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Ted Leo turned into Glenn Danzig @ Fun Fun Fun Fest (and on a new 7″) — pics & video

photos by Tim Griffin

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Speaking of Ted Leo, who just announced some shows…..

After some wondering and hinting, it actually happened… Glenn Danzig, who didn’t have enough time to play his full Misfits set Friday night, showed up during Ted Leo‘s set at Fun Fun Fun Fest on Sunday! (sort of)

First Ted & the Pharmacists played their regular set, but it ended 10 minutes early and abruptly because Ted said he was cold (like Danzig was on Friday night). Ted quickly reappeared on stage though, but in a black wig complete with devil’s lock, and full band including Andy Nelson (who was in town with both Ceremony and Paint it Black) on bass. Misfits (aka Misfits tribute band TV Casualty, 3/5th of them anyway) were in effect!

The tribute band played four Misfits tunes: “Where Eagles Dare,” “Bullet,” “Angelfuck”, and “Skulls” which Tedzig preceded by saying he reads Facebook a lot and he knew some people at the fest really wanted to hear it. Check out the video of that one below.

TV Casualty, who have played live shows before, now also have a release (what perfect timing for all that to go down at the Austin Fest…)…

On October 31st, Matador [released] a charity 7″ from Philadelphia’s TV Casualty.

This is the first recorded document to be released by a collective made up of Brian Sokel (Franklin, AM/FM), Andy Nelson (Ceremony, Paint It Black), Atom Goren (Atom and His Package) & Chris Wilson (Ted Leo & the Pharmacists). Over the past few years the group has played out in and around Philly for different charitable events, assembling as The Ramones (with Rodney Anonymous), Black Flag (with Dan Yemin) and Minor Threat (with Mike McKee). Here, Ted Leo joins the band as Glen Danzig, in what else but their take on The Misfits (watch some past performances here)!

As part of Matador’s famed ELO- catalogue series (confused? consult the discography), this blood-red 7″ features covers of Children In Heat, Angelfuck, Teenagers From Mars, We Bite, Who Killed Marilyn, Some Kinda Hate. All proceeds collected on sales of this release will be donated on behalf of TV Casualty & Matador to The Attic Youth Center, Philadelphia’s only LGBTQ Youth Center.

Order your copy via Matador. Check out Ted’s tour dates HERE. See more pictures and a video of the Misfits tribute, below…

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TEDZIG! TEDFITS? Ted Leo wants your skull at FunFunFun Fest 20111106

TED LEO – 2011 TOUR DATES
NOV 17 2011 New York, NY Bowery Electric United States
NOV 25 2011 Allston, MA Brighton Music Hal United States

TED LEO & THE PHARMACISTS – 2011 TOUR DATES
NOV 08 2011 Oxford, MS Proud Larry’s United States
NOV 09 2011 Birmingham, AL The Bottletree United States
NOV 10 2011 Asheville, NC The Grey Eagle United States
NOV 11 2011 Harrisonburg, VA The Blue Nile United States
NOV 12 2011 Washington, DC Sacred Heart Church United States
NOV 13 2011 Amityville, NY Ollie’s Point United States
DEC 30 2011 Brooklyn, NY The Bell House United States
DEC 31 2011 Hoboken, NJ Maxwell’s United States

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