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The Original Misfits Announce Wells Fargo Arena, Philadelphia Performance

You might remember that just the other day, the folks over at Live Nation Philadelphia offered a bit of a tease about a potential show by The Original Misfits (shared HERE) for those not paying attention. Well, the secret is out and the band WILL be playing in December. Check out the promoters official statement and the poster down below.

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The Scoop: Following their SOLD OUT Halloween performance at Madison Square Garden in NYC, the Original Misfits bring a nightmare before Xmas to the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, December 14 with special guests Dropkick Murphys and Agnostic Front! Get ready for Christmas Evil Philly! Tickets on sale Friday at 10am!

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: My head is still rattling from the performance by The Original Misfits that took place this past Saturday at the famed Madison Square Garden and while I am a bit sad that I didn’t end up witnessing a Grand Finale (as we had all been led to believe by Glenn Danzig when he disclosed that news HERE); I still had a fantastic time and am glad that they’ve decided to do a few more. The question remains about whether this does officially end at the close of 2019 or marks some European and Asian countries being visited in 2020. Let’s also hope that a live video is captured somewhere, anywhere so the larger masses who cannot attend for any reason can feel they were a part of the fun. The inclusion of the knockdown musical presence of the Dropkick Murphys and Agnostic Front make this latest show a very special one as well. It’s been great that the Original Misfits have been bringing around bands like this and The Damned, Rancid, Muphy’s Law and Suicidal Tendencies across the shows. What do you readers think about this news? Are you planning on heading to Philadelphia for the Christmas Evil Horror Days, I mean “Holidays”. Chime in down below with your own thoughts. See you next time.

Official Website: http://www.misfits.com
Official Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/misfits

Will The Original Misfits Be Playing In Philadelphia This December?

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It’s not even 48 Hours after what amounted to being a mind-blowing performance at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden by The Original Misfits and their VERY LAST performance as well which was stated a few times by singer Glenn Danzig (see it HERE we aren’t lying). Then, in a surprising Facebook Page post by Live Nation Philadelphia comes this clip that also features the Flyers team mascot “Gritty”. Take a peek.

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Having witnessed that NYC show I can only say that it was an over the top experience from beginning to end and I’m not sure why Glenn maintained that it was going to be the final gig when he did so at the screening of his “Verotika” Film. Perhaps he will say that he was misquoted and taken out of context that it was the final NYC gig as they now seem to be continuing along. As I mused this “announcement”, a friend and I realized that the bands birthplace of Lodi, NJ is a short hop away so perhaps they are setting their sights on that location for a grande finale to the Original Misfits lineup (which is Danzig, Jerry Only, Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, Acey Slade and Dave Lombardo if you haven’t been paying attention). The Original Misfits have not yet taken this production over to Europe and its without question that they could headline many of the bigger festival happenings by just saying they want in. Maybe we will find an Official Misfits Cruise coming to pass and showcasing Horror and other legendary Punk bands. Don’t laugh since their is a Progressive Rock cruise, a Monsters Of Rock cruise and a KISS Cruise. Only time will tell, but if this does amount to some additional gigs, you should do your best to get there and if you do go, be sure to purchase the official venue shirt fast since I couldn’t get my hands on the NYC one to save my life. It sold out almost immediately. Sigh.

Official Website: http://www.misfits.com
Official Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/misfits

Danzig Says “No More Misfits Reunion Shows After Madison Square Garden In October”

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It was back in July when we helped announce the news that the Original Misfits would bring their reunion show to New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden. You can see that post by clicking HERE. Recently, at the opening for Rob Zombie’s “3 From Hell” film, Danzig was stopped on the red carpet by the folks at Bionic Buzz where he revealed that this MSG show will be the final one. Take a look at the clip.

The Original Misfits are comprised of Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein who were members of the groups most famous lineup and they are accompanied by drummer Dave Lombardo and guitarist Acey Slade.
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The Misfits To Play Madison Square Garden This October

The buzz started a few hours ago when some cryptic but still rather telling Instagram and Facebook posts began making the rounds. It was pretty obvious what was going to be the case because a visual of the famous Misfits fiend on the marquee of NYC’s own Madison Square Garden had to mean that they were planning a visit and as it turns out……they were. Read on.

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The Propaganda:
DEATH COMES RIPPING AT THE GARDEN when the ORIGINAL MISFITS w/ special guests RANCID & THE DAMNED, return to NYC for their hometown Halloween show—Saturday, October 19th at Madison Square Garden!

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Presale JULY 16 at 10AM local thru JULY 18 at 10PM at: https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/3B0056E1F2561AC4

Use code: MSG138 – Tix go on sale to the general public Friday, July 19 at 10AM

This day, anything goes… be a part of history, don’t miss it Fiends!

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*** end of propaganda ***

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Hey Fiends, what can I possibly add to this that you all aren’t already thinking? I mean it’s pretty damned awesome and exciting news that the Misfits will be performing at the worlds most famous arena and bringing along both Rancid and The Damned as support. My hope is that EVERYONE gets there early enough to see The Damned especially because they have been a favorite Punk band of mine for many years. Rancid I like a handful of tracks from but I cannot say that I’ve ever really followed them and their career before. I’m excited to finally get the chance to check them out. Now, having caught the Misfits show at The Prudential Center last year I can only state that it’s going to be a great time for anyone in attendance at MSG. Of course, we might have to lock our mobile devices in the little foam baggies for this show like that NJ gig at The Rock but I anticipate them all getting destroyed midway through the second or third song for sure. Good luck to security in advance who have to police the folks with their mobiles in hand that night. You will have your work cut out for you. Closing up I am wondering what you readers think about this news. Will you be on point to support Glenn, Jerry, Doyle, Dave and Acey? Chime in down below in the comments section.

Official Website: http://www.misfits.com

The Original Misfits Announce Colorado and Seattle Shows

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You know we love announcing tours and special one off gigs and that makes this recent alert from the legendary Misfits something exciting. Check out the poster where the band revealed two additional shows for their spectacular reunion performances. Watch out Colorado and Seattle, the 138 are coming for ya!!!!

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: I just loved the show that took place in our region last year over at The Rock aka The Prudential Center and had a blast with my friends rocking out to their classic songs as they hit us like artillery. I missed all of the openers except for Suicidal Tendencies but that night I didn’t care at all. It was good fun from beginning to end. I think the folks that are getting to also enjoy a set by The Damned are in for a treat and if that band is for some reason new to you, check out a not too long ago Concert Review we did HERE. They are also a favorite Punk band of mine, and actually one that I listened to BEFORE ever even giving Misfits a try. Weird huh. Anyway, what do you folks think about this news and do you more localized folks in the readership think they will bring this to Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center or Nassau Coliseum? Chime in down below.

Official Websites:
Misfits: http://www.misfits.com
The Distillers: https://www.facebook.com/ABandCalledTheDistillers/
The Damned: http://www.officialdamned.com/
Cro-Mags: http://www.cro-mags.com/