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Before frontman Dave Brockie passed away earlier this year, Gwar had appeared on the A.V. Club's all-covers video series A.V. Undercover twice, taking on Kansas and Billy Ocean. And on the newest…   Read Story »
A few months ago, Richmond, Virginia locals launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring the Foo Fighters to their town. It worked, and last night, the band played the local club the National. During…   Read Story »
On Friday evening, Oderus Urungus burned. Dave Brockie, the Gwar founder who played the Oderus character for 32 years, was laid to rest soon after he died this past spring, the victim of his own…   Read Story »
Back in March, we lost Gwar frontman Dave Brockie, better known as Oderus Urungus. Brockie was 50, and Richmond, Virginia police found him dead at his home. Today, the Virginia medical examiner's…   Read Story »
If you hang out with enough potheads, you already know that vaping -- smoking weed (or, I guess, other things -- out of hi-tech e-cigarette deals -- is the new thing. And now, for their first public…   Read Story »
GWAR singer and mastermind Dave Brockie, who died Sunday at the far-too-young age of 50, will be remembered as a shock rock innovator. An obnoxious spitball in the face of Marilyn Manson's humorless…   Read Story »
Dave Brockie, frontman of the theatrical joke-metal institution Gwar, has died, as Blabbermouth has confirmed. Brockie co-founded Gwar in 1984, and he was the only constant member in the band's…   Read Story »
The A.V. Club's Undercover series, in which bands cover unlikely songs, is reliably fun, but it's not reliably this fun. On the most recent episode, art-metal monsters Gwar, in full costume, wedge…   Read Story »
Cory Smoot, the guitarist who portrayed the character of Flattus Maximus in the theatrical Richmond art-comedy-metal band Gwar, was found dead of unknown causes this morning, as Metalsucks reports…   Read Story »
Credit Late Night With Jimmy Fallon with having the balls to give voluminously be-latexed art-thrash gods the sort of television experience that only Jerry Springer had previously granted them. The…   Read Story »