The Lords of Salem (song)

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"The Lords of Salem"
Song by Rob Zombie
from the album Educated Horses
Released March 28, 2006
Recorded 2006 at The Chop Shop in Hollywood, CA
Genre Heavy metal
Length 4:13
Label Geffen
Songwriter(s) Rob Zombie
John 5
Scott Humphrey
Producer(s) Scott Humphrey
Rob Zombie
Educated Horses track listing
"The Devil's Rejects"
"The Lords of Salem"

"The Lords of Salem" is the eleventh and final track on Rob Zombie's 2006 album, Educated Horses. It can also be found on Zombie's greatest hits album The Best of Rob Zombie, Zombie's live album Zombie Live, and the soundtrack for The Covenant.

The song is based on the Salem witchcraft trials of the 17th century. An animated music video, much similar to that of "American Witch", was made in 2006.


Although no single was released and it did not chart, the song was nominated for a Grammy award for Best Hard Rock Performance for the 2009 Grammy awards.[1][2] The live version heard on Zombie Live was the nominated track. Zombie later directed a film titled The Lords of Salem which is unrelated to the song.[3]


  • Tom Baker - mastering
  • Chris Baseford - engineer
  • Blasko - bass, background vocals
  • Tommy Clufetos - drums, background vocals
  • Scott Humphrey - production
  • John 5 - guitar, background vocals
  • Will Thompson - assistant engineer
  • Rob Zombie - vocals, lyrics, production


  1. ^ "2009 Hard Rock Nominees". Archived from the original on December 20, 2010. Retrieved December 4, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Grammy 2009 Winners List". MTV. February 8, 2009. Retrieved February 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "A Real Zombie Visits Salem". The Salem News. September 8, 2011. Retrieved September 8, 2011. 

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