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Rob Zombie talks “Evil” tour, new remix album

The Twins of Evil tour  sums up the end of a very busy year for Rob Zombie, who has wrapped up one movie (The Lords of Salem), released a remix album (Mondo Sex HEad), gone into the studio to record a new Rob Zombie album and started work on a new movie about the Broad Street Bullies.  And throw in a co-headliner earlier in the year with Megadeth.  Soundspike interviewed Rob recently to talk about all the projects and more.

Rob Zombie talks “Evil” tour, new remix album Story by Christina Fuoco-Karasinski

Rob Zombie is a busy man. Within the last six months, he has juggled the making of new movies “Lords of Salem” and “Broad Street Bullies.” He’s been behind the promotional machine for the remix album “Mondo Sex Head,” and he’s jumped in the studio to create a new collection of songs. So when it comes time to writing songs, he writes them when he has to. (more…)


Zombie talks horror and more before Halloweenie Roast in Tampa

Rob Zombie

Halloween is fast approaching and Zombieheads from across Tampa (and beyond) will be descending on the area this weekend for the Halloweenie Roast.

Ahead of the show, Zombie spoke with tampabay.com about horror flicks, rock spectacle, artistic freedom and more.

Rob Zombie talks horror and more before Halloweenie Roast in Tampa  By Jimmy Geurts

If you were to guess what a Rob Zombie Halloween movie marathon might look like, you might imagine it’d be made up of the type of modern, violent cult classics that he specializes in. (more…)


Rob Zombie speaks ahead of bringing Twins of Evil to Houston

The night before Halloween Rob Zombie will bring the ‘Twins of Evil’ to Houston.  The singer and director speaks ahead of that show to 29-95.com about the tour, the forthcoming album and his future film project about the Broad Street Bullies. Enjoy!

Rob Zombie brings ‘Twins of Evil tour’ to Houston by Andrew Dansby

Rob Zombie’s recent and upcoming sinister urges include a remix album, a new solo record, a film that looks positively terrifying and an eerie commercial for a laundry detergent. Zombie’s work as a successful filmmaker and fright-metal recording artist didn’t quite eat up all his time, so he’s going back to doing one of the things he does best: putting on a really big show. (more…)


Astro Creep extraordinaire Rob Zombie talks horror movies and timeless songs

Creative Note Atlantas Chad Radford chatted with Rob Zombie for the Crib Notes blog.  In the interview they spoke about what makes Thunderkiss ’65 such a classic, remaking horror and forthcoming film ventures, including the soon to be released The Lords of Salem.  Enjoy the interview.

Astro Creep extraordinaire Rob Zombie talks horror movies and timeless songs by Chad Radford

The season of the witch is upon us, and it’s only appropriate that Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson bring their Twins of Evil Tour to Aaron’s Amphitheatre this Thursday, October 25. A three-time Grammy nominee for Best Metal Performance, filmmaker, and astro creep extraordinaire, Zombie is the living embodiment of Halloween. (more…)


Rob Zombie: Rock’s Renaissance man

Rob Zombie will be performing at the Halloweenie Roast this friday as he kicks the Halloween holidays into full swing with his Twins of Evil co-headliner Marilyn Manson.  Ahead of the show the Orlando Sentinel conducted this interview with him.  Enjoy!

Rob Zombie: Rock’s Renaissance man By Jim Abbott

Rob Zombie started out as a musician, but it has become increasingly difficult to categorize him since he first emerged with alternative metal band White Zombie in the early 1990s. (more…)


Zombie apocalypse: Rob Zombie on music, movies and Marilyn

Rob Zombie kicks off the Toldeo Free Press‘ Halloween special with an interview, looking back at his movies, his music and his tour with Marilyn Manson.

Welcome to the Zombie Apocolypse!

Zombie apocalypse: Rob Zombie on music, movies and Marilyn Written by Alan Sculley

Rob Zombie won’t be playing any songs from his almost-completed new CD on his fall tour with Marilyn Manson. (more…)


Zombie speaks to STV ahead of next months Glasgow show about touring and The Lords of Salem

In late November, Rob Zombie will be heading over to the UK to do a set of four dates from Glasgow to London and a few places inbetween.  Ahead of the Glasgow date, Rob chatted with STV Entertainment to talk touring and making movies. You can read the interview here and see a video interview from STV on their website by clicking HERE.

