GWAR appeared in October at the Rock and Shock festival in Worcester, where an image of Oderus Urungus' alleged funeral pyre was projected and the performers stopped and kneeled before the image.
GWAR was formed in Richmond in 1984 and is known for its comically grotesque costumes, graphic and fake-blood-soaked shows and vulgar lyrics.
Embracing the stage presence of such bands as GWAR
and Kiss and utilizing their talents as classically trained mariachi, the five members of Metalachi belt out heavy metal standards with distinctive mariachi flair.
Horse has played the Warped Tour and the Sounds of the Underground tour, and has done shows with GWAR
, All That Remains and Dragonforce.
, BLOODLET, CATTLE DECAPITATION - Heavy metal, 8 p.
Unconfirmed rumor: Many of the celebrities were either bleary or absent from the convention floor Sunday morning because they were partying with GWAR
until 3 a.
The major draw Saturday night was the appearance of the band GWAR
-- the first time the band has appeared locally since the death of its lead vocalist, Davie Brockie, who performed as Oderus Urungus.
Rock and Shock with GWAR
, Swarm Of Eyes, Tomorrow Will Fall, Conforza, 11 a.
, Swarm Of Eyes, Tomorrow Will Fall and Conforza, 11 a.
Dave Brockie, who as ''Oderus Urungus'' fronted the alien-costumed heavy metal band GWAR
during graphic and fake-blood-soaked stage shows for more than three decades, has died.