Doyle Discusses Headline Tour And Misfits Reunion Shows With Ghost Cult

Doyle Von Wolfgang Von Frankenstein or just Doyle for short is synonymous with punk and metal history. As a member of The Misfits and with his own solo material, Doyle has forged a career built on buzzsaw hardcore guitar riffs, heavy metal fury and horror punk aesthetics which he helped invent! Ghost Cult Magazine’s Keefy caught up with Doyle on his recent tour stop in New York city where his solo band slayed the solo crowd at Blackthorn 51 in Queens. While hanging on the tour bus with him, his band and friends, Doyle talked about his current album Doyle II: As We Die (Monsterman Records) his world tour, what the upcoming Misfits reunion shows mean to him, Spotify and music downloading, Veganism and much more. Videography  and photos by Heather Wilkerson with editing by Omar Cordy. Continue reading

Doyle – The Dead XIII – Ward XVI: Live At The Asylum 2, Birmingham

Thanks to the seemingly eternal roadworks in the middle of Birmingham city centre, I managed to miss opening act Deadfilmstar, but luckily arrived just in time for costumed Northern nutters, Ward XVI. Armed with chainsaws, plastic handguns, and bloody knives, the preposterous Prestoners enjoy cutting each other’s throats, eviscerating dead bodies, and enjoying a refreshingly cold glass of blood. For those who witnessed their memorable early morning show at Bloodstock Open Air last year, the Alice Cooper style theatrics will have come as no surprise, but to an unsuspecting Brummie audience expecting some three-minute explosions of shouty horror punk, the avant-garde insanity took a little time to settle in. However, when it did, the crowd visibly loosened up and really started enjoying themselves, some even going so far as joining big-haired female vocalist Psychoberrie in a little Cossack dancing “Circus Pit”. Although the much smaller venue meant their performance wasn’t as instant or explosive as their tent-filling triumph at Bloodstock, Ward XVI were still the band (main act aside) most people seemed to be talking about at the end of the night. Continue reading