The Original Misfits (Danzig, Jerry Only, Doyle, Dave Lombardo, Acey Slade) played last night in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s Wells Fargo Arena for what might be the final time, following the show earlier this fall at Madison Square Garden in New York, that Glenn Danzig had said would be the very last. Direct support came in the form of Dropkick Murphys and Agnostic Front. In spite of the bands; notorious cell phone policy, watch fan-filmed video from the show and check out the setlist.
In an interview at the premiere of Rob Zombie’s 3 From Hell movie the other night, Glenn Danzig was quoted as saying nest month’s show at Madison Square Garden, on October 19, will be the last. The initial comeback performance by MISFITS members Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein took place at the 2016 Riot Fest. The estranged bandmates played together for the first time since 1983 and were backed by former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and guitarist Acey Slade. Continue reading
The “Original Misfits” a.k.a. The Misfits reunited last evening for their highly anticipated performance at The Prudential Center arena in Newark, New Jersey. The show took place about half an hour away from where the band formed in 1977. The band played a 27 song setlist (with three left out from their list) and despite the security phone pouches enforced on all in attendance, some fan-filmed footage has leaked out. In our EXCLUSIVE interview with Doyle recently, the Misfits legend remarked that he feels like more shows will happen. Continue reading
“Dope, now that’s a band I haven’t heard from in awhile. I didn’t think they would ever come back.” After a 7 year absence, I was beginning to think that. Boy, was I wrong. Picking up where they left off on the No Regrets album in 2009, Dope is back to set the world on fire with their highly anticipated 6th album Blood Money Part 1 (eOne music). Continue reading
In part II of our wide-ranging chat with Dope frontman Edsel Dope, we chatted about touring with the reunion of the Die Motherfucker lineup of the band. Reuniting with Acey Slade, Racci Shay, and Virus is no small deal to the fans, or to Edsel personally. He also shared some insights into his over twenty year career in the music industry, and what it takes for older veterans and brand new bands to make it. Continue reading
Earlier this year the Misfits surprised everyone by announcing that the original lineup would be getting back together for special sets at the Riot Fest in Denver and Chicago. Continue reading