Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown

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"Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown"
Single by Rob Zombie
from the album Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor
Released February 23, 2013
Format CD Vinyl
Genre Heavy metal, alternative metal
Length 3:28
Label Zodiac Swan Records / T-Boy Records / Universal Music Enterprises
Writer(s) Rob Zombie
John 5
Bob Marlette
Producer(s) Bob Marlette
Rob Zombie singles chronology
"Sick Bubblegum"
"Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown"

Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown is the first single from Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, the fifth studio album by recording artist Rob Zombie.[1] The song was released on February 23, 2013. [2]


The song laments the state of rock radio as it currently stands.[3]


The video features a breakdancing skeleton along with performance by Zombie's wife Sheri Moon Zombie.[1] Zombie stated that as the interest in videos slowly diminished over the past decade, that he got bored with making music videos. However, because the band was excited about Mayhem Festival and the album, that they decided to go all out to make an excellent video.[3] It's the first music video to feature John 5 wearing face paint.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
Mainstream Rock Tracks[4] 15


  1. ^ a b "Rob Zombie Unveils Freaky Video for 'Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown'". 2013-04-08. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  2. ^ "ROB ZOMBIE: New Single Available For Streaming". Blabbermouth.Net. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  3. ^ a b "Rob Zombie Unleashes 'Dead City Radio And The New Gods Of Supertown' Lyric Video « The World Famous KROQ". 2013-03-26. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  4. ^ "Rob Zombie Album & Song Chart History". Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks for Rob Zombie. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 3, 2013.