GWAR

Brewtal Truth: Champion Brewing Hosts ‘Benefit For Balsac’

April 4, 2018

The craft beer and metal worlds team up for a special show this Saturday, April 7, to benefit GWAR’s Balsac the Jaws of Death, aka Michael Derks

GWAR: Extended Interview with Mike Bishop, the Man Behind the Blothar

October 10, 2017

Mike Bishop sheds Blothar’s antlers and abdominal adornments to speak frankly with us about GWAR after Brockie.

The 5 Most Insane Panels from GWAR’s New Comic

June 7, 2017

The scumdogs of the universe are ready to corrupt the world in another medium, as the GWAR: Orgasmageddon comic hits shelves. Here are the first issue’s 5 most insane panels.

CONTEST: Win A Pair Of Tickets To Berserker IV Fest!

March 27, 2017

We’ve got an extra extremely extreme contest alert for you: win a free pair of tickets to Berserker IV in Pontiac, Michigan, with heavy hitters like GWAR, Eyehategod, and OFF!

Blood, Bats & Blast Beats: An Interview with The Faculty of Horror’s Andrea Subissati

October 29, 2015

Andrea Subissati is a Toronto-based sociologist, writer and co-host of The Faculty of Horror podcast. We talked to her ahead of All Hallows’ Eve to get her take on horror, metal and why the two are eternally intertwined.

Our GWAR bobblehead contest winner!

July 14, 2014

We’d like to say that we were overwhelmed with video responses paying tribute to Oderus. Actually, it’s probably appropriate that too many people were busy partying this summer to record an ode. But one proud blog reader stands out: Mr. Kyle Messick. True to our word we are sharing his video entry with the world…

Official Report: Dave Brockie Died of Accidental Heroin Overdose

June 4, 2014

Earlier this year,  the world of film lost acclaimed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman to a tragic heroin overdose. Now it appears the drug is also responsible for the demise of one of metal’s most beloved figures. Dave Brockie, popularly known as Oderus Urungus, died on March 23, but it wasn’t until yesterday that officials ruled…

Give Praise To Oderus, Win GWAR Bobbleheads

May 12, 2014

The death of Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, was one of the biggest bummers to hit the world of the extremely extreme in a long time. However, we shouldn’t forget Brockie’s mission: uninhibited creativity and fun. So, we’re teaming with our friends at Aggronautix to give away ONE pair of these amazing and rare GWAR…

Dave Brockie: 1963-2014

March 24, 2014

In the late 90s, perhaps around 1998, I pulled over at a truck stop about 45 miles outside of Richmond, Virginia. I grabbed a few snacks and went to the checkout line when it occurred to me that the clerk was staring, somewhat horrified. I looked down and remembered why: my entire body was covered…

For Those About to Squeak: October 2013

October 1, 2013

I have a pet hamster. His name is Ozzy. He is adorable but terrified of everything. However, over the course of his cohabitation with me, he’s become acclimated to the sounds of heavy metal, probably due to the fact that I play it for 16 hours a day. I’ve discovered that he actually has quite…

Pilot Season

February 5, 2013

Right now, television networks are picking up a bunch of pilots to shove into our eyesockets come September. This year, though, there is a difference – a weirdly large number of metal-themed reality shows. I feel it is my duty to report on some of the more promising entries. Storage War Ensemble In this spinoff…

GWAR vs. DevilDriver: Oderus Urungus questions Dez Fafara questions Oderus Urungus

October 10, 2012

ODERUS ASKS DEZ: 1. What is that thing on your chin? Dez: It’s a Tattoo to ward off Scary Monsters, much like yourself, my monstrous friend! In all honesty I tattooed my face to separate myself from the pack! Also it reminds me that the corporate world cubicle thing was / is NOT A LIFE…

Alligators and the Giant Maggot: Kylesa’s life on the road with GWAR

May 16, 2012

Last month, Savannah psychedelic metal crew Kylesa put in some serious road miles in support of GWAR. Prosthetics, artificial blood and semen are not everyday items on the underground metal touring circuit, so we got Kylesa guitarist/vocalist Laura Pleasants to take some pics and notes. This is what went down. 04-13 San Antonio, TX |…

Jeff Speed (writer/director) interviewed

April 4, 2012

** Writer, director and videographer Jeff Speed discusses the finer aspects of Municipal Waste’s “Fatal Feast” video and his affinity for ’80s sci-horror. How did you find the location? It’s pretty unique to film a metal video on the set of an old television series, especially one as cult as Firefly. Jeff Speed: I’ve actually…

Rue Morgue Returns to the House of Horrors

March 6, 2012

“When you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you,” Nietzsche promised in Beyond Good and Evil, but Mr. Philosophize with a Hammer never did recommend any appropriate mood music for making goo-goo eyes at the infernal regions. Which is why it is such a great thing for we lovers of darkness…

RIP CORY SMOOT: DELETED SCENES FROM THE GWAR-B-Q

November 4, 2011

In honor of GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot, who passed away yesterday as the band was preparing to enter Canada, we offer this typically deranged Frank Lemke review of this fall’s annual GWAR-B-Q in Richmond, originally trimmed for space from the magazine. Saturday, September 17 The National, Richmond, VA The GWAR-B-Q was booked outdoors, at Hadad’s…