GWAR Guarantees Orgasm for All Who Attend GWAR BQ

EVENTS, RULES, COSTUME CONTEST, SPEW Olympics, and FAQ

That’s right, your lords and masters GWAR announced today that all humans who show up at this year’s GWAR-B-Q are guaranteed an orgasm. Of course, for most of you this will amount to a pathetic dribble in your already stained underpants as you die at the hands of GWAR, but all sales are final!

This year’s GWAR B-Q is a three day celebration of all things GWAR marking the band’s 30th year with a weekend long Birthday Bash on August 14th, 15th and 16th. As in years past, GWAR-B-Q is more than a rock concert, think of it as a field day of hatred and death, with a full program of special events and attractions designed to lure humans to their deaths.

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This year will see the return of the “Spew-O-Lympics”, a semi-aquatic-flail-fest of despair! Wanna-be contestants are required to submit a short essay on why they feel they should be considered to participate in this hallowed event. Longer than 200 words ensures immediate disqualification (and dismemberment). The band themselves will read these essays while taking a dump, and judge the top selections. Find out how to enter at https://www.facebook.com/SpewOlympics. The winner goes home with a Blakhart BKT6FR guitar!

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Also returning this year is the GWAR-B-Q, Rolling Wheels of DeathSkate Park. In an effort to bump up the number of life altering casualties, GWAR has added a second half pipe that is 6′ tall and 12′ wide with a 7′ transition.  Remember you must be 18 to enter the park and will have to sign a waiver to be able to participate.

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The insane freaks from the FBM Bike Co. will also be back again with multiple bike ramps to propel hapless Bohabs high into the air, just to come crashing down into the inky depths of Hadad’s Lake.

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Prepare to visit the “Crypt of Chaos”, the GWAR-themed horror experience! Combining Slave Pit’s demented artistry and the pedigree of Tim Bunch’s House of Horrors. This will be one of the sickest, most terrifying experiences of your brief and miserable life. Once inside, you will beg for release, and if you are lucky enough to survive, you will emerge a bloody, broken shell of your former self. Enter at your own risk!

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Also, for the first time in its sordid history, the 6th annual GWAR B-Q will host a GWARRIOR Costume Contest! We all know GWAR doesn’t wear costumes, but they encourage you to show up to the event wearing the most outrageous and deranged costume you can come up with for the chance to win a variety of excellent prizes including a BKT6FR GUITAR from BLAKHART, tons of SWAG from MONSTER and a GWAR B-Q skate deck. The winner will also be presented live on stage in front of the festival crowd. The contest takes place on the Scumdog Stage and will be judged by Tony Foresta of local thrash metal masters, Municipal Waste. More info will be announced soon in the events section at www.gwarbq.com.

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Ultimate Bohab Guide

The Ultimate Bohab Guide has everything you need to know about celebrating GWAR’s 30th Birthday Bash weekend. From where to shit, where to eat and where to stay, The Ultimate Bohab Guide has it all.  If you have a question about the weekend’s festivities, even if it’s a stupid one (which it probably is), this guide will have the answers.  What kind of food is there? Check The Ultimate Bohab Guide!  What kind of beer is there?  Check The Ultimate Bohab Guide!  Will I get laid at the GWAR B-Q!  Check The Ultimate Bohab Guide (although the answer is probably No.)  Will I have the best drunken weekend ever celebrating the 30th Birthday of the Eternal Masters GWAR?  Fuck yes you will!  But check The Ultimate Bohab Guide just to make sure!  View The Ultimate Bohab Guide HERE. See you at the Q!

ALL TICKET INFORMATION HERE! http://gwarbq.com/buy-tickets

*GWAR does not guarantee the orgasm will be yours, or that you will survive it, but there will be an orgasm*

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AUTUMN SCREAMS DOOM II Line-Up Unveiled

The second annual Autumn Screams Doom fest descends upon Baltimore, MD on October 25 and 26 at the Ottobar.  This year’s rendition of the fest features an exclusive East Coast appearance from none other than LOSS.  Other highlights include the first Maryland appearance of Rhode Island’s CHURCHBURN, doom mainstays IRON MAN (recently signed with Rise Above Records), Virginia’s SATAN’S SATYRS, and doom miscreants UZALA. The complete lineup and details on the bands is located below.

Autumn Screams Doom is now in its second year, and showcases the very best from across the doom spectrum over two days. Point your browsers HERE for photos and a review of last year’s inaugural Autumn Screams Doom fest courtesy of Decibel Magazine).


