GWAR is a band/artist group that formed in 1982 as Death Piggy and changed the name to Gwar in 1984. The group of art students from Richmond, Virginia has played a variety of musical styles including punk, hard rock, thrash and heavy metal. They also design and create their own elaborate costumes, props, sets and characters to go along with their stage shows and movies.

Current band lineup:
Michael Bishop (2) a.k.a. Blothar The Berserker - Vocals (2014-present) - formerly Beefcake The Mighty (2) bass (1987-1993, 1998–1999)
Michael Derks a.k.a. Balsac The Jaws Of Death - Guitar (1988-present)
Brad Roberts (3) a.k.a. Jizmak Da Gusha - Drums (1989-present)
Brent Purgason a.k.a. Pustulus Maximus - Guitar (2012-present)
Casey Orr a.k.a. Beefcake the Mighty - Bass (1994–1997, 1999–2002, 2008–2011, 2019-present)

Other characters/vocalists
Don Drakulich a.k.a. Sleazy P. Martini, Techno Destructo (only on "Hell-O") - Vocals, manager, sculpting, film making (1985-present)
Bob Gorman a.k.a. Bonesnapper - Vocals (2014-present)
Matt Maguire (2) a.k.a. Sawborg Destructo - vocals (1995-1996, 2009-present)
Rebecca Danyell Stampe a.k.a. Slymenstra Hymen - Vocals, dancer, art (1988-2000)
Chuck Varga a.k.a. Sexecutioner - Vocals, sculpting (1989-1996, 2000, still present behind the scenes)
Anthony Florez a.k.a. Bozo Destructo - vocals
Mike Delaney a.k.a. Sexecutioner - Vocals (pre-1989)
Colette Miller a.k.a. GWAR-woman/Amazina - Vocals, artist (1986-1987)
Lisa Harrelson a.k.a. GWAR-woman - Vocals (1987-1988)
Heather Broome a.k.a. GWAR-woman/The Temptress - Vocals (1985-1986)
Joe Annaruma a.k.a. Joey Slutman - Vocals (1985-1986)

Matt Maguire (2) a.k.a. Mattron/MX2 (1995-1996, 2009-present)
Bob Gorman a.k.a. Muzzle Slave (1995-1996)
Scott Krahl a.k.a. Cock & Balls Slave
Nathan Krishna a.k.a. SlaveDizzle
Joey Douglas a.k.a. Spewie
Slaves play a variety of instruments, write, illustrate fabricate sets and props and have a heavy stage presence.

Former Members:
Jamison Land a.k.a. Beefcake The Mighty (3) - Bass (2011-2019)
Dave Brockie a.k.a. Oderus Urungus - Vocals (1984-2014) RIP 3/24/14
Cory Smoot a.k.a. Flattus Maximus (3) - Guitar (2002-2011) RIP 11/3/11
Kim Dylla a.k.a. Vulvatron - Vocals (2014-2015)
Hunter Jackson a.k.a. Techno Destructo, Scroda Moon, Edna P. Granbo, Corporal Punishment, Cardinal Syn - Vocals (1984-2000)
Ben Eubanks a.k.a. Johnny Slutman - vocals (1984)
Joe Annaruma a.k.a. Joey Slutman - vocals (1985-1986)
Steve Douglas (2) - guitar (1984 as Jaws of Death, 1987-1988 as Balsac Jaws of Death)
Barry Dalive Ward a.k.a. Balsac the Jaws of Death - guitar (1991)
Chris Oranger a.k.a. Stephen Sphincter - guitar (1987)
Zach Blair a.k.a. Flattus Maximus - guitar (1999–2002)
Tim Harris a.k.a. Flattus Maximus (2) - guitar (1986, 1998–1999)
Peter Lee (2) a.k.a. Flattus Maximus - guitar (1991-1997)
Dewey Rowell a.k.a. Flattus Maximus (4) - guitar (1987-1991)
Russ Bahorsky a.k.a. Mr. Magico - guitar (1984)
Greg Ottinger a.k.a. Cornelius Carnage - guitar (1986-1987)
Chris Bopst a.k.a. BalSac - bass (1984-1987)
Ron Curry a.k.a. Stephen Sphincter - bass (1985-1986)
Todd Evans a.k.a. Beefcake the Mighty - bass (2002-2008)
Jim Thomson (2) a.k.a. Hans Sphincter/Hans Orifice - drums (1985-1987)
Rob Mosby a.k.a. Nippleus Erecticus - drums (1987-1988)
Sean Sumner - drums (1984)
Pete Lucchter a.k.a. Lee Baeto - drums (1989)
David Musel a.k.a. Müsel - Keyboards, samples, prop/set manufacturer (1986-1999)

The bands fictional back story is:
For millions of years, the mythical galactic monsters of GWAR lay frozen in an iceberg in Antarctica. But in the 1980, glam rock was at its peak, groups like Poison and Whitesnake were dominating the airwaves. They inspired a whole slew of new "hair spray" bands. But little did they know, all of that hair spray put a hole in the ozone - right above Antarctica! Soon the unfiltered gamma rays melted the iceberg and GWAR was free.

