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Gwar

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Richmond, Virginia
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1984
Genre:
Various
Lyrical themes:
Sex, Drugs, Violence, Hate, Politics, Satire
Current label:
Metal Blade Records
Years active:
1982-1984 (as Death Piggy), 1984 (as Gwaaarrrgghhlllgh), 1984-present
Gwar have played various music styles throughout their career including punk, hard rock, and metal.

Started as a punk band known as Death Piggy in 1982, and started giving costumed performances under the name Gwaaarrrgghhlllgh in 1984, which was quickly shortened to Gwar. The band occasionally performs as Rawg, essentially Gwar without the costumes, often due to limited stage space.

In most ...
Current
BalSac, the Jaws of Death Guitars (rhythm) (1988-present)
See also: ex-Dave Brockie Experience, ex-X-Cops, Dent, ex-Köszönöm
Jizmak Da Gusha Drums (1990-present)
See also: ex-Dave Brockie Experience, No Deal, ex-X-Cops (live), ex-Armstrong, ex-Köszönöm
Beefcake the Mighty Bass (2011-present)
See also: ex-The Burial
Pustulus Maximus Guitars (lead) (2012-present)
See also: Antietam 1862, ex-Akeldama, ex-War Torn, ex-Cannabis Corpse
Past
BalSac Bass (1984-1987)
Sean Sumner Drums (1984)
(R.I.P. 1996) See also: ex-Death Piggy
Mr. Magico Guitars (rhythm) (1984)
See also: ex-Death Piggy
Jaws of Death/BalSac, the Jaws of Death Guitars (rhythm) (1984, 1987-1988)
See also: ex-Death Piggy
Oderus Urungus Guitars (rhythm) (1984-1986), Vocals (lead) (1986-2014)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Dave Brockie Experience, ex-X-Cops, ex-Death Piggy, ex-Yams on Wheels
Johnny Slutman Vocals (1984)
Hans Sphincter/Hans Orifice Drums (1985-1987, 1989)
See also: CSC Funk Band, ex-Plasmodium, ex-The Alter Natives
Stephen Sphincter Guitars (rhythm) (1985-1986)
See also: Hotel X
Joey Slutman Vocals (1985-1986)
See also: ex-Throttle, Man is Doomed, ex-Big Fat Ugly, ex-Judicial Fear
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (1986, 1998-1999)
See also: ex-Burma Jam, ex-Corntooth, ex-Kepone
Cornelius Carnage Guitars (rhythm) (1986-1987)
Beefcake the Mighty Bass (1987-1993, 1998-1999)
See also: Sarah White and The Pearls, ex-Grouser, ex-Kepone, ex-Pigface, ex-The Guilty, ex-The Misery Brothers
Nippleus Erectus Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-White Cross
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (1987-1991)
Lee Baeto Drums (1989)
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (1991-1997)
See also: ex-Sedition, ex-X-Cops, ex-Talon, ex-Rigor Mortis, ex-Idiophrenic
Beefcake the Mighty Bass (1994-1997, 1999-2002, 2008-2011)
See also: Warbeast, Ministry (live), ex-Blohole, ex-Rigor Mortis, ex-X-Cops, ex-Warlock, ex-Texas Metal Alliance (live), ex-Burden Brothers, ex-The Hellions, ex-The Scaccianators, ex-REO Speedealer (live)
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (1999-2002)
See also: Rise Against, ex-Adventures Of Jet, ex-Armstrong, ex-Hagfish, ex-Only Crime
Beefcake the Mighty Bass (2002-2008)
See also: Mobile Deathcamp
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (2002-2011)
(R.I.P. 2011) See also: ex-Locus Factor, ex-The Cory Smoot Experiment, ex-Mensrea, ex-Narsilion, ex-Misguided
Current (Live)
Mike Bishop Vocals (2014-present)
See also: Sarah White and The Pearls, ex-Grouser, ex-Kepone, ex-Pigface, ex-The Guilty, ex-The Misery Brothers
Past (Live)
Cornelius Carnage Guitars
Testa Sickles Guitars
See also: Hammers of Misfortune, Vhöl, ex-Ludicra, ex-Unholy Cadaver, Amber Asylum, ex-Slough Feg
Shredda "Ball" Cheeze (R.I.P. 2005) Guitars, Keyboards
Chris Flynn Keyboards
Sexecutioner Vocals (backing) (?-1987)
Techno Destructo/Scroda Moon Vocals (backing) (1984-2000)
Müsel Keyboards, Samples (1986-1999)
See also: ex-X-Cops (live)
Amazina, Gwar Woman Vocals (backing) (1986-1987)
