Almost a decade after first floating the potential for now not hitting the highway, horror-punk icon Glenn Danzig has hinted that his tour with CRADLE OF FILTH and CROBOT could be his final. “I do not suppose I will tour anymore,” he instructed Revolver journal in a brand new interview. “I am simply going to fly out to a present right here or there. I am going to perhaps be right down to do some one-offs. However I simply do not see myself getting on a tour bus anymore … Yeah. I feel I am completed.”
Danzig additionally said that he’s in no rush to make a brand new assortment of authentic music. DANZIG‘s newest album, “Black Laden Crown”, got here out in Could 2017 by way of Evilive Information/Nuclear Blast Leisure.
“I write songs right here and there,” he mentioned. “Currently, I appear to be writing extra soundtrack stuff. I do not know that I am ever going to do one other album once more. I’d do an EP or I’d simply report some songs and put them out without cost on the Web. We’ll see. It may very well be that proper now I am simply not , after which a month from now I will be within the studio. It relies upon. I’ve bought to be enthusiastic about working with a view to go do it. And proper now I am not that excited.”
Glenn went on to say that there are “a bunch of various” causes he’s feeling much less impressed to make new music. “I have been doing it so lengthy, I’ve written so many songs — making an attempt to get enthusiastic about it and bringing one thing new or one thing cool, it takes slightly longer now,” he mentioned. “The opposite factor is that persons are stealing music left and proper. No one actually buys music anymore. I nonetheless go in an actual studio to report so I am not some child in my front room doing my report.”
Acknowledging that “Black Laden Crown” appeared to be effectively acquired by his followers, Glenn mentioned: “It got here in Prime 20 in Billboard, the primary time since ‘Danzig 4’. I do not know that it implies that a lot anymore nowadays, as a result of nobody’s shopping for, but it surely’s sort of cool. Folks actually preferred ‘Deth Pink Sabaoth’  and other people actually like ‘Black Laden Crown’. So perhaps I am going to do an EP or one thing.”
Danzig launched a group of Elvis Presley covers, “Danzig Sings Elvis”, in April 2020 and has been specializing in making movies, together with final yr’s “Loss of life Rider In The Home Of Vampires” and his characteristic movie directorial debut, “Verotika”.
Glenn has been speaking concerning the finish of his touring profession since at the least 2015. At the moment, he instructed Cleveland Scene: “I really like being on stage and that is the nice a part of touring. I am going to at all times do this. It is the bouncing round on a bus. That is the half I hate.”
He continued: “I am a workaholic. If you’re on the highway, you do not have all of your stuff with you and you may’t work.
“A very long time in the past, I ended touring and my supervisor requested if I’d tour in the event that they let me fly residence now and again. We did a number of West Coast excursions and it labored. We tried it on a nationwide stage and it sort of works, in order that’s why we began doing reveals once more.
“If I retired, I’d discover different issues to do. I simply hold doing what I do.”
Danzig added: “In some unspecified time in the future, I am going to cease touring. That is for positive.”
DANZIG‘s U.S. tour, which kicked off final evening (Thursday, Could 5) in Reno, Nevada, will embody a particular present that can see Danzig and his bandmates carry out all the 1990 album “Danzig II: Lucifuge”. The trek, that includes from CRADLE OF FILTH and CROBOT, will finish on Could 19 in Austin, Texas.
Final month, Glenn instructed the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program “Wired In The Empire” that he’s presently engaged on 4 totally different film scripts, together with sequels to “Loss of life Rider In The Home Of Vampires” and “Verotika”.
When it debuted on the Cinepocalypse competition in Chicago in 2019, “Verotika” was in contrast by some reviewers to Tommy Wiseau‘s “The Room”, the so-bad-it’s-amazing drama which is taken into account one of many worst films ever made.