Friday, October 25

SINISTER HAZE (Richmond, VA)

SERPENT THRONE (Philadelphia, PA)

NEGATIVE REACTION (Long Island, NY)

IRON MAN (Gaithersburg, MD)

WEED IS WEED (Frederick, MD)

SUNBURSTER (Philadelphia, PA)

Saturday, October 26

LOSS (Nashville, TN)

SATAN’S SATYRS (Herndon, VA)

UZALA (Boise, ID)

CHURCHBURN (Pawtucket, RI)

DRUGLORD (Richmond, VA)

WIZARD EYE (Philadelphia, PA)

Unholy Anarchy Records, in conspiracy with At War With False Noise (UK), will be recording the fest in preparation for a Double LP compilation that will feature a live track from each band playing the fest.  The compilation will be mixed and mastered by Zack Allen of Obsidian Eye Studios, who mastered the vinyl edition of Loss’s Despond, and more recently, mixed the Recluse demo tape.  Anton Escobar will handle the complete artwork and gatefold layout.

Information on pre-orders and news regarding the Double LP will be made available HERE.

Single day and two day tickets are still available for pre-order at the Official Fest Site HERE.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

Links

Unholy Anarchy Records HERE

At War With False Noise HERE

Pizza Party Printing HERE

Black Mess Records HERE

 

GWAR Battle Maximus Available Today

The day has finally arrived. Your lords and masters GWAR have unleashed their 13th and most devastating album to date Battle Maximus. The album can be ordered from Metal Blade Records HEREAmazon and iTunes.

In celebration of the album’s release, GuitarWorld.com the online home of Guitar World Magazine, is hosting an exclusive stream of the instrumental title Track “Battle Maximus”. Check out the song HERE.

Tonight in Richmond, VA at Balliceaux there will be a Battle Maximus release party. The party starts at 8:00 PM and will feature appearances by Oderus Urungus and guitarist Pustulous Maximus. Battle Maximus will be blasting in its entirety, there will be free posters and fans can pick up their copy of the new album for $5.

Continuing their media onslaught, GWAR front thing Oderus Urungus appeared on the Dan Patrick Show yesterday to talk football, the new album and as the case with Oderus a whole lot more. The interview with Oderus, Dan Patrick and Jamey Jasta can be seen HERE.

GWAR will be heading out this fall on the “Madness at the Core of Time” tour. The tour, which features a completely brand-new show full of slavering creatures and deserving victims, is set to kick off October 2nd in Columbus, Ohio and runs through November 17th in Washington, DC. GWAR shall be joined by deathcore heavyweights and label-mates Whitechapel, Richmond, VA thrashers Iron Reagan (featuring Municipal Waste singer Tony Foresta) and A Band of Orcs (who are actually a band of Orcs).

Check out a stream of the song “Bloodbath” HERE.

GWAR’s Battle Maximus features twelve brand new tracks that not only honor their departed ally, but tells the story of GWAR’s latest struggle against what may be their greatest enemy yet…the insidious “Mr. Perfect”, who has travelled through time itself to steal the power of GWAR–the power of immortality, and use this power to mutate the human race into his twisted vision of what the “perfect” human should be. Once again GWAR finds themselves as the only thing standing between the human race and the latest super-powered shithead bent on the destruction of GWAR and the enslavement of their worshippers.

Most GWAR fans know the “Battle Maximus” was the sonic war of fratricide waged by the Maximus clan against themselves in order to choose a successor worthy to follow in Flattus’ clawprints, and was recorded as a song on the new album. Every GWAR fan knows that the awesome Pustulus Maximus triumphed in this struggle. But what most don’t know was the stellar line-up of additional guitarists that contributed solos to this blistering instrumental track. These included Lamb of God’s Mark Duane Morton (who played under the pseudonym “Tyrone Die Tuefel”), Ol Drake from Evile (Twatticus Maximus), and Todd Evans of Mobile Death Camp (also an ex-GWAR member, who for many years played Beefcake the Mighty and contributed to this work under the name Skookum Maximus).

But the biggest outside contribution came from Zach Blair of Rise Against (who had played the character of Flattus before Cory Smoot, and took to this project under the name “Splattus Maximus”. Zach flew into Richmond to GWAR’s “Slave Pit Studios” several times, did much of the writing and arrangement on the record, and finally recorded tons of completely shredding guitar.

Said Zach, “It was so great to re-connect with this family of mine and be reminded of what a great, hard working institution GWAR really is. This organization defines the term “DIY”. If they want to see something or use something that just doesn’t exist, they make it! It’s inspiring to be around and in the ten years since my tenure with them I’d forgotten what a force it is to be reckoned with. I’m so proud of them and I’m so proud of this record.. This record is many things to me a musical send-off and tribute to the late, great Cory Smoot (in the manner of which he would have liked it!) and an extension of my own contribution to this amazing cultural, artistic and musical statement. I’m forever proud to say “I PLAYED IN GWAR!!”

