Glenn Danzig Talks On New Album

Glenn Danzig recently spoke about its new release "The Lost Tracks of Danzig" and a possible reunion with his original band The Misfits.

Glenn Danzig Talks On New Album
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Glenn Danzig recently spoke to Miami New Times about "The Lost Tracks of Danzig", a two-CD set comprised of 26 previously unreleased tracks that span DANZIG's entire career. All of the tracks were recorded during the band's seven-album "arc" that began with 1988's "Danzig". "'Lost Tracks' was a big undertaking, that's for sure," Danzig said. "I'm glad that these songs are finally out in the proper form, because a lot of fans have heard really bad Internet versions, or twentieth-generation cassette copies. "There is a twelve-page booklet inside explaining the history of each lost track, what I think about the song, and why it didn't make it onto the original record," Danzig added. "The song 'Satan's Crucifiction', for example, is actually one of my favorite songs, and I love it. The double guitars, the vocals it's a great song that didn't make it to the album. The main reason was that I wrote it as a joke to piss off the label [Def American]. They were like, 'Please don't do another satanic record, because MTV is playing you guys now, and the radio is playing you guys.' I wrote that song and we called the label guy, threatening him that the record was going to be all satanic. He flew down to the studio in a rage and we wouldn't let him listen to it, and he was all pissed off." "White Devil Rise" comes from the same 1994 recording sessions as "Satan's Crucifiction", completed with famed producer Rick Rubin. Again, it's another song that could piss people off: It tells a tongue-in-cheek tale of an impending race war in response to a Louis Farrakhan speech. Its author isn't particularly worried about public reaction. "I couldn't give two fucks about everybody," Danzig scoffed. "The only thing that offends me is stupidity. Most of the world is pretty stupid. "I am not offended being called a white devil," he continues. "In fact I like it." He snickered. "I still write and sing whatever the fuck I want, whenever I want, and how I want." It's clear by the end of the album that Glenn Danzig is a man who has always followed his own agenda. "Nobody can tell me what to say or do. I don't care if my record is not the number one record. I don't fucking care," he said. "There's not much money in the record business anymore. I could make a jillion dollars doing a Misfits reunion, but it's never going to happen. Whoever thinks I'm doing this for money can stick a red-hot poker up their ass." Read more at Miami New Times.

