Rob Zombie delivers relentless auditory assault at Deltaplex

Multi-talented weirdo Rob Zombie’s set at the Deltaplex Arena on Friday night had it all — robots, open flames, giant balloons, pornographic Japanese cartoons, clips of classic horror movies, a flashy light show, dancing monsters, and fireworks.

Zombie delivered a relentless visual and auditory assault. He danced, jumped around and spun around like a demonic dervish. Over the course of his 12-song set, Zombie and his band blasted through hits he recorded with his former band, White Zombie, as well as in his subsequent solo career.

Read more at MLive.

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About brianjbowe

Brian J. Bowe is a veteran journalist, author, and educator whose work examines the interplay of journalism and culture in multiple settings. Bowe earned his Ph.D. in Michigan State University’s Media and Information Studies program, where he was named the 2013 Outstanding Ph.D. student. His research interests include media framing, the media’s agenda setting function, and news coverage of Muslims. His research has appeared in top-tier journals such as Public Understanding of Science, International Communication Gazette and American Behavioral Scientist. In 2010, he co-produced the award-winning short documentary The Death of an Imam. He also co-authored and served as assistant coordinator of the Social Science Research Council-funded project Migrations of Islam: Muslim-American Culture in the 21st Century. Bowe has written extensively about music. He is the author of Judas Priest: Metal Gods, The Ramones: American Punk Rock Band and The Clash: Punk Rock Band. All three books are part of Enslow Publishers’ Rebels of Rock series of young adult biographies. He is the co-editor of CREEM: America’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll Magazine (Harper/Collins), and has written liner notes for releases by Iggy & the Stooges, the MC5 and Was (Not Was). He served as editor of the online resurrection of CREEM Magazine and has published in regional and national publications such as Harp, Blurt, MLive and the Metro Times.
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