Meanwhile, manager Sleazy P. Martini was fleeing the country on drug charges, flying over the former tomb of GWAR. He picked them up and brought them back to America. He taught them how to use instruments and they learned the language from watching midget wrestling and MTV. Soon GWAR was known as the greatest band in the Universe...


SHIMMY 010 Gwar - Hell-O! album art Gwar Hell-O! (Album) Shimmy Disc SHIMMY 010 US 1988 Sell This Version
106281 Gwar - Scumdogs Of The Universe album art Gwar Scumdogs Of The Universe (Album) Master Records 106281 France 1990 Sell This Version
CD ZORRO 37 Gwar - America Must Be Destroyed album art Gwar America Must Be Destroyed (Album) Metal Blade Records CD ZORRO 37 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
14799-4 Gwar - This Toilet Earth album art Gwar This Toilet Earth (Album) Metal Blade Records 14799-4 US 1993 Sell This Version
MBD-50527 Gwar - Ragnarök album art Gwar Ragnarök (Album) Metal Blade Records MBD-50527 US 1995 Sell This Version
1309067-1 Gwar - Carnival Of Chaos album art Gwar Carnival Of Chaos (Album) Metal Blade Records 1309067-1 Brazil 1997 Sell This Version
3984-14237-2 Gwar - We Kill Everything album art Gwar We Kill Everything (Album) Metal Blade Records 3984-14237-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
3984143742 Gwar - Violence Has Arrived album art Gwar Violence Has Arrived (Album) Metal Blade Records 3984143742 Canada 2001 Sell This Version
RTE 00426 Gwar - War Party album art Gwar War Party (Album) DRT Entertainment RTE 00426 US 2004 Sell This Version
RTE 00431 Gwar - Live From Mt. Fuji album art Gwar Live From Mt. Fuji (Album, Comp) DRT Entertainment RTE 00431 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
DRT441 Gwar - Beyond Hell album art Gwar Beyond Hell (Album) DRT Entertainment DRT441 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
3984-14751-2 Gwar - Lust In Space album art Gwar Lust In Space (Album) Metal Blade Records 3984-14751-2 US 2009 Sell This Version
3984-14943-2 Gwar - Bloody Pit Of Horror album art GWAR Bloody Pit Of Horror (Album) Metal Blade Records 3984-14943-2 US 2010 Sell This Version
3984-15237-2 Gwar - Battle Maximus album art Gwar Battle Maximus (Album, Comp) Metal Blade Records 3984-15237-2 US 2013 Sell This Version
3984-25041-1 Gwar - The Blood Of Gods album art Gwar The Blood Of Gods (Album) Metal Blade Records 3984-25041-1 US 2017 Sell This Version
SP004-V Gwar - Scumdogs XXX Live! album art Gwar Scumdogs XXX Live! (Album) Slave Pit Records SP004-V US 2021 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

9 45101-2 Gwar - The Road Behind album art Gwar The Road Behind (Maxi) Metal Blade Records 9 45101-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
979-4 Gwar - The World According To Gwar album art Gwar The World According To Gwar(Cass, Single, Promo, Smplr) Metal Blade Records 979-4 US 1995 Sell This Version
31458 8401 2 Gwar - S.F.W. album art GWAR S.F.W.(CD, Single, Promo) A&M Records 31458 8401 2 US 1995 Sell This Version
none Gwar - Penguin Attack album art Gwar Penguin Attack(7", Single) Metal Blade Records, Sessions Records none US 1997 Sell This Version
MR-022 Gwar - Untitled album art Gwar Untitled(7", TP) Man's Ruin Records MR-022 US 1998 Sell This Version
none Gwar - School's Out album art GWAR School's Out (Single) DRT Entertainment none US 2006 Sell This Version
0909x46 Gwar - Stripper Christmas Summer Weekend album art Gwar Stripper Christmas Summer Weekend Slavepit 0909x46 US 2009 Sell This Version
039841544077 Gwar - Black Friday Limited Edition Exclusive Picture Disc! album art Gwar Black Friday Limited Edition Exclusive Picture Disc!(7", Ltd, Pic) Metal Blade Records 039841544077 US 2016 Sell This Version
CHURCH005 Gwar - Gor-Gor album art Gwar Gor-Gor(12", Shape, Ltd, Num, Pic) Church Of Vinyl CHURCH005 Germany 2019 Sell This Version


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