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Misfits Release First New Album in Nearly a Decade


Monday, October 24, 2011

It was produced by Ed Stasium, who’s credits include the Ramones’ Road to Ruin and Too Tough to Die, as well as the Misfits’ 1999 release Famous Monsters. Celebrating the occasion, they’ve release a free mp3 for one of the album’s tracks, “Twilight of the Dead.”

The Devil’s Rain packaging is designed to emulate a CD sized gatefold LP, featuring some incredible new Misfits portraits shot by the iconic Mick Rock. It also showcases a jaw-dropping, two-panel front/back cover painting featuring the rebirth of the band’s iconic “Fiend” mascot in an epic setting rendered by Arthur Suydam (known for his immensely popular work on the Marvel Zombies series, among others).

The band’s current lineup – consisting of founding member Jerry Only on vocals/bass, Black Flag alum Dez Cadena, and drummer Eric “Chupacabra” Arce – just kicked off an extensive US tour. For both fans of their classics and newcomers discovering the band for the very first time, The Devil’s Rain embodies the ferocity and melody that have made the Misfits omnipresent and immortal. One thing is certain, The Misfits are here to stay and every day is Halloween.

Misfits Tour Dates:

(All dates w/JuiceheaD as direct support except *)

10/04: W. HOLLYWOOD, CA @ HOUSE OF BLUES

10/05: TUCSON, AZ @ THE RIALTO THEATRE

10/06: LAS VEGAS, NV @ HOUSE OF BLUES

10/07: SCOTTSDALE, AZ @ THE VENUE OF SCOTTSDALE

10/08: ALBUQUERQUE, NM @ HISTORIC EL REY THEATER

10/09: DENVER, CO @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL

10/10: ASPEN, CO @ BELLY UP

10/14: POUGHKEEPSIE, NY @ THE CHANCE

10/15: AUBURN, ME @ CLUB TEXAS

10/16: DANVERS, MA @ THE PALACE BALLROOM

10/18: ASHEVILLE, NC @ THE ORANGE PEEL

10/19: MURFREESBORO, TNGILLIGAN’S

10/20: NEWPORT, KY @ THE HISTORIC SOUTHGATE HOUSE

10/21: CLEVELAND, OHPEABODY’S

10/22: DETROIT, MIHARPOS

10/23: JOLIET, ILMOJOE’S

10/25: ROCHESTER, NEW YORK @ MONTAGE MUSIC HALL

10/26: TORONTO, ON @ PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE

10/28: SAYREVILLE, NJ @ STARLAND BALLROOM

10/29: TOLEDO, OH @ THE OMNI

10/31: NEW YORK, NY@ B.B. KINGS

11/03: TOWSON, MD @ RECHER THEATRE

11/04: ALLENTOWN, PA @ CROCODILE ROCK

11/05: CLIFTON PARK, NY @ NORTHERN LIGHTS

11/06: SPRINGFIELD, VAJAXX

11/07: RICHMOND, VA @ ALLEY KATZ

11/09: MOBILE, AL @ SOUL KITCHEN MUSIC HALL*

11/10: HOUSTON, TX @ STEREO LIVE

11/11: OKLAHOMA CITY, OK @ THE ROXY

11/12: SAN ANTONIO, TX @ BACKSTAGE LIVE OUTDOORS

11/14: DALLAS, TXTREES

11/17: ORLANDO, FL @ FIRESTONE LIVE

11/18: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL @ CULTURE ROOM

11/19: DAYTONA BEACH, FLSICKBOYS

11/20: PENSACOLA, FL @ VINYL MUSIC HALL

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