With the opening night of the Rob Zombie/Megadeth co-headliner just hours away, what better time to settle and get ready for the show than reading this interview from Stay Thirsty Media with Rob Zombie.
White Zombie burst into my world in 1993, when the video for “Thunder Kiss 65” took over MTV and I became mesmerized by their Technicolor, horrifically camp imagery. I was a metal kid, and a horror fan, and where Alice Cooper and GWAR left me wanting, White Zombie left me enthralled. Rob Zombie transcended nearly every avenue of media, becoming perhaps even more renowned as a filmmaker. “House of 1000 Corpses”, his 2003 directorial debut, introduced the world to a nightmarish cast of cult characters including Captain Spaulding and the Firefly family. It’s a franchise adored by fans that fill online albums with pictures of their “Devil’s Rejects” tattoos. (more…)