Between his upcoming Devil's Rejects sequel and his current tour alongside Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie's a pretty busy man right now — and he's just getting started. Today (July 20th), the shock-rocker announced his signing to indie metal bastion Nuclear Blast for a new full-length expected out next year.
"I am very excited to work with the fine folks at Nuclear Blast," said Zombie. "The combination of the label's grassroots urge to get the hustle done mixed with the detonation of our most combustable [sic] melodic masterpiece yet should prove to be a winning hybrid of hellacious hullabaloo."
Speaking with Revolver earlier this year, Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 revealed that the forthcoming follow-up to 2016's The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser — recorded last year at Zombie's home in Connecticut — was close to completion, going on to declare it some of the musician's finest material to date. "It's a Zombie record," he explained simply. "It's heavy. It's groovy. It's got great melodies. It's got great hooks. It's everything you want in a Rob Zombie record. A lot of bands say, "Oh, this is our best record …" I've never said that. Until now. It is by far the best Zombie record. And White Zombie record. Because I love Astro-Creep . I think it's better. I love this record."
Stay tuned for more info on Zombie's upcoming LP, and check out his and Manson's devilish new cover of the Beatles' "Helter Skelter" if you haven't already.