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GWAR
GWAR live in Edmonton, Alberta
GWAR live in Edmonton, Alberta
Background information
Origin Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Genre(s) Heavy Metal
Thrash Metal
Crossover thrash
Hardcore punk(early)
Experimental Metal
Shock Rock
Years active 1985–present
Label(s) Shimmy Disc Records, Metal Blade, DRT Entertainment
Associated acts Dave Brockie Experience
Death Piggy
X-Cops
White Cross
Rigor Mortis
Burden Brothers
Website www.gwar.net
Members
Oderus Urungus
Beefcake the Mighty
Flattus Maximus
Balsac the Jaws of Death
Jizmak Da Gusha
Former members
Slymenstra Hymen
Techno Destructo
Nippleus Erectus
Johnny Slutman
Joey Slutman
Amazina
GWAR Woman
The Temptress
Mr. Magico
Lee Beato
Stephen Sphincter
BalSac
Cornealius Carnage
Hans Orifice
Sean Sumner
Sleazy P. Martini
Müsel
Sexecutioner (Side member)
Sleazy P. Martini (Side member)

GWAR is a satirical heavy metal musical group formed in 1985. The band is best known for their elaborate sci-fi/horror film inspired costumes; raunchy, obscene, politically incorrect lyrics; and graphic stage performances, which consist of humorous re-enactments of political and moral taboo themes. The band also performed fire dancing until the character "Slymenstra Hymen" left the band. Their costumes are generally made of foam latex, styrofoam, and hardened rubber. It should be noted that the costumes cover very little, with the rest of their bodies accentuated with makeup. They further their production in concert by spraying their audiences with imitation fluids. Most of the fluids are made of water and powdered food coloring which, for the most part, flakes off or washes out easily. The thicker fluids are made from a clear seaweed extract called carrageenan which is also used in ice cream and milkshakes. [1] GWAR does not use syrups or stage blood due to the fact that they dry solid, wrecking their costumes.[2] In concert, GWAR has been known occasionally to perform their encore without costumes. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the city in Alberta, Canada. ... For other uses, see Alberta (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: , Country State Government  - Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (I) Area  - City 62. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Thrash metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music, one of the extreme metal subgenres that is characterised by high speed riffing and aggression. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Hardcore Punk is a subgenre of Punk Rock that originated in North America in the late 1970s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Shock rock is a very wide umbrella term for artists who combine rock music with elements of theatrical shock value in live performances. ... In the music industry, a record label can be a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Shimmy Disc is an influencial New York City based record label founded by Mark Kramer (or Kramer as he is famously known internationally, and was known years before the fictional character of the same name was invented). ... Metal Blade redirects here. ... DRT Entertainment is a New York City based independent record label founded in 2003 by Derek Shulman, Ron Urban and Theodore Ted Green. ... dbx or The Dave Brockie Experience is formed of the current members of Gwar. ... Death Piggy is a punk band that later evolved into GWAR Categories: Wikipedia requested images | Pages needing attention | Articles to be expanded | Music stubs ... X-Cops was a side project comprised of ex-members from the band GWAR and their extended family of musicians. ... White Cross were an early American Hardcore band from Virginia. ... Rigor Mortis is a thrash metal band that formed in 1983. ... The Burden Brothers are a Dallas-based rock band. ... Oderus Urungus is both a character and an alter-ego, played by Dave Brockie, in the rock band GWAR. He appears as an intergalactic humanoid barbarian with devil horns and a meaty looking face, and always carries around a long sword named Lick (the name was shortened from Unt Lick... Beefcake the Mighty is a character in the rock band GWAR. He appears a stout (hence his name) humanoid girded in Roman-style armor. ... Flattus Maximus is a guitarist in the heavy metal band GWAR. He is known by his red face, white dreadlocks, dinosaur-head shoulder pads and reptile feet. ... Balsac the Jaws of Death is the guitarist in the rock band GWAR. He appears as a humanoid creature with a face resembling a bear-trap. ... A cartoon drawing of Jizmak Da Gusha Jizmak Da Gusha is a character in the rock band GWAR. According to GWAR mythos, Jizmak Da Gusha was a beast of tremendous power who was frozen in a block of ice, presumably near the GWAR headquarters in Antarctica, for millennia. ... Slymenstra Slymie Hymen of GWAR, taken from the Crack in the Egg video from Phallus in Wonderland Slymenstra Hymen (real name: Danielle Stampe) is GWARs female vocalist & dancer. ... Techno Destructo is perhaps the most famous GWAR villain (by GWARs standards). ... Nippleus Erectus was a drummer of GWAR, who did all the drumming for Hell-O. Categories: Musician stubs ... In the original GWAR lineup, vocal duties were performed by Johnny Slutman (aka Ben Eubanks), while Oderus Urungus (Dave Brockie) was the 2nd guitarist. ... GWARs second vocalist was Joey Slutman (aka Joe Annaruma), while Oderus Urungus (Dave Brockie) was the 2nd guitarist. ... The original woman in the shock rock group, GWAR, originally known as Amazina was played by Collette Miller. ... GWAR Woman is a character and former musician in the shock rock band GWAR. After Colette Miller left in 1987, the character Amazina became known simply as the GWAR Woman, which would be played by Lisa Harrelson during 1988, however, she would leave the band the same year, eventually being... Mr. ... After the departure of Nippleus Erectus, Pete Luchter, aka Lee Beato (a play on words to sound like libido) played drums with GWAR for a period in 1989. ... Stephen Sphincter was another early GWAR character, played by the Alter Natives guitarist Greg Ottinger. ... This article is about the former GWAR bassist, for similarly named character and current rythmn guitarist, see Balsac the Jaws of Death. ... Cornelius Carnage was one of the two original GWAR guitarists (along with Oderus Urungus), portrayed by Chris Oranger. ... Hans Orifice (aka Jim Thompson) took over for original GWAR drummer Hans Sphincter (Sean Sumner) in 1987. ... Sleazy P. Martini is a character played by Don Drakulich in the theatrical heavy metal band GWAR. He wears a gigantic gold necklace with a dollar symbol, a large pompadour, a bright purple suit, and is often seen wielding a sawed-off shotgun. ... Müsel (real name Dave Musel) was the keyboardist and a prop manufacturer for the Richmond, VA, metal band GWAR. Musel (whose name is pronounced muscle), joined in 1986 and left shortly after the recording of We Kill Everything. ... Sexecutioner was a character in the band GWAR. He was played by Chuck Varga. ... Sleazy P. Martini is a character played by Don Drakulich in the theatrical heavy metal band GWAR. He wears a gigantic gold necklace with a dollar symbol, a large pompadour, a bright purple suit, and is often seen wielding a sawed-off shotgun. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Sci-fi is an abbreviation for science fiction. ... “Horror Movie” redirects here. ... Obscenity has several connotations. ... Political correctness is the alteration of language to redress real or alleged injustices and discrimination or to avoid offense. ... This article is about cultural prohibitions in general, for other uses, see Taboo (disambiguation). ... A fire twirler with staff A firedancer with poi A fire dancer juggling torches in a cascade pattern. ... Slymenstra Slymie Hymen of GWAR, taken from the Crack in the Egg video from Phallus in Wonderland Slymenstra Hymen (real name: Danielle Stampe) is GWARs female vocalist & dancer. ... 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Another trademark of GWAR's live show is their lampooning of celebrities and figures in current events. Victims of GWAR's antics have included O.J. Simpson, John Kerry, Mike Tyson, George W. Bush (as well as every other President since Ronald Reagan), Jerry Garcia, Osama Bin Laden, Michael Jackson, Al Gore, Paris Hilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Adolf Hitler, and many others. The band also makes frequent references to political and historical figures, fantasy literature, and mythology. For instance, the song "Whargoul" makes reference to Minas Morgul as well as the eternal warrior of Michael Moorcock, GWAR also has many references to H. P. Lovecraft themes (Antarctica, Yig, Giant Penguins, Fleshy Insanities, etc.) as well as Warhammer 40,000 (Plasma Cannons, Plague Infection, Barges, Slaanesh Chaos Champions obsessed with pleasure and violence). In addition, the title of their fifth album RagNaRok comes from Norse mythology. Orenthal James Simpson (born July 9, 1947), commonly known as O. J. Simpson and also just by his initials O.J. and his nickname The Juice, is a retired American football player who achieved stardom at the collegiate and professional levels. ... John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts, in his fourth term of office. ... Michael Gerard Tyson (born June 30, 1966) is a former two-time American world heavyweight boxing champion and is the youngest man to have won a world heavyweight title. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the forty-third and current President of the United States of America, originally inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Reagan redirects here. ... Jerome John Jerry Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American musician, songwriter, and artist best known for being the lead guitarist and vocalist of the psychedelic rock band the Grateful Dead. ... Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden (Arabic: ‎; born March 10, 1957[1]), most often mentioned as Osama bin Laden or Usama bin Laden, is a Saudi Arabian militant Islamist and is widely believed to be one of the founders of the organization called al-Qaeda. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... This article is about the former Vice President of the United States. ... Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American celebrity and socialite. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German IPA: ; born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, Golden Globe-winning actor, businessman and politician currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... Hitler redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Mythology (disambiguation). ... Minas Morgul (Sindarin for Tower of Black Magic), also known by its earlier name Minas Ithil (Tower of the Moon), is a fictional city in J.R.R. Tolkiens world of Middle-earth. ... Michael John Moorcock (born December 18, 1939, in London, England) is a prolific English writer primarily of science fiction and fantasy who has also published a number of literary novels. ... This article is about the author. ... Warhammer 40,000 (informally known as Warhammer 40K, WH40K, W40K or just 40K) is a science fantasy game produced by Games Workshop. ... In the fictional universes of Warhammer 40,000 and Warhammer Fantasy, Slaanesh (pronounced sla-a-nesh) is one of the four major Chaos gods. ... Look up Ragnarok in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Norse, Viking or Scandinavian mythology comprises the indigenous pre-Christian religion, beliefs and legends of the Scandinavian peoples, including those who settled on Iceland, where most of the written sources for Norse mythology were assembled. ...

