White Zombie was an industrial groove metal band from New York City, New York who were active between 1985 and 1998. In their most popular lineup, they consisted of Rob Zombie (vocals, guitar), Jay Yuenger (guitar), Sean Yseult (bass) and John Tempesta (drums). After they disbanded, Rob Zombie would go on to a wildly successful career as a solo artist, film director and screenwriter. White Zombie was an American industrial groove metal band named after the 1932 Bela Lugosi film. Their musical style was sample-heavy, based around groovy riffs and Rob Zombie's snarling vocals.