Misfits (Band)

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    November 17, 2014

    The Best Concerts in St. Louis From November 17 to 23

    Don't let snowfall ruin your good time. This city has a tendency to panic every time a flake hits the ground, but fret not, the road is still here for those brave enough to venture out for good music. Shaggy and The Urge are just a few highlights for the week ahead, but we want to make a special rec ... More >>

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    November 4, 2014

    The Best Music Photos from October 2014

    Plenty of concerts and music-related events happen in St. Louis every night, and we try to photograph as many of them as we can. Each month, we'll look back at photos from the previous month's batch of concert photography and hook you up with a bunch of shots you may have missed. Below, check out ou ... More >>

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    November 3, 2014

    Here's How St. Louis Band We Bite Becomes the Misfits: Photos

    True tribute bands have it rough. In their quest to bring an authentic experience to die-hard fans, they attempt to recreate everything perfectly, from the music to the costumes to the makeup. It's not an easy thing to pull off, especially if you're celebrating one of the most influential artists in ... More >>

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    October 27, 2014

    The Best Concerts in St. Louis From October 27 to November 2

    Cover bands might be shunned outside of their native bar gigs and tribute nights, but Halloween gives us all a chance to be something we're not. On Friday, Melt hosts a full line-up of local punk and psych bands covering a huge range of genres while We Bite! A Tribute to the Misfits hits the Firebir ... More >>

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    October 22, 2014

    Misfits, Guster, Fragile Porcelain Mice and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again is every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos of artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new shows, so you can do some digging of ... More >>

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    October 16, 2014

    The Musical Side of My Little Pony: Meet the Shake Ups in Ponyville

    St. Louis has no shortage of tribute bands. Elevation channels U2, the newly formed We Bite! personifies the Misfits, and at least ten acts impersonate their big-name heroes every year during An Under Cover Weekend. Plus we've got countless cover bands like Dance Floor Riot and the VCRs that expertl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    Hot Air Balloon Landing Gives STL Musicians a Surprise Meeting

    The St. Louis music community is filled with so much talent that it's difficult to walk down a city street without running into at least one person who's in a band that plays regularly. But sometimes it takes a bird's-eye view to really bring the point home. That's what Wade Durbin and Beth Bombara ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    36 New Year's Resolutions for An Awful Music Journalist

    Will music journalism always suck? Probably. MTV will always feature at least three Justin Bieber articles on their news page and NME will continue their 1:4 ratio of articles about members of Oasis. And of course, people like me will still write articles about botching interviews and how cool nu-me ... More >>

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    December 11, 2013

    Chuck Berry's 200th, Kristeen Young, Warped Tour, Xiu Xiu and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Six Punk Bands We Don't Need To Talk About Anymore

    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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    October 16, 2013

    Stone Temple Pilots, Phoenix, Shovels and Rope, Dead Waste and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Everything Went Black Releases EP, Mosenthein: Hear a Track Now

    In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. Four y ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    Propagandhi Resuscitates Punk at the Firebird: Review

    Propagandhi The Firebird November 4, 2012 Before it became a simple formula, punk was a term used to describe bands whose urgent and passionate sound didn't conform to any typical rock n' roll standards; punk bands had actual unique identities. How do you easily summarize the differences between ba ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    The Five Best Halloween Parties in St. Louis

    Last minute, very important update! It's here! Happy day, everyone. And ho buddy do we have just the celebratory update to this here official RFT recommended Halloween show list: A bunch of punks and rock & rollers are going to do cover sets on the second floor of 2720 Cherokee. To wit, from the Fac ... More >>

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    October 30, 2012

    The 10 Best Halloween Parties in St. Louis

    That most excellent of holidays -- the one where we get to dress up in goofy costumes, the one where it's considered par for the course to vandalize your neighbors' houses, the one where strangers give children candy and everyone is cool with it -- HALLOWEEN is nigh! Skeleton decorations blanket the ... More >>

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    October 30, 2012

    Metal Costume Tips and Cubs Trash Talk from the Dropkick Murphys' Matt Kelly

    After sixteen years of growl, music lovers can't help but think of Dropkick Murphys when someone mentions Boston. The band with equal parts swagger and bagpipes is as much a part of the fabric of Beantown as the brownstones that dominate the city. Despite the Murphys' undying love for the Red Sox, S ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012

    The 25 Creepiest Heavy Metal Album Covers

    Halloween 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... By Jason Roche See ... More >>

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    October 12, 2012

    The Ten Best Music Videos Featuring Zombies

    I'm rereading the first 40 or so issues of The Walking Dead comics, since The Walking Dead TV show returns to AMC this Sunday, October 14. I'm super-psyched about the third season -- my friends are developing a drinking game around how many times Carl gets lost, and I'm more than ready to see Rick G ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2012

    Murphy's Law

    8 p.m. Saturday, August 25. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From August 13 to 19

    LouFest is this weekend, but you will not find it listed within this post. This is because St. Louis's favorite outdoor festival will already see plenty of press this week -- hell, I'd be surprised if this blog post isn't surrounded on either side by bigass advertisements for the event. Point is, yo ... More >>

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    May 24, 2012
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    April 17, 2012

    Six Most Exciting Record Store Day Releases

    It's April and the smell of vinyl is in the air. Record Store Day is this weekend, that annual celebration of those places where the things you illegally download live. This equates to a wealth of exclusive releases and reissues, some of which are made in such small quantities they are practically o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    American Idiot at Peabody Opera House: Review

