May 13, 2009

Metal Blade Records has announced the re-signing of the mighty GWAR. Pictured below is Metal Blade owner and CEO Brian Slagel and GWAR lead singer Oderus Urungus holding the carefully crafted document that spells DOOM for the human race. Untold legions of slaves are already laboring without pause to prepare the world for the first release in what shall go down in history as the most savage GWAR assault upon the human race to date! Ready the butchers block! "Lust in Space", the new album from GWAR, will be released in August on Metal Blade Records!

Quoth Oderus: "We couldn't be more delighted to be back on Metal Blade. The alliance of metal's most prestigious label and metal's most incredible band shall form an UberKlaw of ten-fold devastation. When GWAR's new album, 'Lust in Space', drops in August, the world shall be forced to its knees in total submission to our confusing dominance! The release marks the 25th anniversary of GWAR's thawing out, and we proclaim a two-year celebration to herald this brain-melting event! Death to life! Up the Irish! GWAR is back on Metal Blade and bitter is their wrath!"

Brian Slagel comments: "I am honored and very excited to welcome GWAR back into the Metal Blade family. We have had a tremendous relationship with them for a long time and we look forward to working with them again on their new album, 'Lust in Space'."

"Lust in Space" track listing:

01. Lust in Space
02. Let Us Slay
03. Damnation Under God
04. The UberKlaw
05. Lords and Masters
06. Metal Metal Land
07. The Price of Peace
08. Where is Zog?
09. Make a Child Cry
10. Release the Flies
11. Parting Shot
12. GWARnography *

* Bonus track available only when album is purchased as a download online

Catch GWAR live in the latex when they devastate a town near you with PRIESTESS and once-again-labelmates CATTLE DECAPITATION. If you missed the band, fear not, you imprudent mortal, as GWAR will be back out on the road this summer to beat "Lust in Space" into the skulls of all those who cross their path.


May 13 - Kansas City, MO - Crossroads
May 14 - Springfield, MO - Remmington's Downtown
May 15 - Nashville, TN - Exit / In
May 16 - Jackson, MS - Club Fire
May 17 - Knoxville, TN - Valarium
May 19 - Fayetteville, NC - Jester's Pub
May 20 - Jacksonville, NC - Hooligans
May 21 - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club

Pictured below: Bob Morelli/president RED Distribution, Oderus Urungus lead throat thing/GWAR, Brian Slagel/owner and CEO Metal Blade Records. Photo taken by Nathaniel Shannon.

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