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Zombie gives festival tips: “Listen to your mom. Get some sunblock for Christ’s sake.”

Photo by Antonio Marino Jr.

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!”

To read excerpts click >>>  (more…)


Rob Zombie to receive the Sitges Film Festival’s Grand Honorary Award

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Event includes screening of The Devils Rejects and Q&A with director Rob Zombie and the one and only Baby Firefly – Sheri Moon Zombie.

From Sitges Film Festival: Film director and musician Rob Zombie will be receiving the Sitges – International Fantastic Film Festival’s Grand Honorary Award on Saturday 21 June. The Festival is making the most of Rob Zombie’s visit to Barcelona for the concert he’ll be offering the next day, to give him the award and put together this event in recognition of his career.

The award-giving event will take place during the screening organized by the Festival at the Aribau Multiplex, Saturday 21 June at 20:00. During the event, the Festival Director, Àngel Sala, will be presenting the Grand Honorary Award to Rob Zombie, who will be attending with his wife, actress Sheri Moon Zombie. Immediately afterwards will be the screening of The Devils Rejects, followed by a Q&A with Zombie and his wife. The Devils Rejects is the sequel to House of 1.000 Corpses (2003) and tells the intense and delirious story of murders and vengeance in Texas. The film was screened at Sitges 2005. Rob Zombie’s latest movie, The Lords of Salem, was also screened at the Festival, in 2012. In addition, the aforementioned House of 1,000 Corpses (2003), Halloween(2007) and The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009) were also screened here previously.

For more information go to: http://sitgesfilmfestival.com/eng/noticies/?id=1003210


Create your own horror short for the Zombie Horror Picture Show challenge

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Rob Zombie’s first concert film, The Zombie Horror Picture Show, released May 19 by Zodiac Swan/T-Boy/UMe, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Music DVD chart and has retained the chart’s top spot for its second week of release.  Zombie also recently teased out his next feature film project called ‘31.’ To celebrate, Zombie has teamed with ZUUS Media (“ZUUS”) and CraveOnline for a horror filmmaking contest.  Fans of Rob Zombie’s music and films are invited to create three-minute short horror films for the chance to have their entry selected to premiere across ZUUS, CraveOnline and RobZombie.com. For more information about the contest, visit http://zombiehorrorpictureshow.com/. Contest ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on July 10, 2014: see > rules (more…)


Zombie adds September tour dates to diary

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Yes that’s right, your eyes are not deceiving you, Rob Zombie is announcing a whole string of dates to his tour diary, for the month of September. This will include stop off’s in California, Idaho, Oregan, Oklahoma, Michigan and Texas.

To find out more go to our tour page, or to see a quick run down click >>>  (more…)


Zombie announced for Pain In The Grass 2014

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And the tour schedule gets bigger, as Rob Zombie is added to KISW Rock 99.9 FM‘s ‘Pain In The Grass 2014‘ festival, on September 12 at the White River Ampitheatre in Auburn WA.

Zombie will be appearing on the main stage, and other acts on the bill include Godsmack, Theory of a Deadman, Escape The Fate and BuckCherry.

Tickets on Sale Friday at 10AM. For more info head to kiswpaininthegrass.com

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Zombie shares his ultimate playlist with Shortlist

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Before embarking on his European festival tour, Rob Zombie shared with Shortlist his ultimate playlist.  He also shares the reasons behind his choices, which includes, favourite movie soundtrack song, favourite sad song, song from childhood, wedding song and many more.

Listen to the whole playlist on Spotify

And see the track list and explanations here: shortlist.com/rob-zombies-ultimate-playlist


Rob Zombie to play Aftershock 2014

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Rob Zombie will be playing Monster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK 2014, in Sacremento CA on Sunday September 14.

The festival will also see acts such as Five Finger Death Punch, Viza, Pennywise, Lacuna Coil and Black Label Society.

