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Review: The Lords of Salem is Rob Zombie’s ‘most ambitious’ movie to date

‘Lords of Salem’ to headline SXSW’s Midnighter program

The Lords of Salem had its US Premiere at the SXSW Festival in Austin Texas last night (March 11).  The film is due for full release on April 19 2013, distributed by Anchor Bay Films.  In this latest review, Complex.com give a 7 out of 10 rating for what they call “his most ambitious and befuddling work yet—befuddling in positive ways comparable to the least comprehensible, yet no less enthralling and delightfully appalling, films from, say, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Dario Argento“. To read the full review  (more…)


Lords of Salem: ‘mind-blowingly fulfilling experience.’

The Lords of Salem Rob Zombie teaser

The Lords of Salem receives its US premiere tonight at the SXSW Festival in Texas, but before you see it read this excellent review from ‘This Horror Is Your Face‘ reviewer/blogger Richard Waters, who likens the film to the work of Dario Argento or Lucio Fulci.

Check out the review now:  (more…)


The Lords of Salem is a “feast for the senses”

The Lords of Salem gets R rating

There is just over a month to do until the latest movie from filmmaker Rob Zombie hits theaters.  The Lords of Salem stars Sheri Moon Zombie, Pat Quinn, Dee Wallace and Jeff Daniel Phillips in a film that has been described as a homage to Stanley Kubrick’s style of fimmaking.  Read this new review from Living Dead Girl.  The film will be out April 19.  (more…)


READ the 1st review of Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor!

Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor

It is the first review of the brand new Rob Zombie album Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor and thanks to our friends at Braveworlds for posting.  The album comes out April 23 via Zombie’s new label, Zodiac Swan, through T-Boy Records/UMe, and you can already pre-order it! To read the full review  (more…)


Zombie Hamster reviews The Lords of Salem: ‘A terrifying, brilliant feature’

Sheri Moon Zombie in The Lords of Salem

Rob has highlighted this particularly brilliant review of his forthcoming movie The Lords of Salem by independent reviewer Colin McCracken of Zombie Hamster. As Rob said on his Facebook page: “It is nice ( although rare) to read a review of one of my film where the guy gets the point of the film.”

The Lords of Salem is out April 19 and is distributed by Anchor Bay Films. To read the review  (more…)


The Lords of Salem book review: ‘a scintillating story that grabs readers by the balls and refuses to relinquish a death grip ‘

los-book-review

The novelization of The Lords of Salem is due out end of March.  The book is co-written by Rob Zombie and B.K.Evenson. Zombie has said about the book “…offers a different experience from the film since it can obviously go into much more detail. The book and the film really complement each other.” The film will be out in cinemas April 19 2013. Read what Horror Novel Reviews think to the book. To see the review  (more…)


Zombie brings an ‘astounding energy’ to Denmark

Photo by Lykke Nielsen

Tonight the Twins of Evil will conclude their spectacular tour which has entertained crowds from the US to Europe over the past 2 and a bit months.  Meanwhile, here is an extract of the review by rockfreaks.net, for the Valby Hallen, Valby, DEN, 6 December show.

In the case of Rob Zombie, I just don’t know what to expect from the man. His previous appearance in Denmark took place in 1995 – and that was with White Zombie, so my frame of reference is extremely limited. (more…)


Zombie puts on a ‘tight’ performance in Hovet, Stockholm

Rob Zombie

The Twins of Evil tour is drawing to a close.  There are just two performances to go.  There’s has been some great feedback on how you guys have been enjoying the spectacle and you can still add your feedback by going to the special Twins of Evil tour section in the forum: http://robzombie.com/forum/#cid=35

Here’s a review from the show in Stockholm, by Music and Festival Reviews.  Enjoy

Rob Zombie…did everything right this evening. From opener “Jesus Frankenstein” to the encore “Dragula”, he showed everybody how a true professional works an arena. Zombie’s stage rap was both funny and crowd pleasing. (more…)


BloodGuts reviews Birmingham: ‘This is not a gig, this is the best damn show you will ever see!’

Rob Zombie Birmingham UK

Well it’s certainly been a ride so far the European leg of the Twins of Evil tour.  Thursday night the spectacular show arrived in the home of Metal – Birmingham, UK.  This is home to Ozzy, Sabbath, Judas Priest and more.  The magic was already there and the Twins of Evil blew the crowd away.  Read this review extract from Bloodguts.co.uk

As soon as the final curtain drops, up pops another, this time with a large print of King Kong grasping Faye Ray and its instantly apparent that the next act is a film buff and as the lights go down, the chants of Zombie! Zombie! Zombie! are near deafening. Robots, porn and splashes of distressing horror, ladies and gentlemen, Rob Zombie is back! (more…)


Rob Zombie delivers ‘riveting performance’ in Manchester [concert gallery too]

Rob Zombie Manchester 2012

Manchester is known in the UK as the home of stalwarts such as Oasis and the infamous The Haçienda but on Wednesday it became the home – for one night – of evil – Twins of Evil style.

