The Original Misfits have officially announced their next reunion show, 12.14.19 at Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia. direct support will come from Dropkick Murphys and Agnostic Front. Time will tell if this is the final show for the band or not. Tickets on sale Friday (10/25) at 10 am, but Fiend PRE-SALE starts tomorrow (Wed 10/23) at 10 am EST.
American Satan, the 2017 movie Directed by Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen will see a television sequel Paradise City soon. The film starred and featured music from many Sumerian cornerstone artists with a score co-written by Jonathan Davis of Korn. The series stars Black Veil Brides leaders Andy Black and Ben Bruce, along with Sleeping With Sirens frontman Kellen Quinn and many others. Listen to this trip-hot inspired reimaging of Danzig’s classic ‘Mother’, in a video with clips from the original film right now! Continue reading
In sad news, Todd Youth (born Todd Schofield). Legend of bands like Agnostic Front, Danzig, Ace Frehley, Bloodclot, Fireburn, Murphy’s Law and many more has passed away. He was 48. Todd passed suddenly and unexpectedly, and as of now, there is no further information at this time. Todd played guitar and bass in many bands, getting his start in Murphy’s Law in the NYHC scene at the age of 12. The news of Todd’s passing was shared by Israel Joseph I (Bad Brains, Fireburn) on Facebook. Continue reading
Psycho Las Vegas has grown and evolved over the years and has shaken off any comparisons to niche European fests and your traditional US fest, itself having no close comparisons, and being its own beast. Having everything under one roof including your stay can lead to late and debaucherous nights for some, packed and planned diverse schedules for the devout, a little compromise of both for others, but an all around good time for all. For a journalist working the fest, it goes by in a blur but you still experience having those stand out moments as well as highlights of your own. Continue reading
By the time 1988 rolled around, Glenn Danzig was already a music legend with over a decade-long career under his ghoulish belt. He had already left his imprint on two influential punk bands. Although much more underground at the time than today, The Misfits was one of the preeminent hardcore punk bands to ever come into being. The were innovated, copied and had a huge mythos since they were relatively short-lived. Samhain was even more underground, playing up the splatter and gore theme of the horror punk angle, and had several influential releases. Moving on to a solo project, and partnering with mega-producer Rick Rubin (Beastie Boys, Run D.M.C. LL Cool J) the Def American label honcho seemed like a calculated risk at the time. The results were explosive and arguably produced the best, most endearing music of Glenn’s career with his new band Danzig and his eponymous debut, which was released thirty years ago today. Continue reading
Danzig has embarked on his solo career 30th Anniversary tour with his appearance The run began at Wacken Open Air where Danzig headlined on the main stage. They will complete their tour run with a headline performance at Brutal Assault Festival on August, 11th in Jaromer, Czech Republic. Iconic gothic doom metal band Paradise Lost is the direct support for the two exclusive UK shows. Dates are on sale now at the ticket links below. Danzig’s latest studio album Black Laden Crown was released in May 2017. In the meantime, enjoy some classic Danzig mashups and memes to get in the spirit! Continue reading
Wacken Open Air’s 2018 festival just concluded and by all reports, it was another banger. In a news story reported by Deutsche Welle, two elderly German men escaped from their nursing home on to attend the first day of Wacken Open Air festival on Friday, August 3rd. The nursing home contacted the police after it discovered that the men were missing from the facility. The men were later found at 3 a.m. at the heavy metal festival, which celebrated its 29th anniversary this year. Wacken Open Air sold out once again, with more than 75,000 metal fans in attendance. Headliners include Judas Priest, Danzig, Hatebreed, In Flames, Running Wild and Arch Enemy. Continue reading