Jamison Land Exits GWAR

Jamison Land has announced his departure from GWAR. The bassist, who has been playing the role of Beefcake The Mighty since 2011, is leaving to focus on his family and driving career. He said the following:

“I’ve parted ways with GWAR. I’m back in KY to spend more time with family and to focus on my driving career. Thank you to all my awesome fans and friends for the past 8 years of support.”

[via MetalSucks]


GWAR’s Pustulus Maximus Says The Band “Have A Fuck-Ton Of Songs In The Bank” For Their Next Album

During a recent interview with Bullet Music, GWAR’s Pustulus Maximus revealed that the band already have a bunch of ideas for their next album. He said the following:

“We have a fuck-ton of songs in the bank, so I’d have to say as soon as we get back from this tour, it’s time to start writing. Then again, who am I? Who am I to say? I’m just a lowly, lead, handsome guitar player in the band.”

[via Metal Injection]

Watch GWAR Destroy A “Rick And Morty” Themed Bar

Back in September, Vice reported that GWAR were recruited to help destroy a “Rick And Morty” themed bar in Washington D.C. after it was forced to close down following a cease-and-desist from Turner Broadcasting. Now, the article has been updated with an official video, which you can see below. As previously reported, GWAR apparently appeared in the pilot episode of that series in 2013.

GWAR Announce New Graphic Novel “GWAR: The Enormogantic Fail”

GWAR are planning to release a new 96-page graphic novel titled “GWAR: The Enormogantic Fail” in June 2019. You can pre-order that HERE. The book was written by Matt Maguire and Matt Miner and a description for it was shared in a press release:

“The Master is at it again in a fierce battle against Cardinal Syn. To get into the Master‘s good graces, the Destructo brothers have trapped GWAR in order to interrogate them to find the key to destroying Cardinal Syn once and for all. Will Sawborg and Bozo Destructo get the answers they need? Can GWAR escape their clutches? Will Cardinal Syn destroy them all? And what really happened when GWAR were banished to earth?”

GWAR Announce December Dates With Iron Reagan & Against The Grain

GWAR have announced some December shows with Iron Reagan and Against The Grain. Here’s the dates:

12/27 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue
12/28 Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
12/29 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
12/30 Philadelphia, PA – North Seventh
12/31 Norfolk, VA – The Norva (with Stonecutters) (no Iron Reagan)

GWAR Premiere Animated Video For “Viking Death Machine”

GWAR have premiered an animated video for their song “Viking Death Machine.” This track is from the band’s latest album “The Blood Of Gods.”

Blothar commented:

“Humans, are you ready to ride the ‘Viking Death Machine‘? Our latest video is a faithful animated schlockumentary depicting my harrowing, blood-drenched defeat of the Load Warriors and the other denizens of Saturday morning raceway hijinx, including all of my fellow bandmates in GWAR. I am delighted to take my rightful place as the King of Cartoon Violence, and champion of the first annual Suck-It-Up-Butter Cup! Watch the video now! It’ll make you shit.”

GWAR will soon be kicking off a tour with Hatebreed, Miss May I, Ringworm, and American Sharks. The group will also play a New Year’s Eve (December 31) show at the Norva in Norfolk, VA with Municipal Waste, High On Fire, and Toxic Holocaust.

GWAR Apparently Made A Cameo In The Pilot Episode Of “Rick And Morty”

As GWAR themselves have pointed out, the late Oderus Urungus and Beefcake The Mighty apparently made a cameo in the pilot episode of “Rick In Morty” back in 2013. You can see a photo of that in the below tweet. This isn’t the only time GWAR have had a connection with the show either. The band also recently helped destroy a “Rick And Morty” themed bar in Washington D.C. after it was forced to close down following a cease-and-desist from Turner Broadcasting. You can read more about that and see some photos over at Vice.