The Temptress Vocals (backing) (1986)
Gwar Woman Vocals (backing) (1987-1988)
Sleazy P. Martini Vocals (backing) (1987-1995, 2007-2009)
Slymenstra Hymen Vocals (backing) (1988-2000, 2002)
See also: ex-Brothers Grim Sideshow, ex-Girly Freakshow, ex-Pigface
Sexicutioner Vocals (backing) (1989-1995, 2001)
BalSac, the Jaws of Death Guitars (rhythm) (1991)
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (1992)
BalSac, the Jaws of Death Guitars (rhythm) (1988-present)
See also: ex-Dave Brockie Experience, ex-X-Cops, Dent, ex-Köszönöm
Jizmak Da Gusha Drums (1990-present)
See also: ex-Dave Brockie Experience, No Deal, ex-X-Cops (live), ex-Armstrong, ex-Köszönöm
Beefcake the Mighty Bass (2011-present)
See also: ex-The Burial
Pustulus Maximus Guitars (lead) (2012-present)
See also: Antietam 1862, ex-Akeldama, ex-War Torn, ex-Cannabis Corpse
BalSac Bass (1984-1987)
Sean Sumner Drums (1984)
(R.I.P. 1996) See also: ex-Death Piggy
Mr. Magico Guitars (rhythm) (1984)
See also: ex-Death Piggy
Jaws of Death/BalSac, the Jaws of Death Guitars (rhythm) (1984, 1987-1988)
See also: ex-Death Piggy
Oderus Urungus Guitars (rhythm) (1984-1986), Vocals (lead) (1986-2014)
(R.I.P. 2014) See also: ex-Dave Brockie Experience, ex-X-Cops, ex-Death Piggy, ex-Yams on Wheels
Johnny Slutman Vocals (1984)
Hans Sphincter/Hans Orifice Drums (1985-1987, 1989)
See also: CSC Funk Band, ex-Plasmodium, ex-The Alter Natives
Stephen Sphincter Guitars (rhythm) (1985-1986)
See also: Hotel X
Joey Slutman Vocals (1985-1986)
See also: ex-Throttle, Man is Doomed, ex-Big Fat Ugly, ex-Judicial Fear
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (1986, 1998-1999)
See also: ex-Burma Jam, ex-Corntooth, ex-Kepone
Cornelius Carnage Guitars (rhythm) (1986-1987)
Beefcake the Mighty Bass (1987-1993, 1998-1999)
See also: Sarah White and The Pearls, ex-Grouser, ex-Kepone, ex-Pigface, ex-The Guilty, ex-The Misery Brothers
Nippleus Erectus Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-White Cross
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (1987-1991)
Lee Baeto Drums (1989)
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (1991-1997)
See also: ex-Sedition, ex-X-Cops, ex-Talon, ex-Rigor Mortis, ex-Idiophrenic
Beefcake the Mighty Bass (1994-1997, 1999-2002, 2008-2011)
See also: Warbeast, Ministry (live), ex-Blohole, ex-Rigor Mortis, ex-X-Cops, ex-Warlock, ex-Texas Metal Alliance (live), ex-Burden Brothers, ex-The Hellions, ex-The Scaccianators, ex-REO Speedealer (live)
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (1999-2002)
See also: Rise Against, ex-Adventures Of Jet, ex-Armstrong, ex-Hagfish, ex-Only Crime
Beefcake the Mighty Bass (2002-2008)
See also: Mobile Deathcamp
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (2002-2011)
(R.I.P. 2011) See also: ex-Locus Factor, ex-The Cory Smoot Experiment, ex-Mensrea, ex-Narsilion, ex-Misguided
Current
Mike Bishop Vocals (2014-present)
See also: Sarah White and The Pearls, ex-Grouser, ex-Kepone, ex-Pigface, ex-The Guilty, ex-The Misery Brothers
Past
Cornelius Carnage Guitars
Testa Sickles Guitars
See also: Hammers of Misfortune, Vhöl, ex-Ludicra, ex-Unholy Cadaver, Amber Asylum, ex-Slough Feg
Shredda "Ball" Cheeze (R.I.P. 2005) Guitars, Keyboards
Chris Flynn Keyboards
Sexecutioner Vocals (backing) (?-1987)
Techno Destructo/Scroda Moon Vocals (backing) (1984-2000)
Müsel Keyboards, Samples (1986-1999)
See also: ex-X-Cops (live)
Amazina, Gwar Woman Vocals (backing) (1986-1987)
The Temptress Vocals (backing) (1986)
Gwar Woman Vocals (backing) (1987-1988)
Sleazy P. Martini Vocals (backing) (1987-1995, 2007-2009)
Slymenstra Hymen Vocals (backing) (1988-2000, 2002)
See also: ex-Brothers Grim Sideshow, ex-Girly Freakshow, ex-Pigface
Sexicutioner Vocals (backing) (1989-1995, 2001)
BalSac, the Jaws of Death Guitars (rhythm) (1991)
Flattus Maximus Guitars (lead) (1992)
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