GWAR has announced two new members–Berserker Blóthar and Vulvatron. According to a press release, “Blóthar; a fat, filthy, frozen space viking, will take over as GWAR’s lead vocalist. The role of the red-hot cybernetic spitfire known as Vulvatron is more mysterious.” Both will appear on GWAR’s upcoming Eternal Tour this fall.
At last night’s Foo Fighters show in Richmond, Virginia, frontman Dave Grohl gave a special shout out speech about GWAR’s Dave Brockie, a.k.a. Oderus Urungus. Below is video of what he said. Brockie died earlier this year from an accidental overdose. Here was the interview Grohl was referring to:
It’s been a tough year full of big losses. In March, we lost GWAR mastermind Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie; yesterday, September 4, it was announced that Joan Rivers had passed away. In memory of them of both, we’ve revisited GWAR’s unsurprising insane appearance on ‘The Joan Rivers Show’ in 1990. R.I.P.
As reported earlier, a Viking funeral and public memorial was held for GWAR main man Oderus Urungus at the 5th annual GWAR-B-Q. Oderus Urungus, the alter ago of Dave Brockie, died on March 23 at age 50 from an accidental heroin overdose. The Viking funeral for Oderus Urungus was held at Hadad’s Lake in Richmond […]
It’s summer, man. School’s out and it’s time for fun in the sun–when even the most permanently scowly-faced rockers can unwind a little, stretch out, and chillax, break out the teeny-tiny bikinis and man-kinis and work on that tan. So slather on the sunblock, lay back on the sand, and check out our gallery of […]
In a recent interview with Live Metal, Slipknot and Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor (pictured left) was asked about the possibility of touring with Mushroomhead. Read what he had to say below. “I’m working on that, honestly. It probably won’t happen right away, just because been gone for awhile and we have all these changes, […]
The weed-themed death-metal band’s latest record hits stores June 24 via Season of Mist!
In this classic interview from the October 2009 issue of Revolver, Gwar’s late frontman, Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, picked his favorite shit in the entire universe. RIP. Legend has it that several eons ago a group of extra-terrestrial scumdog rockers called Gwar made their way to our humble planet with one goal: total enslavement […]
Randy Blythe, frontman of Lamb of God, posted the photo to the left and the following statement on his Instagram about his friend Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie of GWAR. Here’s me with Dave Brockie & Brad Roberts of GWAR in 2006. Brad & I are still here, but Dave is gone- accidental heroin overdose, as […]
As reported by the Associated Press, the Virginia medical examiner’s office has revealed that Dave Brockie, GWAR’s founding frontman, died of an accidental heroin overdose. Arkuie Williams, administrator at the chief medical examiner’s office, made the announcement, saying that Brockie’s cause of death was acute heroin toxicity. Brockie died on March 23 at age 50. […]