21 February 2013 10:27 AM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Folks wondering why rock star and writer-director Rob Zombie is so obsessed with horror could do worse than examine the manner in which he was educated. “Well, I’m from Massachusetts,” says the filmmaker, whose credits include 2005′s The Devil’s Rejects and his 2007 remake of Halloween. “When we were kids they would take us to reenactments of the Salem witch trials as, like, class trips.”

Zombie’s knowledge of the infamous 17th century trials helped inspire his latest film, The Lords of Salem, which will be released nationwide April 19. The movie stars the director’s wife, Sheri Moon Zombie, »

- Clark Collis

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