Ivan De Prume (White Zombie) Interview - Ep075
This week Scott welcoms Ivan De Prume to the show. Ivan, known for his work in the early days of White Zombie, also has his new band Boundless Joy.
Ivan grew up in Brooklyn, NY which is where he'd go on to meet future bandmate Sean Yseult. In this conversation, Ivan discusses his upbringing in New York as well as early musical influences.
In this episode, you'll get the backstory of how White Zombie was formed as well as how he got into drumming.
As per usual, Scott takes Ivan on a trip down memory lane as they go over his recorded works including Psychohead Blowout, Soulcrusher, Make Them Die Slowly, God of Thunder, and the story behind the breakout album by White Zombie 'La Sexorcisto: Devil Music Volume 1.'
During touring for the 'La Sexorcisto' album, Ivan left the band. In this conversation, he shares the story of his departure.
Following his departure, Ivan has gone on to other pursuits including session drumming, producing other artists, teaching drum lessons, and his current project Boundless Joy. Their current single can be found at https://boundlessjoy.bandcamp.com/releases. You can keep up with everything from Ivan at www.ivandeprume.com.
Other topics covered in this conversation include old school video gear, horror movies, how the White Zombie lineup solidified after a few changes, Michael Alago, Iggy Pop, Slayer, Beavis and Butthead, and much more!
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