Wednesday, March 30, 2011

GWAR


GWAR is a heavy metal band that has been around since the mid 80s. They are most known for their outlandish outfits and insane stage shows. They have gone through MANY band members over the years, but for the most part, the characters that are portrayed have stayed the same.

According to the GWAR mythos, GWAR was created over 100 billion years ago by the Master of All Reality. An ultra-elite group of warriors gathered from the lowest dregs of filth, the group raped and pillaged their way across the universe and finally arrived on Earth. Once on Earth they killed the dinosaurs, created Stonehenge to use as a croquet court, and sunk Atlantis. Displeased by their actions, the Master banished GWAR to Antarctica, where they lay entombed in ice for millions of years, until a hole in the ozone layer (caused by excessive use of hair spray by poofy-haired 1980s rock stars) released them from their icy prison in 1985. Free to roam the Earth once more, GWAR returned to their goal of world domination-this time as a rock band. Their most recent adventures have involved getting killed, and taking over Hell. (Beyond Hell), then raising a zombie army to take over Earth (Bloody Pit of Horror).

Here's one of my favorite songs by them, Penguin Attack. Also, since it's a live video, it will give you a taste of their shows....As for the content. Well, the above paragraph should clue you in a bit on what's in store.



Next is a cover they did a few years ago of Alice Cooper's School's Out. This video, like most of their material, makes me lol every time I see it.



Next is an obviously dated video, Fucking An Animal. The quality might be a bit low, but it's still an hilarious video.



And lastly, here is Zombies, March! from their latest album, Bloody Pit Of Horror.

21 comments:

  1. I always wanted to see GWAR live because their costumes are amazing and they also give a great show with lots of blood ;D. I will see them next time they come around!

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  2. I'm pretty sure GWAR started out of an art project at VCU. Easily the best thing to come out of that school. I've met a few people who claim to have known various GWAR members. I dunno about that, but I do know their shows certainly look entertaining.

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  3. saw GWAR in 06' part of Sounds of the Underground Festival. Good times.

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  4. I find the whole GWAR phenomenon hilarious - not that I'm laughing *at* them. It's great stuff.

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  5. might have to download them, i'm pretty into metal.

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  6. Penguin attack. This is some funny stuff.

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  7. Wtf robert? you just outdid yourself! this is one of the weirdest things I have heard so far!

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  8. I absolutely love Gwar! They are one of the top five bands to come out of the 90's in my opinion. I used to have all of their sick videos too once upon a time.

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  9. I haven't seen Gwar since Bams show lol.

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  10. 'Outlandish' pfff - I wore my GWAR costume down the shops this morning. No one batted an eyelid.

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  11. ive missed gwar the last few times they have come through here. sucks

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  12. Oh my god, I used to love Gwar! Thank you so much for reminding me about them - it's been a solid 8 years since I've listened to them.

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  13. I like GWAR lol. They were the plot point of the Bevis and Butthead video game.

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  14. Funny, I was also created 100 billion years ago by the Master of All Reality. I guess that makes us brothers?

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  15. This band..man, they are just crazy ion general. Also, I need $upport, just sayin. :(

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  16. already commeted before and i sitll cant get over that pic.

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