Fan-filmed video footage of GWAR performing a brand new song titled “Fuck This Place” on June 16 at the Seattle stop of this summer’s Vans Warped Tour can be seen below. The track is expected to appear on the band’s new album, “The Blood Of Gods”, which will be released in the fall via Metal Blade Records. The disc is the group’s first to feature the Berserker Blothar on lead vocals.
Fans attending the Vans Warped Tour have the chance to pre-order the album before anyone else. Just head over to the GWAR merchandise tent to pre-order your copy of “The Blood Of Gods”. When you give the hateful slave working the GWAR merchandise booth your hard-earned cash, they will give you a special laminate that will guarantee you a copy of the CD upon release date.
Following their run on Vans Warped Tour, the band will make an appearance at Chicago’s Riot Fest, as well as two other headline dates, before they return home for a brief Antarctic slumber. Expect a full fall tour in support of “The Blood of Gods”. More details on the new album, including artwork, full track listing and your first taste of new music will be made available over the coming weeks.
GWAR‘s last album was 2013’s “Battle Maximus”, which was released the year before Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie passed away.
Brockie was found dead in his home in Richmond, Virginia on March 23, 2014. According to Virginia’s State Medical Examiner’s Office, he died from acute heroin toxicity by accidental means.
Dave Brockie, who fronted GWAR under the name Oderus Urungus was the band’s last remaining original member.