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Misfits Pull Out Of Motorhead Tour

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Just days after Aussie rockers Airbourne dropped off the forthcoming "Volcom Tour", The Misfits have announced that they too will not be taking part in the tour.

A statement from band leader Jerry Only reads:

"For the sake of our loyalty and dedication to all our fiends, the Misfits have chosen to withdraw from the lineup of Volcom’s 2008 tour. The Misfits have always held an incredibly high standard of performance and quality in everything we do. Our fans expect this and deserve it. I will not compromise their expectations for any amount of money, prestige or fame. I apologize for the inconvenience and will reschedule performances wherever possible throughout our upcoming tour this Oct.

- Jerry Only"

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12 Comments on "Misfits Pull Out Of Motorhead Tour"

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1. ThePunkRevolutionIsNotDead writes:

Finally. A band whose loyalty to their fans and whose fan's loyalty to them means more than money.

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 3:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Blindgreed1 writes:

Excuse me, but haven't they been doing just that for the last 10 years? The current line up is a compromise of the fans expectations and has been for a very long time.

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 5:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Diamond Oz writes:

More to the point, I couldn't find anything that suggested they'd be letting fans down by doing this tour. Loads of people would love to see Motorhead and Misfits on the same bill.

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 7:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. wilco writes:

yeah blind greed they are right
buthink it has to do with the motorhead fans as well they are compleet different than the misfits
they are making the right choice by pulling out of the show
but it has nothing to do withthe money
they care about money to

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 7:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Axemancometh writes:

I don't really see how this is bad news. Who really wants to see a modern version of a band that used to be good ruining songs that they shouldn't have the nerve to be playing? Hopefully this will just mean longer sets for Motorhead.

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 9:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Kalis_wrath writes:

Gotta agree with Axemancometh 100%! I totally fail to see how Misfits playing with Motorhead is any kind of detrement to their fan's and friends too. That is unless they are close friends with Airbourne? What am I missing here?

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 9:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. MetallicPunk writes:

Well I am not missing them again so good,I wanna see them but I just dont know how it would be with just Jerry Only doing all the vocals.

# Sep 8, 2008 @ 11:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. the_great_destroyer writes:

the misfits suck a$$ anyway.without glen danzig they are just a cover band.

# Sep 9, 2008 @ 8:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Blindgreed1 writes:

Roger Wilco.

# Sep 9, 2008 @ 11:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. That_One_Guy writes:

I agree with post 8.. Aren't the Misfits made up of Jerry Only, one of the Ramones, and somebody from Black Flag or something like that now?

# Sep 9, 2008 @ 12:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Greyfeld writes:

Saw Motorhead in KC on Sunday. Airbourne was supposed to play but apparently bailed. Not sure, because I was gambling in the casino while they played, but that's what people were saying. We got into the Voodoo Lounge just in time to catch the Misfits. They were pretty lame really and I was kind of hyped to see them. Dez Cadena and Robo (both ex Black Flag from real early years) were on guitar and drums. Jerry Only on bass. Just a bunch of noise.

Motorhead on the other hand were in great form. The sound was great, much better than when I saw them some years ago in NYC at Irving Plaza. They only played one song from the new album Motorizer, but delivered the goods on Killed by Death, Iron Fist, Metropolis, Ace of Spades, Overkill and other classics. If the tour continues, you really only want to see Motorhead anyway. Buy the new album, it's very good and go see them. Hell Lemmy is 62, how many more chances are you going to get.

# Sep 9, 2008 @ 5:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. FTW writes:

I hate Jerry - he's a fat ugly scumbag.

# Sep 10, 2008 @ 1:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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