White Zombie was an American heavy metal band that formed in 1985. Based in New York City , White Zombie was originally a noise rock band, and was known for its later heavy metal-oriented sound. Their best-known songs are " Thunder Kiss '65 ", " Black Sunshine " and " More Human than Human ". The group officially disbanded in 1998. In 2000, White Zombie was included on VH1 's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock, ranking at No. 56.