Contents

Musical style

Originally, the group's musical style was largely influenced by punk rock and the band composed short, simple songs, which would evolve over the years into heavily hardcore-influenced crossover thrash, with GWAR's musical experimentation becoming present in Scumdogs of the Universe, America Must Be Destroyed and This Toilet Earth. Later, this experimental sound would partially eclipse their heavy metal style and GWAR would become a chaotic blend of genres that would be most noticeable on RagNaRok and Carnival of Chaos (the latter showcasing the most variety in musical styles of any point in GWAR's career). 1999's We Kill Everything would present a similar sound, but based largely on GWAR's Hell-O-era sound, resulting in an album that the band dismisses as their worst. Indeed, the band's rejection of We Kill Everything would drive them to return to their thrash metal sound with Violence Has Arrived, which would later evolve into a more technical form of thrash, present in War Party and Beyond Hell. Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... Hardcore Punk is a subgenre of Punk Rock that originated in North America in the late 1970s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Scumdogs of the Universe is the second album released by rock/heavy metal/punk band GWAR. It is their first album on Metal Blade Records and was released in 1990. ... America Must Be Destroyed is GWARs third album, released in 1992 as their second album on Metal Blade Records. ... This Toilet Earth is the fourth album released by novelty rock/heavy metal/punk band Gwar. ... Look up Ragnarok in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Gwars sixth album, Carnival of Chaos (1997) seems to be influenced even more by Faith No More and Mr. ... GWAR returned in 1999 with their seventh album We Kill Everything, which severely disappointed many fans when compared to their prior albums. ... Hell-O! is the first album released by rock/heavy metal/punk band GWAR. It was released in 1988, on Shimmy Records. ... Thrash metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music, one of the extreme metal subgenres that is characterised by high speed riffing and aggression. ... Violence Has Arrived is the 2001 album by the band GWAR. It was released on November 6, 2001. ... War Party is a 1988 film starring Billy Wirth and Kevin Dillon. ... Beyond Hell is the tenth studio album by GWAR. It was released on August 29, 2006, the album was originally announced through the bands official website in February 23, 2006. ...


Biography

1984-1989

Gwar was the result of two separate projects that eventually combined into one. Dave Brockie was the vocalist for a punk band named Death Piggy, that often staged mini-plays and used crude props to punctuate their often ridiculous music. Death Piggy would occasionally practice in a room at the Richmond Dairy, a deserted bottling plant that had been taken over by hippies. The hippies would rent out interior areas to various artists and musicians. It was at the Richmond Dairy that Death Piggy would meet Hunter Jackson and Chuck Varga, both attendees of Virginia Commonwealth University who had set up "The Slave Pit", a production space for Scumdogs of the Universe, a movie they intended to make. A friendship was forged, and Jackson would create props for Death Piggy to use on stage. On occasion, Death Piggy would wear costumes Jackson and Varga had created for their movie in order to open up for themselves under the name "GWAARGGGH!!!", eventually shortened to GWAR. GWAR would end up eclipsing and later absorbing Death Piggy. Recently, members of GWAR confirmed to Rolling Stone that the band was actually named for the South African slang term for vagina[citation needed]. Oderus Urungus is a character, played by Dave Brockie, in the rock band GWAR. He appears as an intergalactic humanoid barbarian with devil horns and a meaty looking face, and always carries around a long sword named Unt Lick. According to GWAR mythos, Oderus Urungus is 28 million years old... Death Piggy is a punk band that later evolved into GWAR Categories: Wikipedia requested images | Pages needing attention | Articles to be expanded | Music stubs ... Death Piggy is a punk band that later evolved into GWAR Categories: Wikipedia requested images | Pages needing attention | Articles to be expanded | Music stubs ... Virginia Commonwealth University, or VCU, is a large public American research university with its main campuses located in downtown Richmond, Virginia. ... South African slang reflects many different linguistic traditions. ...

Abuse of George Bush character - live at Reds, Edmonton
Abuse of George Bush character - live at Reds, Edmonton

The first known line-up for GWAR consisted of Ben Eubank (vocals), Dave Brockie (guitar), Steve Douglas (guitar), Chris Bopst (bass guitar), Sean Sumner (Drums) and Hunter Jackson. However, this line-up would be short lived and suffer multiple changes in the following months, with Ben Eubanks quitting after just one or two shows and being replaced by Joe Annaruma, who would also quit and be replaced by guitarist Dave Brockie as the band's vocalist (See line-up for more information). The band eventually somewhat solidified into a line-up consisting of Hunter Jackson, Don Drakulich (Alias Sleazy P. Martini), Chuck Varga,Mike Delaney, Mike Bonner, Scott Krahl, Dave Musel and Dave Brockie (Alias Oderus Urungus, no longer GWAR's guitarist, but permanent vocalist), with Heather Broome (The Temptress) joining later that year and Colette Miller (GWAR Woman) joining in 1986. Heather Broome would quit in 1986 and Mike Delaney retired in 1987 .Dewey Rowell (Flattus Maximus), Michael Bishop (Beefcake the Mighty) and Rob Mosby (Nippleus Erectus) would be recruited in 1987 along with Steve Douglas (Balsac the Jaws of Death) who rejoined the band after having left early in its history. Lisa Harrelson would become the new "GWAR woman" after Colette Miller left sometime this year. It's this line-up with which the band's debut, Hell-O, a crossover heavy metal/punk rock album, was released in 1988 under Shimmy Disc Records; the original production was very poor, and it is believed that the album was recorded in just one weekend. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 398 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (498 × 750 pixels, file size: 229 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 398 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (498 × 750 pixels, file size: 229 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... People George W. Bush (born 1946), 43rd (and current) President of the United States (2001–present) and son of George H. W. Bush George H. W. Bush (born 1924), 41st President of the United States (1989–1993) and father of George W. Bush George P. Bush (born 1976), son of... This article is about the city in Alberta, Canada. ... Oderus Urungus is a character, played by Dave Brockie, in the rock band GWAR. He appears as an intergalactic humanoid barbarian with devil horns and a meaty looking face, and always carries around a long sword named Unt Lick. According to GWAR mythos, Oderus Urungus is 28 million years old... Oderus Urungus is a character, played by Dave Brockie, in the rock band GWAR. He appears as an intergalactic humanoid barbarian with devil horns and a meaty looking face, and always carries around a long sword named Unt Lick. According to GWAR mythos, Oderus Urungus is 28 million years old... GWAR is a satirical thrash metal and shock rock band formed in 1985. ... Sleazy P. Martini is a character played by Don Drakulich in the theatrical heavy metal band GWAR. He wears a gigantic gold necklace with a dollar symbol, a large pompadour, a bright purple suit, and is often seen wielding a sawed-off shotgun. ... Oderus Urungus is both a character and an alter-ego, played by Dave Brockie, in the rock band GWAR. He appears as an intergalactic humanoid barbarian with devil horns and a meaty looking face, and always carries around a long sword named Lick (the name was shortened from Unt Lick... The Temptress is a 1926 American silent romantic drama film directed by Fred Niblo. ... GWAR Woman is a character and former musician in the shock rock band GWAR. After Colette Miller left in 1987, the character Amazina became known simply as the GWAR Woman, which would be played by Lisa Harrelson during 1988, however, she would leave the band the same year, eventually being... Flattus Maximus is a guitarist in the heavy metal band GWAR. He is known by his red face, white dreadlocks, dinosaur-head shoulder pads and reptile feet. ... Beefcake the Mighty is a character in the rock band GWAR. He appears a stout (hence his name) humanoid girded in Roman-style armor. ... Nippleus Erectus was a drummer of GWAR, who did all the drumming for Hell-O. Categories: Musician stubs ... Balsac the Jaws of Death is the guitarist in the rock band GWAR. He appears as a humanoid creature with a face resembling a bear-trap. ... GWAR Woman is a character and former musician in the shock rock band GWAR. After Colette Miller left in 1987, the character Amazina became known simply as the GWAR Woman, which would be played by Lisa Harrelson during 1988, however, she would leave the band the same year, eventually being... Hell-O! is the first album released by rock/heavy metal/punk band GWAR. It was released in 1988, on Shimmy Records. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... Shimmy Disc is an influencial New York City based record label founded by Mark Kramer (or Kramer as he is famously known internationally, and was known years before the fictional character of the same name was invented). ...


