Citizenship : United States
The long-awaited album "Astro Creep 2000" was enthusiastically received by American rock community. more than a million copies of the album were sold in a few weeks.
The single "More Human Than Human" became a national hit, it spun many radio stations previously avoided to put the composition "White zombie".
This American metal band was formed in 1985 in New York, received its name from the eponymous horror film. The group consisted of vocalist Rob " Zombies" Streyker ,bassist Shin Iselt (p. 1966), drummer Ivan Deplam and guitarist Tom Guay. "White zombie" gave concerts in local clubs, and received rave reviews in the music underground press. On his own label, the band released two albums with the music in the style of " noise- metal". Before recording the disc "Make Them Die Slowly" Guay was replaced by guitarist John Ricky, who helped the team get rid of the label "art- noise ", glued to it for early releases.
However, producer Bill Laswell failed to send a strong potential for "White zombie" in the right direction. Because of disagreements over the style group Ricky left the composition,and he was replaced by Jay Junger, whose debut took place at the EP "God Of Thunder" - a cover version of the classic "Kiss".
Under the guidance of producer Andy Wallace, the band recorded the album "La Sexorcisto:. Devil Music Vol 1 ", with which the "White zombie" came out, finally, from the underground. Rob Zombie sang his demonic roar bizarre subliminal texts on background rumbling instrumental accompaniment, which resulted in the ecstasy of many fans. The album was very successful, and the band went on a long tour of the USA. Meanwhile,MTV under the approving comments Beavis and Butt-head is constantly spinning their clips "Thunder Kiss 65 " and "Black Sunshine". At the end of the tour Deplama of a file, but as soon as "White zombie" again entered the studio, the place took on drums, John Tempesta (ex- "Exodus" and "Testament").The long-awaited album "Astro Creep 2000" was enthusiastically received by American rock community. more than a million copies of the album were sold in a few weeks.
The single "More Human Than Human" became a national hit, it spun many radio stations previously avoided to put the composition "White zombie".The band went on a long tour again. Junger also managed to participate in two parallel projects. The first - "Yseult" - he worked with Dave Navarro ("Red Hot Chili Peppers"), Keith Morris ("Circle Jerks") and Greg Rogers (ex- "Obsessed"). The second was a punk project "Bull Taco" Morris, Navarro ,Chad Smith ("Red Hot Chili Peppers") and Zander Schloss ("Circle Jerks"). In 1996, "White zombie" released another album, which had great commercial success - "Supersexy Swingin` Sounds".
In 1998, Rob Zombie, with the participation Tempesta released solo album "Hellbilly Deluxe", debuted in the US number at number 5. Shortly after this event, it was officially announced the dissolution of the "White zombie".