Punk rocker Glenn Danzig, frontman for The Misfits, says that punk rock will never see full-blown resurgence so long as “cancel culture” remains in place.
Speaking with Rolling Stone about his upcoming movie, “Death Rider in the House of Vampires,” Danzig recalled the band’s song “Last Caress,” which contains notably — and intentionally — controversial lyrics and how such a song would not be welcome in today’s culture.
“It’s just a crazy a** song,” said Danzig “We would do things just to piss people off.”
“It was just like, ‘F*** your system, f*** all this bulls***.’ It was something else. I don’t think people will ever see anything like it again. There won’t be any new bands coming out like that. Now, they will immediately get canceled,” he said.
Danzig added that wokeness would prevent the “punk explosion” from happening today.
“People don’t understand, because everything’s so cancel-culture, woke bulls*** nowadays, but you could never have the punk explosion nowadays, because of cancel culture and