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Dancing With GWAR

To the horror of pretty much everyone else that works at Game Informer, GWAR lead singer Oderus Urungus and bassist Beefcake the Mighty wasted no time in accepting the site's invitation to experience Kinect for Xbox 360. In an effort to answer Game Informer's question, Dan Ryckert placed them in front of Kinect to see ...

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GWAR Frontman Releases First Novel

For many years, Richmond, Virginia artist/musician Dave Brockie has been known to the world as GWAR's pig-snouted and bellicose lead "throat-thing" Oderus Urungus, playing to semi-packed houses around easily 35 percent of the world. Never one to shy away from using GWAR's success as a way to gain attention for a bewildering variety of side ...

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Christmas With GWAR

Break.com has posted an exclusive holiday-themed clip starring intergalactic metal band GWAR. The footage, which is "filled with chaos, violence and bloody grandmothers," can be seen below. GWAR's new album, "Bloody Pit Of Horror", sold around 2,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The band's previous CD, "Lust ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Taps JENS BOGREN For 'Deconstruction' Album Mix

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) has tapped Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, PARADISE LOST, BLOODBATH) to mix "Deconstruction" — the third in a series of albums to be made available under THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker. The sessions will take place in late February 2011 at ...

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THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: European Tour Dates Announced

THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT — the band led by Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) — will embark on a European headlining tour in March. The dates are as follows: March 03 - The Brook, Southampton, United Kingdom March 04 - The Fleece, Bristol, United Kingdom ...

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SODOM Announces New Drummer

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have announced the addition of drummer Markus "Makka" Freiwald to the group's ranks. Freiwald previously played for the German bands DESPAIR and FLAMING ANGER and was involved with the VOODOOCULT project. In addition, he played percussion as a session musician on the MOONSPELL album "Irreligious" and is featured on the ...

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THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: 'Ghost' Slipcase Artwork Unveiled

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) has revealed the slipcase artwork "Ghost" — the fourth in a series of albums to be made available under THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker. Check it out below. Commented Devin: "The macro shot was influenced by some shots someone on ...

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GWAR, Fans Interviewed By FEARnet In Hollywood (Video)

Angie Greenup of FEARnet conducted an interview with GWAR when the band played the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California on November 16, 2010. The four-minute clip, which includes performance footage and interview clips with fans, can be viewed below. GWAR's new album, "Bloody Pit Of Horror", sold around 2,800 copies in the United ...

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GWAR Frontman Defends SARAH PALIN 'Slaying'

GWAR has always made this world a better place by "killing off" celebrities and politicians on stage during its legendary live show. Blood-thirsty GWAR fans crave and expect this, and yes, your Lords and Masters make good on it nightly. The "Bloody Tour of Horror" is no exception to this as it features warty front ...

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ATHEIST To Tour Europe With EXHUMED

Reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST will embark on a headlining tour of Europe in April 2011. Confirmed dates are as follows: April 22 - Oslo, Norway - Rockefeller Music Hall (Inferno Fest) April 23 - London, England - Relentless Garage April 24 - Essen, Germany - Turock April 25 - Paris, France - Divan ...

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SODOM Parts Ways With Drummer

German thrash metal veterans SODOM have released the following statement: "After personal and private problems between Tom [bassist/vocalist Thomas 'Angelripper' Such] and Bobby [Schottkowski; drums], it was decided, by mutual agreement, to end the cooperation between SODOM and the drummer Bobby Schottkowski. Tom and Bernemann [guitar] will announce as soon as possible a replacement drummer. ...

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GWAR Schedules Winnipeg In-Store

Two members of GWAR will make an in-store appearance at CD Plus at Madison Square (1630 Ness Avenue) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lead singer Oderus Urungus and bass player Beefcake the Mighty will be on hand in all their glory from 3 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 4, and will be available to put their ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Issues 'Deconstruction' Video Update

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) has released a new video message regarding the status of the recording/mixing sessions for "Deconstruction" — the third in a series of albums to be made available under THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker. Watch the clip below. Commented Devin: "'Deconstruction' ...

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GWAR: 'Bloody Pit Of Horror' First-Week Sales Revealed

GWAR's new album, "Bloody Pit Of Horror", sold around 2,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The band's previous CD, "Lust In Space", opened with 5,000 units to debut at position No. 96 on The Billboard 200 chart. Fan-filmed video footage of GWAR's November 16, 2010 performance at the House ...

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ATHEIST: 'Jupiter' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Jupiter", the long-awaited fourth album from reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST, sold around 500 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 88 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who ...

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ATHEIST Drummer Demonstrates Six-Stroke Roll (Video)

Video footage of drummer Steve Flynn of reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST demonstrating his six-stroke roll used in the nw song "Fraudulent Cloth" can be viewed below. The track is featured on ATHEIST's long-awaited fourth album, "Jupiter", which was released on November 9 (one day earlier internationally) via Season Of Mist. The CD was ...

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GWAR To Host Tonight's 'Headbangers Ball'

Mutant metal-masters GWAR will continue their media domination with yet another TV appearance later this evening. The band that has taken over NBC and Fox News is now taking over MTV2. Tonight your Lords and Masters will be hosting "Headbangers Ball" at 3 a.m. (early Tuesday morning). Lead singer Oderus Urungus and bass player Beefcake ...

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GWAR: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

GWAR's new album, "Bloody Pit Of Horror", is available for streaming in its entirety at AOL Music. The CD is being released today (Tuesday, November 9) via Metal Blade Records. "This album is the follow-up to last year's 'Lust In Space', and the capper of our 25th anniversary Slay-a-Bration...which I am pretty sure ...

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GWAR: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Zombies, March!' Video Shoot

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Zombies, March!", the new video from GWAR, can be viewed below. The clip shot on location at The National in Richmond, Virginia by acclaimed Fangoria director Dave McKendry. Said infernal overlord and GWAR lead singer Oderus Urungus: "The metal warriors of GWAR are proud to present to the human ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed At Milwaukee's The Rave (Video)

GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus was interviewed this past Sunday, October 31 the Rave/Eagles Club in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. You can now watch the chat below. GWAR performed the brand new song "Zombies, March!" on this past Thursday night's (October 28) edition of NBC-TV's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon". "Zombies, March!" is the first single from GWAR's ...

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