WHITE ZOMBIE - Make Them Die Slowly - ROB ZOMBIE 12" Vinyl LP Album

 It is the first album by "White Zombie" citing Rob Zombie.

  "Make Them Die Slowly" is the second full length album by the American Heavy Metal band "White Zombie". It was produced by Bill Laswell (who also produced albums for Motorhead and owned "Celluloid Records". Engineering was done by Robert Musso and Oz Fritz, while Howie Weinberg took care of the mastering at Masterdisc studio. Album cover photography by Michael Lavine and Rob Zombie drew the album's graphics.

 This album includes the original custom inner sleeve with photos and lyrics of all songs.

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Album Description:

White Zombie's "Make Them Die Slowly" is a seminal album in the realm of heavy metal and a testament to the artistic vision of frontman Rob Zombie. Released as a 12" vinyl LP in November 1988, this album became a cult classic and solidified White Zombie's place in the underground music scene. Produced by the renowned Bill Laswell, the album features a lineup of talented musicians and showcases the band's unique sound.

Recorded at Platinum Island in New York City, "Make Them Die Slowly" boasts exceptional sound quality, thanks to the skilled sound engineers Robert Musso and Oz Fritz. Their expertise in capturing the band's raw energy and blending it with the precision of the studio environment contributed to the album's powerful sonic experience. The mixing process took place at B.C. Studios in Brooklyn, under the watchful eye of sound engineer Martin Bisi, known for his work with notable acts in the alternative music scene.

The album's mastering was handled by Howie Weinberg at MasterDisk, ensuring that the final product achieved optimal audio quality. Weinberg's mastery in the mastering process added depth and clarity to the tracks, enhancing the impact of each instrument and Rob Zombie's commanding vocals.

The album cover artwork, a vital component of the vinyl LP experience, was created by Rob Zombie himself. His visual aesthetic, inspired by horror and sci-fi genres, perfectly complemented the dark and aggressive music contained within the album. The cover photography, expertly captured by Michael Lavine, further emphasized the band's edgy image and added to the overall atmosphere of the release.

White Zombie's lineup for "Make Them Die Slowly" consisted of highly skilled musicians who brought their individual talents to the forefront. Rob Zombie's commanding vocals became the centerpiece of the band's sound, delivering haunting and often aggressive lyrics that explored themes of horror and the macabre. Sean Yseult, formerly of The Cramps and Famous Monsters, provided a pulsating bass foundation that drove the songs forward with a relentless intensity. Ivan De Prume, known for his work with Scum of the Earth, showcased his percussive prowess, delivering powerful and intricate drum patterns. Guitarist John Ricci, formerly of Exciter, contributed blistering and intricate guitar riffs, adding a layer of complexity to the band's sonic tapestry.

"Make Them Die Slowly" captures the essence of White Zombie's unique musical style, fusing elements of heavy metal, punk, and industrial music. The album is a dark and intense journey through a nightmarish sonic landscape, filled with heavy guitar riffs, pounding rhythms, and Rob Zombie's distinctive vocals. The tracks on the album, such as "Demon Speed", "Disaster Blaster", and "Nightcrawl" showcase the band's ability to create an atmosphere of tension and aggression while maintaining a strong sense of groove and melody.

The album's release on 12" vinyl LP format adds to the overall experience, allowing listeners to engage with the music in a tactile and immersive way. The warm sound and larger album artwork make it an ideal format for appreciating the depth and intricacies of White Zombie's music.

Music Genre: Heavy Metal 
Album Production information:

The album: "WHITE ZOMBIE - Make Them Die Slowly" was produced by: Bill Laswell

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Robert Musso, Oz Fritz

This album was recorded at: Platinum Island N.Y:.C. , November 1988

Mixed at B.C.. Studios, Brooklyn, by sound engineer: Martin Bisi.

Mastered at MasterDisk by Howie Weinberg

Howie Weinberg is a highly renowned and respected mastering engineer in the music industry. With a career spanning over four decades, he has played an instrumental role in shaping the sound and quality of numerous iconic albums. Born on 14 September 14, 1953, in New York City, Howie's passion for music began at a young age.

In the early 1970s, Weinberg embarked on his journey into the music industry, starting as an assistant engineer at Masterdisk, a leading mastering studio in New York City. Under the guidance of accomplished engineers like Bob Ludwig and Greg Calbi, Howie honed his skills and gained invaluable experience working with a diverse range of artists and genres.

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Throughout the 1980s, Weinberg emerged as a prominent figure in the industry, known for his meticulous attention to detail and innovative approach to mastering. His ability to enhance the sonic qualities of recordings and optimize their playback on various formats made him highly sought after by both established and emerging artists.

One of the pivotal moments in Howie Weinberg's career came when he collaborated with renowned producer Rick Rubin on the Beastie Boys' groundbreaking album "Licensed to Ill" in 1986. The success of the album further solidified Howie's reputation as an exceptional mastering engineer. This led to a fruitful partnership with Rubin, and they worked together on a string of influential albums, including releases by Slayer, Public Enemy, and Johnny Cash.

Weinberg's remarkable talent for mastering became evident in his ability to capture the essence of an artist's vision while adding his expertise to create a polished and dynamic final product. His work on Nirvana's iconic album "Nevermind" in 1991 is a testament to his ability to bring out the best in a recording, with his mastering contributing to the album's raw energy and sonic impact.

Over the years, Howie Weinberg has collaborated with a wide array of artists and bands from various genres, including U2, The White Stripes, Smashing Pumpkins, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and many others. His discography boasts an extensive list of critically acclaimed and commercially successful albums, solidifying his position as one of the most influential mastering engineers of his time.

In 1995, Howie Weinberg opened his own mastering studio, Howie Weinberg Mastering, in Los Angeles. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a deep understanding of the mastering process, the studio became a go-to destination for artists seeking the highest level of audio quality for their projects.

Throughout his career, Weinberg has been recognized with numerous accolades, including several Grammy nominations and wins for his exceptional contributions to the music industry. He is highly respected by his peers and has been a mentor to many aspiring mastering engineers, passing on his knowledge and expertise to the next generation.

Howie Weinberg's unwavering dedication to his craft and his ability to elevate the sonic experience of countless albums have solidified his position as a true master of his art. His meticulous attention to detail, technical expertise, and passion for music continue to shape the industry and inspire generations of mastering engineers to strive for excellence.

Album cover artwork: Rob Zombie

Album cover photography: Michael Lavine

Record Company & Catalog number: 

Caroline CARLP 3

Media Format:

12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:  22 March 1989 Germany
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: WHITE ZOMBIE - Make Them Die Slowly
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Vocals: Rob Zombie
  • Bass: Sean Yseult (ex-The Cramps, ex-Famous Monsters, ex-Rock City Morgue)
  • Drums: Ivan De Prume (ex-Scum of the Earth)
  • Guitar: John Ricci (ex-Exciter)
Complete Track-listing of the album "WHITE ZOMBIE - Make Them Die Slowly"

The detailed tracklist of this record "WHITE ZOMBIE - Make Them Die Slowly" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Demon Speed 5:21
  2. Disaster Blaster 6:03
  3. Murderworld 6:10
  4. Revenge 4:22
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Acid Flesh 5:30
  2. Power Hungry 5:12
  3. Godslayer 7:12
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