Filmmaker, musician Rob Zombie says he can’t choose whether he prefers making music or movies, because he views them as interchangeable.

“Film and music just seem indistinguishable from one another,” he explained. (more…)


Zombie speaks to the Eagle Tribune

Rob Zombie

On October 21 Rob Zombie will  perform as part of the Twins of Evil tour. In an interview with local publication the Eagle Tribune Rob talks about his new album, which he plans to release early 2013, about his movies, and about the tour and what fans can expect. Enjoy!

Back to play for his hometown fans  By Alan Sculley Correspondent The Eagle-Tribune

Rob Zombie won’t be playing any songs from his almost-completed new CD on his fall tour with Marilyn Manson.

“We’re doing a bunch of songs that are older songs, not a bunch, but some songs I haven’t played in a long time that people will recognize,” Zombie, who will stop next at Manchester’s Verizon Wireless Arena on Oct. 21. (more…)


Zombie calls into Gater 98.7 to chat about Lords of Salem, new album and the tour. Listen here!

Rob Zombie called into The Gater 98.7 yesterday to talk to Tyson about his new movie The Lords of Salem, his current tour, the new album which was finished up earlier in the year and to which he teases that there is a title – but he’s not telling – and fields some fan questions that were sent in to the station.

To read the article and listen to the show with Robs interview  (more…)


Spookshow Baby! Rob Zombie Cannibalizes Detroit

Rob Zombie speaks to Real Detroit Weekly about the passions that keep him motivated everyday, whether it be in his work, at play or life in general.  Rob Zombie will be in Detroit tonight (12 October) as part of the Twins of Evil tour with Marilyn Manson.  Enjoy the interview.

Spookshow Baby!  Rob Zombie Cannibalizes Detroit by Adam O’Connor

The thing about Rob Zombie that many people seem not to understand is that – aside from having sold upwards of 15 million albums as a living dead rock star of epic proportion over the past quarter-century and helmed numerous films successfully – he’s really just a dude. Granted, his legal surname actually is Zombie, and yes, he utilizes every ghoulish trick, antic and mind-blowing visual and aural stunt imaginable during his live permormances – certainly providing one of the most incredibly dynamic and entertaining live shows of any modern musician (more…)


Rochester City Paper interviews Rob Zombie

The Twins of Evil tour is in full swing.  It comes at the end of a busy year for Rob Zombie; a year that has seen him already do one tour (co-headline with Megadeth), finish production on a new movie (The Lords of Salem) and go into the studio with his band to record a new album. The Rochester City Paper chats with Rob Zombie about all his different projects and the current tour.  Enjoy!

ZOMBIE-FIED! by Frank DeBlase

Rob Zombie’s brutal creativity is spread equally over his music and films. Both aspects of his career bleed with a visceral cult verve and classic B-movie horror. Zombie’s work is over the top. Whether rocking the stage with his trademark metal/industrial kerrang or getting his slasher ya-ya’s out on film, one look, one listen and you know it’s Zombie. (more…)


Rob Zombie talks tour, new album with Arkansas Times

Arkansas Times contributor Aaron Sarlo chatted with Rob Zombie on the phone recently to discuss his tour, the forthcoming new album and more. Rob Zombie, along with his Twin of Evil Marilyn Manson, will be heading to Arkansas on Saturday (6 Oct).

Rob Zombie talks tour, new album  by Aaron Sarlo

Times contributor Aaron Sarlo interviewed singer and horror film director Rob Zombie over the phone last week.

Hey, uh… Mr. Zombie?

How you doing?

Hi, is Rob OK? Or Mr. Zombie?

Whatever makes you comfortable.  (more…)


Lawrence.com speaks to Rob Zombie: It’s hard work being this evil!

Rob Zombie, Piggy D, John 5 and Ginger Fish

Ahead of the Twins of Evil hitting Topeka (Thurs 4 Oct), Rob Zombie sat down to have a chat with Lawrence.com where he speaks about his promise to bring an “epic show”, how music and movie work is a perfect balance for each other, and much more.

