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“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 in the classic Misfits song named for today’s hellacious, hallowed holiday, recasting Halloween as a day of purest evil instead… More »

When I posted Coliseum’s “Blind In One Eye,” vocalist/guitarist Ryan Patterson went in depth about his Louisville crew’s third album House With A Curse. Their new-look throat-shredding blues punk reminds me of Laughing Hyenas, but with the confrontational energy of Black Flag or the early D.C. hardcore scene. I didn’t consider the Misfits, but now… More »

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Blood, Sweat, Tears: Scenes From GWAR B-Q 2014

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…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2014 - 2:39 pm
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Danzig Loses Lawsuit Over Tacky Misfits Merch

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 brand…
James Rettig | August 13, 2014 - 11:09 pm
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Jerry Only Is Now Countersuing Glenn Danzig Over Misfits Merchandising Dispute

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…
Peter Helman | June 30, 2014 - 4:49 pm
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Danzig’s Suing Jerry Only For Putting The Misfits Logo On A Bunch Of Tacky Crap

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, tha…
Michael Nelson | May 6, 2014 - 12:17 pm
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Superchunk – “Children In Heat” (Misfits Cover)

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…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2013 - 11:01 am

Wavves Covers The Misfits

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…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2012 - 4:11 pm
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Danzig’s Fun Fun Fun Set Is Epic Fail

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 frontme…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2011 - 11:21 am
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Superchunk Cover The Misfits, Again

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,…
Corban Goble | October 31, 2011 - 12:13 pm
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Download A Studio Version Of Superchunk’s Misfits Cover

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.
brandon | November 1, 2010 - 9:43 am
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Danzig Defends Kitty Litter Pic

A photo of Glenn Danzig with a recently purchased box of kitty litter showed up on-line a couple weeks ago and people went crazy. Thi…
brandon | October 29, 2010 - 10:15 am
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