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  • Watch GWAR Annihilate A Cyndi Lauper, Ramones Mashup
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    Watch GWAR Annihilate A Cyndi Lauper, Ramones Mashup

    You wouldn’t exactly pair Cyndi Lauper’s perky pop with GWAR‘s raucous, heavy metal stylings but the two have collided with the American band taking on Lauper’s She Bop. The band, dressed in their usual science-fiction horror themed get-up, covered the Lauper track from 1993, clearing it of its quirky synths and replacing it with slamming

  • 11 Unforgettable Soundwave Festival Moments
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    11 Unforgettable Soundwave Festival Moments

    The Soundwave festival has come a long way from its humble origins as a one-day-only event on the far side of Australia. Since debuting in Perth all the way back in ’04, Soundwave has watched other music festivals come and go while it surged on to become one of the most anticipated annual music events

  • GWAR Make Ritualistic Sacrifice At Frontman’s TED Talk
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    GWAR Make Ritualistic Sacrifice At Frontman’s TED Talk

    You read that correctly — thrash metal menaces GWAR have sacrificed a man in order to make way for a TED Talk by their own frontman, Michael “Blothar” Bishop. As seen in footage of the incident, Mr Bishop — that’s Dr Michael Bishop, actually — was just about to speak to a Richmond, Virginia crowd

  • GWAR Members Clash Online After Band Splits With Kym Dylla’s Vulvatron
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    GWAR Members Clash Online After Band Splits With Kym Dylla’s Vulvatron

    Conflict has arisen with the GWAR camp, after the band today announced they are parting ways with vocalist Kim Dylla, who is known for playing the character of Vulvatron. Dylla and the shock-rock band’s guitarist, Brent Purgason, have clashed online over the announcement, with Dylla claiming she wasn’t told her Vulvatron character would be taken

  • Gwar Aim To Destroy Literary World With New ‘Let There Be Gwar’ Book
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    Gwar Aim To Destroy Literary World With New ‘Let There Be Gwar’ Book

    Clear your spiring time schedule dear friends, and find some place comfortable to sit for hours because your favourite satirical thrash metal martians Gwar are getting into the literary game with a 350-page hardcover book titled Let There Be Gwar. Set to ship around September, Let There Be Gwar is described as “a comprehensive behind-the-scenes

  • Gwar Respond To Allegations Of Stealing Late Singer Dave Brockie’s Remains
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    Gwar Respond To Allegations Of Stealing Late Singer Dave Brockie’s Remains

    Satirical thrash metal martians Gwar have responded to some pretty serious allegations levelled at them by William Brockie, father of the band’s late frontman and founding member Dave Brockie, perhaps better known as Oderus Urungus. Yesterday it was reported that William Brockie had filed a law suit claiming the band has robbed his departed son

  • Remaining GWAR Members Accused Of Stealing Dave Brockie’s Remains
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    Remaining GWAR Members Accused Of Stealing Dave Brockie’s Remains

    The father of the late GWAR singer and founding member Dave Brockie, also known as Oderus Urungus, is suing the band’s remaining members, alleging that they stole Brockie’s artwork, bass guitars and even his cremated remains. Reports NBC News, the lawsuit was filed on Thursday in state circuit court in Richmond, Virginia by Dave Brockie’s

  • GWAR Introduce New Frontwoman, Vulvatron
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    GWAR Introduce New Frontwoman, Vulvatron

    For the first time since announcing plans to continue their satirical thrash metal outfit without late frontman and founding member Dave Brockie, GWAR have unveiled their new lineup which includes new female warrior and joint vocalist Vulvatron. While GWAR have not made any official announcements about Vulvatron, she appeared on stage fronting the band at

  • GWAR’s Oderus Urungus Set Ablaze During Viking Funeral Tribute
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    GWAR’s Oderus Urungus Set Ablaze During Viking Funeral Tribute

    Friends and family of GWAR‘s Dave Brockie paid a very special tribute to the late frontman, who went by the stage name Oderus Urungus, in the lead-up to the 2014 GWAR-B-Q event. After paying their respects, Brockie’s loved ones set Oderus Urungus ablaze as part of a Viking funeral. Those in attendance included former Dead

  • GWAR To Carry On Without Dave Brockie
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    GWAR To Carry On Without Dave Brockie

    GWAR have detailed their plans to continue the satirical thrash metal outfit without late frontman and founding member Dave Brockie. The news comes after a representative for the band confirmed that some form of GWAR would make an appearance during the upcoming Riot Fest in Chicago. Speaking to Metal Insider, GWAR drummer Brad Roberts, who

  • GWAR’s David Brockie Cause Of Death Revealed
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    GWAR’s David Brockie Cause Of Death Revealed

    David Brockie, known to fans as Oderus Urungus the frontman for the Grammy-nominated satirical thrash metal outfit GWAR, died of an accidental heroin overdose in his home in March, the Virginia State Medical Examiner’s Office said on Tuesday. GWAR Manager Jack Flanagan confirmed unverified reports of the frontman’s death in March, writing, “It is with

  • How Are GWAR Appearing At Riot Fest Without Dave Brockie?
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    How Are GWAR Appearing At Riot Fest Without Dave Brockie?

    Yesterday Music Feeds reported the announcement of the 2014 lineup for Chicago’s Punk and alt rock extravaganza Riot Fest, and hidden amongst the many names on that bill was satirical thrash metal outfit GWAR, whose frontman Dave Brockie was found dead in his Virginia home earlier this year. Today, reports Metal Sucks, a band rep

  • GWAR Surviving Members Release Dave Brockie Tribute Video
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    GWAR Surviving Members Release Dave Brockie Tribute Video

    Late last month it was confirmed that Dave Brockie, beloved in the metal and rock worlds as Oderus Urungus, the frontman of Richmond, Virginia thrash outfit GWAR, had passed away in his home. The surviving members of GWAR and Slave Pit Inc have now issued a video statement. In the emotional clip, members describe the

  • Report: Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Found Dead
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    Report: Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie Found Dead

    Reports have surfaced that David Brockie, known to fans as Oderus Urungus, the boastful, sardonic frontman of Richmond, Virginia satirical thrash metal outfit GWAR, has died. The news broke via Richmond outlet Style Weekly, with no word yet from the band or Brockie’s management. Brockie’s roommates reportedly found the 50-year-old frontman’s body at his home

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