GWAR’s “Carnival Of Chaos,” “Ragnarök,” & “This Toilet Earth” Receive New Vinyl Releases

Three GWAR albums have been reissued on vinyl including “Carnival Of Chaos,” which is available on dark blue/light blue marbled (limited to 1000 copies) and yellow with red splatter vinyl (limited to 500 copies), “Ragnarök,” which is available on grey/white marbled (limited to 1000 copies) and blue/red swirl vinyl (limited to 500 copies), and “This Toilet Earth,” which is available on red/black split (limited to 1000 copies) and blue with red splatter vinyl (limited to 500 copies). You can purchase those HERE.

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GWAR & Hatebreed Announce Co-Headlining Tour

GWAR and Hatebreed have announced the dates for their “Gore, Core, Metal And More ” co-headlining tour. Miss May I, Ringworm, and American Sharks will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

10/07 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
10/09 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
10/10 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
10/11 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
10/12 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
10/13 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory (Hatebreed headlining date)
10/15 Seattle, WA – Showbox Sodo
10/16 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
10/18 Los Angeles, CA – Belasco Theater
10/19 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
10/20 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
10/22 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
10/23 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live
10/24 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
10/25 Sauget, IL – Pops
10/26 Madison, WI – The Sylvee
10/27 St. Paul, MN – Myth Live
10/28 Peoria, IL – Monarch Music Hall

GWAR, Miss May I, and American Sharks only:

10/29 Detroit, MI – Saint Andrews Hall
10/30 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
10/31 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
11/02 North Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
11/03 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
11/04 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre
11/06 Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
11/07 Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
11/08 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
11/09 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
11/10 Richmond, VA – The National

GWAR Announced Summer Tour With Light The Torch

GWAR have announced a summer tour with Light The Torch. VIP packages are available HERE, and they come with various perks, such as a signed souvenir, a chance to get “killed” by the band onstage, and more.

Blothar The Beserker commented:

“Foolish Talking Apes! The world is our circus, and you are our monkeys! Come, swallow my sword and bear witness to the greatest happening in superhuman history! GWAR‘s Blood of God’s tour will change your meaningless lives. A true mutated menagarie of malevolence the likes of which have never been seen.”

Pustulus Maximus added:

“I can’t wait to pursue my new career in academia and teach the people of America their ABC’s: Anal, Booze and Cocaine.”

Tour Dates:

07/11 Ft. Wayne, IN – Piere’s (feat. DevilDriver)
07/12 Cadott, WI – Rock Fest
07/13 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection (with Light The Torch)
07/14 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s (with Light The Torch)
07/15 Lincoln, NE – The Bourbon Theatre (with Light The Torch)
07/16 Columbia, MO – The Blue Note (with Light The Torch)
07/17 Springfield, MO – The Complex (with Light The Torch)
07/20 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel (with Light The Torch)
09/13 Norfolk, VA – The Norva
09/14 Millvale, PA – Mr. Small’s Theatre

GWAR Announce 2018 Australian Tour

GWAR have announced a headlining Australian tour. Here’s the dates:

04/24 Brisbane, AUS – Eatons Hill
04/26 Sydney, AUS – Metro
04/27 Melbourne, AUS – 170 Russell
04/29 Adelaide, AUS – HQ

Blothar commented:

“People of Australia, koala bears, kangaroos, crocodiles, wallabies…lend me your ears…and your skulls, and all of your internal organs…GWAR is coming to turn the Land of Dreams into your worst nightmare. Fire up the barby, we are going to eat Australia!

As for the Adelaide scum and your worthless existence, the so-called “Rock Capital of Australia”… is that crack rock? We shall turn the Great Australian Bight into our Great Australian BITE as our parting gift to Australia.”

“GWAR: Orgasmatron” Comic Series To Be Released As A Trade Paperback

It has been announced that GWAR’s “Orgasmatron” comic series will be compiled and sold as a trade paperback. This version will include the main story, as well as backup stories and artwork. You can head HERE to find your local comic shop and ask them to carry it or preorder it at Things From Another World.

Co-writer Matt Miner commented:

“It’s been an honor to work on this book with the guys from GWAR. I’m thrilled and humbled by the massive positive response the comic books have gotten and I’m ecstatic that Dynamite Comics is publishing a collected paperback that can sit on library shelves and corrupt children for decades to come.”

He also said the following about contacting your local comic book shop:

“Facebook messages are the least intrusive but most effective means of outreach. If the trade paperback does well then we could see a second comic series of blood drenched antics featuring our favorite Scumdogs of the Universe.”

He further added:

“Get your pre-orders in now and secure your copy. Wait until it’s sold out and you’ll be selling kidneys on the black market to pay jacked-up prices on eBay.”

GWAR Sign Up Thousands Of Bone Marrow Donors To Help BälSäc The Jaws ‘O Death Following Myelofibrosis Diagnosis

After the sad news that GWAR’s Michael Derks (aka BälSäc the Jaws ‘o Death) had been diagnosed with myelofibrosis, a bone marrow disorder that disrupts the production of blood cells, the band partnered with Love Hope Strength to help find the guitarist a bone marrow donor. So far, the band have got over 3,000 fans to sign up for the national bone registry during their current tour.

Rob Rushing, Love Hope Strength’s national tour manager, told The Richmond Times-Dispatch the following:

“They’re the No. 1 band we’ve had on our virtual drive. We’ve partnered with Ozzy Osbourne, all kinds of bands, and GWAR right now has more people signed up for the virtual drive than anyone else by far.”

Donors are found using cheek swabs, but it is hard to get an exact match, due to how similar the DNA has to be. Rushing added the following about that:

“It’s crazy specific, because you have to match them close enough on the DNA chain that their body accepts it, but there be just enough difference that the body starts making new clean blood cells based on the donor’s DNA so it’s clean — new fresh cells that kill the cancer.”

Derks continues to tour while using labs across the country to moniter his blood.