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5 Musicians Who Wore Masks Before It Was Cool

5 Musicians Who Wore Masks Before It Was Cool

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Wearing a mask is one of the guidelines that many people must adhere to due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As well as washing hands and maintaining social distancing, masks help prevent the transmission of the virus.READ MORE

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Sign The Petitions: Britney Spears Statues for Louisiana, Oderus Urungus for Virginia

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In the middle of protests, the people have petitioned for their idols to replace the confederate statues. People clamor for Britney Spears statues in Louisiana and GWAR's Oderus Urungus in Virginia.READ MORE

Iron & Wine

Iron & Wine's Sam Beam Covers Gwar's 'Sick of You' in Shocking, Laidback Video

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As part of A.V. Club's "Undercover" series, in which the publication pre-selects a list of songs for bands to cover, Iron & Wine's Sam Beam covered "Sick of You" by metal band Gwar.READ MORE

Singer Ariana Grande performs during IHeartMedia presents Ariana Grande World Premiere Event on the Honda Stage at iHeartRadio Theater on October 30, 2015 in Burbank, California.

MIXTAPE MONDAY: Check Out New Songs from Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Grimes & More

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Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Grimes and more right here!READ MORE

Metal band GWAR performs live onstage for the Viva La Bam tour at Roseland Ballroom on November 2, 2007 in New York City.

GWAR Covers Cyndi Lauper’s 'She Bop,' The Ramones’ 'Blitzkrieg Bop' [WATCH]

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GWAR has covered Cyndi Lauper's 1984 pop gem "She Bop" on the A.V. Club's "Undercover Series" which features artists covering other artist's greatest hits. After transforming the synth-pop female masturbation anthem into a moshpit-inducing thrash metal jam, the gore-metal legends treated listeners to a bonus cover of the Ramones' "Blitzkrieg Bop."READ MORE

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Dave Brockie's Father Claims GWAR Stole Son's Ashes in Lawsuit: Band Responds

Buzz 15:23PM EDT

The members of GWAR generally attack everything they do with some humor, but no one was laughing after recent reportsc surfaced claiming the band was trying to capitalize on the death of former frontman Dave Brockie. The singer's father, William Brockie, alleged in a lawsuit that the group stole their bandmate's ashes and refused to give back property that belonged to the beloved leader, who died last year. The group recently released a statement refuting those claims and offering its side of the story.READ MORE

Wayne Static of Static-X

Grammys 2015: In Memoriam Tribute Forgets Wayne Static, Dave Brockie, Raphael Ravenscroft & More

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The music world lost plenty of talented people in 2014, most of whom were honored during the In Memoriam section of the Grammys last night. Among some of the more notable names were Joe Cocker, Pete Seeger and Robin Williams, but The Recording Academy forgot a few others. Wayne Static of Static-X fame was not included during the tribute in addition to GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (Oderus Urungus), saxophonist Raphael Ravenscroft, and a few othersREAD MORE

GWAR

GWAR Opens GWARbar in Richmond, Eatery was Final Wish of Former Frontman Dave Brockie

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The members of GWAR opened GWARbar on Dec. 31, honoring Dave Brockie's memory with the eatery of his dreams. The alien rockers have always had a knack for marketing, building an empire of KISS-like proportions. GWARbar is open for business in the band's hometown of Richmond, Virginia.READ MORE

The Everly Brothers

Remembering Musicians Who Died In 2014: Phil Everly, Bobby Womack, Pete Seeger, And More

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2014 saw the passing of a fair share of aging musical legends, but it tragically also saw the deaths of many relatively young artists well before their time. This list honors just some of the artists who passed away this year, so if there are any that you think we may have missed, you can post your tributes down in the comments section below.READ MORE

GWAR in 2007

GWAR Member Pustulus Maximus Answers Questions for Hilarious 'Kids Interview Bands' Series [WATCH]

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Most children would probably be afraid of the members of GWAR. The intergalactic shock rockers are big, menacing creatures and their music is better suited for older ears. None of that stopped Piper from the web series "Kids Interview Bands" though. The young journalist spoke with guitarist Pustulus Maximus (Brent Purgason) about a variety of topics.READ MORE

GWAR in 2007

GWAR Covers 'West End Girls' by Pet Shop Boys and Pays Tribute to Fallen Friends with Jim Carroll's 'People Who Died' [LISTEN]

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GWAR has once again completely owned A.V. Club's Undercover segment, performing a hellish rendition of Pet Shop Boys's "West End Girls" and a touching Dave Brockie tribute with Jim Carroll's "People Who Died."READ MORE

Dave Grohl

GWAR Will Spare Dave Grohl's Life Thanks To Dave Brockie Tribute [WATCH]

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Dave Grohl's life is safe now that GWAR drummer Jizmak Da Gusha has decided not to kill him.READ MORE

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Dave Grohl Pays Respect To Gwar In Richmond During ‘Foo Fighters Day’: Dedicates Song To Dave Brockie [WATCH]

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Richmond’s own Foo Fighters Day was celebrated this past Sept. 17. To rejoice, the band played a crowdfunded concert at the National Theater. During their concert, frontman Dave Grohl took some time to tell an incredible story about the first time he ever saw Gwar play in order to pay some tribute to the group’s longtime frontman Oderus Urungus, according to Revolver.READ MORE

GWAR

GWAR Adds Frontwoman To Band Lineup

Genres 19:38PM EDT

Meet Vulvatron, the purple-clad female frontwoman whose breasts shoot blood into frenzied audiences attending the forever messy concerts of horror metal band GWAR.READ MORE

GWAR Frontman Oderus Urungus

GWAR Viking Funeral: Oderus Urungus Gets Sent Out In Flames [WATCH]

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Two days ago, GWAR member Drandall Blythe posted the image of a funeral pyre for the late Oderus Urungus, who passed away after a heroin overdose earlier this year.READ MORE

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