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Louder Than Life adds third day, Nine Inch Nails, Godsmack Avenged Sevenfold to Headline

Posted by on June 5, 2018

Louder Than Life will celebrate its 5th year this coming September 28th-30th in Louisville, Kentucky, with the addition of a third day. Returning again to Champions Park, the World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival, as it is being dubbed, announced a lineup worthy of a five-year celebration. After posting a photo of Trent Reznor […]

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GWAR confirmed to perform at ‘Gathering of the Juggalos’

Posted by on May 30, 2018

GWAR have been confirmed to perform at this year’s Gathering of the Juggalos festival held on July 18th-21st at Legend Valley in Thornville, OH. While the full lineup isn’t revealed just yet, other acts such as Insane Clown Posse, Yelawolf, Anybody Killa, Big Hoodoo, DJ Clay and more have been announced. It’s only a matter […]

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Avenged Sevenfold, Limp Bizkit and Papa Roach to headline Philly’s Rock Allegiance

Posted by on May 8, 2018

Monster Energy Rock Allegiance will return for its fourth year on Saturday, October 6th at the BB&T Pavilion & Wiggins Waterfront Park in Camden, NJ. This time around, the festival has an eclectic lineup including Avenged Sevenfold, Limp Bizkit, and Papa Roach as headliners, with Skillet, Bullet For My Valentine, Beartooth, Insane Clown Posse, GWAR, […]

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GWAR find it “Harder To Breathe” on Howard Stern wrap-up show

Posted by on November 1, 2017

GWAR always have something cool to do around Halloween. For a few years, it was appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Last year, they stopped by the Howard Stern wrap-up show to cover a childhood song the talk show host wrote, “Silver Nickels and Golden Dimes.” Yesterday, in support of their new album The Blood of Gods […]

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GWAR guitarist Balsac The Jaws ‘O Death diagnosed with myelofibrosis

Posted by on October 27, 2017

Gwar guitarist Michael Derks aka BälSäc the Jaws ‘o Death has been diagnosed with myelofibrosis, which is a serious bone marrow disorder that disrupts the body’s normal production of blood cells. Without treatment, the disorder could become fatal. The procedure involves high doses of chemotherapy followed by a bone marrow transplant. The guitarist became aware […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 20th, 2017: The Sin and The New Songs

Posted by on October 20, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week is a pretty big one, because we have releases from Trivium and GWAR, as well as two notable debuts with Sons of Apollo and VUUR. If you would like to […]

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GWAR premiere “I’ll Be Your Monster” video via Howard Stern

Posted by on October 19, 2017

It’s pretty amazing that GWAR have been able to infiltrate mainstream media like they have. From winning AV Club Undercover’s contest three years in a row to making it on to Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night show and  Dan Patrick’s show, enough non-metal people know who the band are now. Perhaps that’s why they’ve been embraced by the […]

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Gwar Oderus Urungus limited mini figure available in late October

Posted by on September 26, 2017

GWAR are gearing up for the arrival of their forthcoming album The Blood of Gods, which will be released on October 20th. The follow-up to 2013’s Battle Maximus record will be the first release since the passing of Oderus Urungus’ (Dave Brockie). We recently interviewed the group about the new LP and they promised us […]

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Recap: Riot Fest delivers once again

Posted by on September 20, 2017

As Riot Fest wraps up for another year, the Chicago based festival once again provided one of the strongest and most diverse festivals around. With headliners like Nine Inch Nails, Queens of The Stone Age, Jawbreaker, Prophets of Rage, Gogol Bordello, A Day To Remember, At The Drive In, and Bad Brains, Riot Fest had […]

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Interview: GWAR’s Blothar talks life after Oderus, Kathy Griffin, band’s musical shift

Posted by on September 15, 2017

When chatting with Blothar, lead singer of GWAR (who sometimes is called “Michael Bishop” for some reason) he begins by stating he’s just sitting around waiting for the apocalypse to come, as we were currently in between hurricanes hitting the states. While Florida got walloped by Irma in the days following, GWAR is still standing […]

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