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LAMB OF GOD Frontman Performs With CANNABIS CORPSE; Video Available

LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe performed with CANNABIS CORPSE at the Cory Smoot (GWAR) memorial concert on Saturday, January 7 at The Canal Club in Richmond, Virginia. Blythe's appearance with CANNABIS CORPSE was a one-off event following the recent departures of the band's vocalist Andy "Weedgrinder" Horn and guitarist Nick "Nikropolis" Poulos. Fan-filmed video ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND's London Tetralogy Performance DVDs Due In July

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) played four shows in London in November 2011 dedicated to his tetralogy album concept — a great journey through Devin's different states of musical moods — which he started in 2009 with the albums "Addicted" (2009) and "Ki" (2009) and ...

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CORY SMOOT's Last Recording With GWAR Released Via iTunes

Cruzar Media and intergalactic shock rockers GWAR have teamed up to bring you a tribute to the DAYGLO ABORTIONS 1993 anti-censorship anthem "Isn't This Disgusting". The single will be included on the upcoming DAYGLO ABORTIONS tribute compilation, due next year. "Isn't This Disgusting" was recorded by the late GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus Maximus) ...

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GWAR Cancels European Tour

GWAR has canceled its previously announced European tour which was scheduled to kick off on January 11 on Antwerp, Belgium. The band said in a statement, "Ticket sales were slow so promoters started pulling the plug on shows. Finally we had so many blow-outs that we had no choice but to cancel the whole thing." ...

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SIGH To Release 'In Somniphobia' In March

Japan's SIGH will release its ninth album, "In Somniphobia", in March 2012 via Candlelight Records. According to a press release, the CD is "by far more musically varied" compared to the [band's] last two albums. Put heavy metal, classical music, jazz, Indian traditional music, Stockhausen, and Xenakis into a cauldron of hell and stir it, ...

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GWAR Guitarist's Cause Of Death Revealed

GWAR and the family of Cory Smoot have released a statement regarding the official cause of the guitarist's death. Cory had played the character of Flattus Maximus for over ten years, and was discovered dead on the band's tour bus on November 3 of this year. He was 34 years old. Stated North Dakota coroner ...

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ARCH ENEMY Vocalist Dishes On Vegan Diet In New PETA2 Interview

If you've ever wondered what represents the arch enemy to Angela Gossow, you can find out in the ARCH ENEMY lead vocalist's exclusive interview with peta2, PETA's youth division, in which the German extreme-metal singer reveals her foremost foe: factory farming. During the chat, which can be seen below, Gossow a lifelong vegetarian opens up ...

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CONTRIVE To Support CAVALERA CONSPIRACY In Australia

Melbourne, Australia-based power trio CONTRIVE will support CAVALERA CONSPIRACY on the following dates: Jan. 27 - ANU Bar - Canberra, Australia Jan. 28 - Metro Theatre - Sydney, Australia Feb. 01 - Billboard - Melbourne, Australia CONTRIVE's second album, "The Internal Dialogue", is available in Australia at all JB Hi Fi and independent stores through ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed On 'Skull Records Radio' (Video)

Skull Records Radio recently conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (who goes by the stage name Oderus Urungus) prior to the band's concert in St. Louis, Missouri. You can now watch the chat below. (Note: The interview begins around the 3:20 mark.) GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot, a.k.a. Flattus Maximus, was found dead as ...

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WARBEAST Interviewed On 'Manic Metal' (Audio)

Jimmy Cabbs of "Manic Metal" recently conducted an interview with WARBEAST, the Texas-based band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee, DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez and guitarist Bobby Tillotson (a.k.a. "J.R." ). You can now listen to the chat below. WARBEAST is currently on the road withGWAR and EVERY ...

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WARBEAST Frontman Talks About Working With PHILIP ANSELMO In New Audio Interview

On November 13, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with WARBEAST frontman Bruce Corbitt at the Glass House in Pomona, California. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. WARBEAST is the Texas-based band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan ...

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GWAR Performs Unmasked In Tribute To Fallen Guitarist

As a tribute to their late guitarist Cory Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus Maximus), the remaining members of GWAR took off their costumes for some candid time with the fans during the band's November 9, 2011 concert in Portland, Oregon. Fan-filmed video footage of GWAR playing the song"Maggots", followed by an impromptu tribute to Smoot, along with ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Extends His Condolences To GWAR (Video)

DOWN/ex-PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo, who is also the owner of Housecore Records, has released a video message in which he extended his condolences to the surviving members of GWAR following the passing of their guitarist Cory Smoot, a.k.a. Flattus Maximus. Check it out below. Texas-based metal band WARBEAST, which is signed to Housecore, kicked off ...

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GWAR: Details Announced For CORY SMOOT Memorial Service

Arrangements have been finalized for the memorial service for Cory Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus Maximus), the GWAR guitarist who was found dead as the U.S. band was about to enter Canada on November 3. He was 34 years old. The service will take place this Friday, November 11 at the Bennett Funeral Home Chesterfield Chapel, located ...

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Video Footage Of CORY SMOOT's Final Concert With GWAR

Fan-filmed video footage of GWAR's final concert with guitarist Cory Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus Maximus) which took place on November 2, 2011 at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota can be seen below. Smoot was found dead as the U.S. band was about to enter Canada on Thursday morning, November 3. He was 34 years old. GWAR ...

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GWAR Guitarist Found Dead

GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus) has released the following statement to MetalSucks: "It is with a sense of profound loss and tragedy that the members of GWAR must announce the passing of their longtime guitarist and beloved friend Cory Smoot, also known to thousands of metal fans worldwide as Flattus Maximus. ...

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GWAR Frontman To Star In 'Jesus, The Total Douchebag'

GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus will play "Satan" in a movie titled "Jesus, The Total Douchebag", which is set to come out on DVD in February 21, 2012. Video footage of Oderus talking about his involvement in the film can be seen below. GWAR was the musical guest on the October 27 edition of "Late Night ...

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GWAR Performs On 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' (Video)

GWAR was the musical guest on last night's (Thursday, October 27) edition of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on NBC. You can now watch video footage of the band's performance below. Bassist Casey Orr (a.k.a. Beefcake The Mighty) recently announced his departure from GWAR. He explained in a statement that he could "simply . . ...

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GWAR Frontman Talks Sports In New Video Interview

The Score television network a Canadian specialty television service providing sports, news, information, highlights and live event programming, available across Canada recently conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus. You can now watch the chat below. Bassist Casey Orr (a.k.a. Beefcake The Mighty) recently announced his departure from GWAR. He explained in a statement ...

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