Tickets are on sale from Friday June 6, @10am PST: aftershockconcert.com/tickets

Bookmark the tour page here at robzombie.com to keep up to date with all new shows: robzombie.com/tour-dates/


Revelations: ‘These days you have to be willing to fight for what you want harder than everyone else’

Rob Zombie Revelations

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Rob Zombie pens a very special article for Metal Hammer this month in which he talks about one of his favourite subjects – HORROR. As Metal Hammer put it; “While the horror genre is far from dead, one common complaint is that a lot of today’s movies lack the imagination of the early greats. Musician and director Rob Zombie would like to point out… THEY DON’T MAKE ’EM LIKE THEY USED TO “.

Metal Hammer is currently out in stores now. To purchase you copy click here for more information.

To read a couple of extracts from the article  (more…)


[Listen] Metalhead Ned of WGRD Interviews Rob Zombie

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From Metalhead Ned: “When I was a kid, I had a tendency to listen to the ‘pop’ edge of music. I loved the ‘Now’ series and I still have ‘Now 1.’ One day though, my brother and his friends were listening to these new bands, one of them was Korn and the other, Rob Zombie. Little did I know, a little over 10 years later, I would be chatting with the man himself!…We … go on to chat about his upcoming movie ’31′ and the new album he is currently working on.”

To listen to the interview click >>>  (more…)


Interview: Nerdist catches up with Rob Zombie

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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.”

To read excerpts and see links to the interview in full click >>>  (more…)


Soulfly, Chevelle and Hounds added as European support

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Rob Zombie heads to Europe in June, including dates in the UK, Germany, Holland and Barcelona.

Joining Rob on some of these dates as support/opening acts, are Chevelle, Soulfly and Hounds.

Bookmark the tour-page to see more updates as they come and get your VIP tickets from our friends at Adventures in Wonderland.


[WATCH] Rob Zombie speaks to Fanpass about touring; “Doing a tour with Alice was one of the best tours”

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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.”

To watch the interview in full click >>  (more…)


Rob Zombie is working on his next studio album

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Rob Zombie, probably the busiest man in the world, is not just working on a Manson Family piece with Bret Easton Ellis; he is not just about to embark on a European tour; he has not just announced a new and excitingly brutal new film project called ’31’, he is “pretty far into the process”, working on the follow-up to 2013’s Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor. (And of course, lets not forget the new live DVD/Blu-Ray and coffee table photo book – phew!)

Speaking to Billboard.com, Rob says “It sounds fuckin’ weird, man. That’s a really good thing. Right now I’m by myself in the studio; the rest of the band’s not here yet but, yeah, they’ll all come up here later. It’s going good. I’ll work on that for about a month and get as far as I can get. Then in July we have a little bit of a break where I’ll probably finish up the record, and then we have some more touring.

Remember to go to the homepage: robzombie.com, to sign up to the mailing list.


Head to Billboard.com to see a tease of ‘Superbeast’ from the forthcoming Zombie Horror Picture Show

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Today is a BIG Rob Zombie day – not has the man revealed a new teaser for a new project he is working on BUT he has given Billboard an exclusive look at the new Zombie Horror Picture Show DVD/Blu-Ray and if you pop over to their site, crank up the volume to watch Superbeast.

Enjoy! billboard.com/articles/rob-zombie-superbeast-live-exclusive-video-premiere


Just what is Rob Zombie teasing…..?

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Fans you will have noticed the homepage of robzombie.com has changed today to a teaser video. Says Zombie of his next project; “This is for the hardcore fans who want it nasty and brutal!”

Watch for a reveal that will showcase Rob Zombie’s next project.

Sign up to the mailing list on the homepage to get up-to-date news, and don’t forget to bookmark the official Rob Zombie site.

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Kerrang gives a FOUR K rating to new Rob Zombie live DVD

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On Monday (19 May), Rob Zombie will release his first EVER live DVD/Blu-Ray.  The Zombie Horror Picture Show was filmed summer 2013, over two nights in Texas.  Kerrang’s James Hickie, calls the film a “monstah“, that will give fans who have yet to see Rob Zombie and his band this summer, “a vivid idea of the thrills to expect“.

Pre-order your copy below and don’t forget also out on Monday is the fantastic 276 page photo book, also entitled The Zombie Horror Picture Show, with images by photographer Rob Fenn.  Click here to get your copy here!