The band would start touring in support of the album, with Steve Douglas leaving that same year, later to form the alternative band Log, and being replaced by current rhythm guitarist, Michael Derks, who took over Douglas' alias as Balsac the Jaws of Death. Balsac the Jaws of Death is a character and guitarist in the rock band GWAR. He appears as a humanoid creature with a face resembling a bear-trap. ...


However, the band's line-up would undergo further changes before 1990, with Rob Mosby leaving in 1989 and being replaced by Pete Luchter, who would also quit to be replaced temporarily by Jim Thompson, who had been in the band previous to the release of Hell-O. Thompson however, would also quit and be finally replaced by the current GWAR drummer, Brad Roberts, alias Jizmak Da Gusha. Hell-O! is the first album released by rock/heavy metal/punk band GWAR. It was released in 1988, on Shimmy Records. ... A cartoon drawing of Jizmak Da Gusha Jizmak Da Gusha is a character in the rock band GWAR. According to GWAR mythos, Jizmak Da Gusha was a beast of tremendous power who was frozen in a block of ice, presumably near the GWAR headquarters in Antarctica, for millennia. ...


1990-1994

With GWAR's line-up somewhat solidified, the band would set up to record what has become known by many as their greatest album, Scumdogs of the Universe. The album met a moderately large mainstream success and would mark the start of a career under the Metal Blade Records record label. The band would tour extensively in support for this album, releasing the Live from Antarctica VHS tape in July, 1990, containing, amongst other things, the band's first music video for the song "Sick of You". Scumdogs of the Universe is the second album released by rock/heavy metal/punk band GWAR. It is their first album on Metal Blade Records and was released in 1990. ... Metal Blade redirects here. ... The videography of American heavy metal, punk and shock rock band GWAR // This was GWARs first video release. ... Sick of You is the third track in heavy metal band GWARs second album, Scumdogs of the Universe and is one of the most well known songs by the band. ...


Scumdogs of the Universe was originally released through the U.K. label Master before being picked up by Metal Blade in 1991. In the group's hunt for a larger label, they auditioned for Relativity records, one of the bigger indie metal labels. The group killed their audition when they showed up in costume and Danielle Stampe let loose a blood capsule from her cod piece onto one of the office chairs, simulating menstruation. Scumdogs of the Universe is the second album released by rock/heavy metal/punk band GWAR. It is their first album on Metal Blade Records and was released in 1990. ...


The band suffered further line-up changes during this period, with Dewey Rowell leaving the band in 1991 and not being replaced until 1992 by Pete Lee, after the recording of America Must Be Destroyed. America Must Be Destroyed is GWARs third album, released in 1992 as their second album on Metal Blade Records. ...


However, this success would not be met without controversy. During this period, GWAR was banned in North Carolina because Brockie was wearing his "Cuttlefish of Cthulhu" prosthetic penis, which led to his arrest; this incident was the inspiration for GWAR's third album, America Must Be Destroyed, released in 1992. The album was accompanied by the movie Phallus in Wonderland, which documented the main concept and contained music videos for the album. This movie would be nominated for a Grammy Award in 1993, the year during which Mike Bishop would also leave the band, after the recording of This Toilet Earth, being replaced by Casey Orr, from the band Rigor Mortis. Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ... The videography of American heavy metal, punk and shock rock band GWAR // This was GWARs first video release. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This Toilet Earth is the fourth album released by novelty rock/heavy metal/punk band Gwar. ... Rigor Mortis is a thrash metal band that formed in 1983. ...


This Toilet Earth was released on 1994, meeting moderate success and with the videos for Saddam a Go-Go and Jack the World being aired on Beavis and Butt-head; however, this would also mark the beginning of the band straying from their trademark sound, as the album contained heavily experimental songs instead of the more focused heavy metal of the previous two albums. This Toilet Earth is the fourth album released by novelty rock/heavy metal/punk band Gwar. ... Beavis and Butt-head is an American animated television series created by Mike Judge. ...


1995-2000

GWAR started their Edmonton show with simulated Decapitation
GWAR started their Edmonton show with simulated Decapitation

Through the last few years, GWAR had managed to build a cult fanbase; however, their mainstream success would start to slowly wane; this, accompanied by multiple line-up changes, would cause the band to fade into the underground. GWAR would then enter a period that is considered a "low point" by members of the band (Especially Dave Brockie), and would start experimenting with obscure genres of music even more than before. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the city in Alberta, Canada. ... Decapitation (from Latin, caput, capitis, meaning head), or beheading, is the removal of a living organisms head. ... Oderus Urungus is a character, played by Dave Brockie, in the rock band GWAR. He appears as an intergalactic humanoid barbarian with devil horns and a meaty looking face, and always carries around a long sword named Unt Lick. According to GWAR mythos, Oderus Urungus is 28 million years old...


It's under these circumstances that they would release RagNaRok in 1995, an album characterized by a particularly unique sound, including the use of keyboards, something largely unseen before by the band, as well as a much larger use of secondary vocalists. The record is considered to have been largely unnoticed after the success of the last three albums. Despite this, the band would record two videos for the album, "Surf of Syn" and "Meat Sandwich" as well as release Rendezvous with RagNaRok to support the album's plot through footage from the supporting tour. Look up Ragnarok in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Rendezvous with RagNaRok is the GWAR movie coinciding with their 1995 album RagNaRok, though the video was released in early 1997 (much of the footage was from 1996). ...


The band's first side project, X-Cops, would also come to life after the RagNaRok tour, releasing their only full length album, You Have the Right to Remain Silent... the same year. X-Cops was a side project comprised of ex-members from the band GWAR and their extended family of musicians. ... You Have the Right to Remain Silent. ...


The band's next record would come out in 1997 under the name Carnival of Chaos, proving to be the epitome of this experimental period containing songs from many different genres, including the classic heavy metal, but also hard rock, country and even jazz. Gwars sixth album, Carnival of Chaos (1997) seems to be influenced even more by Faith No More and Mr. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... For other uses, see Country (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Jazz (disambiguation). ...


Carnival of Chaos would be the last album with Pete Lee on guitar, being replaced by Tim Harriss (Who had previously been in the band around 1986 and was featured as a guest guitarist on America Must Be Destroyed) for the recording of We Kill Everything between late 1998 and early 1999, for which Michael Bishop would temporarily rejoin the band as the bassist during the absence of Casey Orr. The record, largely influenced by punk rock, is the band's least favorite album, as its songs are rarely played live. Following this, co-founder Hunter Jackson would leave the group in 2000 to focus on personal projects. Danielle Stampe would leave the band to focus on a personal project named Girly Freakshow; however, she would rejoin the band temporarily for the Bitch is Back tour in 2002. America Must Be Destroyed is GWARs third album, released in 1992 as their second album on Metal Blade Records. ... GWAR returned in 1999 with their seventh album We Kill Everything, which severely disappointed many fans when compared to their prior albums. ... Michael Bishop is an American musician. ... Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... Slymenstra Slymie Hymen of GWAR, taken from the Crack in the Egg video from Phallus in Wonderland Slymenstra Hymen (real name: Danielle Stampe) is GWARs female vocalist & dancer. ...


