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“Iron Lung or Eyes of Love?”: A Review of the Misfits’ Static Age (1978)

You can’t keep a good Danzig down. That man has led bands that have defined entire genres, be it horror-punk, death-rock, and whatever the fuck his namesake band decides to be. Actually, it has; garbage. But, while the New Jersey Devil himself may have lost both his singing ability and his relevancy, the legacy left by his first band, The Misfits, remains untouchable. Their music has influenced everyone and anyone, from the pontificators of pop-punk in Blink-182, the thanes of thrash in Metallica, the Saints of Sikk Riffz in Screaming Females. Hell, even Sasha Grey loves The Misfits.

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An Interview with Acid Dad

I went to the Acid Dad show for Teen Mortgage, not going to lie. I knew the latter band way better than the former, and I felt like free tickets to interview some relatively unknown group would just mean a free Teen Mortgage show. This isn’t wrong, but it also isn’t completely right.

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Mercury’s In Retrograde, Commence the Mosh: Punk Horoscopes

We live in harsh times. The weather lies to the weatherman, the mailman bites the dog, a pornstar has more power than the president... yessir, these are strange, harsh times. But! We still have astrology to distract from the cognitive ineptitude plummeting this here beautiful continent into the depths of whichever cycle of hell Adam Sandler has found himself in, so here’s a little horoscope of sorts from yours truly to your waiting fusiform gyrus.

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