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GWAR Announce Addition of New Guitarist Pustulus Maximus

Metal Blade
Metal Blade

It was on Nov. 3, 2011 that beloved GWAR guitarist Cory 'Flattus Maximus' Smoot departed our galaxy. Since that day, GWAR have shared the grieving process with their fans, continuing on as a four-piece ever since Smoot's passing and dedicating every live show to Smoot by placing his guitar onstage under a spotlight. Although there was some question as to whether GWAR would recruit a new guitarist, the band have just announced the addition of intergalactic shredder Pustulus Maximus, known on Planet Earth as Brent Purgason.

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GWAR To Debut New Scumdog During Upcoming ‘GWAR-B-Q’

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

GWAR are back at full strength! Singer Oderus Urungus has revealed the band has found a replacement for late guitarist Cory Smoot (Flattus Maximus), and will announce the new member of the band in just a few days.

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GWAR Singer Bows Out of Randy Blythe Defense Fund Benefit Show

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Roger Kisby, Getty Images

GWAR vocalist Oderus Urungus, aka Dave Brokie, has regretfully announced his exit from an upcoming Randy Blythe benefit show that was due to take place Aug. 31 in Richmond, Va.

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GWAR Spew Up Fall 2012 Tour Dates with DevilDriver, Cancer Bats + Legacy of Disorder

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Issachar Entertainment

Intergalactic metal merchants GWAR are set to pillage the Earth once again with their announcement of a fall North American 2012 tour. Coming along for the ride will be DevilDriver, Cancer Bats and Legacy of Disorder.

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Gwar Singer Oderus Urungus Supporting Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe With Fundraising Show

Oderus Urungus / Randy Blythe
Metal Blade / Bradley Kanaris, Getty Images

Gwar singer Oderus Urungus was one of the first artists to not only support Lamb of God's Randy Blythe after he was arrested in the Czech Republic, he was also among the first to single out the lack of mainstream media coverage for the musician.

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GWAR’s Oderus Urungus Lashes Out at ‘Lack of Concern’ for Randy Blythe

Oderus Urungus / Randy Blythe
Metal Blade / Bradley Kanaris, Getty Images

GWAR front-thing Oderus Urungus recently lashed out at the American mainstream media for largely ignoring the arrest of Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe on apparent manslaughter charges in Prague, Czech Republic. The always opinionated Urungus lashed out in a series of tweets, calling for further coverage to increase awareness of Blythe's unfortunate situation.

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Remember When GWAR Had a Comic Book?

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Roger Kisby, Getty Images

Yes, it's true! Those purveyors of horror punk, GWAR, took the next obvious step over a five-year period in the late '90s by serving up the animated 'Slave Pit Funnies: Featuring GWAR.'

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GWAR – Captivating Tour Posters

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Is this what Janeane Garafalo's brains look like? If so, we applaud her, because this is a whole new step when it comes to dedication.

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Late GWAR Guitarist Cory Smoot’s Widow Gives Birth to Baby Daughter Named Corie

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Roger Kisby, Getty Images

The passing of GWAR guitarist and metal mastermind Cory 'Flattus Maximus' Smoot left a gaping hole in the world of metal, as fans worldwide mourned the death of Smoot in a number of ways. Although the strummer / alien has departed this Earth, his legacy now lives on through his kin, as Smoot's daughter, Corie, was born last night.

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Third Annual GWAR-B-Q Set for August 18

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Roger Kisby, Getty Images

Hadad’s Lake in Richmond, Va., will be the setting for the 2012 edition of GWAR's GWAR-B-Q festival. The location is where last year’s event was originally scheduled, but had to be moved because of difficulties getting permits.

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