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Music, All Shook Down GWAR Issues Statement Regarding Lawsuit, Dave Brockie's Ashes

GWAR Issues Statement Regarding Lawsuit, Dave Brockie's Ashes

GWAR, the gory shock rock band known for spraying their loving fans with fake blood, has been sued by William Brockie, the father of the group's late founder, Dave Brockie.  Dave Brockie, the charismatic front man of GWAR who fronted…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Midler Vs. Grande, Mitchell Vs. Swift, and RZA Vs. the Meat Industrial Complex

This Week: Midler Vs. Grande, Mitchell Vs. Swift, and RZA Vs. the Meat Industrial Complex

"It’s always surprising to see someone like Ariana Grande with that silly high voice, a very wholesome voice, slithering around on a couch, looking so ridiculous. I mean, it’s silly beyond belief... whatever strictures there were have fallen apart.…
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Music, All Shook Down Live Review: GWAR Pays Tribute to Oderus Urungus at the Regency Ballroom

Live Review: GWAR Pays Tribute to Oderus Urungus at the Regency Ballroom

GWAR November 5, 2014 The Regency Ballroom “What about Oderus Urungus?” That question was the proverbial elephant in the room upon GWAR’s announcement of their Eternal Tour, the infamously theatrical thrash-metal band’s first road dates since the passing —…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Farewell Oderus Urungus, Go Away Nick Cannon, Broken Bells Save the Earth

This Week: Farewell Oderus Urungus, Go Away Nick Cannon, Broken Bells Save the Earth

"When we are a country and we are a species that has had a martian rover traveling up and down the crevices of this planet looking for water and ice... but we still got legislation trying to tell women what…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle Sizzle and Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle and Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle • German electronic pioneers Kraftwerk came to the Fox Oakland for a three-night stand. The first show on Sunday saw the foursome dishing out classic songs like "Trans-Europe Express" and "Autobahn" — but reinterpreting them to fit more into…
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Music, All Shook Down GWAR's Dave "Oderus Urungus" Brockie Put the World Into Perfectly Disgusting Perspective

GWAR's Dave "Oderus Urungus" Brockie Put the World Into Perfectly Disgusting Perspective

Bandleader, visual artist, entrepreneur, monster-maker, cable news pundit and World War II scholar Dave Brockie is dead. He leaves behind an enormous extended family of artists, musicians and cohorts that he supported, inspired, and gave a start to. The Richmond,…
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Music, All Shook Down R.I.P. GWAR's Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus

R.I.P. GWAR's Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus

Dave Brockie, who as Oderus Urungus founded and led the satirical metal band GWAR for 30 years, died Sunday morning at his home in Virginia, according to multiple sources. He was 50. Richmond's Style Weekly first broke the news. A…
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GWAR's Oderus Urungus Reading Goodnight Moon Is the Funniest Thing You'll Watch Today

Whoever at Loudwire came up with the idea of getting GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus --the towering demon in monstrous costume who leads the world's most gruesome and most satirical metal band -- to read the classic chlidren's book Goodnight…
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Music, All Shook Down Sign This Petition To Get GWAR To Perform at the Super Bowl Right Now

Sign This Petition To Get GWAR To Perform at the Super Bowl Right Now

Bruno Mars, the world's first human to be born with an airbrushed face, is performing at next year's Super Bowl halftime show. It will be terrible. But at least we will all have 15 extra minutes in which to…
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Calendar, Night&Day Raising Hell

Raising Hell

When’s the last time you engaged in a thoughtful, stimulating discussion about the existence of hell? Telling your ex (or your health insurance company) to go to hell doesn’t count, nor does singing along to “Hell in a Bucket.” Eternal…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Photo of the Day: Blood, Gore, and More -- at GWAR

Photo of the Day: Blood, Gore, and More -- at GWAR

Blood, gore, music, more blood, more gore, and more music. If you happened to be at GWAR's latest performance, you probably left with your ears ringing and covered in fake blood. If you didn't, we're guessing you were hiding…
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Music, All Shook Down Live Photos, 4/7/12: Gwar Bathes the Regency Ballroom in Blood

Live Photos, 4/7/12: Gwar Bathes the Regency Ballroom in Blood

Gwar Ghoul Municipal Waste Friday, April 6, 2012 The Regency Ballroom Monster-metal spectacle Gwar brought a festival of carnage to the Regency Ballroom Friday night, slaying an adoring crowd as it made up for a show canceled last year,…
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Music, All Shook Down Gwar's Oderus Urungus on Eating Crack, Dining on Mexicans, and Cultivating STDs

Gwar's Oderus Urungus on Eating Crack, Dining on Mexicans, and Cultivating STDs

It must be difficult being billions of years old and living amongst the repulsive society of the human species, but our interview with Gwar frontman Oderus Urungus reveals that he has found certain simple pleasures to temper his hatred.…
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Music, All Shook Down GWAR Cancels Friday, Nov. 11, Show at Regency Ballroom

GWAR Cancels Friday, Nov. 11, Show at Regency Ballroom

Looks like there'll be no onstage dismemberment for you, Bay Area metalheads: Not even a week after GWAR's guitarist, Cory Smoot, died suddenly in his tour bus bunk, the venerable costumed metal band everyone knows canceled the San Francisco…
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Music, All Shook Down R.I.P. GWAR Guitarist Cory Smoot, AKA Flattus Maximus

R.I.P. GWAR Guitarist Cory Smoot, AKA Flattus Maximus

GWAR lead guitarist Cory Smoot, aka Flattus Maximus, was found dead by his bandmates yesterday as their tour bus prepared to cross the Canadian border. His age and the cause of death are currently unknown. Smoot's passing is especially…
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Music, All Shook Down Photo: GWAR Is Not The Answer

Photo: GWAR Is Not The Answer

No, no. This is all wrong.…
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Music, Folk for the Gamer Generation: Powerglove's antics elevate videogame metal

Folk for the Gamer Generation: Powerglove's antics elevate videogame metal

Ask Nick Avila of Powerglove to describe his ultimate, bank-breaking show, and expect a prompt answer. After the faintest pause, the bassist of this tongue-in-cheek power-metal act starts discussing the elaborate set dressing of a This Is Spinal Tap sequel.…
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Music, All Shook Down The Top 10 Music-Related Children's Costumes

The Top 10 Music-Related Children's Costumes

So last week you may have seen us going apeshit over this rad dude who made his three-year-old son a mind-blowing Deadmau5 costume for Halloween. Having concluded that he's pretty much the best dad ever, we started thinking about what…
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Music, All Shook Down Ozzfest Blackens SF, Gwar: “Let them Have Lordi”

Ozzfest Blackens SF, Gwar: “Let them Have Lordi”

“... Lordi's head is on a spike during a Gwar set. ... ” By David Downs…
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Calendar, Performance Love Your Other

Love Your Other

ONGOING 11/24-12/12 It's that smorgasbord time of year, but not all five-course spreads will provoke a loosening of your belt. Local playwright Tom W. Kelly feeds us five one-act plays for the holidays, and they're all about a subject that's…
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