Tag Archives: Misfits

Dr. Demento presents star-studded punk tribute LP (Misfits, Weird Al, William Shatner & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A whole bunch of punk, new wave, indie/alt rock artists have come together to pay tribute to beloved radio personality and novelty music guru Dr. Demento on a new two-disc tribute titled Covered in Punk. Artists such as Nobunny, Joan Jett, The Dead Milkmen, Colleen Green, The Meatmen, Shonen Knife, The Vandals, Fred Schneider, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Los Straitjackets, Misfits, and more have covered classic songs that were staples of Dr Demento’s radio show…

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The Original Misfits reunited again in LA & Vegas (videos, setlists)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle reunited as The Original Misfits once again, for Los Angeles and Las Vegas shows, after playing together for the first time since 1983 at Riot Fest 2016. Like at Riot Fest, they were joined at last week’s shows with original Slayer (and current Dead Cross) drummer Dave Lombardo…

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ugly holiday sweaters from Descendents, Metallica, Wu-Tang, Husker Du, RTJ, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In addition to impressing your family, friends or co-workers with 52 of the best indie holiday songs, you might wanna show up to your next holiday party in one of these music (and TV) themed ugly sweaters.

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The Original Misfits add 2nd 2017 show; Alkaline Trio & Fear opening both

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Original Misfits — aka the reunion of original Misfits members Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Dyle, who first reunited at Riot Fest 2016 — recently announced an LA show for December, which they said would be their only show of 2017. That show sold out and it turns out they’re actually playing one more: Las Vegas.

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Declare Independence: AMERICAN PUNK 3 on the Indie Rock Hit Parade!

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Declare Independence: AMERICAN PUNK 3 on the Indie Rock Hit Parade!

Downtown Boys | Photo by Miguel Rosario, courtesy of the artist

Lace up those kickers and get ready to get rowdy as the Indie Rock Hit Parade presents AMERICAN PUNK 3: A July 4th (adjacent) special! Listen at 11pm ET on XPN (that’s right after this month’s Land of the Lost with Robert Drake, of course) for a full two-hour salute to American Punks of all generations. We’ll hear new releases from Austin’s A Giant Dog, Providence’s Downtown Boys and Philly’s own Sheer Mag, alongside classic cuts from Descendents, the Misfits and Sleater-Kinney! Preview ...

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Anthrax touring with Killswitch Engage, played Epiphone Revolver Music Awards

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

They’re calling it the “Killthrax” tour.

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watch members of Juan Maclean, Les Savy Fav & more perform as Misfits at DFA Halloween party

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: the classic DFA Compilation #1 was just released for the first time on vinyl.

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get in the Halloween spirit with this week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

You can also listen to a Spotify playlist of all the spooky songs on this week’s show.

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Dez Cadena & Ron Reyes playing Black Flag songs at shows with CJ Ramone

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Former Black Flag members Dez Cadena & Ron Reyes are teaming up for some shows (playing Flag songs) with support from CJ Ramone (playing Ramones songs). Brooklyn is announced and NJ is TBA.

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Riot Fest Chicago 2016 – Sunday pics (Misfits, Thursday, Bad Religion, Sleater-Kinney, Rob Zombie, Deftones, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Riot Fest Chicago 2016 wrapped up on Sunday (9/18) with the second show by the reunited Misfits (Danzig, Jerry and Doyle, plus ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo) and a younger reunited Jersey band, Thursday, and much more…

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Riot Fest Chicago begins (Misfits will reunite, Morrissey will play, Descendents vs Brand New, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also check out some Instagrams of the fest (which is underway now), other tough conflicts, and more…

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Dave Lombardo to drum for the Misfits

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As if you didn’t have reason enough to be excited for the Misfits reunion with Doyle and Danzig, it’s been announced that the great Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo will be joining them behind the skins for their reunion dates…

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Riot Fests add Flaming Lips, Sleater-Kinney, Julie Ruin & more, single-day lineups

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: Julian Marley playing ‘Exodus,’ Gogol Bordello, The Lillingtons, The Bronx, 2 Chainz and more added.