QRO Magazine reviewed the show and you can read the extract here and see images from the show by photographer Ian Pickles.

If Manson’s set verged on the over serious the same cannot be said of his partner in wickedness on the night, the gloriously over-the-top Rob Zombie.  Having revitalized the Halloween franchise, Zombie now divides his time between music and filmmaking, but whichever he’s doing he seems to give it one hundred percent, and his set featured every horror trope in the playbook.  (more…)


Rob Zombie kicks the hell out of Glasgow

John 5 Rob Zombie Glasgow

The Twins of Evil travelled to Scotland for the third night of the Europe leg of the tour.  Read this review extract from STV Entertainment.  And don’t forget you can let us know what you thought by posting in our special Twins of Evil Tour Index on this and other dates from the tour: http://robzombie.com/forum/#cid=35

Jesus Frankenstein kicked things off in gloriously fun fashion, massive screens around the stage firing off retro-horror imagery, a multi-limbed skeletal structure looming ominously over the crowd in front of a gigantic iron man structure, before Rob Zombie was suddenly roaming the stage, appearing like a long-dead hobo sent back from the underworld by Lucifer himself to whip the audience back into shape. (more…)


‘Mind-blowing’ Twins of Evil Dallas show reviewed

Rob Zombie photo by Jeff Resta

The Twins of Evil US leg rounded off with a spectacular show in Dallas on Halloween.  The Examiner has reviewed the show.  Find out at the end of the article how you can see images from both sets. The Twins fo Evil will be in Europe at the end of November.

Zombie and Manson Twins of Evil Tour by Jeff Resta

You knew with Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson co-headlining the Twins of Evil Tour on Halloween night was going to be so wickedly awesome, but this show was mind-blowing. Often times when two top billing bands “co-headline” there is usually a noticeable difference in staging, lighting and even sound giving you the feeling that there is still a headliner! Not here. (more…)


‘Evil’ Theatrics At Their Finest For Rob Zombie And Marilyn Manson Concert

Rob Zombie.  Image by Nick Caito

The Hartford Courant reviews the Mohegan Sun show for the ‘Twins Of Evil’ Tour.

Image above by Nick Caito

At what point does it become okay for an artist to wear a shirt with their own name emblazoned on it? Do they need to be an international metal star? A renowned director? Or is it more the mentality of not caring, like one big middle finger saying “Yeah, my shirt says ‘Rob Motherf****n Zombie,’ and I don’t care” (it literally did).

It seems likely to be the last, but let’s face it. Rob Zombie, like his ‘Twin Of Evil’ Marilyn Manson, have carefully crafted stage personas. Horror metal theatrics were at their finest at Mohegan Sun for their co-headlining tour. Rotating for the top bill, Saturday night had Manson opening and Zombie on the top slot. (more…)


REVIEW: Zombie at the DTE Energy Music Theatre October 12, 2012

Read Motor City Blogs review of Zombies performance  from October 12’s Twins of Evil show.

To read the full review go to: motorcityblog.blogspot.co.uk/twins-of-terror-marilyn-manson-and-rob

What better way to close out the concert season at one of the most often top ranked music venues in the country than with a chilly October night featuring two of the most chilling and thematic acts touring this year. Veteran shock rocker Marilyn Manson paired up with horror aficionado Rob Zombie to bring a stunning, emphatic close to the concert season at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Friday October 12th…..with terror master Rob Zombie storming forth for his set from a giant mechanical creature, harking back to the days when metal bands put on a true kick ass stage show. (more…)


Artist Direct gives Rob Zombie “Thunder Kiss ’65” (J Devil Number of the Beast Remix) 5 stars

Rob Zombie in an early picture with Ozzy Osbourne and Jonathan 'J-Devil' Davis

Rob Zombie in an early picture with Ozzy Osbourne and Jonathan ‘J-Devil’ Davis

From Artist Direct’s Rick Florino:

J Devil, aka Jonathan Davis of Korn, revs up White Zombie‘s classic “Thunder Kiss ’65” with just the right amount of 21st century evil on his “Number of the Beast Remix”.

The track is the first taste of Rob Zombie‘s forthcoming remix record, Mondo Sex Ahead [Available August 7], and it’s devilishly delectable.   (more…)


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