Glenn Danzig’s Directorial Debut “Verotika” To Receive World Premiere At Cinepocalypse Festival

Glenn Danzig‘s feature film directorial debut “Verotika” will officially premiere during the Cinepocalypse film festival, which is set to be held at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, IL on June 13-20. The movie will debut the first night of the event and Danzig is expected to be in attendance for the screening. The movie is an anthology based on three characters/storylines from the frontman’s “Verotik” comic series and the cast includes Ashley Wisdom, Rachel Alig, Alice Haig, Kayden Kross, etc. As previously reported, Danzig is also planning to release his long awaited “Danzig Sings Elvis” covers album later this year and he is currently working on a new vampire spaghetti western film as well.

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Danzig To Release “Danzig Sings Elvis” Covers Album In The Fall

Danzig has revealed that his long-awaited “Danzig Sings Elvis” covers album will finally be released this fall. With this news, the frontman has also revealed that he has another movie in the works in addition to his previously announced “Verotika” film. The following message was posted on Facebook:

“The long awaited ‘DANZIG Sings ELVIS’ covers record has now been scheduled for a Fall release. We will post the cover & tracks in the coming weeks. Mr. DANZIG has also just put the finishing touches on the script for his next film which will be a vampire Spaghetti-Western & DANZIG will direct. Casting will begin shortly… Busy year for the Man!!”

Glenn Danzig Shares Stills From His New Horror Film “Verotika”

Glenn Danzig has shared a few stills from his directorial debut “Verotika” The horror film, which is currently in post-production, will be an anthology based on three characters/storylines from the frontman’s “Verotik” comic series. The cast includes Kayden Kross, Ashley Wisdom, Rachel Alig, Alice Haig, etc.

Glenn Danzig Says His “Danzig Sings Elvis” Release Will Now Be A Full Album

During a recent interview with Full Metal Jackie, Glenn Danzig offered an update on his long-awaited Elvis Presley covers release. The effort was originally supposed to be an EP, but the frontman said it will now be a full album and that he is hoping to release it in 2019.

Danzig said the following:

“I’m still looking to put out the Danzig sings Elvis record in 2019, maybe do a few intimate shows here and there for it. But, I don’t know, we’ll see.

If the record’s not out, I’m not going to do [the shows where I sing nothing but Elvis covers]. It depends on my schedule and if I can get it together and get the cover and everything together – pick the songs. Every time I have downtime, or if I was working on soundtrack stuff I would just record another Elvis track or two so what started out as an EP, I now have more than enough for a full album. I have extra songs that won’t even make it on the record. So I’m really going to have to sit down and pick the songs that I really want on the record. But it came out really good, I can’t wait for everyone to hear it. A lot of people ask me about it all the time when I’m on the road. So, it will be nice to get it out in some period in 2019 and do some of those intimate shows I was talking about.”

[via Loudwire]

Glenn Danzig Signs New Deal To Create A Film Based On Characters From His “Verotik” Comic Line

Glenn Danzig has signed a feature film agreement with Cleopatra Entertainment to create a film based on characters from his violent erotica comic book line “Verotik.” The singer will write, direct, and compose music for the movie.

The following information was shared in an official press release:

“Los Angeles – This week, legendary musician, Glenn Danzig of the Misfits and Danzig fame, has signed a feature film agreement with Cleopatra Entertainment, a division of the Los Angeles independent record label, Cleopatra Records. Danzig will pen, direct and compose music for the feature film which will be structured as an anthology splitting its running time between 3 individual characters/storylines based on Danzig’s own popular Verotik comic book characters.

Owner and CEO of Cleopatra Records/Cleopatra Entertainment, Brian Perera says of the partnership, “Glenn has a fantastic track records of building brands including Verotik. We’re excited to bring his vision and passion to the screen.” Verotik is Danzig’s long-running brand of mature horror comic books and related material. The comics, featuring mostly deadly femme fatales, have been in print since 1994. Principal photography for the anthology film will begin fall of 2018.”

One of Danzig’s comics, “Grub Girl,” was previously made into a pornographic film in 2006.

Danzig Adds Reno, NV Date To Fall Tour

Danzig has added a Reno NV date to his upcoming tour with Venom Inc., Power Trip, and Mutoid Man. These will be Danzig’s last dates for awhile due to his commitments to other projects.

Tour Dates:

10/24 Portland, OR – Roseland
10/25 Seattle, WA – Sodo
10/27 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
10/28 Reno, NV – Grand Sierra Theatre
10/31 Denver, CO – Fillmore
11/01 Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theatre
11/03 Irvine, CA – 5 Points Amphitheatre (feat. The Damned & The Meteors)



The Damned & The Meteors Added To Danzig’s Irvine, CA Show

It was previously revealed that Venom Inc., Power Trip, and Mutoid Man would be the opening acts for Danzig’s fall 30th anniversary shows, and now it looks like fans attending his November 3 date in Irvine, CA will be treated to performances from The Damned and The Meteors as well. This will be Danzig’s only California appearance this year.

Here’s the rest of Danzig’s fall dates:

10/24 Portland, OR – Roseland
10/25 Seattle, WA – Sodo
10/27 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
10/28 TBA – TBA (details coming July 25)
10/31 Denver, CO – Fillmore
11/01 Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theatre
11/03 Irvine, CA – 5 Points Amphitheatre

These will be his last dates for awhile due to his commitments to other projects