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Riot Fest Chicago 2015 Lineup Revealed

Christmas has moved from December to May this year, and tonight is the night Santa gives us all the one thing we have been demanding: The lineups for Riot Fest 2015. The final lineup to be revealed tonight, May 27, was for the Chicago event, which takes place Sept. 11-13. Additional bands and details will be revealed […]

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Riot Fest Denver 2015 Lineup Revealed

Christmas has moved from December to May this year, and tonight is the night Santa gives us all the one thing we have been demanding: The lineups for Riot Fest 2015. The second lineup to be revealed tonight, May 27, was for the Denver event, which takes place August 28-30. Additional bands and details will be revealed in the coming […]

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Riot Fest Toronto 2015 Lineup Revealed

Christmas has moved from December to May this year, and tonight is the night Santa gives us all the one thing we have been demanding: The lineups for Riot Fest 2015. The first lineup to be revealed tonight, May 27, was for the Toronto event, which takes place September 19-20. Additional bands and details will […]

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Vulvatron Joins Gwar As New Permanent Member

Earlier this year GWAR lost their last founding member and frontman, Dave Brockie (Orderus Urungus), when he unexpectedly passed away. The future of the band has been up in the air since then, but the remaining members have promised to keep moving forward. That fact has now become obvious as the group has announced their […]

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: The 10 Must-See Acts At Riot Fest Chicago

Most decisions in life are hard. Where should I go to college? What should I eat for lunch? What career path should I take? How should I cut my hair? Do I like Dumbledore or Gandalf better? Deep dish or thin crust? The most pressing question bothering us over the last week is which Riot […]

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Gwar Are Heading Out On Large North American Tour This Fall

“Dark clouds of war and ill omen have gathered around GWAR. In our hour of greatest peril, Oderus has left us and our enemies stand poised, ready to strike while they sense weakness. But we shall no longer cower in our Antarctic stronghold, awaiting Destiny’s final blow. This Fall GWAR sets out on the most […]

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Lamb Of God Frontman Randy Blythe Comments On Dave Brockie’s Drug Overdose

Yesterday afternoon news broke that a Virginia coroner had determined GWAR frontman Dave Brockie passed away from an overdose of heroin. It was the kind of headline everyone feared would come to light, and in the hours since the news initially broke many in the music community have shared their thoughts on the matter. We […]

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GWAR Reveal Dave Brockie Tribute T-Shirt

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve heard the news that GWAR‘s frontman Dave Brockie recently passed away. In light of his passing the band launched the Dave Brokie Foundation, which is a charity to help promote music, encourage musicians and preserve Brockie’s work. To help kickstart the charity, the foundation has […]

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GWAR Members Post Video Statement

The remaining members of GWAR have officially broken their silence regarding the recent passing of Dave Brockie today through a two-minute video statement. While still conveying some humor, the band talked about their beloved frontman and a public memorial service to take place on August 15 which will precede the oncoming 5th annual GWAR-B-Q on […]

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Gwar Announce Public Memorial For Dave Brockie (Oderus Urungus)

GWAR have announced plans to host a public memorial for recently departed vocalist Dave Brockie on August 15. 2014. Announced yesterday afternoon, the one and only official public memorial for Dave Brockie will take place August 15 at Hadad’s Lake in Richmond, VA. The memorial will coincide with the GWAR-B-Q, which will go on as […]

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GWAR Frontman Dave Brockie (Oderus Urungus) Passes Away At 50

***UPDATE*** GWAR’s manager, Jack Flanagan, has posted a statement regarding Brockie’s death which you can find here. It’s a sad, sad day in the world of metal as we regret to inform our readers that GWAR founder and frontman, Dave Brockie, known by his stage name and character, Oderus Urungus, has passed away at the […]

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Watch GWAR’s New Music Video For “Madness At The Core Of Time”

The extra-terrestrial beings of GWAR slay Hitler, Obama, and audience members on-stage in their new video for “Madness at the Core of Time.” The song comes from GWAR’s new album Battle Maximus, the band’s first effort since the passing of guitarist Cory Smoot and the retirement of his character, Flattus Maximus. Subsequently, it’s the band’s […]