Rob Zombie promises epic theatrics in upcoming Topeka show By Mike Krings

It’s hard work being this evil.

Veteran rocker and horror filmmaker Rob Zombie has bounced back and forth between recording, touring and making movies for 20 years now, finding his own brand of success in two endeavors that have each burned out more than a few creative minds. (more…)


Salt Lake Tribune interviews the Twins of Evil

Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson team up for the Twins of Evil USA and European tour dates

On October 1 the Twins of Evil hit Salt Lake City for another show of sounds, sights and extremities.  Before the show both artists sat down to chat with the Salt Lake Tribune to discuss their work, staging and more.

Brian Hugh Warner — better known as Marilyn Manson — is now 43, and many dismiss him as a musician past his expiration date.

But when Manson’s album “Born Villain” was released in May, it debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard album chart and broke iTunes’ Top 10 album lists in 22 countries.

Those numbers prove that Manson, who will headline the “Twins of Evil” tour with Rob Zombie on Monday, remains a commercial force. (more…)


Rob Zombie: Animals Always Need To Be Protected

“The only thing I ever really care about is animals — animal causes. I don’t really care about people that much, but animals I feel like they always need to be protected,” Zombie told Samaritanmag, while in Toronto promoting The Lords of Salem.

It’s not like the filmmaker hasn’t incorporated animal mutilation in his films. Let’s face it — the guy makes horror films. In his remake of Halloween, there is animal mutilation (fake, of course). But in The Lords of Salem, he uses the dog as an interesting device for the lead character, Heidi, played by his wife, Sheri Moon.

Read the full interview here at Samaritan Mag (more…)


Rob Zombie: the second coming of Rodney Dangerfield

Rob Zombie

Check out this new interview from the Illinois Entertainer, Chicagoland’s Free Music Monthly Magazine.  In it Rob speaks about the way heavy metal music and horror movies are overlooked by their peers.

You can read the full interview HERE on their free online magazine e-reader (pg 28 & 47).

Just call Rob Zombie the second coming of Rodney Dangerfield. The two differ drastically in appearance (Zombie prefers graphic tees and unruly bedhead to Dangerfield’s trademark white collared shirt and sloppy red tie), but both curse the establishment with the same mantra: “I don’t get no respect!” (more…)


Rob Zombie to appear on Loudwire Radio this weekend – read an excerpt of the interview NOW!

Rob Zombie embarks on his co-headlining Twins of Evil tour with Marilyn Manson from tonight (September 28) in Arizona at the first Desert Uprising. But before he began the tour, Rob sat down with Loudwire Radio to chew the fat about the tour, his new movie The Lords of Salem and more.

To read an extract from the interview and find out where you can listen to Loudwire Radio (more…)


Rob Zombie on his next album: ‘by far the favorite thing I’ve ever done in my whole life.’

Rob Zombie, Piggy D, John 5 and Ginger Fish

Rob Zombie has been busy this year.  He has a new movie coming, he has released a remix album and he has also been in the studio recording a new album.  Couple that with a tour with Megadeth earlier this year and now a co-headliner with Marilyn Manson which kicks off this Friday (28 September).

The Phoenix New Times Blog caught up with Rob a few days ago and asked him about his new record, touring with Manson and girls in the crowd at his shows.  Enjoy!

Rob Zombie on His New Record, New Movie, and Why Metal Shows Need Girls By Lauren Wise

Rob Zombie isn’t out to terrify you. He’s out to blow your mind. He holds a number of titles: director, artist, musician, actor, writer, lover, and freak show.

And everything he does is loaded up with theatrics, subtle intelligence, and aggression.  (more…)


Rob Zombie talks stage and screen ahead of his Oct 4 date in Topeka

With just days to go until the Twins of Evil tour starts, Rob Zombie has spoken to The Topeka Capital Journal (CJOnline) about the tour, whether he watches his own movies and a lot more besides.  Enjoy!

