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Rob Zombie & The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

Rob Zombie's The Haunted World of El SuperbeastoWe here at Why So Blu are BIG Rob Zombie fans and do we ever have the Rob Zombie news to deliver today.  Not only is Rob gearing up for his new studio album/tour this fall, Hellbilly Deluxe 2, but we also have a Rob Zombie Blu-ray release this week.  Rob Zombie’s comic incarnation The Haunted World of El Superbeasto will be available on Blu-ray and DVD everywhere this Tuesday, September 22nd.  I have been following the production work on this film since 2006 and I would be lying if I did not say that I have been eagerly anticipating this Blu-ray release all year long.  Only 2 more days to go! 

The Haunted World of El Superbeasto Blu-ray will be presented in a 1.78:1 aspect ratio with a 1080P AVC video encode and sporting an aggressive 5.1 Dolby TrueHD soundtrack.

Best Buy has this Blu-ray on sale this week for only $12.99

Rob Zombie's The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

We put together a compilation of press releases below celebrating Rob’s Blu-ray release this week and promotion of his new studio album/tour this fall.  Read all about it below!

Rob Zombie's The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

The below press release is from Anchor Bay.

El Superbeasto aka “Beasto” is an unstoppable superhero masked wrestler, Producer/Director/Star of BeastoWorld Enterpirses-and world-famous man of action! In his first full-length animated adventure based on the comic book created by Rob Zombie, Beasto and his super-sexy sister Suzi X must stop the unholy marriage of foul-mouthed stripper Velvet Von Black and diabolical Dr. Satan, or unleash all the sudsy powers of Hell! Welcome to a depraved domain of outrageous comedy, non-stop ultra-violence and bad-ass theme songs! Featuring a horde of Nazi zombie bikers, seven original songs by Hard ‘n Phirm and the voice talents of Tom Papa, Sheri Moon Zombie, Rosario Dawson, Brian Posehn and Paul Giamatti as Dr. Satan in THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO!

Rob Zombie's The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

The below press release is from Rob Zombie’s website.

Ever wondered what a Rob Zombie animated film would be like? Well you don’t have to wonder any longer… A bizarre comedy that Zombie dubs “Austin Powers meets The Munsters by way of Hard Days Night,” The Haunted World of El Superbeasto is a trash culture wild ride that’s a soon-to-be cult classic.

Several years in the making, Zombie’s very pleased to have fans finally be able see it. “Next to Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin I believe that El Superbeasto may be one of the most important moments in film history” Zombie states,
 
“A superhero monster sex comedy/musical is exactly what the world has been screaming for… and now they have it.”

Rob Zombie's The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

The following press release is also from Rob Zombie’s website.

The Hellbilly Returns! The Master of monster mayhem Rob Zombie will be destroying a city near you beginning this October 29th on The HELLBILLY DELUXE 2 TOUR. Not since 1998’s super smash triple platinum HELLBILLY DELUXE has Zombie hit the road under that moniker. So get ready to scream!

This will be Zombie’s first headline tour since 2007 and will have other ghoulish delights in tow including openers Nekromantix and Captain Clegg & the Night Creatures last seen rocking Haddonfield and Michael Myers in Zombie’s new film HALLOWEEN 2. The tour will usher in Zombie’s forthcoming album HELLBILLY DELUXE 2 – Noble Jackals, Penny Dreadfuls and the Systematic Dehumanization of Cool (Geffen), a companion to 1998 original.

The tour will blast off with Phoenix, AZ on October 29th, Las Vegas, NV on the 30th, and a very special Halloween event on the 31st in Hollywood, CA hosted by Uncle Seymour Coffins also seen recently in HALLOWEEN 2. Zombie will be accompanied by his longtime band mates — guitarist John 5, bassist Piggy D, and drummer Tommy Clufetos.

The HELLBILLY DELUXE 2 TOUR will mark Zombie’s return to the road after much box office success as the writer and director of HALLOWEEN 2 (Dimension). His R-rated, animated feature, THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO, will also be available everywhere on DVD and Blu-ray September 22nd.

“I am bouncing off the walls like a mental patient”, says Zombie “ that tells me it’s time to take it to the stage and let the demons loose.”

Selling over fifteen million albums worldwide, Zombie is one of Geffen Record’s top selling and the longest running artists on the label. He has written and directed five feature length films, directed dozens of high profile music videos, contributed recordings to multiple soundtracks, and authored several comic books. HALLOWEEN 2 (2009) took hold of the box office recently, following-up his record breaking blockbuster re-imagining of HALLOWEEN in 2007. In 2005, Zombie assaulted the film world with the critically-acclaimed THE DEVIL’S REJECTS (Lionsgate), the follow-up to his already cult classic HOUSE OF 1,000 CORPSES (Lionsgate 2004).

TOUR DATES:
Date / City / State / Venue
10/29/09 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre
10/30/09 Las Vegas, NV The Pearl
10/31/09 Hollywood, CA Hollywood Palladium
11/3/09 San Jose, CA San Jose Event Center
11/5/09 Salt Lake City, UT Great Salt Air
11/6/09 Denver, CO The Fillmore
11/8/09 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater
11/11/09 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theater
11/17/09 Akron, OH Civic Theatre
11/20/09 Minneapolis, MN Roy Wilkins Auditorium
11/21/09 Des Moines, IL Val Air Ballroom
11/22/09 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom
11/24/09 Louisville, KY Broadbent Arena
11/27/09 Detroit, MI The Fillmore
12/1/09 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom
12/2/09 Boston, MA House of Blues
12/3/09 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
12/4/09 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
12/5/09 Washington, DC 9:30 Club

 

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