Tag Archives: GWAR

Guitarist Brent Purgason (Pustulus Maximus) parts ways with GWAR

Posted by on November 7, 2023

  Lead guitarist Brent Purgason, known as Pustulus Maximus, has announced his exit from GWAR. Purgason joined in 2012 after Cory Smoot’s passing, where he took on a new persona of Pustulus Maximus and worked on albums from 2013’s Battle Maximus up to their most-recent full-length offering, 2022’s The New Dark Ages. While not specifying […]

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Watch Lzzy Hale join Gwar on stage in NYC

Posted by on October 17, 2023

  Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale surprised fans by joining Gwar on stage at Palladium Times Square in New York City last Friday (13th). They performed “The Cutter,” a track from Gwar’s 2022 album, The New Dark Ages. Hale, armed with a giant sword and clad in battle armor, shared the stage with Gwar frontman Blöthar The […]

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New & Noteworthy: Releases of Being – (5/5/2023 – 9/15/2023)

Posted by on September 16, 2023

    New & Noteworthy has returned! Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. For this week’s list, we’re not only bringing you the week’s must-know releases, we’re taking you back to the albums that hit shelves since May that are worth a spin. These […]

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Photos/Review: The Psychotherapy Sessions took over Jones Beach on 7/28/23 w/ Mudvayne, Coal Chamber, GWAR, Nonpoint & Butcher Babies

Posted by on August 7, 2023

  The doctors are in, and it’s time to headbang your problems away. Welcome to The Psychotherapy Sessions Tour. On the surface, five metal bands have teamed up to make for what was sure to be a hell of a good time. Deeper down, each act represents something different, creating a tour that was even bigger than […]

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GWAR take over NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert Series’

Posted by on July 17, 2023

  GWAR have finally invaded NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series. The performance was recorded at NPR’s headquarters in Washington, D.C, which can be viewed below.   Vocalist Blöthar the Berserker comments:  “We learned a lot from those goody-goodys at NPR. For instance, how to say…’Your support right now is vital to GWAR’s ability to bring […]

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GWAR to join ‘The Psychotherapy Sessions’ summer tour w/ Mudvayne, Coal Chamber, Nonpoint & Butcher Babies

Posted by on March 21, 2023

  GWAR, the masters of shock-rock, will embark on The Psychotherapy Sessions tour this summer supporting Mudvayne, along with Coal Chamber, Nonpoint, and Butcher Babies. The tour kicks off on July 20th in West Palm Beach, FL, and ends on August 26th in Salt Lake City, UT.   Lead singer Blóthar the Berserker expresses his […]

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Slipknot, Pantera & Limp Bizkit to headline 5th annual Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival

Posted by on February 8, 2023

    Announced this past week was the lineup for the 5th Annual INKCARCERATION Music & Tattoo Festival. Co-headlining this three-day festival in Mansfield, Ohio is previously announced Pantera, Slipknot and Limp Bizkit. Taking place once again on the grounds of the Historic Ohio State Reformatory, (made famous by the movie The Shawshank Redemption), the […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 35 Albums of 2022

Posted by on December 29, 2022

    The pandemic has given artists time to reflect and create, resulting in many artists releasing new records, surprise EPs, reissues, and live recordings. However, did all bands use their time wisely by releasing one of their strongest albums, or fall flat compared to their prior offerings? This year was a hit or miss, […]

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Lamb Of God’s first-ever ‘Headbangers Boat’ cruise to feature Mastodon, Testament, Hatebreed, GWAR, and more in 2023

Posted by on November 9, 2022

  Lamb Of God have recently announced their first-ever Headbangers Boat. The voyage will begin on October 31st through November 4th, 2023, which starts in Miami, FL, on the Norwegian Pearl and will make its way to Nassau, Bahamas, and back. During the cruise, Lamb of God will perform two headlining sets, including their 2004 […]

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Metallica, Bring Me The Horizon, and Slipknot to headline Download Festival 2023

Posted by on November 8, 2022

  The United Kingdom’s Download festival will return in 2023 with a special celebration of its 20th anniversary with four headline sets. Headliners include Slipknot, Bring Me The Horizon, and Metallica, who will perform two unique, no-repeat performances on Thursday and Saturday of the event. The 2023 edition will take place on June 8th-11th, 2023, […]

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