Does legendary Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein ever stop touring? The answer is “no”, more or less. He’ll be extending the As We Die World Abomination Tour 2018 into the UK and Europe. Launching on July 2 in England, the tour will wind throughout the United Kingdom and Europe, including several festivals, before finishing up August 11 in Coesfield, Germany. Following a brief break, Doyle will begin the North American run, beginning October 9 in Hartford, CT, traveling throughout the United States and finishing January 3 in Brooklyn, NY.
Oklahoma City based BEAUTY IN THE SUFFERING, the electro-metal project from producer Dietrich Thrall (ex-DOYLE, MARAZENE), have posted their 2016 teaser in the form of a 90 second video collage which highlights the bands upcoming releases.
Every person in the rock community has heard the name Misfits and walking into the show of former guitarist, Doyle, and his new band, it was difficult to know what to expect. Needless to say I had high expectations, but from the second Doyle hit the stage, I was blown away by a performance I never could have anticipated.
Note: The title is stolen from a Wingnut Dishwashers Union song called “Fuck Shit Up.” The lead vocalist, Pat the Bunny, is in a new band called Ramshackle Glory. Support punk music, and check it out. Anyway, on to the essay!
On Punk Rock and Other Stereotypes
By Vince Bellino
The first time I went to a punk rock show was in 2011. I was a sophomore, and I saw my friend’s band open for the Misfits. I had no real clue who the fucking Misfits were, nor did I really think they were all that fucking great, but I liked the Croc and I loved my friends’ music, so I decided to go. Continue reading →