Misfits (Band)

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2014

    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 10/13-10/16

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar.

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    July 29, 2014

    10 classic punk records that are actually awful

    I put on the Ramones' classic 1977 record Rocket to Russia recently in an attempt to join all of my Facebook friends in their collective sadness at the recent death of Tommy (Erdyli) Ramone. I used to love this record, but now, even though I wanted to feel some sense of loss, it became more and more ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    Six punk bands we should shut up about already

    I have an embarrassing tendency to bait people into conversations where I just talk about cool things I am doing. Surprise, right? While it likely stems from being bored with hearing of the mundane achievements of others (babies, crappy jobs, cars), there is a part of me that figures it must stem fr ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014
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    March 31, 2014

    The best Twin Cities concerts of the week: 3/31-4/6

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar!

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2014

    Jake Bugg at First Avenue, 1/17/14

    Jake Bugg With Albert Hammond Jr. and the Skins First Avenue, Minneapolis Friday, January 17, 2014 Jake Bugg fittingly covered Neil Young's "My My, Hey Hey" during his encore at a sold-out First Avenue on Friday night. At that moment, it became quite clear that if the 19-year-old singer/songwriter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    Gimme Noise's most popular posts of 2013

    From underrated hipster bars to "pretty reckless" musicians, 2013 was a big year for the music scene in Minnesota. Raise your PBR a glass to the most-read posts on Gimme Noise from this year.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    Albert Hammond Jr. at Varsity Theater, 11/14/13

    Albert Hammond Jr. Varsity Theater, Minneapolis Thursday, November 14, 2013 On Thursday, Albert Hammond Jr. and his band were uniformly dressed in all black. Although his solo album is set apart from his work as the founding guitarist of the Strokes, he isn't out to separate his image as much as ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Danzig at Myth, 8/17/13

    Danzig -- The 25th Anniversary Tour with Doyle, Scar the Martyr, Huntress, and In Defence Myth Live Event Center, Maplewood August 17, 2013 Time has a way of incessantly aging both man and music. And some of Danzig's songs, much like the singer himself, have grown a bit soft in the middle over the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Glenn Danzig: Democrats are fascists disguised as liberals

    The name Glenn Danzig has lived in metal and punk fans' vocabularies since 1977, when he started the legendary horror-punk group Misfits. But to music fans who didn't dwell in the underground, Danzig became Danzig in 1988, with the release of his eponymous band's self-titled debut. That album was a ... More >>

  • Music

    August 14, 2013

    Glenn Danzig celebrates his legacy

    Evil Elvis recording with members of Prong, Ministry, and Type O Negative

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    They Might Be Giants snuck an underage me into the 7th St. Entry

    They Might be Giants have definitely fallen out of the mainstream of alternative music. You're not likely to hear a lot of the new songs on heavy rotation on the Current or your alt station of choice. You don't hear a lot of covers of their songs, and especially not a shrill wannabe-Etta James teen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Bleached: Jet lag and smoking pot is not a good combination

    Most people can't imagine venturing into a career with their sibling, but it's safe to say that California sisters Jessica and Jennifer Clavin have what it takes. From growing up in Los Angeles, to playing in their former band Mika Miko, to branching off and touring the world as Bleached, they've be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Phil Harder: Low doesn't really react strongly to anything

    Starting with a frozen Lake Superior in 1993, renowned director Philip Harder has captured the 20 years of Low in music videos and short films. With his 16mm camera -- even through the digital years -- Harder filmed Low in color-coded films with recurring visual themes in -30 degree wind-chill weath ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    The Gaslight Anthem at First Avenue, 2/28/13

    The Gaslight Anthem with the Bouncing Souls and Cory Branan First Avenue Mainroom, Minneapolis Thursday, February 28, 2013 Dust off those newly collectible Nets snapbacks, gang, we had ourselves a double-header of Jersey pop-punk at the Mainroom last night. Fresh off of their major-label debut an ... More >>

  • Movies

    January 16, 2013

    Mama is less scary than a call from Mom

    Two feral little girls must choose between human and ghost parents

  • Movies

    November 7, 2012

    This Must Be the Place: Honest, organic, sweet

    Sean Penn's aging rock star makes an unlikely Nazi-hunter

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    The 25 creepiest heavy metal album covers

    By Jason RocheHalloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Why? at Cedar Cultural Center, 9/8/12

    By Ian HrabeWhy? with Doseone and Serengeti The Cedar, Minneapolis September 8, 2012 Some people go to psychiatrists to unload their weird problems, but Yoni Wolf goes on tour. Since 2003, under the alias Why?, Wolf has carved out four excellent LPs loaded with the sort of personal details better s ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    Slipknot's Knotfest at Somerset Amphitheater, 8/18/12

    KnotfestWith Slipknot, Lamb of God, Deftones, Machine Head, Serj Tankian, Cannibal Corpse, Dillinger Escape Plan, Prong and GojiraSomerset Amphitheater, Somerset, WisconsinSaturday, August 18, 2012See Also:Slideshow: Knotfest 2012 Music PerformancesSlideshow: Knotfest's People & ScenesSlipknot's ... More >>

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    June 22, 2012

    Midnight Evils on reuniting, charging Marky Ramone for a T-shirt, and missing John Peel

    The Midnight Evils, notorious for their off-the-rails rock shows, return for what promises to be a killer reunion show after more than six years since they broke up. Since forming in 1998, they were voted City Pages Best Rock Band in 2003 and 2005, and Best Band to Break Up in the Past 12 Months in ... More >>

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    May 31, 2012

    Andy Elwell releases Brave Soul Friday at Bryant Lake Bowl

    You would never suspect that Andy Elwell, with his colorfully tattooed arms and earnest grin--set in some good old-fashioned manly stubble--got his start in punk metal. As Elwell sips on a beer and talks about Brave Soul, his latest record filled with subtle folk-pop songs, he is anything but the pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Record Store Day 2012 across Minneapolis

    Related:Record Store Day 2012: Keep independent Twin Cities shops openDo Twin Cities record stores need Record Store Day?Slideshow: Record Store Day 2012Record Store Day 2012 was the biggest yet, as hosts of Twin Cities record stores gathered their enthusiasm and planned parties. Gimme Noise went in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Nato Coles discusses new band, upcoming releases

    Photo courtesy of Nato Coles‚ÄčNato Coles has been involved in the Midwest DIY scene for several years, first gaining notoriety with Milwaukee's Modern Machines before moving to Brooklyn and recently settling in Minneapolis. In his first year in the Twin Cities, Coles has established the "borderline ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009
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    May 7, 2009

    Misanthropology: Juggalos

    Gimme Noise offers four helpful hints about how to hate on the scourge of the music underworld.