Epic, theatrical bloodletting space aliens GWAR have released a video for the song "Viking Death Machine," which is featured on their 2017 album The Blood of Gods.

The animated clip chronicles "the rise of humanity against their makers, and the massive battle between GWAR and the forces of all that is uptight and wrong with the world." The video was created by Makinita Silva, an "Ecuadorian masked Luchador who is also an independent 2-D animator."

Band member Blothar described the cartoon carnage in press statement. "Humans, are you ready to ride the 'Viking Death Machine'? Our latest video is a faithful animated schlockumentary depicting my harrowing, blood-drenched defeat of the Load Warriors and the other denizens of Saturday morning raceway hijinx, including all of my fellow bandmates in GWAR. I am delighted to take my rightful place as the King of Cartoon Violence, and champion of the first annual Suck-It-Up-Butter Cup! Watch the video now! It'll make you shit."

GWAR will launch a co-headlining tour with Hatebreed on Oct. 6 in Camden, N.J. The band will remain on the road through Nov. 10 in their adopted hometown (remember, they're space aliens that were buried under the ice in Antarctica) of Richmond, Va. Then, GWAR will play a one-off on New Year's Eve in Norfolk, Va.

GWAR / Hatebreed Co-Headline Tour Dates

Oct. 6 - Camden, N.J. @ Rock Allegiance*
Oct. 7 - Buffalo, N.Y. @ Town Ballroom
Oct. 9 - Lawrence, Kan. @ Granda Theater
Oct. 10 - Denver, Colo. @ Summit Music Hall
Oct. 11 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Complex
Oct. 12 - Boise, Idaho @ Revolution Concert House
Oct. 13 - Sacramento, Calif. @ Aftershock Festival*
Oct. 15 - Seattle, Wash. @ Showbox Sodo
Oct. 16 - Portland, Ore. @ Roseland Theater
Oct. 18 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Belasco Theater
Oct. 19 - Tempe, Ariz. @ The Marquee
Oct. 20 - Albuquerque, N.M. @ Sunshine Theater
Oct. 22 - Houston, Texas @ Warehouse Live
Oct. 23 - Dallas, Texas @ Gas Monkey Live
Oct. 24 - Tulsa, Okla. @ Cain's Ballroom
Oct. 25 - Sauget, Ill. @ Pops
Oct. 26 - Madison, Wis. @ The Sylvee
Oct. 27 - St. Paul, Minn. @ Myth Live
Oct. 28 - Peoria, Ill. @ Monarch Music Hall

*Festival Appearance

GWAR Headline Dates:
10/29 - Detroit, MI @ Saint Andrews Hall
10/30 - Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
10/31 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
11/2 - North Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
11/3 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
11/4 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theater
11/6 - Stroudsburg, PA @ Sherman Theater
11/7 - Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
11/8 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
11/9 - Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
11/10 - Richmond, VA @ The National#

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Dec. 31 - Norfolk, Va. @ The Norva

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