2001-2005

GWAR in the middle of live concert in Edmonton
GWAR in the middle of live concert in Edmonton

Due to the band's distaste for the previous album, GWAR's sound would suffer major changes for the next recording. With Tim Harriss gone, Zack Blair would be hired to fill his spot as Flattus Maximus, Casey Orr also having returned to the band as Beefcake the Mighty for the recording of the band's first entirely thrash metal album in years: Violence Has Arrived, released in November 6, 2001, the album being seen as a "comeback" of sorts and setting off changes that would result in the current state of the band. Violence Has Arrived would be, however, the band's last album on Metal Blade Records, with the band leaving the label soon after the recording and releasing of it. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the city in Alberta, Canada. ... Flattus Maximus is a guitarist in the heavy metal band GWAR. He is known by his red face, white dreadlocks, dinosaur-head shoulder pads and reptile feet. ... Beefcake the Mighty is a character in the rock band GWAR. He appears a stout (hence his name) humanoid girded in Roman-style armor. ... Thrash metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music, one of the extreme metal subgenres that is characterised by high speed riffing and aggression. ... Violence Has Arrived is the 2001 album by the band GWAR. It was released on November 6, 2001. ... is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Metal Blade redirects here. ...


As the band would start approaching a focus on a heavier, more brutal sound near the end of this period, it would also result in the creation of another side project, the Dave Brockie Experience, a band created by frontman Dave Brockie along with rhythm guitarist Mike Derks and drummer Brad Roberts as a way of continuing the comedic sound found on albums like We Kill Everything while maintaining a more serious focus in releases by GWAR. They would release their first LP in March 20, 2001, named Diarrhea of a Madman. dbx or The Dave Brockie Experience is formed of the current members of Gwar. ... Oderus Urungus is a character, played by Dave Brockie, in the rock band GWAR. He appears as an intergalactic humanoid barbarian with devil horns and a meaty looking face, and always carries around a long sword named Unt Lick. According to GWAR mythos, Oderus Urungus is 28 million years old... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A cartoon drawing of Jizmak Da Gusha Jizmak Da Gusha is a character in the rock band GWAR. According to GWAR mythos, Jizmak Da Gusha was a beast of tremendous power who was frozen in a block of ice, presumably near the GWAR headquarters in Antarctica, for millennia. ... GWAR returned in 1999 with their seventh album We Kill Everything, which severely disappointed many fans when compared to their prior albums. ... is the 79th day of the year (80th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Diarrhea of a Madman is the debut album by the band Dave Brockie Experience. ...


This was not the end of GWAR's new focus on heavy sound, however; following their release of Violence Has Arrived by their most successful album in several years, War Party in 2004 under their new record label, DRT Entertainment. The album would meet a large underground success, as it followed the same path Violence Has Arrived did, but this time with a more serious and technical edge, partially thanks to the efforts of new lead guitarist Cory Smoot (Flattus Maximus) and bass guitarist, Todd Evans (Beefcake the Mighty). Videos would be released for "Bring Back the Bomb" and "War Party" (An early release from director/editor David Brodsky, which was declined by MTV Networks as being too inflammatory despite GWAR removing much of their trademark gore and sexual overtones), and the band would be invited to play in the Sounds of the Underground tour in 2005 along with Lamb Of God, Clutch, Poison the Well, Opeth, Strapping Young Lad, Unearth, Chimaira, Norma Jean, Throwdown, High On Fire, All That Remains, Madball, Terror, DevilDriver, A Life Once Lost, The Black Dahlia Murder, Fear Before The March Of Flames, The Red Chord, and Nora, the same year of the release of the band's second album in DRT Entertainment, Live from Mt. Fuji, which would also be the band's first live album besides the then-extremely rare You're All Worthless and Weak, released in 2000 (and re-released in 2006) under Slave Pit Records. Violence Has Arrived is the 2001 album by the band GWAR. It was released on November 6, 2001. ... After Violence Has Arrived, GWAR switched labels from Metal Blade to DRT Entertainment. ... DRT Entertainment is a New York City based independent record label founded in 2003 by Derek Shulman, Ron Urban and Theodore Ted Green. ... Violence Has Arrived is the 2001 album by the band GWAR. It was released on November 6, 2001. ... Flattus Maximus is a guitarist in the heavy metal band GWAR. He is known by his red face, white dreadlocks, dinosaur-head shoulder pads and reptile feet. ... Beefcake the Mighty is a character in the rock band GWAR. He appears a stout (hence his name) humanoid girded in Roman-style armor. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the band, see Lamb of God (band). ... For other uses, see Clutch (disambiguation). ... Poison the Well (commonly abbreviated as PTW or said PT-Dub) are a hardcore/metalcore band from Miami, Florida currently signed to Ferret Records. ... Opeth are a heavy metal band from Stockholm, Sweden. ... Strapping Young Lad is an influential progressive extreme metal band from Canada, started by Devin Townsend in 1994. ... Unearth (current incarnation formed 1998) is a metalcore band from Winthrop, Massachusetts. ... Chimaira are a metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. ... Norma Jean is a band from Douglasville, Georgia, USA, a suburb of Atlanta. ... Throwdown are a straight edge moshcore band. ... High on Fire is a heavy metal band from Oakland, California. ... All That Remains is a metalcore band from Springfield, Massachusetts. ... Madball is a New York band that originated back in the late 1980s, as a side-project of the legendary NYHC outfit Agnostic Front (Where Agnostic Fronts front man Roger Miret would let his younger brother Freddy Madball Cricien take the microphone on lead vocals during AF shows). ... Terror, formed in 2000, is a hardcore punk and metalcore band from Los Angeles, California. ... DevilDriver is a melodic death metal-influenced groove metal band from Santa Barbara, California. ... This article is about the metal band. ... Fear Before the March of Flames (sometimes abbreviated as FBTMOF[3], Fear Before[4] or March of Flames) is an experimental rock band that resides in Aurora, Colorado. ... The Red Chord is a deathcore[1] band from Revere, Massachusetts whose sound incorporates elements of death metal, grindcore and metalcore. ... Nora, or Norah, is a feminine personal name of Latin origin, meaning the bright one or honor, and may refer to: // Nora Ariffin, a Malaysian singer. ... DRT Entertainment is a New York City based independent record label founded in 2003 by Derek Shulman, Ron Urban and Theodore Ted Green. ... Released in June of 2005, Live from Mt. ... Released in 2000, Youre All Worthless And Weak is GWARs first live album. ... Slave Pit Records is the independent record label created for releasing projects by GWAR and related side projects such as Mensrea and Locus Factor. ...


2006 onward

Disemboweling Paris Hilton character - part of GWAR show in Edmonton, 2004
Disemboweling Paris Hilton character - part of GWAR show in Edmonton, 2004

GWAR started working on their new album (Then tentatively titled Go to Hell!) in January 2006. The same month, GWAR also opened a gallery show called "The Art of GWAR" at Art Space gallery in Richmond to display the many props, costumes, cartoons, paintings produced by The Slave Pit, GWAR's art and effects studio. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American celebrity and socialite. ... This article is about the city in Alberta, Canada. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On February 23, 2006, GWAR's official website, GWAR's Japanese Official website (www.gwarjapan.net) and Oderus Urungus' official homepage announced GWAR's latest album, Beyond Hell, for which, at the urging of DRT Entertainment, a cover version of Alice Cooper's "School's Out" was recorded and released.[3] The music video, was directed by David Brodsky on July 2nd, 2006. The part of the "school marm" has been mistakenly identified as Devin Townsend, the producer of the "Beyond Hell" CD. It is actually Scott Krahl, a long-time GWAR "slave" and inventor of Gor-Gor. "School's Out" was nominated for Best Video of 2006 on MTV2's Headbanger's Ball. is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Beyond Hell is the tenth studio album by GWAR. It was released on August 29, 2006, the album was originally announced through the bands official website in February 23, 2006. ... DRT Entertainment is a New York City based independent record label founded in 2003 by Derek Shulman, Ron Urban and Theodore Ted Green. ... Alice Cooper (born Vincent Furnier February 4, 1948) is an American rock singer, songwriter and musician whose career spans five decades. ... Schools Out is a 1972 title track single released on Alice Coopers fifth album. ...


Due for release sometime in the future, GWAR will be getting 7" action figures and Shockinis which are 3" figurines made of themselves by toy manufacturer Shocker Toys LLP. Though no date has been confirmed for the release according to Todd Evans the figures and Shockinis should be out some time in 2007.