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Tracklisting
1) Intro
2) Madness at the Core of Time
3) Bloodbath
4) Nothing Left Alive
5) They Swallowed the Sun
6) Torture
7) Raped at Birth
8) I, Bonesnapper
9) Mr. Perfect
10) Battle Maximus
11) Triumph of the Pig Children
12) Falling
13) Fly Now

“Madness at the Core of Time” Tour:
with Whitechapel, Iron Reagan and Band of Orcs:
10/02: Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall – Tickets
10/03: Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave – Tickets
10/04: Iowa City, IA @ Blue Moose Tap House – Tickets
10/05: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue – Tickets
10/06: Winnipeg, MB @ The Garrick Centre – Tickets
10/07: Saskatoon, SK @ Odeon Events Centre – Tickets
10/08: Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall Ballroom – Tickets
10/09: Edmonton, AB @ Union Hall – Tickets
10/11: Seattle, WA @ Showbox SODO – Tickets
10/12: Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory Concert House – Tickets
10/13: Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory Concert House – Tickets
10/14: Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom – Tickets
10/15: Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater – Tickets
10/16: Chico, CA @ Senator Theatre – Tickets
10/17: Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory – Tickets
10/18: West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues – Tickets
10/19: Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades – Tickets
10/20: San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom – Tickets
10/22: Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater – Tickets
10/24: Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live – Tickets
10/25: Ft. Worth, TX @ LaGrave Field – Tickets
10/26: Austin, TX @ Emo’s – Tickets
10/28: Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall – Tickets
10/29: New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues – Tickets
10/30: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade – Tickets
10/31: Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall – Tickets
11/01: Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel – Tickets
11/02: Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa – Tickets
11/04: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution – Tickets
11/05: Ybor City, FL @ The Ritz Ybor – Tickets
11/07: Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s – Tickets
11/08: Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s – Tickets
11/09: Joliet, IL @ Mojoes – Tickets
11/10: Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection – Tickets
11/12: Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre – Tickets
11/13: Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues – Tickets
11/14: Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall – Tickets
11/15: Worcester, MA @ The Palladium – Tickets
11/16: Reading, PA @ Reverb – Tickets
11/17: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club – Tickets

SOUNDWAVE FESTIVAL 2014
02/22/14: Soundwave Festival Brisbane
02/23/14: Soundwave Festival Sydney
02/28/14: Soundwave Festival Melbourne
03/01/14: Soundwave Festival Adelaide
03/03/14: Soundwave Festival Perth

CHECK OUT GWAR ON THE WEB
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http://www.youtube.com/gwar
http://www.metalblade.tv/tv
http://www.facebook.com/gwar
http://www.gwarjapan.net

ODERUShttp://twitter.com/therealoderus
BALSAChttps://twitter.com/BalSacJoD
GWAR OFFICIALhttps://twitter.com/GWARofficial

 

KYLESA Announce U.S. Headlining Tour

Genre-defying southern quintet KYLESA has announced a new October US headlining tour. The tour will kick off on October 1 in Athens, GA, and end on October 27 in Richmond, VA. The tour will see support from Pinkish Black and Sierra. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

KYLESA is touring in support of their newest record, ‘Ultraviolet’. Its the highest-charting record in the band’s storied career, landing at #4 on Billboard’s “Heat Seekers” chart, and impacting the Billboard top 200.

‘Ultraviolet’ is streaming here 

Unspoken music video can be found here.

Updated KYLESA news and tour information will be made available through the Season of Mist website, and the KYLESA Facebook page.

To request KYLESA on The Welding Room via Twitter, send #DeathThreatsComplaints to @TheWeldingRoom or email TheWeldingRoom@gmail.com

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Tour dates:

10/1 Athens,GA @ 40 Watt Club

10/2 Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree

10/3 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In

10/4 Little Rock. AR @ Downtown Music

10/6 Dallas, TX @ Dada

10/8 San Antonio, TX @ Korova

10/9 Austin, TX @ Red 7

10/10 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock / SW Terror Fest

10/12 Tempe, AZ @ Yucca Tap Room

10/13 San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick

10/14 Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex

10/15 Oakland, CA @ Oakland Opera House

10/16 Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s

10/17 Portland, OR @ Star Theater

10/18 Olympia, WA @ Capitol Theater

10/19 Missoula, MT @ The Palace

10/20 Rapid, City SD @ Johnny Billiards

10/22 Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club

10/23 Detroit, MI @ Smalls

10/24 Wilmington, DE @ Mojo Main

10/25 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus

10/26 Springfield, VA @ Empire

10/27 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter

 

