Fact: Heavy rockers Disturbed are teaming up with Rob Zombie for a North American tour. David Draiman's band and Zombie and company will kick off their co-headlining tour in Biloxi, Mississippi on 3 May (16). The two acts will play another nine shows together, and wrap up the tour on 25 May (16) in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Fact: Actress Mila Kunis and rocker-turned-filmmaker Rob Zombie have teamed up on a new TV horror project. Both stars will serve as executive producers of Trapped, while Zombie will direct the series, which will debut on U.S. cable channel Starz. The series will take place over a single night in the home of a wealthy family under attack by a cult.
Quote: "Everything's fine, the tour's going good... it's moving forward. It's all good." Rob Zombie insists his Twins of Evil tour with fellow rocker Marilyn Manson is going well despite rumours of a feud between the two stars.
Fact: Shock rockers Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie have signed on to headline the sixth annual Rock on the Range festival in Ohio this May (12). The two stars will join Incubus, Slash, Megadeth and Cypress Hill on the bill.
Quote: "I guess getting eaten by a shark would be pretty good, just as long as he did it in one swallow." Metal rocker Rob Zombie describes how he would like to die.
Fact: Rocker Rob Zombie has directed a new commercial for laundry detergent firm Woolite.
Quote: "The thing I love about Rob is, he gets it. Horror, rock and roll, comedy, all in bed together, and you make it all work and you make people move to it. That's the whole trick." Alice Cooper is a big admirer of rocker-turned-filmmaker Rob Zombie's work.
Fact: Rocker/director Rob Zombie has launched his own brand of coffee.
Quote: "The first thing I did when I moved to New York was to go and visit all the locations in that film and took pictures. It was 1983 so everything was still there, where Harvey Keitel was standing, the porno theatre, where Jodie Foster gets into Travis' cab, still there. Now it's all gone, but then you could walk right up to it, be part of it." Rob Zombie is a fan of classic movie Taxi Driver.
Fact: Heavy rocker-turned-moviemaker Rob Zombie is to direct an upcoming episode of hit TV drama CSI: MIAMI. Production on Zombie's slice of CSI began this week (beg11Jan10) and the episode is set to air at the beginning of March (10).
Quote: "I make every character in the movie me... I show his face for the first time ever and he has really long hair and this huge beard... like he's in ZZ Top, I'm not kidding." Rocker-turned-moviemaker Rob Zombie insists his Halloween villain, Michael Myers, looks a lot like him.
Quote: "If Dr. Frankenstein set out to build the ultimate rock creature to rampage through the boring world of good taste, he would have built us LUX (INTERIOR)." Rock star/moviemaker Rob Zombie pays tribute to THE CRAMPS frontman, who died in February (09).
Quote: "Comic-Con is a place where no one has any shame and no matter who you are, you feel you look good in tights." Rocker-turned-film-maker Rob Zombie is a big fan of San Diego, California's annual comic book convention, which took place this weekend (20-23JUL06).
Quote: "One night... we took every single thing out of our rooms and placed them in the parking lot in the exact same arrangement and camped overnight." Life on tour with Rob Zombie can be a wild ride.
Quote: "I hit a cow once with our van - its head crashed right through the windshield. You wouldn't believe the amount of blood that comes out of a cow." Rocker-turned-film-maker Rob Zombie recalls his most grotesque touring experience.