is an God of Thunder EP by White Zombie, released in 1989 by Caroline Records. It was the band's first release with Jay Yuenger on guitar. The album contains " God of Thunder", a Kiss song originally from their 1976 album , and "Disaster Blaster II", a reworked version of "Disaster Blaster" from their 1989 album Destroyer . Make Them Die Slowly 
The release was a shift from the traditional heavy metal style of
to the more groove-oriented sound of their next release Make Them Die Slowly . La Sexorcisto: Devil Music, Vol. 1
"Star Slammer", which was originally cut from the
Make Them Die Slowly recording sessions, was also re-recorded around the time of this EP's release. However, it was left off the EP.
Release and reception [ edit ]
In an interview on Loudwire, Rob Zombie denied making the album cover to provoke Gene Simmons to gain press coverage. Simmons never filed any sort of lawsuit or complaint against the band for the cover art of the album.
On May 31, 2006, Zombie fronted a supergroup which performed "  God of Thunder" at the VH1 Rock Honors.
Everett True of gave the EP an enthusiastic and unconventional review, stating, "THIS one kicks some Melody Maker magazine serious ass. I think that's all you need to know." The record has remained popular with fans of the band's later work due to it being stylistically similar to  . La Sexorcisto
Track listing [ edit ]
All lyrics written by
Rob Zombie, except "God of Thunder" by Paul Stanley; all music composed by White Zombie, except "God of Thunder" by Paul Stanley.
"Disaster Blaster II"
Sample overview [ edit ]
"God of Thunder"
"You wanted the best and you got the best...the hottest band in the world" is from "
Detroit Rock City" on Kiss' live album (1977). Alive II "Hey now wait a minute" is from the film
(1968) featuring the voice of Mike Nesmith of the Monkees. The sample is also featured on the soundtrack to the film. Head "Suck on this!" is from the film
(1976). Taxi Driver "They kill for one reason: they kill for food. They eat their victims, you understand that, Mr. Berman? That's what keeps them going" is from the film
(1978). Dawn of the Dead
"Disaster Blaster II"
Personnel [ edit ]
Adapted from the
God of Thunder liner notes. 
Release history [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Fasolino, Greg; Sprague, David (2007). "White Zombie". Trouser Press . Retrieved . April 10, 2016
^ "White Zombie: . Allmusic God of Thunder > Overview" . Retrieved . September 11, 2014
^ Minsker, Evan (June 6, 2016). "White Zombie: . God of Thunder" Pitchfork Media . Retrieved . June 7, 2016
^ Moses, Michael. "All Hail The Zombie King!!!". Foundations. April, 1995. cited October 30, 2008
^ True, Everett. "White Zombie: God of Thunder". Melody Maker. January 27, 1990. cited June 11, 2010
^ "White Zombie's Sample-Based Music". WhoSampled . Retrieved . 2015-09-29
^ God of Thunder (sleeve). White Zombie. New York City, New York: Caroline Records. 1989.
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