Tag Archives: The A.V. Club

GWAR keep their word and cover Billy Ocean

Posted by on October 1, 2013

As promised during an  interview with Metal Insider, GWAR have covered Billy Ocean’s “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car” and dare we say, the result is not as much of a train wreck as we anticipated. As you may remember, the masked warriors performed a cover of Kansas’ “Carry On Wayward Son” last year […]

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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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Watch Coliseum and Bruce Lamont Cover Eddie Money

Posted by on May 21, 2013

The A.V. Club, an offshoot of The Onion, is one of our favorite pop culture blogs. Along with no-bullshit reviews of TV, movies and video games, they also have original features like “Undercover,” where artists come in and cover one of 25 songs from a list. Last year, GWAR covered Kansas and Reggie Watts covered Van […]

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GWAR’s Kansas Cover Voted Favorite AV Club ‘Undercover’ Episode

Posted by on October 19, 2012

GWAR covers Kansas  Earlier this month, GWAR participated in the A.V. Club’s feature Undercover where they ended up playing “Carry On Wayward Son” by Kansas. The cover is hilarious, but it also sounds pretty good. Apparently, A.V. Club readers enjoyed it so much that they voted it as their favorite Undercover session of 2012, ahead […]

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Reggie Watts “Covers” Van Halen’s “Panama”

Posted by on June 5, 2012

Comedian/musician/performance artist Reggie Watts stopped by The A.V. club studios for their “Undercover” series. In it, the editors come up with a list of 25 songs and invite artists to come by and perform a cover of something on the list. Once the song has been covered, it’s crossed off the list. Obviously, since it’s the mostly indie-centric […]

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Metal Journalist Puts Out Year-End List, Gets Canned

Posted by on December 10, 2010

The Onion‘s A.V. Club is one of the best reads on the internet. Featuring reviews and recaps of music, movies, TV shows, books and video games, as well as interviews, it’s a thoughtful, well-measured site that complements the satirical anarchy of The Onion. The site also featured Metal Box, a monthly recap of the best […]

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