Rob Zombie was in the UK this past Friday 13, for Download Festival 2014. He took the main stage this year, to open for headlining act Avenged Sevenfold. Whilst there, he had a chat with TeamRock Radio, and talked about subjects including why the States could not have a show like Download, and his views on the effects of grunge on rock music in the ’90’s.
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Rob Zombie is out on tour in Europe right now and has also announced in the past week a series of new dates in the USA, including opening for his frightfest, Great American Nightmare 2014. Loudwire had a chat with Rob, and they covered subjects such as the new Zombie Horror Picture Show Blu-Ray, playing a stripped down show, the next Zombie album and sunblock tips!!! “If I have to see one more person that looks like their nose is going to fall off and it’s bright red. I am just like, “Really you are like 40 years old and you don’t know about sunblock by now. It’s like cancer running wild all over your face. Get a hat or something!”
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Nerdist’s Matt Grosinger, catches up with Rob Zombie, whom is described as “this guy has no time for anything except being creative“, to “talk shop about zombie culture, performing in the digital age, and how he befriended Fred Armisen.”
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[WATCH] Rob Zombie speaks to Fanpass about touring; “Doing a tour with Alice was one of the best tours”
An interview conducted with Zombie by Fanpass, while the band rocked the Welcome To Rockville festival, sees Rob speaking about one of his favourite tour partners. Speaking to Matt Pinfield he says; “Cause usually, you’re on tour with people and they might be your friends, but maybe… they’re just your buddies, but musically, you’re not compatible. That was the first time I remember being on tour and it felt like what I thought touring should be.”
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Rob Zombie will be continuing his 2014 tour into Europe in the next month, including a stop at Download, which he last played at in 2011 (on a very rain-soaked but wild Sunday evening). Before he pops over the Europe, Rob chats with Music Radar about ‘being a one-stop creative shop, his hatred of recording studios and how to put together an unmissable concert.’
To see all tour-dates go to: robzombie.com/tour.
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Zombie speaks to Loudwire Nights: “The band is as good as it’s ever been, the show is bigger than it’s ever been”
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Taking a little time out from planning a US and European tour, Rob Zombie chats to ,‘Loudwire Nights’ host Full Metal Jackie about his upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray release ’The Zombie Horror Picture Show’ and its accompanying book, his plans regarding a Manson Family project and more.
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Rob speaks to Jon Chattmam of asidesmusic.com and Huffington Post about a variety of topics. He talks about why he is fitting as many venues and dates into his forthcoming tour, teases about his latest film project and discusses what his TV choice is – it may surprise you!
To see the tour itinerary go to robzombie.com/tour-dates
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At the beginning of the year, Rob Zombie appeared at the Soundwave Festival in Australia. While there, he spoke with Moshcam.com about a myriad of subjects, including, “his love for swearing kids, crazy stage dives and some gruesome happenings at his shows.”
Rob Zombie will be on tour over the summer in the US and Europe.
To see full tour dates, go to: http://robzombie.com/tour-dates/
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Rob Zombie speaks to Taipei Times: ‘when we’re writing songs basically it’s just my gut reaction. It’s the only thing I can go by.’
Following his recent show in Taiwan, in Taipei, Zombie speaks to reporter Joe Henley from the Taipei Times, ‘about his recent gig in Taipei, the crumminess of the music biz and his future film and album’.
Zombie will be in Europe and the US this summer for a series of festival and one-off tour dates to promote his forthcoming live DVD/Blu-Ray ‘The Zombie Horror Picture Show‘.
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Before playing in Singapore on March 5 for Singapore Rock Festival, Rob Zombie chatted on the phone to Today Online for an interview, where he talks about working with the band he has now, how Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor is one of his most favorite albums, and why he felt it important to bring back the Deep Purple’esque keyboards for a rock album.
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Rob Zombie and his right hand axe man, John 5, sit down backstage in Sydney, to chat with Soundwave TV about their relationship.
Rob Zombie is currently in Australia for the Soundwave Festival tour, as well as a series of “sidewave” dates with Korn.
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Rob Zombie joins Music Feeds ahead of his set at Soundwave 2014 at Olympic Park in Sydney, who besides telling us which band and film he’d listen to/watch for the rest of his life, let us in on why he prefers club shows to festivals.
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Before returning to Australia to perform at this years Soundwave Festival (previously performing there in 2012), Rob Zombie was called by iheartguitarblog.com to talk about “his live show and his creativity from that perspective“.
To see all currently booked tour dates go to robzombie.com/tour
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While in New Zealand for the first time in 20 years, Rob Zombie took the time to sit down with 3news, to discuss his next movie. And some may be surprised to hear its not Broad Street Bullies, which is currently still in pre-production, but another movie, which he says “I think it’s something fans of the other stuff will like. Probably fans of The Devil’s Rejects will enjoy the most. It’s not connected to that film but it’s more on that headspace“.
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Rob Zombie will be touring New Zealand later this month for the Westfest Festival. He is interviewed by Rip It Up ahead of this show and a tour which will see Zombie in Asia and Europe, about the music industry, movies, his music, and looking forward to touring in NZ.
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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.
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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.”
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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.
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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)
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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[Watch] Rob Zombie speaks to Artisan News about what the future may hold for the Great American Nightmare
Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare is now into its second full weekend and is already heralding some great reviews from celeb fans, and reviewers alike. Artisan News had a quick chat with Rob when the extravaganza opened to talk about how it all began and what the future holds for the show, with Zombie hinting at possibly taking it across the USA.
Rob Zombie will be playing on the closing night of the GAN on November 2. Get tickets and find out more: http://greatamericannightmare.com/index3.html
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