Fans of Misfits better go get tickets for the “Original” Misfits reunion shows fast as the group announced they won’t be playing a great deal more. On the bright side, the band just announced a new Oakland tour date for bay area fans at the Oracle Arena on September 11th. This show will be played with other artists including Rancid, The Damned, and Cro-Mags. The “Original” Misfits have three other shows left for their reunion tour in Los Angeles, California on June 28th, Denver, Colorado on September 7th, Seattle, and Seattle, Washington on September 14th.
Lead vocalist of Misfits Glenn Danzig stated that the “Original” Misfits shows will soon come to an end. Additionally, the singer talked about his work as a director on his film called Verotika and his plans for an upcoming album of Elvis covers. He said,
“Well, I don’t tour anymore anyway. Maybe I’ll put together like a week or two shows here on the West Coast, or maybe on the East Coast and that’s it. With the Misfits thing, we just kinda got back together and just decided we’d do it here or there, and just not make it a grind kinda tour. We just want to make each event special. We’re not gonna do many more. I know we just announced Seattle and Denver, but I’m pretty sure there’s not gonna be many more of them.
So people should see it while they can because, I know, next year I go out with Danzig again for Europe and may do some dates here in the States. I gotta do a Danzig Sings Elvis thing – select shows maybe around the country. Those will be more special. There’s no seating. It’s all tables. It’s gonna be a very cool kind of old school vibe. This year I’ve got some time off in between working on the movie, so we decided to do a couple extra shows. Then, that’ll be it I think for a while.”
The “Original” Misfits shows are a reunion of three original members of Misfits including Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only, and Doyle. For the shows, Misfits added on Dave Lombardo from Slayer as their drummer. However, it was recently revealed that the Misfits shows and reunion are a result of legal settlements between Danzig and Only.
Check out the remaining tour dates below:
6/28 Banc of California Los Angeles, CA*
9/7 Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater Denver, CO^
9/11 Oracle Arena Oakland, CA%
9/14 White River Amphitheater Seattle, WA^
* – w/ Rise Against, The Distillers, Cro-Mags
^ – w/ The Distillers, The Damned, Cro-Mags
% – w/ Rancid, The Damned, Cro-Mags