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      Misfits
      Background information
      OriginLodi, New Jersey, United States
      GenresHorror punk, hardcore punk, heavy metal
      Years active1977–1983, 1995–present
      LabelsPlan 9, Caroline, Roadrunner, Misfits
      Associated actsThe Undead, Black Flag, Samhain, Kryst the Conqueror, Danzig, Dr. Chud's X-Ward, Gorgeous Frankenstein, Graves, Gotham Road, Ramones, Osaka Popstar, Murphy's Law
      Websitewww.misfits.com
      MembersJerry Only
      Dez Cadena
      Eric "Chupacabra" Arce
      Past membersGlenn Danzig
      Diane DiPiazza
      Jimmy Battle
      Manny Martínez
      Franché Coma
      Mr. Jim
      Bobby Steele
      Joey Image
      Arthur Googy
      Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein
      Robo
      Brian Damage
      Dr. Chud
      Michale Graves
      Marky Ramone

      The Misfits are an American rock band often recognized as the progenitors of the horror punk subgenre, blending punk rock and other musical influences with horror film themes and imagery. Founded in 1977 in Lodi, New Jersey by singer and songwriter Glenn Danzig, the group had a fluctuating lineup during its first six years with Danzig and bassist Jerry Only as the only consistent members. During this time they released several EPs and singles, and with Only's brother Doyle as guitarist, the albums Walk Among Us (1982) and Earth A.D./Wolfs Blood (1983), both considered touchstones of the early-1980s hardcore punk movement. The Misfits disbanded in 1983 and Danzig went on to form Samhain and then the eponymously-named Danzig. Several albums of reissued and previously unreleased material were issued after the group's dissolution, and their music became influential to punk rock, heavy metal, and alternative rock music of the late 1990s and early 2000s.

      After a series of legal battles with Danzig, Only and Doyle regained the rights to record and perform as the Misfits. They formed a new version of the band in 1995 with singer Michale Graves and drummer Dr. Chud. This incarnation of the Misfits had a sound much more rooted in heavy metal, and released the albums American Psycho (1997) and Famous Monsters (1999) before dissolving in 2000. Jerry Only then took over lead vocals and recruited former Black Flag guitarist Dez Cadena and former Ramones drummer Marky Ramone for a Misfits 25th Anniversary tour. This lineup released an album of cover songs entitled Project 1950 and toured for several years. In 2005 Ramone was replaced by Robo, who had played with Black Flag in the early 1980s and had also previously been the Misfits' drummer from 1982 to 1983. This lineup released a single titled "Land of the Dead" in 2009. The Misfits' current lineup of Only, Cadena, and drummer Eric "Chupacabra" Arce released a new album titled The Devil's Rain in October 2011.