ROB ZOMBIE will direct the video for his new single, "Foxy, Foxy", in Los Angeles in mid-February. Zombie will re-team with "The Devil's Rejects" cinematographer Phil Parmet. Parmet has also worked on LED ZEPPELIN's "The Song Remains the Same" and FRANK ZAPPA's "Baby Snakes".
"Foxy, Foxy" — which will begin play on Modern Rock and Active Rock radio on February 13 — is the first single from Zombie's new studio album, "Educated Horses", due on March 28 via Geffen Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Sinister Urge" was recorded at Los Angeles' Chop Shop Studios with co-producer Scott Humphrey, who had previously worked with Rob on the platinum hits "Hellbilly Deluxe" and "The Sinister Urge". Other musicians contributing to the CD include Josh Freese (A PERFECT CIRCLE, VANDALS) and Tommy Lee (MÖTLEY CRÜE).
"Educated Horses" track listing:
01. Sawdust in the Blood
02. American Witch
03. Foxy, Foxy
04. Seventeen Year Locust
05. The Scorpion Sleeps
06. 100 Ways
07. Let It All Bleed Out
08. Death of it All
10. The Devil's Rejects
11. Lords of Salem
Zombie is now gearing up for the "Educated Horses Tour". The tour is scheduled to start March 17 in Jacksonville, Florida and hit 27 cities before concluding five weeks later in Mesa, Arizona. Joining Rob on this tour will be guitarist John 5 (ex-MARILYN MANSON), longtime bassist Rob "Blasko" Nicholson and drummer Tommy Clufetos (ex-ALICE COOPER, TED NUGENT). Support acts on the tour will be LACUNA COIL and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE.
In other news, it has been announced that Rob is the most prolific Geffen artist when it comes to gold and platinum discs — his seven is the most total number by any Geffen artist solely on the merit of their Geffen output:
* "La Sexorcisto: Devil Music, Vol. 1" (1992) – U.S. 2x platinum
* "Astro Creep: 2000" - (1995) – U.S. 3x Platinum
* "Supersexy Swingin' Sounds" – the "Astro-Creep" remixes (1996) – U.S. gold
* "Hellbilly Deluxe" (1998) – U.S. 3x platinum
* "American Made Music to Strip By" – the "Hellbilly" remixes (1999) - US gold
* "The Sinister Urge" (2001) – U.S. platinum
* "Past, Present & Future" – greatest hits compilation (2003) – U.S. gold