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To read Kerrang’s review and to see links to get your copy, click >>  (more…)


Zombie adds 7 Flags date in July to his itinerary

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Rob Zombie is adding another date to his summer US tour; this time at 7 Flags Event Center on 18 July.

This follows a Spring US tour, and a European Festival tour in June/early July.

Tickets will be on sale on 16 May from: ticketmaster.com/event/06004CA23CD24D05

You can see the full list of tour dates here: robzombie.com/tour-dates/ including ticket links and VIP upgrades


[Watch] Peter Criss joins Zombie on stage

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Original KISS drummer, Peter Criss – ‘Catman‘ – joined Rob Zombie last night, at Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, New Jersey, for a VERY special version of the classic KISS track “God of Thunder“.

Introducing the ‘Catman’ on stage, Zombie said “Ladies and gentlemen, if you are anything like me, you were very disappointed a little while ago, because I tuned into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, and I did not get to see my favorite drummer get behind the motherfucking drums. So tonight, it is our great honor to bring to you the one and only Catman, Mr. Peter Criss.

If you missed this gem, or just want to relive this over and over and again, catch the fan video filmed on Saturday by clicking >>  (more…)


RZ speaks to Music Radar; ‘You’ve got to walk onstage and, at the VERY least: look cool.’

Photo by Antonio Marino Jr.

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.

To read excerpts and follow links for the full interview click >>   (more…)


New look unveiled at robzombie.com

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As many of you have no doubt noticed, the site has had a bit of a make-over.  Over the weekend, the site has been updated with a brand new skin, which includes an incredible image by photographer Rob Fenn (who shot the Zombie Horror Picture Show photo book) and includes original artwork by Rob Zombie’s web manager Emma (1976designs)

As well as a new skin, we have taken the time to tidy up the individual movie and music pages, as well as streamline a few underused sections.

There are still a few bits to drop into the site over the next few days, but we are hoping this is a look everyone will like and enjoy.


WINNERS! Rob Zombie, Best Live Band at Golden Gods 2014

Golden Gods, Rob Zombie, Rob Fenn

Yes indeed, Rob Zombie has been crowned “Best Live Act” at the Revolver Magazine “Golden Gods Awards”.  The award is a ‘people’s vote’ which means YOU, the fans are the ones who have to be thanked for bestowing this honour on the band. Thank you to everyone who got behind the campaign, and voted, tweeted, shared, voted again etc etc.

Says Zombie; “A big thank you to everyone who voted for us last night. We will do our best to keep kicking ass for you all.”


Zombie speaks to Loudwire Nights: “The band is as good as it’s ever been, the show is bigger than it’s ever been”

Photo by Antonio Marino Jr.

Photo by Antonio Marino Jr.

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.

Read excerpts below, and find links to the full interview PLUS how to enter Loudwires sweepstake of for a signed copy of the Zombie Horror Picture Show photo book and Live DVD/Blu-Ray  (more…)


VIA LOUDWIRE: Win ‘The Zombie Horror Picture Show’ Autographed DVD + Book!

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Loudwire has teamed up with Rob Zombie to give one of you lucky gals or boys a chance to win not just the forthcoming Zombie Horror Picture Show live DVD/Blu-Ray BUT also an AUTOGRAPHED copy of the accompanying picture book which features hundreds of unseen photos taken by Rob Fenn in 2013 as Zombie toured the USA.

To be in with a chance you need to go here: loudwire.com/rob-zombie-giveaway-autographed-dvd-book/ and follow the on screen instructions.

Terms and conditions apply. Contest closes May 20 at 11:59PM ET.

Good luck!


Zombie to appear in Illinois on 19 July

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Rob Zombie will be making a stop at the Fuel Arena in Grayslake, IL, on 19 July 2014 (9:15 PM CDT (1:00 PM Doors))..

He will be joined by Devour The Day, Last Vegas and Wilson.  Tickets are on sale from on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM CDT from Ticketweb:  ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=4196204

To view more tour dates, click robzombie.com/tour-dates.


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