Tag Archives: Flattus Maximus

GWAR’s Oderus Urungus: “’Battle Maximus’ is a f**king amazing album, and I’m sure that Flattus is f**king proud of us”

Posted by on September 12, 2013

The death of a bandmate is a tragic struggle for any band, even when said band’s members consist of scumdogs from outer space. However, the almighty GWAR moved forward despite the loss of Flattus Maximus (aka Cory Smoot). And luckily for them, the Maximus clan came to the aid of GWAR to help them through […]

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GWAR Covers Kansas, Features New Guitarist

Posted by on October 2, 2012

GWAR covers Kansas  It seems like only yesterday that GWAR unveiled their latest guitarist, Pustulus Maximus. That’s probably because it was then that the scumdogs of the universe first showed the world the replacement for Flattus Maximus. Thanks to the awesome AV Club feature “Undercover,” we finally have a chance to see him in action. […]

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GWAR Officially Reveal New Guitarist Pustulus Maximus

Posted by on October 1, 2012

Back in August, Dave Brockie revealed the identity of GWAR’s new guitarist, only to get humiliated by his master/alias Oderus Urungus. But this morning, slightly less than a year after the passing of Cory Smoot (Flattus Maximus), it’s been officially announced that GWAR’S new scumdog is Pustulus Maximus. In addition to giving fans their first […]

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Identity Of New GWAR Guitarist Revealed

Posted by on August 24, 2012

It’s been about ten months since the sudden passing of guitarist Cory Smoot. And though they’ve retired the character of Flattus Maximus, GWAR continued on as a four piece on the road. And now it appears that their search for a new Scumdog has come to an end. While an official statement has yet to […]

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GWAR Announces “Fate Or Chaos” Tour

Posted by on July 24, 2012

Only recently, the annual intergalactic mutant GWAR-BQ had been announced with a hilarious 90-second-trailer. But if one hot afternoon in Richmond, Virginia this coming August is not enough to satisfy your monstrous needs for all that is GWAR, we suggest you check out the just announced tour dates of the band around Lord Oderus Ungus. […]

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GWAR Starting Search For New Guitarist, Lay Out Plans For “Summer Of Naughty Fun”

Posted by on May 4, 2012

Following the sudden passing of guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus), GWAR continued on with touring as a four piece. They even officially retired the character of Flattus Maximus in honor of their deceased bandmate. However, it would appear that the Scumdogs of the Universe are slowly making an effort to find a new guitarist. […]

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Metal Blade To Release Cory Smoot’s (Flattus Maximus) Final Recordings, Streaming New Song Online

Posted by on April 23, 2012

Before his sudden passing, guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus of GWAR) had been working on the debut album of his solo project The Cory Smoot Experiment. While he originally intended to record with numerous singers like GWAR’s Dave Brockie and Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe, Smoot recorded everything (including vocals) by himself and completed […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Producers That Are Also Musicians

Posted by on April 16, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Recently, both As I Lay Dying and Slayer revealed which producers they’ll be working in the studio soon. At first, these announcements reminded us how crucial of a role the producer can play during the recording sessions of a new album. […]

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GWAR Starting Work On New Album

Posted by on March 2, 2012

Even after the loss of Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus), GWAR have continued to soldier on. Minus a few missed shows, the band continued to hit the road and plan to tour even more this Spring (with Municipal Waste and Kylesa playing separate legs). And now it looks like GWAR is wasting no time to […]

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GWAR Announce Tour Dates With Municipal Waste, Ghoul, Legacy Of Disorder

Posted by on January 24, 2012

Last week, GWAR announced plans to hold a memorial show for the late Cory Smoot’s family in Richmond, VA on March 16 (not the 15 as previously said) along with Municipal Waste and Ghoul. In addition, GWAR promised to announce details in regards to the second leg of their Return of the World Maggot Tour […]

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