Many musicians and labels will donate the day’s Bandcamp money to support the fight for Black lives.
Danzig Sings Elvis is a covers album we didn’t need
For Glenn Danzig, the past 15 years have been especially weird. Starting with the infamous 2004 backstage TKO punch delivered by North Side Kings singer Danny Marianino, the Misfits mastermind—in his heyday one of the most enigmatic and distinctive vocalists in punk history—has been on a downward spiral of unintentional self-parody and apparent madness. Every […]
The reunion of the original Misfits is pure punk-rock joy
Hands-down the funniest moment of 2016 happened at Riot Fest, during the insanely hyped reunion of Misfits members Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only, and Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein. In the middle of an uncomfortably long stretch of between-song banter, while the front man explained how he thought the giant glowing pumpkins on the stage were “cool […]
Which of the albums getting played at Riot Fest actually deserve it?
Old favorites from Dinosaur Jr. and the Wu-Tang Clan still sound fresh, but a few of the “classic” albums getting played at Riot Fest have passed their expiration dates.
The Misfits at Riot Fest split the difference between funny and awesome
The Misfits went over so well at Riot Fest that it wouldn’t surprise anyone there if they decided to keep their reunion going with a tour.
Rob Delaney, as seen on Twitter
Rob Delaney has made a name for himself with 140-character comedy, but his new book is in full paragraphs.
Riot Fest day one: Fall Out Boy brings out the Stanley Cup and Gwar brings out the fake blood
The first day of the Humboldt Park festival featured performances from Danzig, Joan Jett, Saul Williams, Screeching Weasel, and more!
12 O’Clock Track: “Snakes of Christ” from Glenn Danzig’s glory days
“Snakes of Christ” off of Danzig’s second album is a nice reminder of how great the band used to be.
Friday: Five Riot Fest acts to see
Day one of Riot Fest features Danzig, Joan Jett, Fall Out Boy, and more.
Best shows to see: Fortieth Day, Rosie Flores, Sleigh Bells, and more
Halloween hangover cures: Fortieth Day, Pantha Du Prince, Rosie Flores, and Sleigh Bells
We made it through Lollapalooza
Not even a storm evacuation, an amazingly terrible smell, and even worse sound could keep some of Lollapalooza’s music from shining
I got a John Herndon tattoo
From the department of coming through on blog promises
Danzig successfully bums out Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest
Danzig gets all uppity and difficult at Fun Fun Fun Fest on Friday and blows the fun for everyone.
Time Sink of the Day
The Hardcore Archaeologist wants to destroy your productivity.
Samhain Samhain Box Set (E-Magine Entertainment) Glenn Danzig isn’t an easy guy to like. In an era when serious music fans tend to prefer their pop stars in the Elliott Smith and Thom Yorke mold–skinny, introverted, and melancholic–Danzig is a buffed, bellowing centaur. He’s Jim Morrison on steroids, a self-aggrandizing, melodramatic seer spewing oracular, satanic […]