The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy

Rob Zombie - The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2021 Ratings: #171 / 175
User Score
Based on 44 ratings
Liked by 1 person
March 12, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Nuclear Blast / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
AllMusic

Fun, wild, and addictive, The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy builds upon 2016's already-impressive Electric Warlock and winds up being one of Zombie's best.

83
Consequence of Sound

The veteran rocker's first album in five years is a spooky, groovy, heavy, horror-inspired effort.

60
Kerrang!

... what sets The Lunar Injection… apart from its predecessors: a greater sense of fun and abandon.

BaddieBaphomet
60
Rob Zombie. So much can be said about him, and to be honest I’m not even sure what I fully think about him. I can say this for certain - he is not tasteful, but he is interesting. That can easily be said about the title of his latest project, “The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy”, and that’s before you even hear any of the music.

There’s a lot that Rob Zombie and company brings to the table on this project, some are to be expected from one of his ... read more
Whynot
68
I am not a follower of Rob Zombie but I would be lying if I say I have never enjoyed one of his songs. The guy is fun, the riffs are most of the time quite contagious and He knows how to mix industrial metal with other styles and even makes the offer danceable.

In this opportunity there are not big surprises to be honest but I must say that at least in terms of energy this album is for sure a step forward compared with “The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration ... read more
opinionofnobody
80
Rob Zombie is one of the few heavy acts I still love from childhood....and to be honest, I don't think he and his band get enough props for their recent releases. Once again they return with a long and weird tracklist full of references to horror and many of its subgenres. It's just so heavy, groovy, funky and consistently fun that it's so hard to dislike.
cL0k3
81
You'd be hard pressed to find a person who'd think that rob zombie's latest effort would be his standard industrial metal stuff, but fused with oblique stuff like country, funk, and Indian folk, and stoner . But it happened, and we're living in that timeline. It sounds interesting definitely, the interludes do bog down the overall experience, but overall, zombie manages to deliver a pretty weird, yet digestible album that sits nicely on his discog.
MaceBlade42
69
There are a lot of good moments on here buried under a lot more interludes. This theatrical album would have been better stylized as something in a prog metal category with longer songs that flesh out stories. I don't entirely like the approach this album takes, but this is Rob Zombie in his typical fashion.
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Track List

  1. A Brief Static Hum And Then The Radio Blared
  2. The Triumph Of King Freak (A Crypt Of Preservation And Superstition)
  3. The Ballad Of Sleazy Rider
  4. Hovering Over The Dull Earth
  5. Shadow Of The Cemetery Man
  6. A Brief Static Hum And Then The Radio Blared
  7. 18th Century Cannibals, Excitable Morlocks And A One-Way Ticket On The Ghost Train
  8. The Eternal Struggles Of The Howling Man
  9. The Much Talked Of Metamorphosis
  10. The Satanic Rites Of Blacula
  11. Shower Of Stones
  12. Shake Your Ass-Smoke Your Grass
  13. Boom-Boom-Boom
  14. What You Gonna Do With That Gun Mama
  15. Get Loose
  16. The Serenity Of Witches
  17. Crow Killer Blues
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Added on: October 30, 2020