Occasionally metal musicians try their hand at acting by making cameos in movies. Other times, they’re just there to do what they do best. Here are five well known—and not so well known—instances of rockers rockin’ out on the silver screen. 1. Cannibal Corpse – ‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’ Jim Carrey once gushed to Arsenio […]
Just because it’s Christmas time, that doesn’t mean you’re automatically destined for another year of watching the Yule log on TV as grandpa listens to Bing Crosby croon “Silent Night.” Instead, try out these ten metal-approved Christmas songs and get your holiday started right. 1. King Diamond – “No Presents for Christmas” Released in December 1985, […]
Gwar recently performed Cyndi Lauper’s classic “She Bop” as part of the A.V. Club’s Undercover series. Said the A.V. Club: “Gwar scares us, both because they’re giant monsters from outer space with exaggerated genitals, and also because they keep coming back to Undercover and destroying (in the best way) every song they attempt. This year it’s […]
With its over-the-top musicianship and grandiose imagery, few genres are better suited to a good concept album than heavy metal. Here are ten of the best, spanning from the 80s and 90s to the present day. 1. Emperor – ‘Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire & Demise’ (2001) Emperor’s final album was also their more far-reaching, […]
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We’ve finally hit the heat of summer and you know what that means–GWAR-B-Q! With the event just over a week away, we caught up with Blothar to see what the scumdogs should know about the upcoming festival. For more on GWAR-B-Q and to get tickets, visit their website. REVOLVER GWAR is celebrating their 30th Birthday […]
GWAR have announced that they will be releasing a new book, ‘Let There be GWAR.’ The book, compiled by Bob Gorman and Roger Gastman, will be a compilation of photos, concepts, and first-hand accounts with the band that covers their beginnings in the 1980s in Richmond, Virginia, all the way to the 1990s and 2000s. […]
GWAR has announced their “30 Years of Total World Domination Tour.” Check out the dates below. Support for the tour will come from Butcher Babies and Battlecross. Tour dates: 8/25: Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theater 8/27: Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s 8/28: Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theater 8/30: Lawrence, KS @ Granada 8/31: Tulsa, […]
This week sees new shit from Alesana, Shattered Sun, Apocalyptica, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times as you […]
GWAR’s GWAR B-Q has returned! This year’s festival will be celebrating the band’s 30 years together. The event is set for August 14 through 16, and will take place at Hadad’s Lake in Richmond, Virginia. Check out a trailer for the event below and let us know what you think in the comments!