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    J Remmy Jerms
    Can't wait to get this one. The thing that makes me mad though is when people hear the name Glenn Danzig they think of The Misfits or "Mother". Try listening to Samhain or other Danzig albums besides "Danzig".
    DarthKarth
    KEEP ROCK ALIVE wrote: ya this should be a pretty kick ass album. and danzig isn't metal thats like saying sabbath was metal and they wern't.misfits were punk danzig was rock , its all great stuff.
    sabbath created metal you idiot. what you are implying is just as blasphemous as saying my chemical romance is punk. please die.
    Twist of Cain
    SuperBlob wrote: *waits for BrianApocalypse's short jokes* Haven't really listened to him much, but I do like Mother.
    listen to other songs, he has other great songs such as "how the gods kill", "dirty black summer", "Soul on fire", "going down to die", "Blood And Tears", "Im the one", "Long way back from hell". all great songs as good or greater then "Mother"
    Bringonthebbq
    That would be pretty sweet if he was to do a Misfits reunion. But I can't wait for the new album.
    xDEADMANx
    Dead_End wrote: Danzig You are My Hero. Thnaks for staying true to YOURSELF indeed, thats cool of him, and youre right, misfits are basically sellouts, i see kids wearing shoes, shirts, with flasks and all that stuff, but the only thing about it that makes me angry is when the kids wearing misfits stuff dont know who they are, they "just like the design", bastards
    Tell me about it. I know Glenn pretty well and talk to him every now and then. I used to work for Hot Topic (my apologies I was young, I needed the money...) and he came in to my store a couple of years ago, around the time all the Misfits reunion rumors were flying around. We're talking about stuff and he tells me how funny he thinks it is and that it'll never happen etc. After he leaves, this kid that was standing behind him the whole time (WITH A MISFITS SHIRT ON!!) asks who he was... SAD
    TheDev01dOne
    Glenn is cool, he's like a big hulking evil brute. Danzig > Misfits. So many great songs it's funny that people only know Mother from GTA. I'll prbably buy this album, seems like it will be good having some older style stuff on there. Oh and whoever said it was blasphemy to say Sabbath aren't metal.. Ozzy has always said that Black Sabbath were rock and roll. Not heavy metal.
    RHCP603
    DarthKarth wrote: KEEP ROCK ALIVE wrote: ya this should be a pretty kick ass album. and danzig isn't metal thats like saying sabbath was metal and they wern't.misfits were punk danzig was rock , its all great stuff. sabbath created metal you idiot. what you are implying is just as blasphemous as saying my chemical romance is punk. please die.
    I agree with your, Sabbath started metal argument, Sabbath birthed metal. Danzig is a great band, and I could really care less if they didn't have a misfits reunion, i would rather see Danzig then the misfits.
    HeadOfIron
    xDEADMANx you're lucky you talked to Danzig. Anyways, i went to the show in Albuquerque, NM. Glenn brought Gorgeous George with him and they performed together at the end. So it was kinda like a Misfits reunion.
    HellrzngPinhead
    I'd like to see a Samhain reuinion over a Misfits reunion anyday. I thought Jerry Only did a great job taking over. I like Danzig's attitude though, more artists should go back to the point when they weren't doing it for money.
    FunkasPuck
    damn. when i read the subtitle and it said "possible misfits reunion" i got majorly excited. then he said its "never gonna happen", and i was crushed and deflated. thanks ug, thanks a lot. my day is now ruined
    Rocker_69
    Its good to know there are other major Danzig fans, nobody I know has even heard of him except a couple friends. I love Danzig, they are my most listened to band. I love their simple yet driving riffs, especially on Do You Wear The Mark.
    KEEP ROCK ALIVE
    ya this should be a pretty kick ass album. and danzig isn't metal thats like saying sabbath was metal and they wern't.misfits were punk danzig was rock , its all great stuff.
    rocknrollreject
    ORION74 wrote: people should listen to Danzig a lot more. I like Danzig because he isn't mainstream. There are a lot of good grooves in his music. Mother to Danzig is like One to Metallica. I poke fun at people that say One is their favorite song frome them. Try listening to songs like Twist of Cain; Dirty Black Summer; How The Gods Kill; Her Black Wings; Devil's Plaything. Danzig is definately some good "outside the box" music.
    danzig isnt maistream but their not underground like what your thinking
    Ackj
    I could make a jillion dollars doing a Misfits reunion, but it's never going to happen.
    Danzig is still awesome.
    SuperBlob
    *waits for BrianApocalypse's short jokes* Haven't really listened to him much, but I do like Mother.
    ORION74
    people should listen to Danzig a lot more. I like Danzig because he isn't mainstream. There are a lot of good grooves in his music. Mother to Danzig is like One to Metallica. I poke fun at people that say One is their favorite song frome them. Try listening to songs like Twist of Cain; Dirty Black Summer; How The Gods Kill; Her Black Wings; Devil's Plaything. Danzig is definately some good "outside the box" music.
    jahyarain
    zerodeck wrote: danzig is way way better than misfits, yet thats totally off topic: Danzig is awesome, wish I had this album
    blasphemy
    Y-y-yeah
    i want to see him and peter steele in a fight seems like a good matchup
    rocknrollreject
    punk8080@aol.co wrote: BRING THE MISFITS BACK .AND YES ALL HAIL THE KING OF HARDCORE PUNK AND PUNK METAL
    whats punk metall haha danzig was like death rock/metal yeah misfits are sellouts but glenn is staying true i see these kids wearing misfits shirts and they think its like a halloween shirt suck dumba@$$e$
    Dead_End
    Danzig You are My Hero. Thnaks for staying true to YOURSELF
    indeed, thats cool of him, and youre right, misfits are basically sellouts, i see kids wearing shoes, shirts, with flasks and all that stuff, but the only thing about it that makes me angry is when the kids wearing misfits stuff dont know who they are, they "just like the design", bastards
    xXBlack_PickXx
    punk8080@aol.co wrote: BRING THE MISFITS BACK .AND YES ALL HAIL THE KING OF HARDCORE PUNK AND PUNK METAL
    that would be terrible, right now, the misfits are a corprate sell out, misfits being my favorite band, the 78-83 era with danzig, danzig realizes that Jerry Onlys mifits are only in it for money, and plus they put the misfits name on every posssible merch, so danzig is actaully staying true to his roots by not having a misfits reunion. Danzig You are My Hero. Thnaks for staying true to YOURSELF
    zerodeck
    danzig is way way better than misfits, yet thats totally off topic: Danzig is awesome, wish I had this album
    TooFast
    Hm, when I clicked on this it said "Danzig talks about his new album and a Misfits reunion" or something. Got my hopes up
    freedoms_stain
    I'd really like to hear this record, but it's 21.99 in the UK, thats almost 1 per track, thats really not going to happen Glenn, especially as the US version is $26.99, around 13.50