Superbeast" is a promotional single off Rob Zombie's solo debut, . The song was co-written by Hellbilly Deluxe Charlie Clouser, formerly of Nine Inch Nails. It also appears on Rob Zombie's , the Past, Present & Future greatest hits album The Best of Rob Zombie, and two remixes are contained on . The track appeared in the American Made Music to Strip By horror film in 2001 and also as a remix in the Valentine vehicular combat game and the Twisted Metal III action/ horror film in 1999. The song is also featured on the video game End of Days and is available to download on Brütal Legend . The song was played in the background of the trailer of Rock Band . The "Girl on a Motorcycle" remix of the song was frequently used in commercials for Godzilla 2000: Millennium ECW t-shirts and future events. The song was nominated for the Grammy for Best Metal Performance in 1999. On January 4, 2008, the song "Superbeast" was used to introduce the "Abyss vs. Manabu Nakanishi" match at Wrestle Kingdom II in Tokyo, Japan.
The song was covered by Transient for
in 2002 and was covered again in 2011 by The Electro-Industrial Tribute to Rob Zombie Suicide Silence.
The lyrics "Move the jaw, cry aloud, bound up the dead triumphantly" may be a reference to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Premature Burial" in which Poe says, "The movement of the jaws, in this effort to cry aloud, showed me that they were bound up, as is usual with the dead."
Music video [ edit ]
music video shows a woman, Sheri Moon (Rob's wife), dressed in leather and riding on a motorcycle, fighting a robot and a ninja with katanas while the screen flashes bright lights. There are also a few clips added of Zombie and his band.
Personnel [ edit ]
Mainstream Rock Tracks
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