Death Itself Can’t Stop GWAR

For 30 years, the infamous band known as GWAR has been delivering its brand of heavy metal through signature, over-the-top live shows that sport everything from gargantuan alien monsters to staged celebrity executions.

During those three decades, GWAR has had no shortage of turnover, seeing more than 20 members in and out of its lineup, with some taking on the persona of existing characters and others joining with a brand new identity. Unfortunately, the band has seen a few occasions when the death of one of its members created a vacancy that needed to be filled, as was the case in 2011 when guitarist Cory Smoot, who played the role of Flattus Maximus, died unexpectedly.

Full article at Revue Magazine…