Glenn Danzig

Glenn Danzig

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Hometown: Lodi, NJ (USA)


Glenn Danzig is an American singer, songwriter, musician, entrepreneur and a progenitor of the Horrorpunk genre of music. He is the founder of bands The Misfits, Samhain, and Danzig. He also owns the Evilive record label and Verotik, an adult–oriented comic book publishing company.

Danzig's musical career, beginning in the mid–1960s, encompasses genres such as punk rock, heavy metal, industrial, blues, and classical. He has written songs for long–time idols Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison.

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Danzig, Samhain, The Misfits


Glenn Danzig Black Aria II

Glenn Danzig

Black Aria II (2006)


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Glenn Danzig to appear on Portlandia
Glenn Danzig will appear on a future episode of Portlandia. Show star Carrie Brownstein (also of Sleater-Kinney) stated online "Summer Goths. With Danzig. Dreams (nightmares?) do come true." We'll be sure to keep you updated on this…
August 26, 2015
Danzig releases more details about covers album
In a fairly extensive interview with Rolling Stone, Glenn Danzig has released more details about his upcoming covers album. Bands covered include Black Sabbath, ZZ Top,…
June 26, 2015
Danzig announces title for covers LP
Glenn Danzig has released the title of his long gestating, upcoming covers album. It will be called Skeletons. The tentative release date is July or August of this year. Danzig recently released the…
June 04, 2015
Danzig releases 'Danzig Legacy' TV special
As previously mentioned, Glenn Danzig has released the Danzig Legacy TV special. The 50 minute video features Danzig and crew playing songs from the Misfits, Samhain and…
April 20, 2015
Danzig recording new material
Danzig is recording a new album. The band is currently in LA laying down base tracks with Glenn Danzig himself, Tommy Victor and John Kelly. This will be the band's first new album of original material since Deth Red Sabaoth in 2010. The group plans on a…
March 18, 2015
Danzig announces several releases
Glenn Danzig has announced several releases covering the span of his career. First, a 12-inch vinyl single of Danzig's "Black Hell," originally off the Hangover II sound track. Second, he will be releasing a…
March 03, 2015
Danzig working on Elvis Presley covers EP
This weekend Glenn Danzig posted a picture from his recording studio and revealed that he was working on an Elvis Presley covers EP. Danzig stated: So strange how things happen - [been] working in studio all this week on "Danzig…
August 18, 2014
Erection of Danzig statue put on Austin organization's to-do list
On June 2, at a meeting of the Austin Music Commission, James Moody submitted a proposition for the organization to build a "golden" statue of Glenn Danzig riding a dragon with ruby eyes, to be placed at the main entrance of the Red River Musical…
June 04, 2014
Danzig sues Jerry Only for breach of trademark agreement
Glenn Danzig is suing Jerry Only for breach of a 1994 agreement related to Misfits merchandise. The complaint, filed in Federal court, alleges that despite a 1994 agreement where Danzig…
May 06, 2014
Glenn Danzig forms his own version of the Misfits, "Ms. Fitz"
Update: APRIL FOOLS! The jig is up. This article is false. We will now resume regular content. Thanks for reading! Glenn Danzig announced via his band's Facebook page that he will be…
April 01, 2014

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