Expo-bound Rob Zombie talks screen, stage by Bill Blankenship

Perhaps it is because Rob Zombie the rock star gets plenty of crowd feedback from the concert stage that Rob Zombie the filmmaker doesn’t feel compelled to sneak into the back of theaters to secretly gauge audience reaction. (more…)


Bloody Disgusting interviews Sheri Moon Zombie and Jeff Daniel Phillips

Sheri Moon Zombie in The Lords of Salem

Rob Zombies The Lords of Salem has had an eventful week. Not only did it receive it’s premiere at the Toronto International Film Festiva but it gained a distributor in the form of Anchor Bay Films. There’s been alot of press over the past few days and a good stream of interviews. Here’s a new one as Bloody Disgusting interview stars Sheri Moon Zombie and Jeff Daniel Phillips.

Whether it’s cast or crew, Writer/Director Rob Zombie loves to stick to a core group. Like Quentin Tarantino, he enjoys casting some long forgotten talent from the genre titles he grew up on and admired. Zombie cleverly goes against our expectations and previous experiences with a certain actor and uses him or her in a refreshingly unexpected way. (more…)


Glide Magazine interviews no-bullshit visionary Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie is one of the most hardworking artists out there – he can’t sit for long and twiddle his thumbs in case he gets bored.  In this interview with Glide Magazine, the director and singer, talks about making movies, making music and what really scares him.

My Roots: Rob Zombie by Leslie Michele Derrough

Rob Zombie is a no-bullshit visionary. While leading White Zombie on a gory-fun trail through the rock & roll hemisphere, he carved up electrifying stage productions and music videos filled with fluorescently vivid images of the macabre while playing grungily catchy tunes; something that he continues to do with his solo band. Throwing his hat into the movie making business in 2003 with House Of A 1000 Corpses, Zombie found himself in a whole new world with more challenges for his creative brain. (more…)


Rob Zombie hits the right spooky notes with Lords of Salem

Karen Bliss of Rolling Stone Magazine caught a moment or two with Rob Zombie to speak about the music of The Lords of Salem.  Enjoy!

A short sequence of spooky notes is as critical as any character in Rob Zombie’s latest directorial endeavor, The Lords of Salem. The witchy strain lies at the core of all that goes horribly wrong for Heidi Hawthorne, the radio DJ, dog lover and former drug addict played by Zombie’s wife, Sheri Moon Zombie.

Rob Zombie recalls standing in his back yard on the phone with John 5, the guitarist in his rock band, humming ideas back and forth to get that perfect passage of music for a film involving a 300-year-old witches’ coven, Beelzebub and a blasphemous modern-day rock station. (more…)


Rob Zombie ‘goes for broke’ with The Lords of Salem

Rob Zombie’s The Lords of Salem is setting horror alight, and in this new interview with Indiewire, Rob talks about how the movie came about, and what he feels about making another movie in the Halloween franchise.  Enjoy!

Rob Zombie on Going for Broke With ‘Lords of Salem’ and Why Making a Third ‘Halloween’ Would Be “Masochistic” by Nigel M Smith

Rob Zombie impressed many (ourselves included) with his grisly and demented sophomore effort, “The Devil’s Rejects,” only to betray many admirers of that film with his tepid stab at the “Halloween” franchise. After helming the 2009 sequel to that reboot, new film “The Lords of Salem” (which world premiered in Toronto earlier this week in the Midnight Madness section) finds Zombie back in non-remake mode with a gonzo tale that proves the musician turned filmmaker has lost none of his mojo. (more…)


Rob Zombie talks about casting older actresses in The Lords of Salem, ‘women….sick of playing the mother’

Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie is not afraid to cast.  He certainly isn’t afraid to reach beyond the stereotypes, which is why he readily picked older actresses to star in his forthcoming film The Lords of Salem – fine actresses such as Pat Quinn, Dee Wallace and Meg Foster to name but a few.  Rob speaks to Now Magazine about this and more.  Enjoy!

TIFF Interview: Rob Zombie In The Lords Of Salem, the horror director takes a more avant-garde approach and lets some some cult screen icons bite into juicy roles By ANDREW PARKER

Shock rocker Rob Zombie has made quite the secondary career finding new ways to push the boundaries of good taste on the big screen. (more…)


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