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Dave Brockie, Alien-Garbed Leader of Gwar, Dies at 50

New York Times - 24 Mar 2014
Mr. Brockie used the stage name Oderus Urungus and wore a costume to perform. Credit Robert E. Klein/Associated Press. Dave Brockie, who as Oderus Urungus fronted the alien-costumed heavy metal band Gwar for 30 years in stage shows soaked in fake ...

Gwar announce July tour with Light The Torch

Punknews.org - 16 Jun 2018
Renegade Scumdog force GWAR have announced a run of summer shows this July, and will be bringing along LA metalcore act Light The Torch (formerly known as Devil You Know) for most of the dates. Gwar's most recent album, The Blood of Gods was ...

The Beach Goth 2018 lineup includes The Growlers, Gwar and more

OCRegister - 12 Jun 2018
Not surprisingly, The Growlers, who founded the festival, top the bill at Los Angeles State Historic Park Sunday, Aug. 5. Other other highlights include The Voidz, The Drums, Gwar and Jonathan Richman featuring Tommy Larkins. And if you want someone to ...

GWAR, CLUTCH, ANDREW WK & More Announced For Riot Fest 2018

Metal Injection.net - 01 Jun 2018
Riot Fest 2018 will take place between September 14 and 16 at Douglas Park in Chicago and will get at least moderately heavy. The festival will include Gwar, Clutch, Suicidal Tendencies, Andrew W.K., Underoath, Bullet For My Valentine, Killing Joke ...

GWAR Will Play At Gathering Of The Juggalos 2018

Metal Injection.net - 30 May 2018
Gathering Of The Juggalos has always included a heavy act or two in their lineup and 2018 is no different. The Insane Clown Posse-based festival has thus far confirmed Gwar for their lineup in what might be one of the weirdest teaser videos for a ...

Gwar To Play 2018 "Gathering Of The Juggalos" Festival

Metal Underground - 30 May 2018
Gwar are among the early lineup confirmations for this year's 'Gathering Of The Juggalos' festival. This year's edition will be held July 18th-21st at Legend Valley in Thornville, OH. Gwar will be appearing on Bigtop Stage alongside other headliners ...

GWAR -- 'War On GWAR'

Jalopnik - 26 Apr 2018
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams. It's a GWAR kind of morning. (RIP Oderus.) Error loading player: No playable sources found ...

REVIEW: Gwar's concert was an unexpectedly fun, bloody mess

Daily Nebraskan - 28 Nov 2017
It was 10 p.m., and this was just the opening act for Gwar, the infamous space-alien viking shock-rock band known for its own brand of macabre stage antics. I knew going into this show I'd need to do some research into the band, and I was bombarded ...

GWAR Spoofs Murdering Donald Trump in a Free-Speech Bloodbath

Westword - 22 Nov 2017
The last song on GWAR's brand-new album, The Blood of Gods, is a cover of AC/DC's “If You Want Blood (You Got It),” which could have also been the band's slogan for the past three decades. There are insane amounts of fake blood that spew from the ...

GWAR & LIGHT THE TORCH Announce US Tour Dates

Metal Injection.net - 16 May 2018
Gwar and Light The Torch, the band you may still remember as Devil You Know, have announced a string of U.S. dates for this July. Among ticketing options for the tour is the Lords & Masters VIP Experience Package, which allows you into soundcheck, ...

GWAR Storms Billboard Offices Demanding a No. 1 Album: Watch

Billboard - 31 Oct 2017
Heavy metal band GWAR just released their 14th studio album, The Blood of Gods, earlier this month. So the band stormed into the Billboard offices on Halloween to demand a no. 1 spot on the charts -- in full costume, of course. From raiding the office ...

Gwar at Saint Andrews, 3 Things To Know

The Oakland Press - 10 Dec 2017
Gwar lost its frontman Dave Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus) to a heroin overdose in 2014. It quietly put the pieces back together, reemerging with a new vocalist, Michael “Blothar the Berserker” Bishop (who'd logged two previous tenures on bass) and ...

Corey Adam aims to become the GWAR of Twin Cities comedy

City Pages - 15 Mar 2018
While the first album was many, many years in the making, Adam says he has no plans of taking a decade off to release his next work. In fact, he's aiming to be the GWAR of comedy. “I want to put out an album a year,” he says. “It's sort of an homage to ...

"The Blood of Gods"

Lemme drop a quick story for yinz. In 2010, I had the wildest, most outrageous interview in my career with the late Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus of GWAR. It was the Sounds of the Underground Tour, and I hopped onto GWAR's steel wheels. Tossing a ...

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