Tag Archives: GWAR

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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GWAR unleash new song “El Presidente”

Posted by on September 13, 2017

GWAR are ready to unleash the beast, which is their new album The Blood of Gods out October 20th via Metal Blade Records. Pre-orders for this highly-anticipated LP can be found here. These alien overlords unveiled the brand new song “El Presidente,” which is the second single taken from the upcoming album.  Speaking of presidents, […]

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GWAR reveals full details of new album, streaming first single

Posted by on August 23, 2017

GWAR recently announced their Fall tour in support of their forthcoming album The Blood of Gods, their first without Oderus. The album was produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Ronan Chris “Lord God” Murphy and it will be released on October 20th via Metal Blade Records. Today (23), the group revealed details behind the new LP […]

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GWAR hitting the road this Fall in support of new album

Posted by on August 15, 2017

The Blood of Gods, GWAR’s first post-Oderus album, will be out on October 20th, and on the day the album’s released, they start a nearly two-month long tour. They’ll have already played three shows by then, as they’ll be playing the Riot Fest on September 17th and two shows leading up to it in Knoxville […]

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