Tag Archives: Rob Zombie

WHITE ZOMBIE

WHITE ZOMBIE

WHITE ZOMBIE (1985–96). Rob Zombie (vocals/guitar), Jay Yuenger (guitar), Sean Yseult (bass), Ivan Deprume (drums, replaced by John Tempesta). White Zombie were an American heavy metal band influenced by science fiction, old horror films, fifties trash culture, and a heavy dollop of twisted humor. Led by vocalist and guitarist Rob Zombie, the band started out fairly sedate on their first record, which sounds more like their Lower East Side origins than later efforts would, but by the time of Read more [...]
ROB ZOMBIE

ROB ZOMBIE

ROB ZOMBIE (1966–PRESENT). Multi-talented Rob Zombie (Robert Cummings) might well be considered a heavy metal renaissance man, if that’s not too confining a way to put it. The one-time production assistant for Pee Wee’s Playhouse has experienced a multitude of successes over the past two decades, from overseeing the rise of White Zombie and his own solo musical career, to writing and directing two feature films, as well as directing music videos, designing album artwork, to designing a ride Read more [...]
POWERMAN 5000

POWERMAN 5000

POWERMAN 5000 (1991–PRESENT). Spider One, aka Michael Cummings (vocals), M.33, aka Mike Tempesta (guitar, replaced by Terry Corso, replaced by Dave Pino), Adam 12, aka Adam Williams (guitar, replaced by Johnny Rock, aka Johnny Heatley, replaced by Evan Rodaniche), Dorian 27, aka Dorian Heartsong (bass, replaced by Siggy Sjursen), Al 3, aka Al Pahanish (drums, replaced by AD7, aka Adrian Ost). Powerman 5000 were a nu metal band led by Michael Cummings, aka Spider One, who is Rob Zombie’s Read more [...]
Ozzy Osbourne

OZZY OSBOURNE

OZZY OSBOURNE (1948–PRESENT). Having achieved worldwide success with Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne (born John Michael Osbourne) has gone on to be as successful if not more so as a solo artist. Initially partnering with guitarist Randy Rhoads for the hugely successful Blizzard of Ozz band, Ozzy’s name went on to become a household word, going on, like Kiss, to make heavy metal safe for mass consumption and becoming an MTV reality show star in The Osbournes, even as he battled the demons of his Read more [...]