It’s been a hard year for music due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. But things are starting to change and Rob Zombie is happy to announce he will be playing at this years Rock Fest music festival in July.
Taking place from July 15 to 17th in Cadott, WI, tickets for the festival are on sale NOW! Rob Zombie will be headlining on Thursday July 15, 2021. Other artists playing over the 3 day event are Theory Of A Deadman, Limp Bizkit, Anthrax, Korn, Danzig and Queensryche. Click “read More” below to see the full festival poster with the complete line-up. Rock Fest have been working with a number of agencies to ensure the festival can go ahead this year. Find out more here: facebook.com/rockfestwi/posts/10161025940819152 and don’t forget to bookmark the Rock Fest 2021 website: https://rock-fest.com
On March 28, 2006 Rob Zombie released his third solo album Educated Horses. It was the first to feature John 5 on guitar. Previous to the release of this album Zombie had expressed that he may not have been returning to music but it was after playing with John 5, that Zombie was inclined to put together another album.
The album debuted at number 5 on the Billboard charts and the track The Lords of Salem was nominated for a Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance of 2008.
Use the comments to let Rob know what your favorite track is from the album. And hop over to the album page (click here) to see the videos from Educated Horses, including two animated videos for The Lords of Salem and American Witch featuring animation from David Hartman.
“We had a pretty good week…… A BIG THANKS TO ALL ZOMBIE-HEADS! My new album is TOP TEN on Billboard this week landing at #9. All seven of my solo studio albums have now reached the top 10. Pretty awesome after all these years.”
Rob Zombie’s SEVENTH solo studio album has given him his first no.1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart (based on physical sales only/traditional sales in the US). First week sales topped 26,000 copies in the week ending March 18th.
“Lunar’s arrival at No. 1 continues Zombie’s hot streak on the tally, as all seven of his solo studio albums have reached the top 10. It follows Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser (No. 5 in 2016), Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor (No. 7, 2013), Hellbilly Deluxe 2 (No. 8, 2010), Educated Horses (No. 5, 2006), The Sinister Urge (No. 8, 2001) and Hellbilly Deluxe (No. 5, 1998).…The album’s CD sales were enhanced by the availability of a special edition of the set, packaged in a retro cardboard longbox. Lunar was also sold on multiple colored vinyl LP variants, helping the title debut at No. 1 on the Vinyl Albums chart.…Not only is Lunar the first No. 1 on Top Album Sales for Zombie, but also the first for Nuclear Blast. The label previously topped out at No. 2 with Slayer’s Repentless on the chart dated Oct. 3, 2015.
In this episode, Rob Zombie talks about the new album “The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy”, how he balances his music and movie careers, his relationship with John 5, which bands have inspired him the most, and how a plant-based diet has changed his life.
Spotify | Metal Speaks | Rob Zombie | March 15, 2021
The Lunar Injection is Zombie’s seventh full-length record with his solo band, which since 1998 has recorded and performed intermittently between filmmaking schedules. Over the last 20 years, Zombie has directed his own projects and two reboots of the iconic horror franchise Halloween….
In [their] in-depth interview, Zombie discusses his creative process, navigating fans’ expectations and the tiring task of defining the “meaning” behind his music. He also dives into a wide variety of subjects: society’s current focus on “cancel culture,” politics’ place in music, conspiracy theories, the hypocrisy of the Religious Right, mortality in rock—and even a drunken rivalry with Nicolas Cage.
Forbes.com | Rob Zombie’s New Conspiracy | March 15, 2021