On July 20, Rob Zombie spoke to the Albany, New York radio stationQ103 about his plans to capture his band’s current live show for an upcoming concert DVD.
“[Doing a concert DVD] always seemed like a huge nuisance, truthfully,”Rob said. “We had a live record and that took a million years to do. And a live DVD, for some reason to me, always seems like a nuisance, because after the show is done, I don’t care. I don’t want to relive it. I mean, a certain member of the band films every show and wants to watch it immediately after the show. And it aggravates the fuck out of me. Who gives a shit? The show is over, I don’t care. I never wanna har about it again, I never wanna see it again. Like, I never watch anything — a TV show I’ve been on; I don’t care. Once it’s done, it’s done. But I figured at least once we should film it.”
He continued: “We’ve had so many big crazy stage shows over the last many, many years. And we never filmed anything with [Rob‘s former band]WHITE ZOMBIE back then. I mean, there’s little clips here and there, like [footage from] Brazilian television or something…
He added: “We haven’t [filmed any footage for the concert DVD] yet. We’re gonna do it in Texas when we get to Texas [on the currentRockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival], but who knows?! I may change my mind at the last minute.”
Zombie recently gave an update on the progress of his next movie as a writer and director, “Broad Street Bullies”, about the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team of the 1970s that were famous for beating the Soviet Union’s team at the time and notorious for their violent tactics on the ice.Zombie said about the project, “As of right now, the script is done, ’cause that was a long process, putting a script together. And we’re just sort of putting the financing together, putting the structure of the film together, all the boring stuff, and also beginning the early process of casting, trying to figure out who’s gonna play who and what’s gonna happen.”
Zombie plans to shoot most of the movie in Philadelphia.
Zombie‘s most recent film, “The Lords Of Salem”, will be out on Blu-ray and DVD on September 3.
Zombie‘s fifth solo album, “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor”, was released in April and entered the Billboard album chart at No. 7 with first-week sales of 34,000 copies.
MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine was interviewed for the cover story in the June 2013 issue of U.K.’s Metal Hammer magazine. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.
Metal Hammer: Is there a tiny part of you that enjoys provocation?
Mustaine: No, I don’t say things to get a reaction. The stuff that I write about is important to me. Some of the subjects on “Peace Sells…” are still relevant, particularly environmental issues. And the personal stuff is relevant. I’ve written songs about loss and pain — everyone goes through that so, no, I’m not being provocative. We actually have fun songs too. If you’re pissed off, the title track on “Super Collider” or “Symphony Of Destruction” might make you feel better.