Halloween is the only day that horror-themed punks Misfits still matter, at least to those who haven't yet given up the Crimson Ghost. Of course, this nonetheless warrants a big freakin' caveat emptor: Their current lineup consists of sole founding member Jerry Only on bass (and now vocals), sometime Black Flag axman Dez Cadena, and drummer Robo, who has played in both aforementioned bands, which by itself is intriguing. But since the band's last album was collection of '60s pop covers, fans should pray to Vincent Price for a set list of Danzig-era classics. With Stigma and the Zombie Mafia.
Sat., Oct. 31, 7 p.m., 2009