    American Idiot Peabody Opera House March 2, 2012 The average age of the attendees of American Idiot's opening night at the Peabody Opera House hovered around the mid fifties, neither the target demographic for the music of Green Day nor that of a contemporary musical with a 1:4 ratio of choreograph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2011

    Pitchfork 2011: Fleet Foxes, No Age, DJ Shadow and Other Highlights From Day Two

    DJ Shadow.​It's funny--spend a few minutes in the sun surrounded by 18,000 of your closest friends, and suddenly Maslow's hierarchy of needs takes on new significance, ie: We need sunscreen. I gotta pee. Someone needs water or they're going to faint. Dudes, I'm hungry. Beeeeeer. We need beeeee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Griffin Kay on Novelty Records and the Pay-What-You Want Model

    Jon Scorfina​Often times the biggest music collectors are musicians themselves. This is certainly true for So Many Dynamos guitarist and long-time record collector Griffin Kay. We recently met with Kay outside his Soulard apartment as he was carrying a new record player upstairs. His fiancĂ© N ... More >>

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    May 9, 2011

    Ted Leo at Off Broadway, 5/8/11: Review and Setlist

    Ted Leo. Photo by Roy Kasten​Ted Leo/Title Tracks/The Blind Eyes Off Broadway Sunday, May 8, 2011 Few axioms in live music are as rigid as the Law of the Solo Headliner: Never put two loud and catchy power-pop bands on before him. Break it at everyone's peril. Unless, of course the solo artist ... More >>

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    January 5, 2011

    Farmhaus' Eric Scholle: Featured Bartender of the Week

    Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Farmhaus bartender Eric Scholle. Below is a Q&A with Scholle, followed by a video of him mixing an Eggnog Martini. Alissa NelsonYou wanna make an Eggnog Martini? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: Ben Salyers of Shaved Women and Apop Records on Collecting, Record Store Culture at Apop and the Relationship Between Punk and Vinyl

    The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Ten Things to Do This Weekend: October 8-10

    While our music page has plenty of things to do this weekend, a quick note: The fun./Steel Train/Jarrod Gorbel show at the Firebird is sold out. Hope you bought tickets! Now on to some other options: All weekend: *Soulard Oktoberfest Drink. Listen to Brave Combo, Copper Box and Soulard Blues Band. ... More >>

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    July 23, 2010

    Moolah Theatre & Lounge's Sean McElroy: Featured Bartender of the Week

    Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Moolah Theatre & Lounge bartender Sean McElroy. Below is a Q&A with McElroy, followed by a video of him mixing an Old-Fashioned. Alissa Nelson​Sean McEl ... More >>

  • Music

    December 2, 2009

    The Greasers Lunchbox Tenth Anniversary Celebration

    8 p.m. Saturday, December 5. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

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    November 4, 2009

    Tonight! AFI at the Pageant David Bowie Cover!

    ​ AFI Where: The Pageant With: Gallows Sounds Like: Post-everything -- hardcore, punk, electro, rock, pop and goth. The band's new album, Crash Love, rails against the emptiness of fame and shallowness of modern culture, and features some of the catchiest, tightest songwriting of its career. R ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Review Photos: The Vans Warped Tour at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Monday, August 3

    Warped Tour isn't for the faint of heart, especially on a hot August day in St. Louis. But an unforgiving sun didn't prevent the area's bros, punks, misfits, meatheads, horndogs, scene queens, nerds and foxes from converging on the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater for the tour's fifteenth-anniversary j ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009

    Show Review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs with Grand Ole Party and Pajo at The Pageant, June 2

    Photo: Todd OwyoungKaren O. of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs at the Pageant. More photos here.Yeah Yeah Yeahs' singer Karen O has crafted a persona as a shabby-chic fashion icon, a vulnerable diva, and some sort of female version of Iggy Pop. She has dated music video director Spike Jonze and is involved in t ... More >>

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    June 1, 2009

    Pajo Added to Yeah Yeah Yeahs Show

    While double-checking info about Tuesday night's Yeah Yeah Yeahs show at the Pageant, I noticed that "Pajo" had been added to the openers, along with Grand Ole Party. Some Internet research verified that it is indeed a performance from David Pajo, a.k.a. the Slint co-founder and artist also known as ... More >>

  • Music

    December 19, 2007

    Koffin Kats

    9 p.m. Friday, December 21. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street.

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    December 12, 2007
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    November 28, 2007

    The Misfits/Humanoids/Holy Python

    8 p.m. Tuesday, December 4. Roberts Orpheum Theater, 416 North Ninth Street.

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    September 12, 2007


    6 p.m. Sunday, September 16. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.

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    May 30, 2007

    Danzig with the Stars

    The coolest guy you know named Glenn finds Lost Tracks.

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    April 18, 2007

    Jazz Hands

    The Greater St. Louis Jazz Fest stresses education and instrumentation.

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    December 20, 2006

    Glenn Danzig

    Black Aria II (Megaforce)

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    November 15, 2006

    My Chemical Romance

    The Black Parade (Reprise)

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    August 2, 2006

    Get in the Van

    B-Sides reads Johnny O & the Jerks' tour diary, rocks to a scroll and gets to know Shauna Kapica

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    July 26, 2000

    The Misfits

    Saturday, July 29; Galaxy

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    December 2, 1998