Additional 4th Annual GWAR-B-Q Details Announced

Slave Pit Inc., creators of GWAR and a slew of other naughty products, today announced new details regarding the summer’s most eagerly anticipated entertainment apocalypse, the 4th Annual GWAR-B-Q, to be held August 17 at Hadad’s Water Park in Richmond, Va. Attendees can now add not one but TWO new social events to be held the same weekend as the GWAR-B-Q – the “B4-B-Q” (to be held the night before at The Canal Club), and the “GWA-fter Party” (after the GWAR-B-Q, for those of you who are morons). In addition, the directors of GWAR’s coveted “Spew-O-Lympics”, a centerpiece event of every GWAR-B-Q, released a statement regarding this year’s event and the incredible prize package some lucky Spew-lympian will ultimately attain. A full feast of fun awaits the teeming masses as Richmond prepares for the most action-packed weekend in the glorious history of the GWAR-B-Q!

Artist Rendition of Typical GWAR Fan Before and After GWAR-B-Q

On Friday, Aug.16, the festivities begin with the “B4-B-Q”, a power-packed line-up of brutal bands to be held at Richmond’s venerated Canal Club, which for the last two years has hosted the Cory Smoot Memorial Show. Admission is FREE to any GWAR-B-Q ticket holder, so be sure to bring a copy of your ticket, or a receipt, or the actual ticket (if you are an idiot). Check the “B4-B-Q” event page on the official GWAR Facebook page for more information.

Hosted by the personal Slaves of Oderus and Balsac, Dave Brockie and Mike Derks, doors open at 7 and the line-up consists of, in no particular order:

Apocalypse Dudes / RVA

U.S. Bastards / RVA

Savage Attack / RVA

Bloody Crackdown / RVA

Red Box Money Cult / Roanoke

Rong / Wilmington

Stuck Backwards / Norfolk

With GWAR, Municipal Waste, Corrosion of Conformity, Pig Destroyer, and the reunion of the legendary X-Cops, this years’ bill is possibly the greatest yet assembled in the blood-spattered history of GWAR’s ever-expanding festival. So this year’s Spew-O-Lympics intends to match this majesty with the most epic contest yet conceived, with events scheduled to include the “King of the Swing”, “Beware of the Blob”, with the climactic battle for supremacy (and valuable prizes) waged on the  “Sperm and Slide”. This years contest will be limited to a lucky 25 entrants, who must sign-up in advance via GWAR’s Facebook page. Look for more details on the official GWAR Facebook page .

And if that’s not enough filthy fun for you, the fine folks at Slave Pit have scheduled one last event that should satiate even the most unappeasable bohab’s desire to bask in the dubious glory of all things GWAR–the “GWA-fter Party”. Held on Saturday, August 17 at Balliceaux, in Richmond, VA., and hosted by the internationally matchless DJ Pari, the event is free not only to GWAR-B-Q ticket holders but also everybody else in the entire world. Doors are at ten, and look for more information at the “GWA-fter Party” events page on the official GWAR Facebook page/

And remember to check out all the latest GWAR-B-Q news at http://www.gwarbq.com

GWAR Live:

8/8: Buffalo, NY @ The Town Ballroom

8/9: South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground

8/10: Montreal, QUE @ Heavy MTL*

8/11: Philadelphia, PA @ “This is Hardcore Fest”*

8/17: Richmond, VA @ GWAR-B-Q (Hadad’s Lake)*

Co-Headline Tour with Hatebreed

9/11: Lexington, KY @ Buster’s Billiards & Backroom

9/12: Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue

9/13: Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest*

9/14: Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls

9/15: Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

10/26: Austin, TX @ Emo’s (Housecore Horror Film Fest)*

 

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ODERUS: http://twitter.com/therealoderus

BALSAC:   https://twitter.com/BalSacJoD

GWAR OFFICIAL: https://twitter.com/GWARofficial

X-COPS Sheriff Tubb Tucker, Live on The Welding Room!

The Welding Room welcomes X-Cops‘ sheriff Tubb Tucker to the program on Tuesday, May 14th at 5:00pm ET. Plus, a special guest interview segment with bassist, Casey Orr!

X-Cops will be reuniting for their first live performance since 1996 at the annual GWAR-B-Q on Saturday, August 17th in Richmond, Virginia.

X-Cops: Sheriff Tubb Tucker (pictured in brown w/ arms crossed)