A post by The Prudential Center in Newark New Jersey is teasing a Misfits arena show in New Jersey. Shared to the venue’s social media, the announcement is coming at 10 AM EST on Tuesday, March 21st. Other shows may be announced as well, including Tampa. The band last played in Dallas on Halloween weekend and had a New Year’s Eve gig canceled in Las Vegas. The Misfits played the same venue in 2018 The current lineup includes Glenn Danzig and original bassist Jerry Only with Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein on guitar. Dave Lombardo and Acey Slade are also touring members of the band. There has been online speculation that Doyle had quit the band again prior to the New Year’s cancelation, so we shall see if he is still in the current band,
Misfits also headlined Riot Fest 2022 in Chicago, performing their landmark first album “Walk Among Us” in full for its 40th anniversary.
The initial comeback performance by Original Misfits members Danzig, Only and Von Frankenstein took place at the 2016 Riot Fest. The bandmates played together for the first time since 1983 and were backed by former drummer Dave Lombardo and guitarist Acey Slade.
Since then, the original lineup of the Original Misfits has reunited for scattered dates, with the next one scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 29 at Dos Equis Pavilion in Dallas, Texas.