11 September) at Horrorhound at the Indianapolis Marriot East.
With 31 now out in the public domain and fans having seen a special preview of it this past September 1st, Rob Zombie speaks to The Daily Beast about the movie, how it became an idea, how he has developed his style and whether other movies have an influence during the creation of his own film.
To read this in-depth interview, go here: thedailybeast.com/rob-zombie-s-most-insane-movie-yet
On August 25, 1998, Rob Zombie unleashed his album: Hellbilly Deluxe: 13 Tales of Cadaverous Cavorting Inside Spookshow International on the world.
The album was his first since deciding to embark on a solo career and debuted at no.5 on the Billboard album charts. It reached Platinum status just three months later and to date has sold over three million units in the US.
It featured guest appearances from Charlie Clouser (Saw/NINs), Danny Lohner (NINs) and Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee.
HBD produced three singles that still feature predominately in Zombie’s live sets: Dragula, Living Dead Girl and Superbeast.
Many tracks from the album featured on 1999’s American Made Music To Strip By and in 2005, a deluxe version of the album was released, featuring music videos of the tracks on the album.
Today Hellbilly Deluxe celebrates it’s 18th birthday. Let’s help celebrate by sharing your stories of the album, it’s meaning to you and your fav tracks.
Check these out!
Fright Rags have an exclusive new set of Rob Zombie t-shirts in store. They include tributes to the Living Dead Girl, Dragula and More Human Than Human. Shirts also include baseball shirts.
Get yours now: fright-rags.com/collections/rob-zombie
Want to own a piece of movie memorabilia? Then check out this brand new auction from the official Rob Zombie eBay page.
Bid on an original one-of-a-kind prop mask used during the asylum scenes at Smith’s Grove Sanitarium in the film HALLOWEEN (2007). Each mask was individually hand-made by the prop department and used in the film.
Item comes with Certificate of Authenticity signed by Rob Zombie.
Hurry! Auction ends August 27th. Go now to place your bid! ebay.com/itm/282140249225
Check this out! Another great auction from the official Rob Zombie eBay page. This is an actual costume used in the video for Rob Zombie’s “Well, Everybody’s Fucking in a UFO‘ video. Excellent condition. Comes with space suit, belt, mask, and boots.
The suit comes with a certificate of authenticity signed by Rob Zombie.
Hurry! Auction ends August 27th. Go now to place your bid! ebay.com/itm/-/282140244927
Ahead of his show at the Shoreline Amphitheater on Friday with Korn for the Return of the Dreads tour, Rob Zombie spoke with The San Francisco Examiner about his film 31 which is released in a couple of months in theaters, providing voice work for friend James Gunn (director of Guardians of the Galaxy) and what it’s like having his very own pinball machine.
You can read the interview in full here: sfexaminer.com/busy-rob-zombie/
THANK YOU FANS! Because of you, Rob Zombie’s Medication For the Melancholy debuted at No. 4 on the Loudwire Battle Royale Video Countdown this past week. This made it the biggest debut of the week.
The video has been entered again into the current Battle Royale to determine the Top 10 Rock + Metal Videos of the week on Loudwire. This new battle end Friday, July 29 at 11AM ET. Fans can vote once per hour, EVERY HOUR in the new poll.
We can only get here because of you the fans – so keep voting and tell your friends, your Grandpa and your favorite neighbourly clown to vote too!
Click this link to vote NOW: loudwire.com/battle-royale-rob-zombie-invades-countdown
Rob Zombie photographer Rob Fenn has a great offer available for Zombie fans. You can purchase this VERY LIMITED photo which Fenn took just this week on the Return Of The Dreads tour. The photo was taken in Utah, and was also posted by Rob Zombie on his instagram page, tagged as “a calm moment before the next explosion“.
The print, is part of Rob Fenns project to “raise enough money to help remove dogs from high risk shelters and places them in the safety of a Best Friends adoption center!”
This print will be available ONLY till 28 July 2016. So get it while you can. The 18″ x 24″ glossy photo print comes signed by Rob Fenn and is not framed.
For orders in the USA: http://robfenn.com/product/rob-fenn-weekly-photo-usa-only/
For orders outside USA: http://robfenn.com/product/rob-fenn-weekly-photo-outside-the-usa/
Get inside the tunes that Rob Zombie loves, as he chats to Rolling Stone Magazine and “breaks down his favorite monster-themed tunes“, including Misfits and The Cramps.
