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“20th Century Masters: The Best Of Rob Zombie” by Rob Zombie

Artist: Rob Zombie
Title: “20th Century Masters: The Best Of Rob Zombie”
Label: Universal Music
Release Date: 10/10/2006
Genre: Industrial Metal
Rating: 3/5

From the depths of New York’s Metal scene rose White Zombie, a band that blended crushing riffs and some feels from the Industrial side and running the show was the main monster himself – Rob Zombie. The career of the band was interesting for while the band was around for several years, all of a sudden they broke and became one of those veteran acts being called an “overnight sensation”. Zombie would disband the group and begin performing solo, but the overall vibe of the group would remain pretty much the same. This CD includes four of the most popular White Zombie tracks, yet the albums they come from should be looked into as well. The remaining tracks cover Rob’s biggest solo singles as well as music from his movie’s where he also served as the creator and director. The 20th Century Masters editions are not high on my list as anything more than teaser plates of a particular artist. The key success of the hits packages are found on the “Gold” editions. There are some historical liner notes and photos inside but other than that this is merely an OK release and not a true “Best Of”, these issues need to add more tracks going forward and making better use of the time available on CD.
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