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Classic Album Review: Danzig | 777: I Luciferi

The Evil Elvis rediscovers his dark powers on his self-tltled band's seventh studio set.

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This came out in 2002 – or at least that’s when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):

 


He’s baaaaack! And back in touch with his inner demon-child.

After a couple of unforgivable forays into industial-metal over the past few years, Glenn Danzig, the original Evil Elvis, has rediscovered his dark powers on his self-titled band’s seventh studio album. I Luciferi marks a return to the sinister, over-the-top horror-metal of early solo albums like How The Gods Kill and Danzig 4. Cuts like Black Mass, Wicked Pussycat, Dead Inside and Kiss The Skull are equipped with guitars that grind and chug to rubbery Rob Zombie riffs and drums that hammer away like Satan’s migraine. Meanwhile, leather-lunged Glenn howls at the moon and bellowingly pledges his undying devotion to all things dark ’n’ dangerous. Sure, it’s still a long way from his glory days leading The Misfits. But it’s nice to see the old devil hasn’t completely lost his touch.