The Blood Bath and Beyond DVD was released in June 20, 2006, containing exclusive behind the scenes and vintage footage of the band. is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


GWAR headlined the Sounds Of The Underground 2006 Tour along with As I Lay Dying, Trivium, Behemoth, Cannibal Corpse, The Chariot, The Black Dahlia Murder, Terror, Killswitch Engage, Through the Eyes of the Dead, In Flames, HORSE the band, Unearth, It Dies Today, Job for a Cowboy, 3 Inches of Blood, Shadows Fall, This Is Hell, Ringworm, Converge, Machine Head, and Still Remains. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For The novel by William Faulkner, see As I Lay Dying (novel). ... For other uses, see Trivium. ... Behemoth ( ) is a Polish death metal band. ... Cannibal Corpse is an American death metal band founded in 1988. ... The Chariot is a Christian Chaotic Metalcore band started in 2003 by the ex-vocalist of Norma Jean, Josh Scogin. ... This article is about the metal band. ... Terror, formed in 2000, is a hardcore punk and metalcore band from Los Angeles, California. ... Killswitch Engage (often abbreviated as KSE or Killswitch) is a Grammy nominated metalcore band from Westfield, Massachusetts. ... Through the Eyes of the Dead are a gore-flick inspired deathcore band from Florence, South Carolina. ... Categories: Music stubs | In Flames ... HORSE the band is an experimental metalcore band. ... Unearth (current incarnation formed 1998) is a metalcore band from Winthrop, Massachusetts. ... It Dies Today (formed in September, 2001) is a Metalcore band based in Buffalo, New York. ... Job for a Cowboy is a deathcore/death metal[1] band, based in Glendale, Arizona. ... This article is about the Canadian heavy metal group. ... Shadows Fall is an American heavy metal band formed in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1996. ... This Is Hell or TiH for short are a Long Island, New York-based hardcore punk band. ... This article is about the band. ... Converge denotes Converge PL a programming language developed by Laurence Tratt Converge, a metalcore band from Massachusetts For the mathematical meaning of this term see Convergence. ... The machine heads on a Squier Stratocaster electric guitar. ... Still Remains is also a song from the 1994 Stone Temple Pilots album Purple. ...

Character representing Osama Bin Laden as part of GWAR concert in Edmonton, 2004
Character representing Osama Bin Laden as part of GWAR concert in Edmonton, 2004

The entire GWAR concept seems to be gaining acceptance elsewhere, judging by the success of Lordi, a Finnish hard rock band, which won the 51st Eurovision Song Contest 2006, in Athens, Greece, on May 20, 2006. Lordi's costumes and subject matter is very similar to GWAR's, though the music style and attitude are different and Lordi states their influences are from KISS, Alice Cooper and horror movies. GWAR have been executing Mr.Lordi at the beginning of each of their sets on the Sounds of the Underground tour. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 398 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (498 × 750 pixels, file size: 125 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 398 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (498 × 750 pixels, file size: 125 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Osama bin Muhammad bin Awad bin Laden (Arabic: ‎; born March 10, 1957[1]), most often mentioned as Osama bin Laden or Usama bin Laden, is a Saudi Arabian militant Islamist and is widely believed to be one of the founders of the organization called al-Qaeda. ... This article is about the city in Alberta, Canada. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lordi is a Finnish metal band. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... The Eurovision Song Contest 2006 was the fifty-first Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Olympic Indoor Hall in Athens, Greece on the 18 May 2006 (for the semi-final) and 20 May 2006 (for the final). ... For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). ... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Vocalist Oderus Urungus is also featured on the newest Strapping Young Lad album The New Black as a guest vocalist on the song "Far Beyond Metal". Oderus' lines in the song are taken directly from the GWAR song "Maggots" ("now in the halls of the Necrolord..." etc.). It's worth mentioning that the vocalist of Strapping Young Lad, Devin Townsend produced GWAR's Beyond Hell album. Scott Krahl is in the "Schools Out" video as a female teacher, of whom Oderus makes out with and proceeds to mount at the end of the video. Oderus Urungus is both a character and an alter-ego, played by Dave Brockie, in the rock band GWAR. He appears as an intergalactic humanoid barbarian with devil horns and a meaty looking face, and always carries around a long sword named Lick (the name was shortened from Unt Lick... Strapping Young Lad is an influential progressive extreme metal band from Canada, started by Devin Townsend in 1994. ... _____ is the new black is a catch phrase and snowclone used to indicate the sudden popularity or versatility of an idea at the expense of the popularity of a second idea. ... Devin Garrett Townsend (born May 5, 1972 in Vancouver, Canada) is a Canadian musician currently residing in British Columbia. ... Beyond Hell is the tenth studio album by GWAR. It was released on August 29, 2006, the album was originally announced through the bands official website in February 23, 2006. ...


Beyond Hell was released on August 29, 2006, with GWAR touring to support the album and being helped by the creation of new props for this tour, including several character's off Beyond Hell's plot, including Jitler and Jewcifer. GWAR was also present in the third annual Rock & Shock festival from October 13 to 15 as a part of this tour. Beyond Hell is the tenth studio album by GWAR. It was released on August 29, 2006, the album was originally announced through the bands official website in February 23, 2006. ... is the 241st day of the year (242nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


On April 7, 2007 GWAR not only released their long awaited video for the song Eighth Lock off of Beyond Hell, but also announced that they have a headlining slot on Sounds of the Underground 2007 alongside Shadows Fall, Chimaira, Job for a Cowboy, Amon Amarth, Goatwhore, and Suicidal Tendencies. April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Beyond Hell is the tenth studio album by GWAR. It was released on August 29, 2006, the album was originally announced through the bands official website in February 23, 2006. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Shadows Fall is an American heavy metal band formed in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1996. ... Chimaira are a metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. ... Job for a Cowboy is a deathcore/death metal[1] band, based in Glendale, Arizona. ... For the Middle-Earth location commonly known as Mount Doom, see Orodruin. ... Goatwhore is an American blackened death metal band, formed in 1997 in Thibodaux, Louisiana. ... Suicidal Tendencies is an American hardcore punk / crossover thrash band formed in 1981 in Venice, California. ...


In Spring 2008 Todd Evans left GWAR to focus efforts on his side project Mobile Deathcamp. Shortly after Todd's sudden departure, Casey Orr was confirmed to fill his former spot as Beefcake the Mighty.


Etymology

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Despite various explanations that GWAR is an acronym for something, band members have insisted from its inception that the letters do not stand for anything. Indeed, the official website of Slave Pit Inc. indicates that GWAR is a shortened version of "GWAARGGGH!!!" the name the band used originally when opening up for Death Piggy. Lead singer and founding member Dave Brockie has been quoted as saying "...it doesn't mean Gay Woman Against Rape. It doesn't mean Great White Aryan Race. It doesn't mean Gay Weird Anal Reprobates. It doesn't even mean God What an Awful Racket. It just means GWAR, which means everything pretty much."[4] Slave Pit Records is the independent record label created for releasing projects by GWAR and related side projects such as Mensrea and Locus Factor. ... Death Piggy is a punk band that later evolved into GWAR Categories: Wikipedia requested images | Pages needing attention | Articles to be expanded | Music stubs ...


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He is known by his red face, white dreadlocks, dinosaur-head shoulder pads and reptile feet. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... Balsac the Jaws of Death is the guitarist in the rock band GWAR. He appears as a humanoid creature with a face resembling a bear-trap. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... Beefcake the Mighty is a character in the rock band GWAR. He appears a stout (hence his name) humanoid girded in Roman-style armor. ... A sunburst-colored Fender Precision Bass The electric bass guitar (or electric bass[1][2]; pronounced , as in base) is a bass stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers (either by plucking, slapping, popping, or tapping) or using a pick. ... A cartoon drawing of Jizmak Da Gusha Jizmak Da Gusha is a character in the rock band GWAR. According to GWAR mythos, Jizmak Da Gusha was a beast of tremendous power who was frozen in a block of ice, presumably near the GWAR headquarters in Antarctica, for millennia. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ...

Current

Side members:
These are members not involved musically or in the GWAR stage show anymore while still working to varying degrees with band. Oderus Urungus is both a character and an alter-ego, played by Dave Brockie, in the rock band GWAR. He appears as an intergalactic humanoid barbarian with devil horns and a meaty looking face, and always carries around a long sword named Lick (the name was shortened from Unt Lick... Beefcake the Mighty is a character in the rock band GWAR. He appears a stout (hence his name) humanoid girded in Roman-style armor. ... Flattus Maximus is a guitarist in the heavy metal band GWAR. He is known by his red face, white dreadlocks, dinosaur-head shoulder pads and reptile feet. ... Balsac the Jaws of Death is the guitarist in the rock band GWAR. He appears as a humanoid creature with a face resembling a bear-trap. ... A cartoon drawing of Jizmak Da Gusha Jizmak Da Gusha is a character in the rock band GWAR. According to GWAR mythos, Jizmak Da Gusha was a beast of tremendous power who was frozen in a block of ice, presumably near the GWAR headquarters in Antarctica, for millennia. ...

