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REVIEW: Gwar – ‘Battle Maximus’

Artist: Gwar Album: Battle Maximus Genre: Uhhh…Gwar? Label:  Metal Blade New record, same ole’ Gwar. It is as though this band is synonymous with the saying “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” The new record and thirteenth studio effort by Gwar, Battle Maximus, is yet another chapter in the saga of metal’s most interesting […]

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UTG PREVIEW: Eight Reasons Riot Fest Is The Most Unique Festival Of The Year

Riot Fest Chicago is everything an alternative music lover of the past 3 decades wants in a festival. It is arguably the most buzzed about, tweeted at, liked and talked about festival of 2013. It has the potential to be legendary.  Riot Fest-Chicago will be a weekend full of unforgettable sets and unrealistic appearances. Here at […]

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Riot Fest Lineup Announced, Fall Out Boy And Blink 182 To Headline

You know when a “scene” festival lineup is pretty damn strong? When you have Taking Back Sunday, Say Anything, and Saves the Day below the halfway mark of your poster and Brand New on the third line. As announced by our fellow AbsoluteVoices website PropertyOfZack, this year’s Riot Fest will feature (and take a big […]

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LIVE REVIEW: Gwar – Toad’s Place, New Haven, Connecticut 10/15/2012

There are generally two kinds of live shows I go to: shows where you see some bands that you put on a pedestal; you worship them wherever they go and you have to know everything they do, they swallow you whole and devour your soul. Your taste curbs to their output, even when it shames […]

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Gwar To Tour The United States

Self proclaimed international space mutants Gwar will start their tour tomorrow. The opener will be Devildriver. This comes in light of the recent video of Kansas’ “Carry On My Wayward Son”. Kansas, in Gwar’s own words, was a “big part of  music where bands are named after geographical locations.” This will be the first tour […]

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WATCH: Gwar Cover “Carry On My Wayward Son” For AVClub

Intergalactic rock gods Gwar have always been known for their sense of humor, and today’s post is no different. Recently, the Bloody Pit Of Horror rockers partnered with AVClub and Starbucks to record a live cover of Kansas’ hit song, “Carry On My Wayward Son.” The performance is the first to surface with the bands […]

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Kylesa Announce US Tour With Gwar

Metal group Kylesa have revealed to their fans that they will be taking the US by storm in April, with some help from the monsters in Gwar. This is bound to be an incredible tour so please get your tickets right when they are announced. Please click through the jump to view the official routing […]

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Gwar Announce Full US Tour

Heavy metal rockers Gwar have announced a full run of the US kicking off this March. After announcing an impressive benefit concert for the bands late guitarist Cory Smoot, Gwar announced they would also be touring soon. The band have now announced they will tour the country with direct support from Municipal Waste and Ghoul. […]

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Autopsy Report of GWAR Guitarist Cory Smoot Released

A month ago, Under the Gun Review brought you the news of the untimely death of Cory Smoot, guitarist of costume clad rock band, GWAR. Today, the results of his autopsy have become public by word of the coroner and we have the details. North Dakota coroner William Masselo, MD released the following statement regarding […]

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Cory Smoot Benefit Concert Revealed

We were all stunned and devastated to find out when Gwar’s guitarist Cory Smoot (Flattus Maximus) passed away unexpectedly, as the band prepared to cross the Canadian border, on their North American tour. The band and Cory Smoot’s family have organized a benefit concert and UTG has all the details. The benefit event will be […]

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Gwar Frontman Issues New Statement On Cory Smoot’s Death

Gwar frontman Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie has issued a very heartfelt and tear-jerking statment regarding the loss of their guitarist Cory “Flattus Maximus” Smoot. Cory was was found dead Thursday morning as the band prepared to cross the Canadian border on their North American tour. Read the entire statement right here and please leave a […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Gwar Guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus) Found Dead

MetalSucks is reporting that Gwar guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus) was found dead this morning as the band prepared to cross the Canadian border on their North American tour. Details on Smoot’s death are scarce at this moment, but MS did receive a message from Gwar mastermind Dave Brockie that you can read below: […]