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Danzig's DVD Gets Firm Release Date

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"Il Demonio Nera" (The Black Demon), a brand-new DVD collection of videos, video outtakes, alternative versions and previously unreleased material from DANZIG's Danzig 4 (2000) and Danzig 5 (2002) projects, will be in-stores on Tuesday, July 12.

Personally combing through the Danzig vaults, Glenn Danzig chose the tracks for the "Il Demonio Nera" DVD which offer a variety of versions of Danzig classics such as "I Don't Mind The Pain," "Serpentia," "Cantspeak" and "Until You Call on the Dark." Danzig's choice of directors for these videos was certainly inspired: Dean Karr, who directed the video for "Until You Call on the Dark," went on to direct Marilyn Manson's "Sweet Dreams" video and Iron Maiden "Rock in Rio" concert full-length; and the never-before-released video for "Serpentia" from Danzig 5, was directed by E. Elias Merhige who helmed the feature film "Shadow of the Vampire starring John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe.

"Il Demonio Nera" is just the latest project from Glenn Danzig, arguably one of the most versatile talents to emerge from hardcore's first wave. His most current Danzig album, "Circle of Snakes," was released last fall; his "Black Aria 2" CD will be released later this year, and he is getting ready to direct "Gerouge," his first feature film for Rainstrom Productions.

"Il Demonio Nera" will be Danzig's second DVD collection of vintage videos ­ "Danzig ­ Archive De La Morte," which features videos from "Danzig 3" and "Thralldemonsweatlive" was released in 2003.

A complete track listing and details for "Il Demonio Nera" is as follows:

1. Until You Call on the Dark ­ MTV Version (Danzig 4)
2. Until You Call on the Dark ­ Glenn Danzig Performance (directed by Peter Christopherson)
3. Cantspeak ­ Clean Version (Danzig 4)
4. Canspeak ­ Filter Pass Version (directed by Fred Stohr)
5. I Don't Mind the Pain ­ MTV Version (Danzig 4)
6. I Don't Mind the Pain ­ Glenn Danzig Perfrmance
7. I Don't Mind the Pain ­ Band Performance (directed by Dean Karr)
8. Sadistikal ­ B/W Version ­ Unreleased (Danzig 4)
9. Sadistikal ­ Color and B/W Version ­ Unreleased (directed by Glenn Danzig)
10. Sacrifice ­ Director's Cut ­ Letterboxes (Danzig 5) (directed by Glenn Danzig)
11. Serpentia ­ Regular Verson ­ Unreleased (Danzig 5)
12. Serpentia ­ Alt. Verson ­ Unreleased (directed by Elias Merhige)

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