Rob Zombie’s second solo studio album, The Sinister Urge is now 15 years old. The album title came from the name of an Ed Wood’s movie released in 1960. The album itself came out on November 13, 2001, and featured fan favorites which are still played today at live shows, such as House of 1000 Corpses and Scum of the Earth.
Official music video releases for the album included Feel So Numb and Never Gonna Stop (The Red Red Kroovy).There was one single from the album; Demon Speeding. In 2003, the album went Platinum through album sales.
In 2012, when conducting a fan poll here at the official site, you the fans voted it their favorite Zombie album: robzombie.com/2012/you-voted-for-the-sinister-urge/.
So join in the birthday celebrations and share your thoughts on the album.
From Yahoo Music:
Rob Zombie is synonymous with Halloween. Along with recording freaky hits like “Living Dead Girl,” “Dragula,” and “Superbeast,” he’s created frightening mazes for Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights over the past decade, and in 2013 he launched his own fright fest, “Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare,” at the L.A. County Fearplex in Pomona, Calif.
Rob is also a renowned director of cult horror flicks, so to celebrate both Halloween and his filmography, Yahoo Music asked him to discuss his favorite scenes from his own movies. Pass the popcorn and read on, in Rob’s own words.
Read the article here: yahoo.com/music/rob-zombies-10-favorite-scenes
Visceral, gritty, disturbing, and absolutely obscene, Rob Zombie takes his brand of horror to new heights with 31, a nightmarish game-of-death tale that offers up chainsaws, cannibals, and- of course- killer clowns. FANGORIA recently caught up with the formidable filmmaker to discuss this crowdfunded chiller, his future in horror, and whether or not horrorheads will get to see a HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES extended cut…
To read the interview in full go here: fangoria.com/qa-rob-zombie-on-31
Don’t ya like clowns? Don’t they make ya laugh? Aren’t they fuckin’ funny? Well, check a load of this – a brand new House of 1000 Corpses Captain Spaulding doll is on its way from Neca.
“The Captain stands 8” tall and is dressed in fabric clothing similar to the iconic toy lines of the 1970s. He’s fully poseable and truly terrifying! Comes in resealable protective clamshell packaging featuring custom artwork created just for this release!”
Neca are releasing the doll in July 2016 and you can find out more here: necaonline.com/house-of-1000-corpses–captain-spaulding/
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!
Up for auction from the official Rob Zombie eBay store, is a real collectors piece for one lucky guy or gal out there (or ghoul – we’re not discriminating). Get your hands on this original rare English HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES poster signed by both ROB ZOMBIE and SHERI MOON ZOMBIE.
To be in with a chance go to: http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/282062656902
Auction ends 15th June 2016.
A great piece of video from our friends at Loudwire where Rob Zombie plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’ As Loudwire explains: “We’ve got an amazing guest for this week’s edition of ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’. The legendary Rob Zombie sat down with us to prove or disprove what’s written about him on Wikipedia!
This turned out to be one of our favorite all-time episodes. We dove into Rob Zombie’s entire lifespan, digging up some falsehoods along the way. We start off talking with Rob about who he wanted to emulate as a child. He also set the record straight on a chaotic event which took place at a carnival during his youth. Zombie’s family were carnival workers by trade, but due to patrons getting pissed off over rigged games, one carnival went up in flames while guns were being fired in a state of all-out anarchy.”
Watch the video above and enjoy as Rob delves into the line between fact and fiction.
On July 22, 2005, Rob Zombie unleashed the Firefly Family again on the cinema audience, with The Devils Rejects. The sequel to his debut movie House of 1000 Corpses saw Baby (Sheri Moon Zombie), Otis (Bill Moseley) and Captain Spaulding (Sid Haig), on the run from Sheriff Wydell (William Forsyth), a man obsessed with bringing the blood shedding family to justice (in one way or the other) for the death of his brother.
So today, July 22, 2015, is officially The Devils Rejects day, to mark the 10th anniversary of the release of the film (already??!!).
To celebrate, watch the infamous “Free Bird” end scene PLUS the “Midnight Rider” clip from the film. And why don’t you share your memories of the movie. To do so, just click >>> (more…)
A great, and very detailed interview and feature article from Grantland.com, which focuses on director Rob Zombie, and beyond the horror that he is most known for. The article comes in light of the news that Zombie is to direct a movie about his comic idol Groucho Marx, based on the book by Steve Stoliar entitled “Raised Eyebrows”.
This is a really interesting and thoroughly in-depth look at Zombie’s career.
It is with sadness we hear of the passing of another friend – actor Irwin Keyes. Rob Zombie reflects on the news “I have just heard the terrible news that our friend Irwin Keyes has passed away. Irwin was a cool guy and a big part of the House of 1000 Corpses family. He will be missed by us all.”
Keyes made his screen debut in the 1979 cult classic “The Warriors” but also worked with Woody Allen, the Coen Brothers and of course with Rob Zombie as Ravelli in House of 1000 Corpses. Our thoughts are with his wife Tracey Fontaine and his family.