Slaves: Sexecutioner was a character in the band GWAR. He was played by Chuck Varga. ... Sleazy P. Martini is a character played by Don Drakulich in the theatrical heavy metal band GWAR. He wears a gigantic gold necklace with a dollar symbol, a large pompadour, a bright purple suit, and is often seen wielding a sawed-off shotgun. ... GWAR Slaves are members of the group GWAR that are involved invarious non-musical aspects of the group such as prop/costume fabrication, writing, illustrating, and more. ...

  • Matt Maguire ("Mattron"/"MX2")
  • Bob Gorman ("Muzzle Slave")
  • Scott Krahl ("Cock & Balls Slave")
  • Nate Krishna ("SlaveDizzle")
  • Joe Douglas ("Spewie")

(Guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, keyboard, vocals, saxophone, tuba, triangle, clarinet, bass clarinet, french horn, violin, Oboe, Flute, Harp, Organ, Hoola Hoop).


Retired members

Vocalists

Backing vocalists
GWARs second vocalist was Joey Slutman (aka Joe Annaruma), while Oderus Urungus (Dave Brockie) was the 2nd guitarist. ... In the original GWAR lineup, vocal duties were performed by Johnny Slutman (aka Ben Eubanks), while Oderus Urungus (Dave Brockie) was the 2nd guitarist. ...

Guitarists
As Balsac the Jaws of Death:
Techno Destructo is perhaps the most famous GWAR villain (by GWARs standards). ... Scroda Moon is a GWAR character, played by Hunter Jackson. ... The original woman in the shock rock group, GWAR, originally known as Amazina was played by Collette Miller. ... Sexecutioner was a character in the band GWAR. He was played by Chuck Varga. ... Slymenstra Slymie Hymen of GWAR, taken from the Crack in the Egg video from Phallus in Wonderland Slymenstra Hymen (real name: Danielle Stampe) is GWARs female vocalist & dancer. ... Balsac the Jaws of Death is the guitarist in the rock band GWAR. He appears as a humanoid creature with a face resembling a bear-trap. ...

  • Barry Ward
  • Steve Douglas

As Flattus Maximus:
Flattus Maximus is a guitarist in the heavy metal band GWAR. He is known by his red face, white dreadlocks, dinosaur-head shoulder pads and reptile feet. ...

Other:
America Must Be Destroyed is GWARs third album, released in 1992 as their second album on Metal Blade Records. ...

Bassists
As Beefcake the Mighty:
Mr. ... Stephen Sphincter was another early GWAR character, played by the Alter Natives guitarist Greg Ottinger. ... Cornelius Carnage was one of the two original GWAR guitarists (along with Oderus Urungus), portrayed by Chris Oranger. ... Beefcake the Mighty is a character in the rock band GWAR. He appears a stout (hence his name) humanoid girded in Roman-style armor. ...

Other:
Michael Bishop is an American musician. ...

  • Stephen Sphincter (Ron Curry)
  • BalSac (Chris Bopst. Note: Originally not the same character as Balsac the Jaws of Death)

Drummers
Stephen Sphincter was another early GWAR character, played by the Alter Natives guitarist Greg Ottinger. ... This article is about the former GWAR bassist, for similarly named character and current rythmn guitarist, see Balsac the Jaws of Death. ...

Keyboardists
When Death Piggy donned costumes and began performing as GWAR, drummer Sean Sumner took the stage as Hans Sphincter. ... Hans Orifice (aka Jim Thompson) took over for original GWAR drummer Hans Sphincter (Sean Sumner) in 1987. ... Nippleus Erectus was a drummer of GWAR, who did all the drumming for Hell-O. Categories: Musician stubs ... After the departure of Nippleus Erectus, Pete Luchter, aka Lee Beato (a play on words to sound like libido) played drums with GWAR for a period in 1989. ...

  • Müsel (Dave Musel)

Slaves
Müsel (real name Dave Musel) was the keyboardist and a prop manufacturer for the Richmond, VA, metal band GWAR. Musel (whose name is pronounced muscle), joined in 1986 and left shortly after the recording of We Kill Everything. ...

  • Danny Black
  • Mike Bonner
  • Davis Bradley III
  • Hunter Jackson

GWAR also has a plethora of members, most of which are referred to simply under the collective label of "slaves" (see above). The GWAR slaves are involved in many other aspects of the band, including costume design, music mixing and editing, running Slave Pit Records, the record label owned by the members of GWAR, and the creation of the now defunct GWAR comic book, Slave Pit Funnies.




Slave Pit Records is the independent record label created for releasing projects by GWAR and related side projects such as Mensrea and Locus Factor. ...


Discography

Main article: GWAR discography

The discography for the American thrash metal band GWAR. // Main article: GWAR videography Categories: | ...

Studio albums & EPs

Hell-O! is the first album released by rock/heavy metal/punk band GWAR. It was released in 1988, on Shimmy Records. ... Scumdogs of the Universe is the second album released by rock/heavy metal/punk band GWAR. It is their first album on Metal Blade Records and was released in 1990. ... The Road Behind is an EP by the thrash metal band GWAR. It contains a single for the song of the same name found in the album America Must Be Destroyed, aswell as a live tracks (including a live version of Have You Seen Me?), a demo version of Krak... America Must Be Destroyed is GWARs third album, released in 1992 as their second album on Metal Blade Records. ... This Toilet Earth is the fourth album released by novelty rock/heavy metal/punk band Gwar. ... Look up Ragnarok in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Gwars sixth album, Carnival of Chaos (1997) seems to be influenced even more by Faith No More and Mr. ... GWAR returned in 1999 with their seventh album We Kill Everything, which severely disappointed many fans when compared to their prior albums. ... Violence Has Arrived is the 2001 album by the band GWAR. It was released on November 6, 2001. ... After Violence Has Arrived, GWAR switched labels from Metal Blade to DRT Entertainment. ... Beyond Hell is the tenth studio album by GWAR. It was released on August 29, 2006, the album was originally announced through the bands official website in February 23, 2006. ...

Compilation albums

During 2000, GWAR wasnt doing much of anything - Casey Orr (Beefcake the Mighty) and Zach Blair (Flattus Maximus) returned to Texas to work on side projects, and some of the slaves worked on individual art projects. ... On the War Party tour in early 2004, GWAR began releasing a new CD. Let There Be GWAR collects the earliest GWAR demos from even before Hell-O, with very different lineups than fans were used to. ...

Live albums

Released in 2000, Youre All Worthless And Weak is GWARs first live album. ... Released in June of 2005, Live from Mt. ...

Videography

Main article: GWAR videography

The videography of American heavy metal, punk and shock rock band GWAR // This was GWARs first video release. ... The first official video release to feature GWAR, this compilation included several other bands on the Shimmy Disc label. ... RAWGWAR is heavy metal and punk rock band GWARs first video release. ... RAWGWAR: The Next Mutation is heavy metal band GWARs second video release. ... GWARs first commercial video release on Metal Blade Records Video label that was sold through major retailers. ... Phallus in Wonderland was GWARs first at a commercially released, long-form movie. ... All The Sex and its companion video Twice The Violence were both sold by Slave Pit, Inc. ... Twice The Violence and its companion video All The Sex were both sold by Slave Pit, Inc. ... Released in 1992, this is the second installment in a hopefully long line of video concerts by GWAR. This one is from the Scumdogs of the Universe tour, hence the title. ... Released in 1994, this was a compilation of television appearances from 1988-1992, including the Joan Rivers show, the Hot Seat with right wing nut case Wally George, and Canadas Much Music. ... Skulhedface is a 1994 movie directed by Melanie Mandl. ... This is GWARs, self-released, first movie. ... Rendezvous with RagNaRok is the GWAR movie coinciding with their 1995 album RagNaRok, though the video was released in early 1997 (much of the footage was from 1996). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Dawn of the Day of the Night of the Penguins is a GWAR video of a live performance (the final performance in the Carnival of Chaos tour cycles - November 11, 1997, at the 9:30 club in Washington, D.C.). The album story-line is explained in the video, to... In GWARs fifth movie, the band appears on Sleazy P. Martinis talk show. ... This video was sold at shows and through gwar. ... Blood Drive 2002 DVD Cover This is a document of GWARs 2002 tour. ... This is collection of almost all of GWARs videos up through the Violence Has Arrived album. ... War Party Tour 2004 Re-release Cover Released on GWARs 2004 Mock the Vote tour, this limited DVD is basically a live show in 2004, with some similar concepts (and at the time, the first hearings of songs from War Party) from said tour. ... Released on DVD June 20, 2006. ... Don Drakulich (Sleazy P. Martini) has announced that the bands next DVD will be edited from footage he has shot on the 2006 Beyond Hell tour. ...

