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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 ...

Corey Adam aims to become the GWAR of Twin Cities comedy

City Pages - 15 Mar 2018
“It's sort of an homage to GWAR, who are my all-time favorite band. They'll put out a full album with a whole storyline and a comic book and all this other stuff every other year, and in between they do albums of just music that they call 'blood albums ...

Metal: GWAR cancel aus tour and Massic announce debut album

Beat Magazine - 24 Feb 2018
Well this sucks. GWAR's planned April Australian tour has been cancelled. Promoter DRW Entertainment has not commented, but tickets bought online or via telephone are being refunded, and Ticketek will be in contact with those who bought tickets in ...

Review: An Evening With GWAR at the Showbox

Blorge - 28 Feb 2018
As GWAR fans waited in line outside of the Showbox Sodo Tuesday night one had to wonder what the mood would be. They were there to see their heavy metal space lords, who were playing despite the tragic loss of guitar player Cory Smoot (Flattus Maximus ...

Gwar at Saint Andrews, 3 Things To Know

The Oakland Press - 10 Dec 2017
Purgason says Gwar's goal on “The Blood Of Gods” “was just to write badass rock songs.” And, he adds, that's not always what the band has been able to do. “I think a lot of the previous records were rushed, more or less, and we weren't' going to do ...

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 ...

After GWAR, Bourbon staff sacrifices mops

Lincoln Journal Star - 24 Nov 2017
GWAR returns to the Bourbon to spray fans with blood and glop and metal on Nov. 26. Courtesy photo. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. If you get into GWAR, the metal band that features larger-than-afterlife otherworldly characters who vow to ...

GWAR: Richmond's Home-Grown Metal Rock Band

WVTF - 27 Oct 2017
And the “armies of man” are members of GWAR's crew with comically extended necks. As the rest of the song unfolds, those men meet a gruesome end as fake blood sprays all over the audience to massive applause. Created in the mid-80s by a group of self ...

Looking Back to 1992: Gwar bloodies Jannus Landing

Tampabay.com - 30 Nov 2017
While the really big shows, Genesis and the Neville Brothers, were playing their stadiums and posh concert halls Sunday night, in Jannus Landing's darkened courtyard more than 1,000 members of the combat boot brigade settled in for a nice, quiet ...

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 talks Gallagher, Kathy Griffin and Dave Brockie

Louisville Eccentric Observer - 01 Nov 2017
With two and a half decades of some of the most gleefully heinous metal tomfoolery under their belt, Gwar has no end in sight. Touring on Blood of Gods, their most recent album, and the first after the 2014 death of vocalist Oderus Urungus, the band ...

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: Jerry Springer paid for the hookers

TeamRock.com - 25 Oct 2017
Regarding your song El Presidente, which member of GWAR would you choose to take on Donald Trump in a one-on-one fight, and who would win? "We would all gladly play a hand in Trump's demise but I believe Beefcake already has his severed head. It was ...

If You Want Blood, GWAR (Still) Got it

OC Weekly - 27 Nov 2017
Hard to believe it's been over three years since GWAR's lead singer/plallus secrete-er Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie went to monster heaven (or rockstar hell as the case may be), and for some hardcore fans, it's been harder still to adjust to the band ...

"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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