Friday, January 12: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Jan. 12) to Rob Zombie. The shock rocker is 53. Also celebrating is Rage Against the Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha (48).
Rob Zombie rose to fame in the early 90’s with his band White Zombie. The band’s third album, La Sexorcisto: Devil Music Volume One, was certified multi-platinum in 1993 with the strength of the lead single “Thunder kiss ’65”. Their final studio album, Astro Creep: 2000 , was released in 1995 and became their first top 10 album on the Billboard 200 featuring the single “More Human than Human”. Zombie has since established himself as a solo artist, film director, screenwriter, and producer. He has five solo studio albums under his belt.
2016 saw the release of a new Rob Zombie slasher film called 31 and a new studio album entitled The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser was released. Zombie also played a great show at The Palace in Albany in Sept. of 2016 and we got a chance to chat with him before the show. Check out highlights of the interview below from The Metal Box. For more info on Rob Zombie, check out his official website here.
Cheers to Rob Zombie on his birthday today!