Posts Tagged ‘Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor’

RZRatVendorReview by Greg Maki
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More than 25 years into his music career, with an impressive collection of hit singles and fan favorites, and one of the biggest, most explosive and entertaining live shows you could ever see, Rob Zombie easily could sit back, turn off the creative juices, tour a few months every year playing nothing but the same familiar songs night in and night out, and watch the checks roll in. But, you see, Mr. Zombie is not just an entertainer. He’s an artist, and whether it’s in the world of film or music, he needs to create. So after a period in the mid-2000s when it seemed like he might be done with music, he’s back and sounding more energized than ever with his fifth solo album, and third since 2006, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor. (more…)

John 5

John 5

Of rats and lords: An interview with John 5

As Rob Zombie’s musical partner in crime for the past eight years, an accomplished solo artist, a sought-after songwriter and, now, the composer of a full-length film score, John 5 has become one of the most prolific purveyors of rock music, long ago shedding the label of “former Marilyn Manson guitarist.” With his two latest endeavors—Rob Zombie’s new album, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, April 23, and the musical score of Zombie’s new film, Lords of Salem, April 19—due out soon and Zombie’s just-announced headlining stint on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival coming up this summer, John 5 recently checked in with Live Metal’s Greg Maki. (more…)