Tag Archives: GWAR-B-Q

Iron Reagan’s Tony Foresta on GWAR’s legacy, new album

Posted by on August 22, 2014

Shortly before they played the GWAR-B-Q last Saturday (16), Iron Reagan’s Tony Foresta took a few minutes to talk to us about GWAR’s impact on Richmond, what he learned from touring with them in his other band Municipal Waste and what bands he was looking forward to seeing at the 5th incarnation of the fest. The band’s sophomore […]

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Noisem at GWAR-B-Q: ‘We have all of the new album written’

Posted by on August 19, 2014

Shortly before playing a half hour set that had them literally swinging from the rafters at the GWAR-B-Q, we caught up with 2/5ths of Baltimore death metal quintet Noisem. Vocalist Tyler Carnes and guitarist Sebastian Phillips spoke about how they discovered GWAR, the metal scene in Baltimore, and what they were looking forward to doing after […]

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Recap: GWAR-B-Q evolves, sets stage for band’s next act

Posted by on August 18, 2014

This past weekend, many of metal, hardcore and punk’s elite descended on Richmond, VA’s Hadad’s Lake not just for the 5th annual GWAR-B-Q, but also to pay tribute to fallen frontman Dave Brockie and his altar ego Oderus Urungus. And while first and foremost, the event remained a celebration of all things GWAR, there was […]

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GWAR return to stage, introduce new character to end GWAR-B-Q

Posted by on August 16, 2014

A little more than an hour ago, GWAR played their first show since the death of Dave Brockie to cap off the fifth annual GWAR-B-Q. When we caught up with Brad Roberts, he promised that the band would be going back to their roots. By bringing back Michael Bishop, the original Beefcake the Mighty, as […]

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Dave Brockie sent off in style at pre-GWAR-B-Q memorial service

Posted by on August 16, 2014

Even before Dave Brockie’s untimely passing from an accidental heroin overdose in March, the fifth annual celebration of his band GWAR looked to be the best one yet. Since then, it has taken on a life of it’s own –  more than just an annual festival for one of America’s or Antarctica’s weirdest bands ever, it has morphed into celebration of […]

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GWAR’s Brad Roberts: ‘We decided to go back to our roots’

Posted by on August 4, 2014

Starting on Friday, August 15th, GWAR and its fans will be going through something they’ve never done before. While the 5th Annual GWAR-B-Q will take place the following day, it’ll be the first one they’ll be doing without Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, the mouthpiece of the band who died from an accidental overdose earlier […]

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Misfits join GWAR-B-Q lineup; Jello Biafra to MC Brockie memorial

Posted by on July 23, 2014

The lineup for the Metal Insider-sponsored GWAR-B-Q is already stacked, but it’s just gotten even more impressive. Misfits have just been announced as the special secret guest for the event, taking place on August 16th. That means that if you’re a VIP ticketholder, you’ll get to meet Jerry Only at the Meet and Meat. If […]

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Metal Insider a sponsor of the GWAR-B-Q; Win a pair of VIP passes!

Posted by on July 22, 2014

If you’re anywhere on the eastern seaboard, you’re probably already making plans to head to the 5th Annual GWAR-B-Q at Hadad’s Water Park in Richmond, VA. The event, taking place on August 16th, would have been a must-attend event even before the sad passing of Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie earlier this year. Now, not only will there […]

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The Black Dahlia Murder to headline GWAR’s B4BQ

Posted by on June 13, 2014

It’s obvious by now that despite the sad and needless death of GWAR frontman Dave Brockie that the band will be forging on without him. While it was announced that some incarnation of the band would be performing at the annual GWAR B-Q, we now know more about it. In addition to the day before […]

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GWAR will headline this year’s GWAR-B-Q

Posted by on May 19, 2014

The rumors concerning GWAR and whether or not they will perform again following the death of Dave Brockie a.k.a. Oderus Urungus have only grown stronger recently. It first began when it was reported that the 5th annual GWAR-B-Q would go on as planned and this past weekend the band’s name was found on the bill for Riot Fest. It […]

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