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Riot Fest lineups (Sleater-Kinney, Wolf Parade, Descendents, Thursday, Brand New, Morrissey, Deftones, DCFC, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

You already knew that Riot Fest Denver and Chicago would include a Misfits reunion with Danzig, Doyle and Jerry; and now the full lineups for those fests have been announced.

Denver also includes Deftones, Death Cab for Cutie, Nas, Ween, Jane’s Addiction (Ritual de lo Habitual), Sleater-Kinney, Descendents, NOFX, Bad Religion, Thursday, Wolf Parade, The Hold Steady (performing Boys & Girls In America), Yo La Tengo, Vince Staples, Suicidal Tendencies, Flatbush Zombies, Dandy Warhols, Glassjaw, The Wonder Years, Danny Brown, Against Me!, M

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Misfits will reunite with Danzig & Doyle for the first time since 1983, playing Riot Fest

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Yesterday, Riot Fest posted a teaser video that flashed the Misfits skull and told us we’d find out more today. If you saw it and shrugged, thinking it’s just be another Jerry Only-led Misfits show where maybe they’d play a classic Danzig-led album in full like they did on a tour last year that included This is Hardcore), th…

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Best Weekend Ever: Harry Potter, Joywave, Chris Cornell, Leon Bridges, and More!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image of Joywave by Samantha Sweeney

It’s well into autumn and there’s no better way to enjoy Philly than to be out and about. From music to drinks to nerdom, you’ll find everything you should be enjoying in Philly. Click through to find out our top picks for the week’s end, starting with tonight!

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Thursday 10/15:

Soundgarden fans rejoice! Rocker and lead vocalist Chris Cornell will be at the Merriam Theater. Get tickets here.

Joywave rocked the stage at the September Radio 104.5 Block Party, and they’re back to rock us again at Boot ...

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Monday Playlist: Founding Fathers Mix!

Source: Rock On Philly

If our Founding Fathers had a band, it would be inspired by this rocking playlist! At the time of the American Revolution, our forefathers were intelligent, young, and rebellious… which only means one thing: punk rock! The perfect mix of angsty music for the anarchist within would be inspiring for some rebels while starting their own government, don’t you think?

Now, I know all of the U.K. bands may seem like a conflict of interest, but the English punk scene would have been right up our Founding Fathers’ ally…

Just take it from The Clash!

The anarchy is palpable in this ...

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A Look Ahead: concert picks for the week of October 20-26

Source: The Swollen Fox

Courtney Barnett by Tajette O HalloranMonday, October 20
Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett and Brooklyn-based baroque pop band San Fermin will combine for a co-bill at Union Transfer on Monday night, both in support of 2013 releases. Over at Bourbon & Branch in Northern Liberties, Minnesota’s Carroll, a Sofar Philadelphia alum, will top a bill that also includes Coin Purse—the garage rock project of Matt Kelly and Dominic Billett (members of the now-retired Toy Soldiers).

Courtney Barnett, San Fermin @ Union Transfer – $20 – Tickets
Carroll, Coin Purse @ Bourbon & Branch – $10 – 21+ – Info

Tuesday, October 21
In support of his ...

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Join ROP at 2014 Philly Zombie Prom Saturday, 9/27!

Source: Rock On Philly

The official start of the Halloween season is fast-approaching, and things are ‘ghouling’ up in Philly!

Kicking it off is the ubiquitous 2014 Philly Zombie Prom at the Trocadero Theatre, hosted by the incomparable Robert Drake of wxpn!

Join the shuffling, dancing dead and Rock On Philly as we party it up with local bands Live Not On EvilThe Young Werewolves…and YOU!  So, put on your obituary best and come out for some ghoulish fun!

The event is 21+ with valid ID.  Doors open at 8pm Saturday, September 27, 2014.

For full details and tickets, ...

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