1999 may have been the height of Nu-Metal but that wasn’t the only Metal Music around. The second album of life after Danzig “Famous Monsters” surfaced from the Black Lagoon from Horror Punk legends Misfits fronted by Michale Graves. It may have received mixed reviews but that may have been more about who fronted the band
Formed in 1993 the much loved Washington DC based band Nothingface are the subject of this morning’s throwback. In 2003 they dropped album “Skeletons” with production from Bill Kennedy (Megadeth, Danzig, Monster Magnet). Having enjoyed success with single “Bleeder” from their previous album, being invited to join Ozzfest seemed like it was going to take
Having already made his name and his mark with horror punks Misfits, their frontman Danzig went on to create music in a whole other style with his solo project. 1990 saw the arrival of the bands second album “Danzig II: Lucifuge” which saw production from Rick Rubin. One particular song “Snakes of Christ” stood out with it’s classy riffage from
Returning to the classics for this week’s head to head, we have “Die Die My Darling” by Misfits. The sixth single from Glenn Danzig’s horror punk legends, the song was actually released after the band had split up. Recorded during the sessions for “Walk Among Us” in 1981 but not included on the album, it instead
Danzig has announced a pair of dates in August upon our shores as part of his 30th Anniversary Tour. His current album “Black Laden Crown” may not be his finest but a set full of hits from his solo career and material from The Misfits is going to make for a decent offering. Legend? Absolutely.