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On Friday evening, Oderus Urungus burned. Dave Brockie, the Gwar founder who played the Oderus character for 32 years, was laid to rest soon after he died this past spring, the victim of his own…   Read Story »
Back in May, original Misfits frontman Glenn Danzig sued the band's bassist Jerry Only for not including him in licensing deals cut with multiple brands to put the band's "Fiend Logo" on a bunch of…   Read Story »
Back in April, original Misfits frontman Glenn Danzig filed a lawsuit against bassist Jerry Only, alleging that Only registered Misfits-related trademarks and made numerous licensing deals behind…   Read Story »
Outside of KISS and maybe the Rolling Stones, no band's logo is used more indiscriminately, slapped on more random crap with less quality control, than that of the Misfits. A couple weeks ago, Noisey…   Read Story »
Last Halloween, we presented the 10 best Misfits songs. This Halloween, Superchunk has your Misfits fix covered. "Children In Heat" didn't crack our list, but the Merge Records braintrust's rousing…   Read Story »
"Candy apples and razor blades, little dead are soon in graves / I remember Halloween / This day anything goes, burning bodies hanging from poles / I remember Halloween!" Thus cried Glenn Danzig…   Read Story »
At some point, pretty much every American punk band has to cover the Misfits. It's practically a requirement. My own high school band only played two shows, but we still found time to put together a…   Read Story »
If you follow Glenn Danzig's career long enough, a couple of things become clear. One: He's the fucking man -- one of the greatest frontmen in the history of both punk and metal, a man whose fearsome…   Read Story »
In what appears to be an annual tradition, Superchunk has recorded another Misfits cover, this time a fun-loving take on "Where Eagles Dare." Message received, Superchunk; now I feel even more stupid…   Read Story »
Last week Danzig surfaced to discuss those kitty litter photos and, more fittingly, via a cover of "Bullet" by Black Flag-nodding Louisville punk trio Coliseum. Halloween ought to last forever, so…   Read Story »