Audio samples

"Püre as the Årctic Snôw" Image File history File links GWAR_-_Pure_as_the_Arctic_Snow. ...

The ninth track from the band's debut album, Hell-O featuring their punk rock roots.
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"Sick of You" Image File history File links Sickofyou. ...

A popular song off the band's best selling album Scumdogs of the Universe, showcasing the band's new, more heavy metal focused style, also the first GWAR song to be made into a music video.
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"Ham on the Bone" Image File history File links Hamonthebone. ...

Intro track for America Must Be Destroyed, showing the band moving to a faster, more brutal sound (with even nods to grindcore) that the one found in the last album.
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"Saddam a Go-Go" Image File history File links Saddamagogo. ...

The first track from This Toilet Earth, showing a large change from the last two albums as the band moves to a far less serious, goofier sound.
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"Meat Sandwich" Image File history File links Meatsandwich. ...

First track from the band's fifth release, RagNaRok, showcasing the unique kind of sound found only in this album, including the use of keyboards, something unseen from the band in previous efforts.
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"Penguin Attack" Image File history File links Penguinattackgwar. ...

First track from the band's sixth LP release, Carnival of Chaos, showing one of the many styles featured in this album.
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"Fuckin' an Animal" Image File history File links Fuckinananimal. ...

The last track from the band's seventh album, We Kill Everything, showing once again a change for less serious, more comedic music.
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"Immortal Corrupter" Image File history File links Immortalcorruptor. ...

Sixth track from Violence Has Arrived, the band's last album on Metal Blade Records, showing a far more serious musical side than what had been seen in years from the band.
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"Bring Back the Bomb" Image File history File links BBtB.ogg‎ 30 second sound sample of Bring Back the Bomb by GWAR from their 2004 LP release, War Party Fair use rationale This is a sound sample from a commercial recording. ...

Popular track from War Party, showcasing the band's most recent and serious angle, showing a more extreme side than Violence Has Arrived along with more serious lyrics and songwriting.
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Other info

Appearances

  • GWAR received a large dose of publicity from their appearance on The Jerry Springer Show, exposing the world of shock rock. Early on in the show, Jerry brought out El Duce, lead singer for The Mentors, a rock group known for their extremely vile lyrical and visual themes. El Duce spoke at length about his stage show in which women have claimed to be raped, displaying his misogynistic personality, and even claiming that he "probably has some bastard kids around the country." Also present for this episode was Jeni, a performer in the shock rock band the Spo-Its. Jerry later brought out GWAR, full costumed and in character, as a ballast to El Duce. GWAR slowly won over the audience (who initially booed them) with their sense of humor, showing that they felt that their goal was giving the audience the same kind of fun they would get from a horror movie or funhouse. Springer was applauded for a clip he showed in which GWAR brought him out on stage at The Agora in Cleveland, Ohio, pretending to kick and scream, introduced him to the crowd, and fed him to one of their monster stage props, the World Maggot. Next, Springer brought out a mother and son to sit with GWAR, the son was a huge fan of GWAR. The mother was angry and accused GWAR of promoting violence and the degrading of women. Though he was not anywhere as offensive or acidic as El Duce, Oderus Urungus stood up to the mother, accusing her of shifting the guilt over having a troublesome child, and pointed out that it would be much better for her son to be at a show full of puppets and fake blood than seeing The Mentors assault women live on stage.
  • Oderus Urungus and Beefcake the Mighty were interviewed on The Joan Rivers Show in 1990. Like their Jerry Springer appearance, it was mainly on the topic of shock rock. Oderus and Beefcake were greeted with a lukewarm response but won the audience over quickly with a combination of their costumes, joke, and mannerisms. Oderus and Beefcake also spoke with a foreign accent throughout the interview.
  • GWAR also did the music for an episode of the show Codename: Kids Next Door titled "Operation F.O.O.D.F.I.T.E." They played altered versions of both The Private Pain of Techno Destructo and Gor-Gor, changing the lyrics to fit the storyline (which centers around a villain's repeated attempts to get the kids to eat healthy food). In the music credits, they went under the name of RAWG for this show.[5]
  • GWAR appeared on an episode of Viva la Bam, where they performed during a dirt bike and monster truck show put together by Bam and his friends.[6]
  • GWAR appeared on the movie Empire Records on a TV that the character Mark, played by Ethan Embry, was watching while eating brownies made with "extra sugar". Mark hallucinates about joining GWAR and performing in their music video (which he is still watching) and is then killed brutally, while still watching himself.[7]
  • GWAR appeared in Part 5 of Episode #3 of the Fox Sports program "Core Culture", titled "Backstage Pass". The west coast broadcast featured an interview clip with local performer Stephen Kiel, a.k.a. Diabolical Kiel. The segment features the band on their visit to Portland, Oregon, and includes footage of them at the Burnside Skatepark, mingling with the crowd. The segment also features footage of their performance at the Roseland Theater.[8]
  • GWAR also appeared playing in a night club in Mystery Date, a 1991 Movie staring Ethan Hawke.[9]
  • In the movie S.F.W. GWAR not only made an appearance on MTV in the movie but the song they were performing was the movie's theme song, which is present on the movie's soundtrack album.
  • Music magazine Blender's website Blender.com has created two GWAR themed videos. The first features Blender.com reporter Joe Knaus in a pretend sacrifice by the band onstage during the Sounds of the Underground festival in 2006. There is also a quite humorous clip of Oderus feigning a crack deal on the streets on New York City as a Christmas gift to GWAR's crew and support acts prior the band's show at Irving Plaza in December of 2006.
  • In Alabama Thunderpussy's new music video for the song "Words Of The Dying Man" 2007, Balsac the Jaws of Death makes an appearance, emerging from the shower to join the crowd.
  • GWAR was featured on Beavis and Butt-head (video game) for the Super Nintendo (SNES), Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega Drive, and Game Boy.

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dbx or The Dave Brockie Experience is formed of the current members of Gwar. ... Death Piggy is a punk band that later evolved into GWAR Categories: Wikipedia requested images | Pages needing attention | Articles to be expanded | Music stubs ... Koszonom is a single from a side-project from members of the band GWAR. Its the third of GWARs Slave Pit Singles which were released through GWARs internet fan club in 1997. ... Municipal Waste is a crossover thrash band from Richmond, Virginia. ... The mens rea is the Latin term for guilty mind used in the criminal law. ... MC Rhythmless is a single by a side-project from members of the band GWAR. Its the fifth of GWARs Slave Pit Singles which were released through GWARs internet fan club in 1997. ... RAWGWAR is a single by the band GWAR, containing unreleased tracks. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Wolfgang AM - A New World Of Sound is a single by a side-project from members of the band GWAR. Its the fourth of GWARs Slave Pit Singles which were released through GWARs internet fan club in 1997. ... X-Cops was a side project comprised of ex-members from the band GWAR and their extended family of musicians. ...

