Posts Tagged ‘Gwar’

GWAR Frontman Dave Brockie Passes Away

The metal world is in mourning today as several news sources have reported that Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus of legendary gore punk rockers GWAR has passed away at the age of  50.   From Blabbermouth.net: Dave Brockie, better known as Oderus Urungus, the founder and lead singer of renowned Richmond, Virginia metal band GWAR, has died. […]

Gwar – Battle Maximus

GWAR, GWAR, GWAR… What would the world do without such a band? Regardless of what any detractors might feel or say about the Richmond, Virginia veterans, GWAR is easily one of the most important, most crucial bands in metal today. Check that: ever. Aside from putting on the best live show in the history of […]

Interview with GWAR

Could you imagine the world without GWAR? Seriously: imagine that GWAR never existed and their legendary stage shows never happened. How scary of a thought is that? The Virginia-based veterans of everything gory, vile and flat-out wrong have been soaking concert hall patrons with blood and semen for decades and there doesn’t seem to be any quit in the band at all. They’ve released countless full-length albums, even more VHS/DVDs, comic books, action figures… You name it and GWAR has done it. With a new album on the horizon – their first in three long years – and currently trekking across North America, the mighty GWAR have endured quite a bit throughout their history, but the group remains as strong as ever. In fact, it can be argued that GWAR hasn’t been this powerful since their “glory days” of the early ‘90s. Luckily for this scribe, GWAR came through Las Vegas and performed at the Hard Rock Café on the Strip. TeethOfTheDivine.com was fortunate enough to sit down and chat with GWAR mastermind Dave Brockie, aka vocalist Oderus Urungus, several hours before their show.

GWAR Guitarist Cory Smoot Found Dead

Guitarist Cory Smoot, better known as Flattus Maximus, was found dead this morning. His body was found by his bandmates as they were about to cross the Canadian border. GWAR frontman David Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, gave the following statement to Metal Sucks: “It is with a sense of profound loss and tragedy that the […]

Gwar – Lust in Space

A lot of folks downplay GWAR, thinking of it as a relic from the mid ‘90s when Saddam A Go Go was worshiped on Beavis & Butt-Head. Granted, their efforts on CD haven’t always been up to their other antics. Despite some strong outputs, funny songs and appealing humor there has been quite a bit […]