Rob Zombie will release his fifth solo album, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, on April 23. The album includes the first single, "Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Super Town," along with tracks titled "Ging Gang Gong De Do Gong De Laga Raga," "Lucifer Rising," "Behold! The Pretty Filthy Creatures" and his take on Grand Funk Railroad's "We're an American Band."

"I think for the first time this new album perfectly merges the old days of White Zombie with the future of what I am doing now," Zombie said, a notion which should delight his followers. "I think fans of both will agree that this is the perfect combo of the two worlds." [Via Press Release]

Fear Factory frontman Burton C. Bell has partnered with Body of Art, a project that raises funds for cancer research where tattoed famous people pose for a portrait in the Body of Art style. Life-sized, photographic sculptures are exhibited then auctioned. Limited edition prints are available, as are posters and tees. Check it out here.

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The Earache Metalizer is the first-of-its-kind Spotify app dedicated to metal music, helping fans both diehard and neophyte navigate the murky waters that make up the millions of metal sub-genres. Okay, so maybe there aren't millions of them, but still. Sifting through the genres can be a daunting task for even the staunchest and most informed of metalheads. This free app helps you wade through the categories and to create personalized playlists suited specifically to your taste. Sounds good to us! Get it here.

Ex-Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach has teamed up with John 5 (Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson) for his solo album. The two previously worked together and are keeping a good thing going. "People really got off on the 'TunnelVision' from Kicking & Screaming," Back said. "Well, I am happy to report that once again I will be teaming up with Jonn 5 on new songs for the next album. We are both looking forward to it!" [Blabbermouth]

Kid Rock has partnered with Harley-Davidson. He will appear at the motorcycle maker's Labor Day weekend show in Milwaukee, while the company will sponsor his Rebel Soul tour. H-D will also create unique fan experiences at each of the 60 shows on the trek.

"What's not to love about Harley?" said Rock. "They are the backbone of American culture, the flagship American brand. I am honored and excited to partner with this legendary icon that has helped define American freedom at home and abroad. In 110 years, no one has done a better job of representing America - there is NOTHING that screams America like Harley-Davidson." [Loudwire]

Job for a Cowboy and D.R.I. have been added to the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, which takes place April 19, 20 and 21 in its normal stomping grounds of Worcester, Massachusetts. [ThePRP]