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The Blood of Gods - GWAR

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 quick howdy to Beefcake the Mighty, who was entertaining ...

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GWAR To Release 'The Blood Of Gods' Album In October

On October 20, GWAR will release a new studio album titled "The Blood Of Gods" via Metal Blade Records. The disc is nothing less than a sacred text chronicling the rise of humanity against their makers, and the massive battle between GWAR and the forces of all that is uptight and wrong with the world. ...

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GWAR Members Open GWARbar In Richmond

With only four hours to spare, the surviving members of GWAR made good on their late frontman Oderus Urungus's promise to open the GWARbar in 2014 when they smashed down the doors to 217 W. Clay St. Richmond, Virginia, in the historic Jackson Ward arts district, on New Year's Eve 2014. The ensuing party has ...

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Most Viewed BLABBERMOUTH.NET Stories Of 2014

2014 was a massive year at BLABBERMOUTH.NET. With more than one hundred million page views originating from all corners of the globe, not to mention millions of shares and external social media impressions, "staggering growth" seems the appropriate term here. From rants and raves to absurdities and tragedies, below is a compilation of the top ...

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LAMB OF GOD's 'As The Palaces Burn' Film To Be Made Available On DVD With Previously Unreleased Footage

LAMB OF GOD's feature documentary, "As The Palaces Burn", will be released on DVD on October 14 via Epic. This 2-DVD set features the original theatrically released documentary, along with approximately 90 minutes of previously unreleased bonus footage from the original planned version of the film about LAMB OF GOD's music's effect on fans in ...

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Slaves to the Grave - RIGOR MORTIS

Ingratiating enough to suffer the loss of a brother after pulling off what should be looked upon as a career-defining record twenty-three years after their last one. The tragic loss of guitarist Mike Scaccia was made more palpable in the fact no label would touch thrash legends RIGOR MORTIS' fourth and final album, "Slaves to ...

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GWAR To Embark On 'Eternal Tour' In The Fall

Oderus is missing. Once the Scumdogs in GWAR finally notice this (it takes them a while to notice stuff), they will set off on a journey to find their departed brother using every resource available — including recruiting an ancient Scumdog warrior. GWAR will need the help from everyone, even the lowliest Bohab, as their ...

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GWAR Returns To Live Stage At GWAR-B-Q; Video Footage Of Entire Set

The longest-tenured Beefcake The Mighty, Mike Bishop, served as GWAR's primary mouthpiece as Blothar when the band returned to the live stage yesterday (Saturday, August 16) at this year's edition of GWAR's annual GWAR-B-Q festival at Hadad's Lake in Richmond, Virginia. Also appearing on the bill were BODY COUNT (featuring rapper and actor Ice-T), HATEBREED, ...

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GWAR's ODERUS URUNGUS Set Ablaze In Viking Funeral Pyre As Part Of Special Memorial Event (Video)

The life of Dave Brockie, lead singer and mastermind of Richmond, Virginia-based art/shock-rock metal band GWAR, was celebrated with a special memorial event last night (Friday, August 15) at Hadad's Lake in the group's hometown. Fans, friends — including former DEAD KENNEDYS frontman Jello Biafra and LAMB OF GOD's Randy Blythe — and family members ...

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GWAR's DAVE BROCKIE Died Of Accidental Heroin Overdose

According to WTVR.com, Dave Brockie, lead singer and mastermind of Richmond, Virginia-based art/shock-rock metal band GWAR, died of an accidental heroin overdose. Arkuie Williams, State Administrator at Virginia's Office Of The Chief Medical Examiner, said that Brockie's cause of death was "acute heroin toxicity and the manner of death is accident." Brockie — ...

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GWAR To Open Restaurant In Richmond

GWAR has announced plans to open a restaurant later this summer in the band's hometown of Richmond, Virginia. GWAR is known throughout the Universe for its outrageous stage show, irreverent humor and head-pounding music, but now it has turned its demented eye to the food service industry. GWAR has joined forces with Travis Croxton, Richmond's ...

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GWAR Throbblehead Set Coming In July

Aggronautix and Slave Pit Inc. proudly present the GWAR Throbblehead Set featuring Oderus Urungus and Balsac "The Jaws of Death". Oderus, GWAR's lead singer and broadsword swinger, stands an imposing 6.5 inches tall and will lay waste to any opposing his reign of terror. Dutifully worship Balsac, guitarist for GWAR, while keeping out of decapitation ...

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Details Announced For GWAR-B-Q And Dave Brockie Memorial

Presented once again by Slave Pit Inc. and sponsored by Ring Dog Rescue, the fifth annual GWAR-B-Q and Dave Brockie Memorial will certainly go down in history as one of the most significant events to happen in Richmond since the Civil War. In a celebration of the life of David Murray Brockie, a special memorial ...

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DAVE BROCKIE Memorial Art Show To Open In May

On Saturday, May 3, MF Gallery will have a special memorial art show dedicated to Dave Brockie, a.k.a. Oderus Urungus of the band GWAR, who passed away suddenly in March. Part of the proceeds from the show will benefit the Dave Brockie Foundation. Dave was prolific in many different visual mediums and he collaborated often ...

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GWAR's DAVE BROCKIE To Be Laid To Rest Today

According to DEVILDRIVER vocalist Dez Fafara, late GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus) will be "laid to rest" later today (Tuesday, April 1). Brockie was found dead in his home in Richmond on March 23. He was 50 years old. GWAR manager Jack Flanagan released a statement saying, "It is with a saddened heart ...

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