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    GWAR Biography

    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.

    Standard band lineup:

    Dave Brockie a.k.a. Oderus Urungus - Vocals (1984-2014) RIP 3/24/14

    Michael Derks a.k.a. BalSac The Jaws of Death - Guitar (1988-present)

    Cory Smoot a.k.a. Flattus Maximus (3) - Guitar (2002-2011) RIP 11/3/11

    Casey Orr a.k.a. Beefcake The Mighty - Bass (1994–1997, 1999–2002, 2008–present)

    Brad Roberts (3) a.k.a. Jizmak Da Gusha - Drums (1989-present)

    Other characters/vocalists

    Don Drakulich a.k.a. Sleazy P. Martini - Vocals, manager, sculpting, film making (1985-present)

    Danielle 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)

    Hunter Jackson a.k.a. Techno Destructo & Scroda Moon - Vocals (1984-2000)

    Matt Maguire (2) a.k.a. Sawborg Destructo - vocals

    Anthony Florez a.k.a. Bozo Destructo - vocals

    Mike Delaney a.k.a. Sexecutioner - Vocals (pre-1989)

    Colette Miller a.k.a. Amazina - Vocals, artist (1986-1987)

    Lisa Harrelson a.k.a. GWAR-woman - Vocals (1987)

    Heather Broome a.k.a. The Temptress - Vocals (~1986)

    Joe Annaruma a.k.a. Joey Slutman-Vocals (1985-1986)


    Matt Maguire (2) a.k.a. Mattron/MX2

    Bob Gorman a.k.a. Muzzle Slave

    Scott Krahl a.k.a. Cock & Balls Slave

    Nate Krishna a.k.a. SlaveDizzle

    Joe 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:

    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 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 - 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)

    .... Click here to read the full bio on DISCOGS.

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