If you haven't seen the film 'White Zombie,' you're missing out on one of the most important classics in horror history. Widely considered to be the first full-length zombie flick, the film stars master of horror and original 'Dracula' star Bela Lugosi as an evil voodoo master who controls the minds of his victims through supernatural powers. Roused by an uncontrollable jealousy over a woman he cannot have, a plantation owner desperately hires Lugosi to use his mind control abilities on her, but of course, things don't go as planned.
The Melvins are in the midst of their '51 States in 51 Days' tour, attempting to set a Guinness World Record for fastest tour of the United States. Frontman Buzz Osborne has been keeping a tour diary at Spin.com, and had some interesting observations about previous tours with Nine Inch Nails and White Zombie.
The recently reunited Healer consists of original White Zombie drummer Ivan de Prume along with guitarist/vocalist Scott 'SVH' Von Heldt (Love and Death, Brian 'Head' Welch). To celebrate the 20th anniversary of White Zombie's 'La Sexorcisto: Devil Music Volume I,' Healer will release a cover of the track 'Black Sunshine' from that album (listen below).
An unusual case in Saulsalito, Calif., resulted in police arresting a man claiming he is former White Zombie drummer Phillip Buerstatte for allegedly defrauding a rehab center out of $75,000. He is also accused of defrauding a rehabilitation center in Novato. However, authorities identified the man as 46-year-old Loren Breckenridge.
Rob Zombie is set to release his 'Mondo Sex Head' remix album on Aug. 7, which will feature "shocking" remixes of Zombie classics by several electronic musicians. First up is Korn frontman Jonathan 'J-Devil' Davis' remix of the White Zombie classic 'Thunder Kiss '65,' which you can hear below.