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Danzig Announces “Blackest Of The Black” Tour 2015

It’s going to make some Metal heads day for sure as Glen Danzig announced the news about his “Blackest Of The Black” tour package was returning the other day and just released the full itinerary a short time ago. I’ve snagged the poster and the words scribbled on the Official Facebook for your indulgence and shall return with thoughts after that.

Tour - Danzig - Blackest Of The Black - 2015

Statement: “DANZIG ‘Blackest Of The Black’ tour dates for October will be announced this Tuesday.The tour will start in Phoenix on Oct. 2 & will end Oct. 31 Halloween night in Los Angeles. Joining DANZIG on the ‘Blackest Of the Black’ bill are SUPERJOINT with Phil Anselmo, Veil Of Maya, Prong & Witch Mountain. Bill is incredible…See you on tour!!”
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Danzig @ Nokia Theatre Times Square (10/17/2005)

Logo - Danzig

Artist: Danzig
Venue: Nokia Theatre Times Square (New York, NY)
Opener: Behemoth, Chimaira, Mortiis
Date: 10/17/05
Label: Evil9

Labeled the “Blackest Of The Black” tour this show would have Glen Danzig taking to the stage once again and New York’s brand new Nokia Times Square Theatre would be the place to be. He would also have some very interesting Metal with him as Mortiis, The Agony Scene, Himsa, Behemoth and Chimaira made up the rest of the touring roster. I will speak on the venue separately a little later. Given the early start time I am sad to report that I missed both The Agony Scene and Mortiis but I did manage to catch a good amount of the Himsa set. They are not that bad from what I saw and while most of their material leans to the Metal-Core edge there is a sufficient “traditional” vibe being displayed in some of there songs. The crowd was not as good yet in terms of numbers but that was slowly growing and the shiny new floors of the club were soon to be scuffed by the moshing audience. Behemoth came up soon after and this would be the 3rd time that I will have seen them and I can attest that you do not have to be a Death Metal fan to enjoy the power and brutality that this band brings to the table. They are both impressive and imposing and tonight I felt they would be a hard act to follow no matter who was on the bill. They primarily showcased material from the CD “Demigod” and despite one technical glitch in the middle of the set they simply assaulted the audience note after note. Nergal is a great front man and in addition to the corpse paint that Behemoth already sports he comes out dressed as the Demigod late in their set. It adds a larger sense of drama to the performance and makes them a good choice as opener for Danzig and the material he lays down. Some of the tunes they performed were “Sculpting The Throne ov Seth”, “Demigod”, As Above So Below”, “Conquer All”, and “Anti-Christian”. I felt Behemoth knocked most of the people attending for a loop. This was the biggest US crowd that I had seen assembled for them and they performed accordingly.
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