Metal Allegiance Books 5th Annual Winter Show, Playing New York This Weekend In Brooklyn

Metal supergroup Metal Allegiance has booked their 5th annual show at House Of Blues Anaheim on January 24th, always surrounding the winter NAMM show. The night will include several special guests as well as feature music from their debut album and recent release Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty (Nuclear Blast). Joining the band will be Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), John Bush (Armored Saint), Chuck Billy (Testament), Bobby Blitz (Overkill), Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder), Mark Tornillo (Accept), Phil Demmel (Machine Head), Alissa White-Gluz – Official Page (Arch Enemy) and Doyle W. Von Frankenstein (The Misfits). The night will be presented by Nuclear Blast & sponsored by IK Multimedia, Murder in the Front Row, by Harald Oimoen & Brian Lew & Orange Amplifiers. The band is also playing this weekend in New York where they will play the original Black Sabbath debut album in its entirety. Continue reading

Danzig’s Self-Titled Album Turns 30

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

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

Danzig Books 30th Anniversary European Tour

Danzig plans to follow up a busy spring with a summer on tour in Europe. The punk and metal legend is celebrating his 30th anniversary this year and bringing his solo headline tour to Europe for headline shows and festivals like Wacken Open Air and Brutal Assault Festival. All dates listed below are on sale now. Continue reading

Michale Graves Books A Headline Tour Of Europe

Ex-Misfits signer and punk rock legend Michale Graves will kick off a headline tour of Europe this spring, starting on the 19th of April in Rostock, Germany at Alte Zuckerfabrik. Dubbed the “Beginning of The End World Tour”, Graves will play cuts from his lengthy solo repertoire, and of course classic Misfits tunes. Continue reading

Live Nation Teases A Misfits Reunion Show In New Jersey

Live Nation, who owns most of the major concert venues in the US, just teased the first East Coast Misfits show with ¾ of the original lineup (Danzig, Jerry Only, Doyle and Dave Lombardo) in over 35 years! The Live Nation New York City’s Instagram shared a cryptic photo with the hashtag #ALLHELLSGONNABREAKLOOSE. This would be major news as a tour with the band has been heavily rumored and wanted by their throng of fans everywhere. Continue reading

Watch Footage Of “The Original Misfits” Concert In Los Angeles

‘The Original Misfits’ performed last night at The Forum in Los Angeles, and while the no camera policy worked at their show in Las Vegas, some fans were able to film clips of yesterday’s set. Continue reading

Dani Filth Shares His Thirteen Essential Albums For Halloween

Halloween is a week away, and Cradle of Filth‘s legendary vocalist, Dani Filth, has shared his thirteen essential albums for the holiday online today. Continue reading