Rob Zombie talks about directing “The Lords of Salem” and new album “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor”
The month of April 2013 was very busy for writer/director and musician Rob Zombie. First he saw the release of his movie The Lords of Salem in theaters and just days after that his next solo album – Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor – was unleashed on the public. Rob spoke with mediamikes.com about both the film and the album, working with guitarist John 5 on the soundtrack to the movie, working on a tighter budget and shooting schedule and the inspiration behind Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor. To read the interview (more…)
Meg Foster returned to the screens in Rob Zombies The Lords of Salem last month. She plays with particular zeal, the role of Margaret Morgan, whom armed with a record hopes to wreck revenge on the town of Salem for the injustices done to her and her coven years before. Foster is known for her roles in They Live and Masters of the Universe. Meg speaks with mediamikes.com about the role, working with Rob Zombie and what she likes about the horror genre. To read the interview (more…)
Sheri Moon Zombie on The Lords of Salem: ‘a very female driven cast, which is something you don’t see very often in films these days.’
A month ago, Rob Zombie fans were finally able to see his latest movie – The Lords of Salem. It stars again, his wife and muse, the lovely Sheri Moon Zombie, who plays DJ Heidi Hawthorne, recipient of a strange vinyl record, which unleashes The Lords upon the town of Salem. Sheri Moon speaks to mediamikes.com in a interview which sees her discuss working on a film dominated by a female cast, how she prepared for the role of Heidi and much more. To read the interview (more…)
Rob Zombie has teamed up with Adventures In Wonderland VIP experiences to give fans a chance to get a VIP upgrade for those attending this summer’s Mayhem 2013 Festival. Adventures In Wonderland offer fans the opportunity to meet Rob Zombie as well as a Zombie Gift Bag, Exclusive T-shirt, Limited Edition Poster and much more.
To find out more about the dates available and more on the example packages and where to BUY visit Alice In Wonderland today: adventuresinwonderland.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1831
Watch this interesting video interview with Rob Zombie conducted by New Zealand station 3 News. In it he talks about touring, the demise of the record store in the USA, the process of making Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor and his new film The Lords of Salem, amongst other topics.
To see the interview in full go to: 3news.co.nz/Rob-Zombie-on-Lords-of-Salem-and-new-album
Back in March, we announced, in conjunction with The Lords of Salem Facebook page, a sweepstake competition to grant ONE lucky fan the chance to win a WALK-ON role in the next Rob Zombie movie, as well as a Rob Zombie VIP Concert Experience, and much much more.
Well now the winner has been announced and we would like to say a HELL YEAH and CONGRATS to RANDALL MACON!!! who was announced on The Lords of Salem Facebook page.
Thanks to everyone who took part in the sweepstake and I’m sure you will join us in saying congratulations to Randall
At last week’s Revolver Magazine Golden Gods awards in LA, Rob Zombie and his bandmates – Piggy D, John 5 and Ginger Fish – were interviewed on the ‘Black Carpet’ before the show started. Rob Zombie was honored with this years “Golden God” award while his guitarist John 5 won the Best Guitarist accolade.
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A little while ago, we announced a VERY EXCITING contest which would see 25 fans who pre-ordered Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, entered into a sweepstake to get a pair of tickets and VIP experience at the Mayhem show. Now it’s time to find out which of those people WON. Winners will be individually notified and arrangements made to receive their prizes.
A HUGE congrats to all.
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Earlier in the year, Rob Zombie premiered The Lords of Salem at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. During that time he sat with SXSW for an “in conversation” where he talks in detail about making films, the way he was allowed to work with complete artistic freedom for The Lords of Salem and much more. This is a revealing and interesting video.
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From Rob Zombie: “I want to thank everyone who bought a copy and helped to make this fine slab of musical madness a smashing success.
This continues the ZOMBIE winning streak of every new studio record since Astro-Creep: 2000 in 1995 entering in Billboard’s top ten! Six straight top ten albums!“
Singer/director/master of horror Rob Zombie has quite a few notches on his studded belt, and in 2013 set out on an ambitious plan even for him: The Lords of Salem film and book and new album – Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor. And that’s all just the precursor to his marquee appearance on this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, due to kick off in June. To watch the interview (more…)
HorrorTalk staff member Ted McCarthy, sat with Rob Zombie for this video interview as he talks through his approach to his latest movie The Lords of Salem. The Lords of Salem is available through limited release in US Cinemas and has been released on DVD in the UK (available via Amazon) and iTunes.
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Rob Zombie will be receiving the ‘Golden God Award’ at Revolver Magazine’s Golden Gods Awards on May 2nd at the Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. For those of you who won’t be able to make the event you will be able to tune into a LIVE stream. The event will also reveal whether Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 picked up the people’s vote for Best Guitarist (fingers crossed). To find out how you can watch and more about the event (more…)
Zombie has chopped, hacked, sewn together, and electrified his monster. It is alive and is known as “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor.”
Another very good review from Our Vinyl in which they say about Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor ““Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor” is the album Zombie fans have been waiting for…. one of his most ferocious and powerful albums in years “.
Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor is available from iTunes, Amazon, Best Buy and other reputable music vendors. To read the review (more…)
Another fantastic review we wanted to share – this time from UK publication Matterz (VRRV was released inthe UK on Monday 22 April) who award the album a RESOUNDING TEN outta TEN. In this breakdown of the album, the reviewer says “This is an entertainer who knows his craft, from the brilliance of the set designs to his onstage chemistry with his band it certainly seems he loves putting on a show.”
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Go to Meltdown Radio to hear an audio interview with Rob Zombie where he talks about ’Lords of Salem’ and more. To hear the interview click the link below:
From IGN: “Director Rob Zombie on his new witchcraft-focused horror The Lords of Salem, dealing with studios and his upcoming hockey movie” about the Broad Street Bullies!
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Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor is a hard, heavy, groovy, funky, evil record that you absolutely must hear.
So you guys have had this playing on your CD players, iPods, record players etc the past couple of days – THANKS so much for getting Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor into the top TEN of iTunes. As Rob Zombie says “Glad to see somebody still cares about fucking rock and it’s you”. Now read this review from the front row report.com which gives a resounding NINE outta TEN review for the album. (more…)
“OH YEAH!! Unlock a freaky augmented reality extra with the Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor cover art – just download the uView app, scan the cover to watch some regeneration go down!
‘Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor’ will be an album that you listen to from beginning to end, and then you’ll want to do it all over again.
A 4.5 outta 5 star rating review from our friends at Loudwire who call Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor Zombie’s “best album since his debut masterpiece…a non-stop thrill ride of freakin’ fun rock ‘n’ roll.”
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Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor is one ‘of the finest dirty, horror inspired punk n’roll to surface in recent years’
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It’s release day in the USA for Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, the latest album from Rob Zombie and his cohorts. This new album welcomes for the first time on record, drummer Ginger Fish who joined the band a couple of years ago. Review site Electric Banana gives this 5 outta 5 rating for the album. Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor is available on Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, Best Buy and other reputable music vendors. To read the full review (more…)