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Gwar


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Birth Place: Richmond, Virginia
Years Active: 1984–present
Genres: Thrash Metal, Comedy Rock, Crossover Thrash, Shock Rock, Hardcore Punk

Gwar are a heavy metal band that formed in Richmond, Virginia in 1984. The band rose to fame for their outrageous on stage persona that comprised of science fiction/horror costumes, obscene lyrics, and elaborate and graphic stage shows. Gwar formed when Hunter Jackson, Dave Brockie and Chuck Varga of 'Sexecutioner' began working on a side project. The trio instantly connected over music and decided to form a “joke band” called “Gwaaarrrgghhlllgh.” The “joke band” quickly became a hit and generated a large and fast-growing fan base. Once the band shortened their name to Gwar their first 'official' line-up consisted of Ben Eubanks on vocals; Dave Brockie on guitar; Steve Douglas on... Continue Bio >>


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Madness At The Core Of Time
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They Swallowed The Sun
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