Tag Archives: Blothar

Dave Grohl nearly joined GWAR, hear what Dave and Blothar had to say about it

Posted by on September 29, 2021

    Foo Fighters are the biggest rock band around. Dave Grohl has been a huge part of the band’s massive success. But things may have turned out very differently if Dave had, let’s say, joined GWAR? Apparently in an interview with RollingStone, Grohl recalls how that almost actually happened. Dave says: “GWAR were looking […]

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Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine: GWAR’s Blothar eats watered-down tuna and plays Mario Kart

Posted by on April 22, 2020

    Metal Inside(r) Home Quarantine is Metal Insider’s new column during this time of isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked artists five questions on what’s been keeping them busy ranging from their favorite movies, food they’ve been eating, music they’ve been listening to and more. We asked The Berserker Blothar of the […]

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Interview: GWAR talk 30 years together, new album, Warped Tour

Posted by on May 3, 2017

GWAR, best known for being over the top, extremely sarcastic, and always outspoken, took a few minutes to speak with us at a headlining show in Pontiac, Michigan. Warned by my escort that more often than not, the interview never goes as planned, we spoke with lead singer Blothar and lead guitarist Pustulus Maximus before […]

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GWAR interview costs newscaster his job

Posted by on September 9, 2015

For the last four years, San Antonio TV watchers have been amused by “Street’s Corner,” a regularly occurring “man on the street” feature on KABB-TV’s newscast, helmed by J.T. Street. However, the newscaster has taped his last feature for the channel, as he was fired last week. What led to his dismissal? Apparently an interview […]

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GWAR get their own TEDx Talk

Posted by on April 10, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/Qj9TpEe7zXU[/youtube] Are you familiar with TED  Talks? Standing for Technology, Enetertainment, Design, the TED talks are a series of conferences given, many of them are presented by academics. There’s also TEDx, which are independent of the actual TED Talks, in which a free license is obtained from TED and some central principles are followed. This brings us […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: shocking moments of 2014

Posted by on December 22, 2014

2014 was filled with lots of great new albums (as you likely noticed from our Top 10 list). Yet like every year, 2014 had plenty of shocking moments; incidents and events that took the metal community by complete surprise. With that in mind, the Metal Insider crew continues the tradition of listing the top ten […]

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GWAR clarifies new lineup changes

Posted by on September 19, 2014

Yesterday, It was revealed that there’s a new female vocalist in GWAR. And while initial reports made it seem like Vulvatron, who made her debut this past weekend at Chicago’s Riot Fest, was a true co-lead vocalist of the band, GWAR today released a statement clarifying that while Vulvatron is certainly a part of GWAR, […]

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Meet Vulvatron, GWAR’s latest addition

Posted by on September 18, 2014

The passing of GWAR frontman Dave Brockie earlier this year was one of the biggest losses in the metal community of the last decade. As the outspoken frontman of the band, he was essentially the spokesman for the band. They proved they could soldier on without him, playing an energetic, blood-soaked and surprisingly emotional set […]

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Recap: GWAR-B-Q evolves, sets stage for band’s next act

Posted by on August 18, 2014

This past weekend, many of metal, hardcore and punk’s elite descended on Richmond, VA’s Hadad’s Lake not just for the 5th annual GWAR-B-Q, but also to pay tribute to fallen frontman Dave Brockie and his altar ego Oderus Urungus. And while first and foremost, the event remained a celebration of all things GWAR, there was […]

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GWAR return to stage, introduce new character to end GWAR-B-Q

Posted by on August 16, 2014

A little more than an hour ago, GWAR played their first show since the death of Dave Brockie to cap off the fifth annual GWAR-B-Q. When we caught up with Brad Roberts, he promised that the band would be going back to their roots. By bringing back Michael Bishop, the original Beefcake the Mighty, as […]

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