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Misfits – The Misfits Box Set (1996) CD Box Set

Band: Misfits

Album: The Misfits Box Set

Release Date:

Music Genre: Punk Rock Hardcore

Label: Caroline Records

Release Country: United States

Record Type: 106 Tracks CD Box Set

The Misfits are an American horror-themed punk rock band from Lodi, New Jersey. Formed in early 1977, they took the band name from Marilyn Monroe's last film and in fact, thanked the cast of the movie on the back of their first record. The founding members were: Glenn Danzig on vocals and electric piano, Jerry Caiafa (Jerry Only) on bass, and Manny on drums. Their first release on their own label, Blank Records, didn't reflect the characteristic anger and rebellion of most "punk" records, but instead a more brooding and sinister, yet romantic side lingering beneath. Following the single, Danzig and Only recruited a new drummer and added a guitar player and pursued the horror-based punk rock direction that they are known for. Danzig and Only presided over several line up changes, eventually culminating with Jerry's younger brother, Paul (aka Doyle) becoming the band's permanent guitarist.

The original Misfits broke up in October 1983, having released several 7" singles and 12" records, all of which were DIY limited-edition and most of which were hand-assembled by the band, that have long been considered prime collectors' items. The bulk of the band's material was released on Glenn's Plan 9 label. The band's popularity grew exponentially following their split and their material and tapes of their live shows were heavily bootlegged.

Following the Misfits' dissolution, Danzig formed a new band called Samhain while Jerry Only and Doyle, he (...)

106 Tracks
Collection I
1-01 She1:21
1-02 Hollywood Babylon2:17
1-03 Horror Business2:42
1-04 Teenagers From Mars2:33
1-05 Night Of The Living Dead1:51
1-06 Where Eagles Dare2:06
1-07 Vampira1:19
1-08 I Turned Into A Martian1:41
1-09 Skulls1:56
1-10 London Dungeon2:33
1-11 Ghouls Night Out1:56
1-12 Astro Zombies2:09
1-13 Mommy, Can I Go Out And Kill Tonight?1:58
1-14 Die Die My Darling3:07
Collection II
1-15 Cough / Cool2:14
1-16 Children In Heat2:05
1-17 Horror Hotel1:25
1-18 Halloween1:50
1-19 Halloween II2:11
1-20 Hate Breeders2:43
1-21 Braineaters0:57
1-22 Nike A Go Go2:13
1-23 Devils Whorehouse1:47
1-24 Mephisto Waltz1:43
1-25 Rat Fink1:50
1-26 We Bite1:13
Legacy Of Brutality
2-01 Static Age1:45
2-02 TV Casualty2:33
2-03 Hybrid Moments1:38
2-04 Spinal Remains1:23
2-05 Come Back4:59
2-06 Some Kinda Hate2:04
2-07 Theme For A Jackal2:36
2-08 Angelfuck1:34
2-09 Who Killed Marilyn?1:55
2-10 Where Eagles Dare1:57
2-11 She1:21
2-12 Halloween1:46
2-13 American Nightmare1:42
2-14 20 Eyes (Live)1:55
2-15 Night Of The Living Dead (Live)1:43
2-16 Astro Zombies (Live)2:03
2-17 Horror Business (Live)2:05
2-18 London Dungeon (Live)2:14
2-19 Nike A Go Go (Live)3:22
2-20 Hate Breeders (Live)2:39
2-21 Devils Whorehouse (Live)1:40
2-22 All Hell Breaks Loose (Live)1:33
2-23 Horror Hotel (Live)1:12
2-24 Ghouls Night Out (Live)1:42
2-25 We Are 138 (Live)1:27
Earth AD
2-26 Earth A.D.2:08
2-27 Queen Wasp1:30
2-28 Devilock1:25
2-29 Death Comes Ripping1:53
2-30 Green Hell1:52
2-31 Wolfs Blood1:11
2-32 Demonomania0:43
2-33 Bloodfeast2:28
2-34 Hellhound1:13
3-01 Cough / Cool2:06
3-02 She1:15
(Date Unknown. No Studio)
3-03 Who Killed Marilyn?1:58
3-04 Where Eagles Dare2:00
3-05 Horror Business2:42
3-06 Teenagers From Mars2:32
3-07 Children In Heat2:05
(Date Unknown. Songshop)
3-08 Night Of The Living Dead2:02
3-09 Where Eagles Dare1:51
3-10 Vampira1:36
3-11 Violent World1:50
3-12 Who Killed Marilyn?1:50
3-13 Spook City U.S.A.2:13
3-14 Horror Business2:32
(9/5/80. Master Sound Productions)
3-15 I Turned Into A Martian1:49
3-16 Skulls1:52
3-17 Night Of The Living Dead1:51
3-18 Astro Zombies2:13
3-19 Where Eagles Dare1:37
3-20 Violent World1:34
3-21 Halloween II2:28
(8/81 Reel Platinum)
3-22 20 Eyes2:07
3-23 I Turned Into A Martian1:57
3-24 Astro Zombies2:13
3-25 Vampira1:19
3-26 Devils Whorehouse1:44
(Date Unknown. Mix-O-Lydian Or Newsoundland)
3-27 Nike A Go Go2:38
(Date Unknown. Studio Unknown)
3-28 Hate Breeders3:07
(Date Unknown. Reel Platinum)
3-29 20 Eyes1:45
3-30 Violent World1:36
Static Age
4-01 Untitled0:06
4-02 Static Age1:46
4-03 TV Casualty2:23
4-04 Some Kinda Hate1:59
4-05 Last Caress1:55
4-06 Return Of The Fly1:34
4-07 Hybrid Moments1:40
4-08 We Are 1381:40
4-09 Teenagers From Mars2:48
4-10 Come Back4:57
4-11 Angelfuck1:36
4-12 Hollywood Babylon2:17
4-13 Attitude1:28
4-14 Bullet1:36
4-15 Theme For A Jackal2:35
4-16 Untitled0:08

First pressing was limited to 50,000 copies with a 'Fiend Club' pin/badge and a special case for the Static Age CD. A Static Age CD Inlay Card was also included.
Second pressing does not include the separate Static Age case or cd inlay card. Some copies of the second pressing include the 'Fiend Club' pin/badge and some do not.
All pressings come in a coffin-shaped box with red felt lining and include a 28 page booklet with liner notes, photos, and lyrics.

CD4 - "Static Age" tracks were recorded in one studio session in 1978, but never released in a collected album format until this box set and the subsequent Static Age LP in 1997.
First and last track are mentioned nowhere on the release.

Β©&β„— 1996 Caroline Records. 114 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

β„— & Β© 1996 Caroline Records, Inc.

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