To see the article go here: rollingstone.com/music/pictures/rob-zombie-five-songs-i-wish-id-written
Rob Zombie is on the road and will play his first show with Korn for the Return of the Dreads tour, at Fiddler’s Green in Greenwood Vollage, CO TONIGHT!
Ahead of the show and his one on Wednesday in Salt Lake, The Salt Lake Tribune got on the phone with Zombie to talk music and movies. He explains how both could easily be a full time career in themselves, so finding the right balance is an never-ending experience. He also talks about film censors and why he likes to make “records that are short and to the point“.
To read the interview in full, go to: sltrib.com/concert-preview-rob-zombies-never-gonna
Check out this great new auction from the official Rob Zombie eBay store.
Up for grabs is an actual costume used in the video for Rob Zombie’s ‘Well, Everybody’s Fucking in a UFO’ video. Excellent condition. Comes with space suit, belt and mask.
You can make this yours by putting in a bid here: ebay.com/itm/-/282094812237. Hurry, the auction will finish on 18 July.
Another great auction from the official Rob Zombie eBay store.
This is a very cool item. An 8×10 photo from the set of HALLOWEEN 2007 signed by both Rob Zombie and Clint Howard.
To put in a bid, go to: ebay.com/itm/-/282093391763
Auction ends 6 August.
Our friends at Tunespeak are giving you a chance to win TWO tickets to see Rob Zombie at the city of your choice, PLUS a 31 movie poster, on the forthcoming Return of The Dreads tour, which starts July 19 at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater in Greenwood Village, CO.
All you have to do is follow this link: https://www.tunespeak.com/robzombie and follow the instructions on site. Full contest rules are on the Tunespeak site too.*
Best of luck.
*Please note this contest is not being run by the robzombie.com site so any questions must be raised with Tunespeak
Wow. Take a look at this!
The official Rob Zombie eBay store has put up FOUR new auctions. Items – straight from RZ’s own collection – include, a Michael Myers screen used asylum mask, an autographed, German edition, Halloween poster, a UK edition signed House of 1000 Corpses poster and an original pencil drawing (with accompanying issue) from Rob Zombie’s Spookshow International comic.
To see all these auctions, go here: ebay.com/sch/rzmerch/m.html?_trksid=p3692
The auctions will finish on 30 June 2016 – so HURRY!
We’ve teamed up with our friends at Kerrang! for an exclusive showing of the brand new Rob Zombie video “Medication For The Melancholy“.
The intense performance video is the fourth to be released from the brand new album “The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser“.
To watch the video exclusively at Kerrang! for the next 24 hours, go to: kerrang.com/rob-zombie-new-video/
Check out this absolutely KILLER 31 movie shirt, which you will be able to buy exclusively, via all Rob Zombie merch stands at a Return of the Dreads show near YOU!
Be the envy of your friends.
According to Rob Zombie, each shirt is “printed in real clown BLOOD! HA!”
Head over to NPR Music TODAY, to get an exclusively FIRST LOOK at the new Rob Zombie video, ‘The Life And Times Of A Teenage Rock God‘.
Explaining the video set-up, Zombie tells NPR: “I figured that a mixture of Three Amigos with a Dia de los Muertos twist by way of the opening credit sequence of Natural Born Killers hosted by a Satanic Paul Lynde would make the perfect video for ‘The Life and Times of a Teenage Rock God.'”
Watch it NOW! npr.org/event/music/rob-zombie-teenage-rock-god
NPR will be premiering the next Rob Zombie music video “The Life and Times of a Teenage Rock God” on Monday 13th June 2016.
The video is the latest from his album The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser and will be exclusive to NPR for the first 24 hours.
Look out on the official Rob Zombie Facebook and Twitter for the link to view the video. We will be hosting the video from 14th June 2016 right here at the official Rob Zombie website.
Some brand new auctions have started on the official Rob Zombie eBay page.
Up for grabs are several one-of-a-kind prop masks used during the asylum scenes at Smith’s Grove Sanitarium in the film HALLOWEEN . Each mask was individually hand-made by the prop department and used in the film.
Each mask will come with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Rob Zombie himself. These are screen used props – grab yourself a piece of movie memorabilia.
The auctions will finish on 16th June 2016. To see the auctions, go to: ebay.com/usr/rzmerch