It is with sadness we learn of the passing of Tom Towles. The actor appeared in several Rob Zombie films, including House of a 1000 Corpses, The Devils Rejects and Halloween. A veteran of horror, Towles also starred in “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer” and the 1990 Tom Savini remake of “Night of the Living Dead“. Rob writes in remembrance; “He was such a great guy and I am so grateful that we got to work together several times. He will be really missed.”
With the scary season upon us, what better way to celebrate than reading this great piece from Yahoo Music, as Rob Zombie shares his thoughts on his ten favourite scenes from his own scary, bloody and bloodcurdling movie back catalogue.
So, turn out the lights, pop your head under the covers and settle down as Zombie takes you through some of the most iconic films he has made, including The Devils Rejects, The Lords of Salem and Halloween.
Now tell me, Do you like violence??
Find out more: music.yahoo.com/rob-zombie-10-favorite-scenes
Phoenix New Times gets inside Rob Zombie’s head as he talks them through his Great American Nightmare, which this year is in Scottsdale as well Chicago. PNT also chat with horror maze maker Steve Kopelman, who gives an insight into one of the baddest haunts on the area this year. And John 5 takes PNT on a personal tour of one of the three Haunted House mazes at the Great American Nightmare.
To find out more about the shows go to: greatamericannightmare.com
To watch the video, click >>> (more…)
Rob Zombie on searching for the most disturbing image his mind can conjure: ‘I honestly don’t even feel like I have scratched the surface on that’
With The Lords of Salem out now on Blu-ray, movieweb.com chats to it’s director – Rob Zombie – to look back on the movie which had “wonderfully astute ways of creeping out even the most hardcore gore hound”. Rob also talks about “the current state of horror, and cult movies in general.”
Purchase the movie from Amazon today: http://amzn.to/1cToP8J
To read the interview in full (more…)
It is with much sadness we have read that actress Karen Black passed away today, after a long battle with cancer.
Karen is known amongst Rob Zombie film fans as the original Mama Firefly. Says Rob “I just heard our friend Karen Black has passed away. She was a very special lady and I was very fortunate to have been able to work with her on my first film House of 1000 Corpses. She was a one-of-a-kind actress and will be very, very missed.”
Please join us in sending our sincere condolences to Karens family. Karen was a phenomenal actress and will be greatly missed.
Biff Bam Pop sat with Rob Zombie recently to speak to the director about The Lords of Salem, which the online magazine themselves call “Zombie’s greatest achievement“. The interview, which is billed as part one of two (we will post part two when we have it), sees Zombie speaking about subjects including whether he gets nervous before a screening, having control on his art, and how he works with wife and lead actress Sheri Moon Zombie. To read the interview (more…)
Time to get the candles a blowing folks! Thats’ right Rob Zombie’s DEBUT movie – House of 1000 Corpses – has reached it’s tenth birthday (April 11 2003). This carefully crafted homage to B-Movie horrors and the Marx Brothers introduced fans to the Firefly’s – the bloodiest family this side of the tracks. And lets not forget the delightful Baby Firefly, living and breathing via the delightful Sheri Moon Zombie and Captain Spaulding – brought to life by the brilliant Sid Haig. To celebrate this decade birthday here is a look back by Brutal As Hell on 10 years of House of 1000 Corpses. To read the article and let us know of YOUR memories of the film (more…)
[WATCH] Dread Central Chats with Rob Zombie about The Lords of Salem, the 10th Anniversary of House of 1000 Corpses and more
Dread Central recently spoke to Rob Zombie at a press day for The Lords of Salem. In this video interview, Rob speaks about his ” female-centric story and what inspired him to tackle the world of witchcraft”. He also speaks about House of 1000 Corpses, which has it’s ten year anniversary this year, and looks back with Dread Central over his ten year filmmaking career.
To watch the video interview (more…)
Check out this AWESOME reunion that is happening in Atlanta at the Days of the Dead weekend on February 1 to the 3 2012. This is one of the biggest reunions of the House of 1000 Corpses and The Devils Rejects casts in one place and celebrates 10 years since Rob Zombie’s now infamous Firefly clan burst forth on the screens. To see a full round up of who will be there and more about how to go (more…)
Roasting the marshmellows, and burning the hog, while we sit back again for Question of the Week from Rob Zombie.
This week Zombiehead Inc member CorpseReject has asked Rob a question about House of 1000 Corpses.
Enjoy. And see at the bottom of the item how it could be you next
Question: I absolutely love this movie. Every aspect of it….they way it was shot, the brilliant use of colors, the characters…and so on. My question is this…do you ever think that you may make another Firefly family movie possibly including a little of the family history? The entire dungeon, underground tunnels, Dr Satan’s operating rooms and the “patients” he worked on are something that I have wanted to see more of from the first time I saw the movie. The Professor, the Skunk Ape and his wife, the spirits in the house the Mother Firefly mentions…all of these seem like something that could make another awesome movie. You are the expert though I guess. (more…)
The image posted on his Facebook page shows almost the whole cast together for the inaugural showing of the cult film.
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1000 Corpses reunion! This was the first time this group had been together since the opening of the film. From L to R (Sid Haig, RZ, Sheri Moon Zombie, Jennifer Jostyn, Karen Black and Rainn Wilson), Erin Daniels was also on hand for the event.