Fans had no idea how long the reunion would last after a home-run from Riot Fest in 2016 welcoming the original lineup back to the live stage. Now, documents say we should be getting at least one more set announcement from the band.
To bring you up to speed, original Misfits frontman Glenn Danzig and bassist Jerry Only have been feuding over the band’s merchandising and name rights since the ’90s. The two had continuously clashed and voiced disgust for one another to the dismay of fans.
The most recent chapter in this saga began with Danzig suing Only in 2014, claiming he wasn’t getting a fair share of the Misfits merchandising fortune. Long story short, what started as a heated engagement ended as an agreement to bring back the original Misfits for a 40-year anniversary string of shows.
“It was turning into another court battle and it turned into a reunion,” Only told Rolling Stone. “We walked out the door knowing we were going to play together. It’s a very cool thing.”
Metalsucks outlined the dramatic saga around the band’s breakup, finding a clause in the settlement that stated how many sets agreed upon for the reunion.
“The parties agree to perform no fewer than ten (10) Misfits reunion shows to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the band,” the settlement reads.
So far, the band has played six shows including their return at Riot Fest, and have three more scheduled in Los Angeles, Denver and Seattle.
If you were paying attention, that means one more show is legally set to be announced at some point. If you can’t make the two upcoming dates, you’ll only have one more chance to catch the original lineup.
Colorado will descend into Green Hell & The Devil’s Rain will pour down on Seattle when The Original Misfits ride again! Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater 9/7 & White River Amphitheater 9/14. Presales begin TOMORROW 10AM local. Use code DEVILSRAIN. Details @ https://t.co/ZbS9SMXJml pic.twitter.com/gLQUCi151Q
— The Misfits (@themisfits) May 14, 2019
Tickets for the already-announced shows are on sale now, with dates and details below.
06/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Banc of CA Stadium
09/07 – Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater
09/14 – Seattle, WA @ White River Amphitheater
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