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References

  1. ^ DomainCleveland.com >> Interviews
  2. ^ DomainCleveland Dave Brockie interview. Retrieved on 2006-09-08.
  3. ^ Ultimate Guitar Cory Smoot interview. Retrieved on 2006-10-31.
  4. ^ Crefradio.com Dave Brockie interview. Retrieved on 2006-06-30.
  5. ^ Operation: F.A.Q.S. Retrieved on 2006-10-02.
  6. ^ Viva La Bam Episode guide. Retrieved on 2006-10-02.
  7. ^ IMDB: Empire Records - Credits. Retrieved on 2006-12-06.
  8. ^ AOLVideo: Part 5, Core Culture, Episode #3 - "Backstage Pass". Retrieved on 2007-03-25.
  9. ^ IMBD: Mystery Date - Credits. Retrieved on 2006-12-06.
  10. ^ The Gurf Manifesto, GWAR parody by Something Awful. Retrieved on 2006-10-13.
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Flattus Maximus is a guitarist in the heavy metal band GWAR. He is known by his red face, white dreadlocks, dinosaur-head shoulder pads and reptile feet. ... Balsac the Jaws of Death is the guitarist in the rock band GWAR. He appears as a humanoid creature with a face resembling a bear-trap. ... Beefcake the Mighty is a character in the rock band GWAR. He appears a stout (hence his name) humanoid girded in Roman-style armor. ... A cartoon drawing of Jizmak Da Gusha Jizmak Da Gusha is a character in the rock band GWAR. According to GWAR mythos, Jizmak Da Gusha was a beast of tremendous power who was frozen in a block of ice, presumably near the GWAR headquarters in Antarctica, for millennia. ... Sexecutioner was a character in the band GWAR. He was played by Chuck Varga. ... Sleazy P. Martini is a character played by Don Drakulich in the theatrical heavy metal band GWAR. He wears a gigantic gold necklace with a dollar symbol, a large pompadour, a bright purple suit, and is often seen wielding a sawed-off shotgun. ... GWAR Slaves are members of the group GWAR that are involved invarious non-musical aspects of the group such as prop/costume fabrication, writing, illustrating, and more. ... Slymenstra Slymie Hymen of GWAR, taken from the Crack in the Egg video from Phallus in Wonderland Slymenstra Hymen (real name: Danielle Stampe) is GWARs female vocalist & dancer. ... Techno Destructo is perhaps the most famous GWAR villain (by GWARs standards). ... Nippleus Erectus was a drummer of GWAR, who did all the drumming for Hell-O. Categories: Musician stubs ... In the original GWAR lineup, vocal duties were performed by Johnny Slutman (aka Ben Eubanks), while Oderus Urungus (Dave Brockie) was the 2nd guitarist. ... GWARs second vocalist was Joey Slutman (aka Joe Annaruma), while Oderus Urungus (Dave Brockie) was the 2nd guitarist. ... The original woman in the shock rock group, GWAR, originally known as Amazina was played by Collette Miller. ... GWAR Woman is a character and former musician in the shock rock band GWAR. After Colette Miller left in 1987, the character Amazina became known simply as the GWAR Woman, which would be played by Lisa Harrelson during 1988, however, she would leave the band the same year, eventually being... The Temptress is a 1926 American silent romantic drama film directed by Fred Niblo. ... Mr. ... After the departure of Nippleus Erectus, Pete Luchter, aka Lee Beato (a play on words to sound like libido) played drums with GWAR for a period in 1989. ... Stephen Sphincter was another early GWAR character, played by the Alter Natives guitarist Greg Ottinger. ... This article is about the former GWAR bassist, for similarly named character and current rythmn guitarist, see Balsac the Jaws of Death. ... Cornelius Carnage was one of the two original GWAR guitarists (along with Oderus Urungus), portrayed by Chris Oranger. ... Hans Orifice (aka Jim Thompson) took over for original GWAR drummer Hans Sphincter (Sean Sumner) in 1987. ... Müsel (real name Dave Musel) was the keyboardist and a prop manufacturer for the Richmond, VA, metal band GWAR. Musel (whose name is pronounced muscle), joined in 1986 and left shortly after the recording of We Kill Everything. ... Scroda Moon is a GWAR character, played by Hunter Jackson. ... An album or record album is a collection of related audio or music tracks distributed to the public. ... // Extended play (EP) is the name typically given to vinyl records or CDs which contain more than one single but are too short to qualify as albums. ... Hell-O! is the first album released by rock/heavy metal/punk band GWAR. It was released in 1988, on Shimmy Records. ... Scumdogs of the Universe is the second album released by rock/heavy metal/punk band GWAR. It is their first album on Metal Blade Records and was released in 1990. ... America Must Be Destroyed is GWARs third album, released in 1992 as their second album on Metal Blade Records. ... The Road Behind is an EP by the thrash metal band GWAR. It contains a single for the song of the same name found in the album America Must Be Destroyed, aswell as a live tracks (including a live version of Have You Seen Me?), a demo version of Krak... This Toilet Earth is the fourth album released by novelty rock/heavy metal/punk band Gwar. ... Look up Ragnarok in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Gwars sixth album, Carnival of Chaos (1997) seems to be influenced even more by Faith No More and Mr. ... GWAR returned in 1999 with their seventh album We Kill Everything, which severely disappointed many fans when compared to their prior albums. ... Violence Has Arrived is the 2001 album by the band GWAR. It was released on November 6, 2001. ... After Violence Has Arrived, GWAR switched labels from Metal Blade to DRT Entertainment. ... Beyond Hell is the tenth studio album by GWAR. It was released on August 29, 2006, the album was originally announced through the bands official website in February 23, 2006. ... A live album – commonly contrasted with a studio album – is a recording consisting of material (usually music) recorded during stage performances. ... Released in 2000, Youre All Worthless And Weak is GWARs first live album. ... Released in June of 2005, Live from Mt. ... A compilation album is an album (music or spoken-word) featuring tracks from one or multiple recording artists, often culled from a variety of sources (such as studio albums, live albums, singles, demos and outtakes. ... During 2000, GWAR wasnt doing much of anything - Casey Orr (Beefcake the Mighty) and Zach Blair (Flattus Maximus) returned to Texas to work on side projects, and some of the slaves worked on individual art projects. ... On the War Party tour in early 2004, GWAR began releasing a new CD. Let There Be GWAR collects the earliest GWAR demos from even before Hell-O, with very different lineups than fans were used to. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Hate Love Songs/Penguin Attack 7 is a vinyl rock single from GWARs 1997 album Carnival of Chaos. ... The Art of War is a single by the band GWAR, containing unreleased tracks, some of which were intended to be released on Carnival of Chaos. ... RAWGWAR is a single by the band GWAR, containing unreleased tracks. ... Koszonom is a single from a side-project from members of the band GWAR. Its the third of GWARs Slave Pit Singles which were released through GWARs internet fan club in 1997. ... Wolfgang AM - A New World Of Sound is a single by a side-project from members of the band GWAR. Its the fourth of GWARs Slave Pit Singles which were released through GWARs internet fan club in 1997. ... MC Rhythmless is a single by a side-project from members of the band GWAR. Its the fifth of GWARs Slave Pit Singles which were released through GWARs internet fan club in 1997. ... GWAR Lite is a single by the band GWAR. Its the sixth of GWARs Slave Pit Singles which were released through GWARs internet fan club in 1997. ... A Soundtrack To Kill Yourself To is a single by the band GWAR. Its the seventh and final of GWARs Slave Pit Singles which were released through GWARs internet fan club in 1997. ... Schools Out is a single by the band GWAR. It was the first release from their 2006 album Beyond Hell and is a cover of the 1972 song by the same name by Alice Cooper. ... Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Video Home System, better known by its abbreviation VHS, is a recording and playing standard. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... RAWGWAR is heavy metal and punk rock band GWARs first video release. ... RAWGWAR: The Next Mutation is heavy metal band GWARs second video release. ... GWARs first commercial video release on Metal Blade Records Video label that was sold through major retailers. ... This is GWARs, self-released, first movie. ... Phallus in Wonderland was GWARs first at a commercially released, long-form movie. ... Released in 1992, this is the second installment in a hopefully long line of video concerts by GWAR. This one is from the Scumdogs of the Universe tour, hence the title. ... Skulhedface is a 1994 movie directed by Melanie Mandl. ... Rendezvous with RagNaRok is the GWAR movie coinciding with their 1995 album RagNaRok, though the video was released in early 1997 (much of the footage was from 1996). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Dawn of the Day of the Night of the Penguins is a GWAR video of a live performance (the final performance in the Carnival of Chaos tour cycles - November 11, 1997, at the 9:30 club in Washington, D.C.). The album story-line is explained in the video, to... In GWARs fifth movie, the band appears on Sleazy P. Martinis talk show. ... This video was sold at shows and through gwar. ... Released on DVD June 20, 2006. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... dbx or The Dave Brockie Experience is formed of the current members of Gwar. ... Death Piggy is a punk band that later evolved into GWAR Categories: Wikipedia requested images | Pages needing attention | Articles to be expanded | Music stubs ... X-Cops was a side project comprised of ex-members from the band GWAR and their extended family of musicians. ... Slave Pit Records is the independent record label created for releasing projects by GWAR and related side projects such as Mensrea and Locus Factor. ...

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GWAR - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3451 words)
GWAR is a thrash metal, punk rock and shock rock band formed in 1985 by a collective of artists and musicians at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
GWAR was and is primarily a band of former art students, and this is reflected in the obscure references made in some of their songs, including mythology and history.
GWAR slowly won over the audience (who initially booed them) with their sense of humor, showing that they felt that their goal was giving the audience the same kind of fun they would get from a horror movie or funhouse.
Gwar - Music Downloads - Online (488 words)
GWAR is best appreciated with its visual aspects, which are far more creative than their music; indeed, the group received a somewhat stunning Grammy nomination in 1993 for its long-form home video Phallus in Wonderland.
Gwar have survived numerous personel changes over the years, something easier for this band than most as the "characters" never change only those playing them.
Musically, Gwar's early gem Scumdogs of the Universe (1990) is considered to be one of their most entertaining.
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