miserywebimagePunk legend Eerie Von, bassist for the likes of Danzig and Samhain, as well as roadie and photographer of The Misfits during the eighties, will be releasing a collection of his photography titled Misery Obscura: The Photography of Eerie Von (1981-2009). To celebrate the performance he will make a special in-store appearance at Generation Records on located on Thompson St. in New York City on January 10. There will be a book signing and a special acoustic performance featuring punk and metal heavyweights Lyle Preslar (Minor Threat) and Mike D’Antonio (Killswitch Engage). Eerie Von will also be joined by book designer Tom Bejgrowicz for a Misery Obscura book signing at the event. This is how the book is described:

Misery Obscura gives fans unique insight into the punk and metal scene of the 1980’s and early 90’s from the perspective one of its greatest stars, chronicling the rise of The Misfits, Rosemary’s Baby, Danzig, and Samhain through the worldwide success of the punk and metal scene as they tour with acts like Metallica and White Zombie.”

For guaranteed entry into the event you can pre-order the book from Generation Records. More details on this here.