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GWAR

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    Things Your Local Band Should Know About Opening for National Acts

    By Chris Lane Your band has been playing shows for a while and seems to be getting popular. Perhaps you're still just rising stars on the hometown circuit or have hit the road a few times to try your luck at touring. Eventually, the day comes when you get a dream gig opening up for a big national a ... More >>

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    November 4, 2014

    The Best Music Photos from October 2014

    Plenty of concerts and music-related events happen in St. Louis every night, and we try to photograph as many of them as we can. Each month, we'll look back at photos from the previous month's batch of concert photography and hook you up with a bunch of shots you may have missed. Below, check out ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    Misfits, Guster, Fragile Porcelain Mice and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again is every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos of artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new shows, so you can do some digging of ... More >>

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    April 24, 2014

    Arcade Fire Concert Dress Code: The Ultimate Guide

    Arcade Fire are nothing if not unseriously serious. When they announced their Reflektor tour last year, the band also told fans that formalwear or costumes would be necessary to get into their shows. After the upset that mandate caused, Arcade Fire noted that their dress code request isn't actually ... More >>

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    October 23, 2013

    Here's What a GWAR Super Bowl Halftime Show Would Be Like, According to GWAR

    By Jason Roche Recently a petition to have GWAR play the 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show went live on Change.org. It's got over 44,000 signatures, but let's be honest: Even if it had 44 million, we doubt the NFL would let the costumed metallers perform on their biggest event of the year. (Too much ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Six Music Acts That Should Have Been Pro Wrestlers

    Did you watch Wrestlemania XXIX a few months back? I didn't. I also haven't had a Mountain Dew in seven years. I guess this means I'm finally an real adult, which means I should do the mature thing and write a list for an audience of people who are mostly hung-over and sitting in cubicles. This week ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Six Music Acts That Should Have Been Pro Wrestlers

    Did you watch Wrestlemania XXIX a few months back? I didn't. I also haven't had a Mountain Dew in seven years. I guess this means I'm finally an real adult, which means I should do the mature thing and write a list for an audience of people who are mostly hung-over and sitting in cubicles. This week ... More >>

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    June 19, 2013

    Ten Metal Bands Most Beloved By Geeks

    By Adam Steininger Geeks love metal even more than they love computers on which they listen to it. They yearn for heavy metal that was forged by Orcs in the mountains of Mordor, smuggled halfway across the universe on Serenity and then discovered by Silver Surfer while scouting for delicious planet ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Jon Gitchoff: Meet the Best Music Photographers in St. Louis

    Earlier, we introduced you to our ten favorite concert photographers in St. Louis. We got well over fifty nominations, and our judges narrowed the field to these ten folks. Over the coming week-plus, we'll be introducing you to each of the finalists in turn by having them share with you five of thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Ben Fournier: Meet the Best Music Photographers in St. Louis

    Earlier, we introduced you to our ten favorite concert photographers in St. Louis. We got well over fifty nominations, and our judges narrowed the field to these ten folks. Over the coming week-plus, we'll be introducing you to each of the finalists in turn by having them share with you five of thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    The 10 Best Halloween Parties in St. Louis

    That most excellent of holidays -- the one where we get to dress up in goofy costumes, the one where it's considered par for the course to vandalize your neighbors' houses, the one where strangers give children candy and everyone is cool with it -- HALLOWEEN is nigh! Skeleton decorations blanket the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    The Justin Bieber Fan Vicious Murder Fund: Donate At A Gwar Show Today!

    Photo by Jon Gitchoff​They're definitely still cleaning the fake blood off of everything at Pop's after last night's GWAR show. But amidst all the surprisingly realistic zombie corpses and cartoon medieval weaponry, our photographer noticed a relatively innocuous (visually, anyway) sign at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    How To Host A DIY Show, Step One: Contact Ann Chance

    ​So you've decided to throw a punk-rock show at your house, but you're sick and tired of the Man cracking down on you. First they complained about the trash. Then they complained about the noise. Then they complained about the liquor. Now you're up to your elbows in paperwork and fines. It doe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    GWAR Is Coming To Pop's

    ​Horror goofballs GWAR just announced a 2011 fall tour, and it includes a stop at Pop's. The Return Of The World Maggot tour comes to Sauget on November 1st, with Every Time I Die and either Ghoul or Warbeast opening. GWAR's most recent album, 2010's Bloody Pit Of Horror, would seem to be th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Video: GWAR Goes Christmas Caroling

    (H/T Robin Wheeler) Via Metal Injection: Grotesque rock group GWAR goes Christmas caroling, scares unsuspecting residents of a quaint neighborhood. Does this video even need any more introduction than that? Behold: EMBED-Christmas With Gwar - Watch more free videos

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    October 7, 2009
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    December 18, 2008

    Profiting from Poetry

    Aspiring poets, take heart: publication awaits!  Maybe not in book form, but how does the inside of a bus sound? A Metro car? If so, your dreams are about to come true. The 2009 Poetry in Motion contest is accepting submissions. The contest is sponsored by Metro Arts in Transit and the ... More >>

  • Music

    August 8, 2007

    Sounds of the Underground

    2 p.m. Friday, August 10. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois

  • Music

    August 1, 2007

    Ozzfest

    Noon, Monday August 6. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

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    July 25, 2007
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    June 19, 2007
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    June 15, 2007
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    February 21, 2007

    "I'm sure people who even hate G.W. get sick of reading your dribble.

    Get over it, you bleeding-heart liberal pieces of shit!"

  • Calendar

    October 26, 2005
  • Music

    October 26, 2005

    Whoa, Nelly!

    We make a shopping list for GWAR's anniversary, talk to Men, Women and Children's Lou ex-pat and chronicle a day in the life of our town's most famous rapper

  • Music

    July 6, 2005

    Sounds of the Underground

    Saturday, July 9; Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)

  • News

    May 25, 2005

    Hot Time, Music in the City

    A feast of sweet summer sounds awaits you

  • Music

    February 23, 2005

    GWAR, with All That Remains and Alabama Thunderpussy

    Monday, February 28; Blue Note (17 North Ninth Street, Columbia)

  • Music

    February 23, 2005

    Murder for Fun

    Local shows explore the line between rock and death

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2004

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of May 19, 2004

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    October 23, 2002

    Chamber of Secrets

    Collinsville's Miners' Theater hosts a horrifying spectacle

  • Music

    February 13, 2002

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of February 13, 2002

  • News

    July 7, 1999

    SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT

    Christian rock combines the Lord's message with the devil's beat. Sometimes the result is exhilaration. Sometimes it's god-awful confusion.

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