GWAR & Voivod Announce European/UK Tour

GWAR and Voivod have announced a European/UK tour. Childrain will open on most dates and Downcast Collision will open on select dates.

Tour Dates:

11/22 Bochum, GER – Matrix (with Downcast Collision) (no Childrain)
11/23 Vaureal, FRA – Le Forum (with Downcast Collision) (no Childrain)
11/24 Mannheim, GER – MS Connexion (with Downcast Collision) (no Childrain)
11/26 Cologne, GER – Live Music Hall
11/27 Kortrijk, BEL – De Kruen
11/28 Tilburg, NET – 013 KZ
11/30 Manchester, UK – Club Academy
12/01 Glasgow, UK – The Garage
12/02 Wolverhampton, UK – Steel Mill
12/03 Newcastle, UK – Riverside
12/04 London, UK – Islington Academy
12/05 Antwerp, BEL – Zappa
12/06 Bremen, GER – Schlachthof
12/07 Copenhagen, DEN – Pumpehuset
12/08 Berlin, GER – Festsaal Kreuzberg
12/09 Prague, CZE – Meet Factory
12/10 Ziln, CZE – Masters of Rock Cafe
12/11 Graz, AUT – Explosvi
12/12 Ljubljana, SLO – Kino Siska
12/13 Pinarella di Cervia, ITA – Rock Planet
12/14 Zurich, SWI – Komplex

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Kickstarter Campaign Launched For GWAR Deck-Building Game

GWAR have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a new deck-building game called “GWAR vs Time.” Matthew Grau (Wildfire Games) is helping out with the project and it will include artwork created by the band members. The card game will allow players “to go and conquer and kick butt throughout the entire history of the greatest band of all time.” More info can be found HERE.

GWAR To Unveil Memorial Marker For Dave Brockie In August

GWAR have announced that they will be unveiling a new memorial marker for the late Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, VA at 02:00 PM on August 30. That day would have been the frontman’s 56th birthday. The unveiling will be open to the public and a free party will be held at the GWARbar the following day (August 31). RAWG, aka “the greatest GWAR tribute band of all time,” will perform at the party. GWAR commented:

“We thank the many people who donated time and money to make this a reality. We hope the marker will provide a long-needed place for Brockie‘s friends, family, and fans to pay their respects to this wonderful and deeply talented human being, and of course, to Dave‘s famous creation; Oderus Urungus, who will always be remembered as one of the greatest frontmen in rock and roll history.”

GWAR Announce North American Tour With Sacred Reich, Toxic Holocaust, & Against The Grain

GWAR have announced a headlining North American tour. Sacred Reich, Toxic Holocaust, and Against The Grain will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

09/12 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa (no Toxic Holocaust)
09/13 Millvale, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre (no Toxic Holocaust)
09/14 Chicago, IL – Riot Fest
09/15 Sauget, IL – Pop’s (no Toxic Holocaust)
09/16 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
09/18 Detroit, MI – The Majestic
09/19 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
09/20 Knoxville, TN – The Mill & Mine
09/21 Jacksonville, NC – The Tarheel
09/22 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
09/23 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
09/24 Tampa, FL – The Ritz Ybor
09/25 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution Live
09/27 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life
09/28 Greensboro, NC – The Cone Denim Entertainment Center
09/29 Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
09/30 Toronto, ON – Opera House
10/01 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
10/02 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
10/04 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
10/05 Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
10/06 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
10/08 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
10/09 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
10/10 Omaha, NE – Slowdown
10/11 Minneapolis. MN – Skyway Theatre
10/12 Kansas City, MO – CrossroadsKC
10/13 Denver, CO – Summit
10/15 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
10/16 Reno, NV – Virginia Street Brewhouse
10/17 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
10/18 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
10/19 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
10/20 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
10/21 Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
10/23 Fresno, CA – Tioga-Sequoia Brewery
10/24 Los Angeles, CA – The Belasco Theater
10/25 Garden Grove, CA – Garden Amp
10/26 Las Vegas, NV – Fremont Country Club
10/27 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
10/28 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
10/30 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
10/31 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live
11/01 Austin, TX – Empire Garage
11/02 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
11/04 Nashville, TN – Exit/In
11/05 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue

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.