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GWAR



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Hometown: Richmond, VA (USA)

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GWAR is a thrash metal, punk rock and shock rock band formed in 1985 by a collective of artists and musicians at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. The band is best known for their elaborate sci–fi/horror film inspired costumes; raunchy, obscene, politically incorrect lyrics; and graphic stage performances, which consist of humorous re–enactments of scatology, sadomasochism, necrophilia, pedophilia, bestiality, fire dancing, pagan rituals, executions, and other controversial violent and political themes. GWAR has been on the leading edge of shock rock since their formation.

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Reviews

GWAR Battle Maximus

GWAR

Battle Maximus (2013)

Metal Blade

Gwar/ Municipal Waste Live in San Francisco

Gwar/ Municipal Waste

Live in San Francisco (2012)

live show

GWAR Isn't This Disgusting [Digital Single]

GWAR

Isn't This Disgusting [Digital Single] (2012)

Metal Blade

GWAR Live in Santa Cruz

GWAR

Live in Santa Cruz (2012)

live show

GWAR / The Casualties live in San Francisco

GWAR / The Casualties

live in San Francisco (2010)

live show

GWAR Bloody Pit of Horror

GWAR

Bloody Pit of Horror (2010)

Metal Blade

GWAR Beyond Hell

GWAR

Beyond Hell (2006)

DRT

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Interviews

Picture of GWAR

GWAR

Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

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