As a rock icon and filmmaker with a unique vision, Rob Zombie has continuously challenged audiences as he stretches the boundaries of both music and film. He has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide, and is the only artist to experience unprecedented success in both music and film as the writer/director of six feature films with a worldwide gross totaling more than $150 million.
Rob has achieved great success as a solo artist with several multi-platinum and gold albums, including Hellbilly Deluxe, The Sinister Urge and Educated Horses. In 2013, the seven-time Grammy nominee released his fifth solo album, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, on his Zodiac Swan label through T-Boy Records/UMe. The album debuted at #7 on the Billboard 200 and spawned two Top 10 Active Rock singles, “Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Super Town” and Zombie’s spin on Grand Funk Railroad’s anthemic “We’re An American Band.”
He released his first live album in over eight years called Spookshow International Live in February 2015. Filled with 19 tracks recorded during his critically acclaimed U.S. tour in 2014, the record became an instant fan favorite.
In terms of his film career, Zombie’s Halloween, released in 2007, earned the #1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend, and his first two films House of 1,000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects have become cult favorites among critics and fans. Rob Zombie’s seventh feature film, the highly anticipated 31, made its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
Rob Zombie’s first concert film, The Zombie Horror Picture Show, was released May 19, 2015 by Zodiac Swan/T-Boy/UMe. The feature-length film held the #1 spot on Billboard’s Music DVD chart for two consecutive weeks. Recorded live over two sizzling nights in Texas, The Zombie Horror Picture Show captures Zombie’s elaborate, multi-media production of mind-blowing SFX, animatronic robots, pyrotechnics, oversized LED screens and state-of-the-art light show combined with his powerhouse band featuring John 5, Piggy D and Ginger Fish.
Zombie released his 6th studio album, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser, in April 2016. Produced by Zeuss, it was recorded and mixed at Goathouse Studios. A full return to form by the rock icon, The Electric Warlock… features John 5 (Guitar), Piggy D (Bass) and Ginger Fish (Drums) and was released via UMe/T-Boy Records. This album will mark Rob Zombie’s first solo studio album since 2013’s Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor.