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Danzig is a [[Heavy Metal]] act from the USA, formed in 1987, out of New Jersey. They're fronted by and were put together by, singer/composer Glenn Danzig, who started his musical journey in [[The Misfits]], and the Danzig musical style puts together dark lyrical imagery, with [[Blues]] influenced [[Heavy Metal]] music.  
 
Danzig is a [[Heavy Metal]] act from the USA, formed in 1987, out of New Jersey. They're fronted by and were put together by, singer/composer Glenn Danzig, who started his musical journey in [[The Misfits]], and the Danzig musical style puts together dark lyrical imagery, with [[Blues]] influenced [[Heavy Metal]] music.  
  
Danzig is the third stage in Glenn Danzig’s musical career, earlier stages would be by the Horror [[Punk]] band [[The Misfits]] and the [[Deathrock]] band "Samhain".<br/>
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Danzig is the third stage in Glenn Danzig’s musical career, earlier stages would be by the Horror [[Punk]] band [[The Misfits]] and the [[Deathrock]] band "Samhain".
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On July 14, 1986, Samhain performed their final show, this was at The Ritz in New York City, at this show was "Rick Rubin", who was scouting for potential bands to sign to his record label, Def Jam, when he saw Samhain’s performance, Rubin was impressed with Glenn Danzig’s powerful stage persona and vocal abilities, so Rick Rubin approached him after the show and propositioned him, initially he wanted only to sign Danzig, with the intent of making him the vocalist for a [[Heavy Metal]] supergroup that Rubin envisioned, but Danzig refused to sign to Rubin’s label without Samhain’s bassist, Eerie Von, whom Glenn had become great friends with. Rubin agreed to sign Samhain, and he began making suggestions for the new direction he felt the band should take, Rubin felt the music should be more stripped down, and that Glenn’s vocal talents should become the focal point for the band.
 
On July 14, 1986, Samhain performed their final show, this was at The Ritz in New York City, at this show was "Rick Rubin", who was scouting for potential bands to sign to his record label, Def Jam, when he saw Samhain’s performance, Rubin was impressed with Glenn Danzig’s powerful stage persona and vocal abilities, so Rick Rubin approached him after the show and propositioned him, initially he wanted only to sign Danzig, with the intent of making him the vocalist for a [[Heavy Metal]] supergroup that Rubin envisioned, but Danzig refused to sign to Rubin’s label without Samhain’s bassist, Eerie Von, whom Glenn had become great friends with. Rubin agreed to sign Samhain, and he began making suggestions for the new direction he felt the band should take, Rubin felt the music should be more stripped down, and that Glenn’s vocal talents should become the focal point for the band.

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Info and Intro

Danzig is a Heavy Metal act from the USA, formed in 1987, out of New Jersey. They're fronted by and were put together by, singer/composer Glenn Danzig, who started his musical journey in The Misfits, and the Danzig musical style puts together dark lyrical imagery, with Blues influenced Heavy Metal music.

Danzig is the third stage in Glenn Danzig’s musical career, earlier stages would be by the Horror Punk band The Misfits and the Deathrock band "Samhain".

On July 14, 1986, Samhain performed their final show, this was at The Ritz in New York City, at this show was "Rick Rubin", who was scouting for potential bands to sign to his record label, Def Jam, when he saw Samhain’s performance, Rubin was impressed with Glenn Danzig’s powerful stage persona and vocal abilities, so Rick Rubin approached him after the show and propositioned him, initially he wanted only to sign Danzig, with the intent of making him the vocalist for a Heavy Metal supergroup that Rubin envisioned, but Danzig refused to sign to Rubin’s label without Samhain’s bassist, Eerie Von, whom Glenn had become great friends with. Rubin agreed to sign Samhain, and he began making suggestions for the new direction he felt the band should take, Rubin felt the music should be more stripped down, and that Glenn’s vocal talents should become the focal point for the band.

Albums List

1) Danzig (1988)

2) Danzig II: Lucifuge (1990)

3) Danzig III: How the Gods Kill (1992)

4) Danzig 4 (1994)

5) Danzig 5: Blackacidevil (1996)

6) Danzig 6:66: Satan's Child (1999)

7) Danzig 7:77: I Luciferi (2002)

8) Circle of Snakes (2004)

9) Deth Red Sabaoth (2010)

Members Name Check

  • Glenn Danzig – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, songwriter (1987–present)
  • Tommy Victor – lead guitar (1996–1997, 2002–2005, 2008–present)
  • Johnny Kelly – drums, percussion (2002–2003, 2005–present)
  • Steve Zing – bass guitar, backing vocals (2006–present)

External Links

Danzig Website