Dave Brockie AKA Oderus Urungus Of GWAR, Dead At 50

gwar-3Well, I woke up this morning to some horrible news. We all learned this morning that the world lost shock metal legend Dave Brockie, also known as Oderus Urungus of Gwar. Dave was only fifty years old and the details of his death are sparse. All we know is that he was found by a band member, sitting upright in his chair in his home.

The scumdog will live on. Rest in peace.

Madness At The Core: GWAR Releases New Music Video

GWARSomehow I missed that Gwar released a new music video last Thursday but shit, am I glad I finally found it. The video is for their song “Madness At The Core Of Time” which appears on Gwar‘s latest album Battle Maximus. I love this song and the video is pretty rad for a live video. Check it out:       Continue reading

This New Track Is Madness At The GWAR Of Time

Legendary alien metal band GWAR have been working hard on their latest album Battle Maximus, which will be released in September. In anticipation of the new album, GWAR have released a new track titled “Madness At The Core Of Time” and it fucking rips. This album marks the recording debut of GWAR‘s new guitarist Pustulus Maximus. Check out the new track after the jump.     Continue reading

Scumdog Millionaires: GWAR Welcomes New Guitarist; Performs KANSAS Cover

Almost a year after Corey Smoot’s untimely passing, Intergalactic rock superstars GWAR have finally revealed the identity and origin of their new lead guitarist, Pustulus Maximus (aka Cannabis Corpse/Antietam 1862 guitarist Brent Purgason), in a recent press conference. Pustulus is set to appear on the band’s upcoming tour as well as their new album.

The fine people over at The Huffington Post have hooked GWAR to bring us the first professionally filmed footage of the group rocking with Pustulus. You can watch group perform their version of “Carry On My Wayward Son” originally by Kansas here. You can also read the official announcement welcoming Pustulus below.

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New GWAR Material In The Works

Gwar are currently working on new material for their next full length effort. The band took to  Facebook to reveal the details:

“Like any band worth it’s salt, GWAR is constantly working on new songs. What’s different now is that the band has it’s own in-house recording studio/jam space, so everything they do is tracked. There is no release date, no gory details but rest assured of one thing…GWAR is working on a new album, and it will be a tribute to their lost Scumdog brother, Flattus Maximus!”

-Lane Oliver

Reign In Maggots: GWAR Mourning Jam

Good morning, you filthy fucks. How are we all feeling this fine Thursday? Good? Good. This morning I was in a serious mood for some GWAR. Why? Because I love GWAR. You love GWAR. We all love them. They are a great band. This actually started last night when I was sitting at my computer and said “hey, I want to listen to GWAR.” Interesting story, huh? Yeah, that’s pretty much the story of my life. Fuck it. Get to the tunes. Enjoy.

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Seasons Greetings From GWAR

 

How do you think your grandma would react to alien musicians singing christmas carols on her doorstep? Well it happened to someones grandma. Everyones favorite crack fiends, Gwar, recently went door to door singing christmas carols. Watch the video above to see the mayhem that transpired…… Too bad it all looks ridiculously staged.

 

— Josh Huddleston

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Holy Shit. GWAR’s Flattus Maximus Was Found Dead.

Yes, you read the headline correctly. Unfortunately, Cory Smoot, AKA Flattus Maximus, was found dead this morning while the band was planning to cross the Canadian border. I was at work until now and I am just now finding this out. Holy shit, that’s insane. He was indeed a talented guitarist and my condolences go out to his friends and family. You can read the press release straight from Mr. Dave Brockie AKA Oderus Urungus after the jump.

~R. Gnarly//Dig It or Die.

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Your First Taste Of ARGONAUTS!

Perhaps you remember hearing that ex members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Burnt By the Sun, Municipal Waste, and East of the Wall were forming a group called Argonauts. I am sure you have been wondering what the project will sound like. Well do I have a treat for you! Argonauts performed live in Richmond, VA this weekend as part of the “GWAR-B-Q”. Lucky for us, someone filmed some footage! I am totally stoked for their music to drop! Based on these videos, the band sounds top notch. Check it out NOW!

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