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…)
Listen to this phone interview with Rob Zombie, conducted with Flick Nation Radio, as he talks about The Lords of Salem, working with movie studios, the movie tie-in book and much more. He also talks about future film project about the Broad Street Bullies and having fun making new records.
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The Examiner have conducted this double-whammy interview with Rob Zombie where he talks about his two latest releases – The Lords of Salem and Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor. He talks about the making of the album, the writing process, creating the character of Heidi Hawthorne and much more.
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‘Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor’ is’ [a] ‘production of crystal clarity and intensive bite and drive’
Still wanting to see what others have to say about Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor before you go out and get your bloody little hands on a copy? Well read this one from Uber Rock who say; “This could be tagged as Zombie’s most complete and accomplished studio endeavour yet such is the strength of the infectious, spewing riffage and hook-laden choral arrangements.”
The album is out in parts of Europe NOW and in the USA from April 23. To read the rest of the review: (more…)
Dan Parsons of Cinefantastique Online sat down with Rob and wife/star Sheri Moon Zombie, for this “energetic, off-the-cuff conversation incorporating, but not limited to, Rob’s views about reaching back to the roots of horror for his own work, the challenges of steering a low-budget project to a successful conclusion, and why there can be very little difference between actors stepping onto a set and high noon in Dodge City“. To hear the interview (more…)
He is the 31 year old cinematographer who has helped bring Rob Zombie’s latest film The Lords of Salem to fruition. Trost is no stranger to working with Zombie as this is the second feature he has worked on as well as a handful of commercials and band videos. Dread Central chat to Trost about making The Lords of Salem, the vision for the movie and much more. To read the interview (more…)
Metro.US speaks to Rob Zombie – a musician turned director whom the publication says is one of the few cross-genre artists who “have actually delivered the goods”. In the interview, Zombie talks about how he wanted to film something different in the form of his next feature, Broad Street Bullies, how he was given control with The Lords of Salem and the older movies that may have influenced Zombie on this project.
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It’s April 19 and that means The Lords of Salem has FINALLY RISEN! Yes folks, the film is now out in theaters, having had a special screening in LA last night where the director and many stars of the film appeared. Rob sat with Movieline yesterday to talk about the film, including how the producers gave him complete creative control over the feature, and how he feels about the horror genre as a whole. To watch the video interview (more…)
There is just ONE day to go until Rob Zombie’s latest feature, The Lords of Salem, hits movie theaters across the US. Fans across the globe have been teased for the past year with updates from the director behind the scenes of the movie. The Austin Chronicle spoke to the director and his wife Sheri Moon Zombie who plays Heidi Hawthorne in the film about filming in Salem, the dynamics of Heidi Hawthorne and much more. To read the interview (more…)
To celebrate the release of The Lords of Salem, Rob Zombie and his wife Sheri Moon Zombie, will be making special appearances – along with other The Lords Salem cast members over the next few days at some very special screenings in LA. Two screenings will include the opportunity to ask Rob and Sheri questions about the film.
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Publication Latino Review had the opportunity for a one-on-one interview with Zombie for The Lords of Salem. He talks about the film, including the setting, the music and his research into the Salem Witch Trials. In addition, he also talked about his upcoming musical tour and his venture into a sports movie about the Broad Street Bullies.
The Lords of Salem is out on April 19. To find out where it is near you go to Fandango: fandango.com/thelordsofsalem_162356/movietimes?date=
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Support Record Store Day this year by getting Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown on VINYL
Thats right folks there is now a THIRD OPTION to get a copy of the first single from Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor - and all while supporting your LOCAL record store. Rob Zombie is releasing Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown on EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION 10-INCH COLOR VINYL REVERSE GROOVE especially for the Record Store Day Event. This record is cut with a reverse groove. Plays from the inside out. Drop the needle at the center to play. To find out which of your local record stores is taking part in RSD 2013, click the button to the right and it will tell you where in your part of the world you can find the single.
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