GWAR

  1. Weird Merch: GWAR Gets Into the E-Cig Business

    April 30, 2014 2:55 PM EDT GWAR has joined the e-cigarette revolution -- for some reason. Weird Merch: James Murphy's Coffee Is Here, Named After His Forthcoming Cafe Weird Merch: Slayer Eyewear Available in Matte and Blood "We only use freshly squeezed babies to ...

  2. Gwar Frontman Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, Found Dead at 50

    March 24, 2014 9:15 AM EDT The frontman for gore-loving heavy metal band Gwar has died. Police have confirmed earlier reports that Dave Brockie, known to fans as Oderus Urungus, was found dead at his Richmond, Va. home on Sunday evening. The singer was 50. A Richmond police ...

  3. Backbeat: Metallica, Eddie Trunk, Live Nation, More Celebrate Metal Blade Records' 30th Anniversary

    December 04, 2012 1:45 PM EST Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel flanked by Metallica's Lars Ulrich (left) and James Hetfield (Photo: Stephanie Cabral) In a serendipitous bit of timing, on the same day that Metallica announced the formation of their own label, Black ...

  4. Web Trends: Listen To A New Bjork Song

    November 04, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. gwar : GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot aka Fattus Maximus was found dead on the band's tour bus yesterday (Nov. 3) 10. justin bieber baby : People continue the outrage over Mariah Yeater's paternity claim 14. cory smoot : See ...

  5. GWAR's Cory Smoot, a.k.a. Flattus Maximus, Found Dead on Tour Bus

    November 04, 2011 7:57 AM EDT MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The lead guitarist for the costumed heavy metal band GWAR has been found dead on their tour bus. Manager Jack Flanagan and record label Metal Blade say Cory Smoot was found early Thursday before crossing into Canada following a ...

  6. Gwar Guitarist Cory Smoot, a.k.a. Flattus Maximus, Dead

    November 03, 2011 4:08 PM EDT GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot -- known by the stage name Flattus Maximus -- was found dead by his bandmates this morning (Nov. 3), as GWAR prepared to cross the Canadian border for a stretch of tour dates. He was 34. In a statement first released to t ...

  7. Tap Tap Revenge 4 Release Timed Perfectly For Holiday Season

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST The new version of the series features a new arcade mode, as well as a number of social features, such as integration with Apple's Game Center and the ability to share scores via Facebook, Twitter and e-mail. It also lets users "Like&quo ...

  8. Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, Dave Matthews Top Bonnaroo Fest Lineup

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST The 2010 edition of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is taking an unusual route to its lineup announcement today (Feb. 9), rolling out the bill one artist at a time on its website. Billboard sources, however, have confirmed that the festival ...

  9. Digital Briefs: Metal Blade, 3 Doors Down, UMG

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Metal Blade Records has signed a distribution deal with INgrooves. The 26-year-old indie label has been home to artists including Slayer, Metallica and GWAR. - 3 Doors Down will be featured in a new music video game dubbed "PopStar Guitar,& ...

  10. Nominations Revealed For Golden Gods

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Finnish metal veterans Children of Bodom, U.S. rockers Avenged Sevenfold and Welsh metalcore act Bullet For My Valentine are among the double-nominees for Metal Hammer magazine's sixth annual Golden God Awards, June 16 at the O2 in London. Ch ...

  11. Sounds Of The Underground Line-Up Revealed

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The third edition of the Sounds of the Underground tour will feature performances by GWAR, Chimaira, Every Time I Die, Necro and Job For A Cowboy, among others. The 25-city North American trek starts July 6 at the Palladium Ballroom in Dallas and ...

  12. 'Underground' Readies Second Trek

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST To include roughly 25-30 shows. The second editon of the Sounds of the Underground tour is tenatively set to begin July 7 and will include 25-30 shows. Confirmed acts include As I Lay Dying, In Flames, Trivium, Cannibal Corpse, GWAR, Terror, Black ...

  13. Tim Borror Joins Agency Group

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Roster to include COC, Danzig, GWAR. Tim Borror has joined the Agency Group’s New York office. Borror was previously with Face the Music Touring. "It was time for a change," Borror tells Billboard.biz. "And with the Agency Group I w ...