Life's little disappointments
always seems to strike when you least expect them. On the other hand, some
of them just jump out at you! I guess GWAR would be one of those things.
I guess music-wise, they can't suck. Music is based on personal opinions
and some people might enjoy music with a bunch of f***ing whatever it is
they wanna f*** on it (censured so i won't be in major crap). I'm sure
there are people out there that like them. I personally do enjoy the style
of music they have: heavy with a lil bit of hardcore and punk on the side.
They do have a variety of styles but their lyrics are in my opinion, quite
pathetic. What really disappoints me is the fact that this band actually
have 15 members!!! NO, IT IS NOT A SKA BAND. It's an "acting" band... and
their plot line:
the legend of GWAR began millions of years ago when the aliens rampaged across the galaxy with a gang of space pirates called the SCUMDOGS OF THE UNIVERSE. falling out of favor with their master, GWAR were imprisoned on the most remote mudball planet in the universe… Earth. after killing off the dinosaurs and inadvertently creating the human species by raping prehistoric apes, GWAR began to significantly influence the development of the planet. after that wild gig in Atlantis (the land that was mysteriously lost… dummy!) it was decided that GWAR should be imprisoned in Antarctica to prevent them from screwing up the earth any further.
several thousand years later GWAR were accidently stumbled upon and awakened by sleazy p. martini, a known pimp, pusher, pornographer and record business executive for Capatilist Records. sleazy p. took them to new york and began to market them as his latest rock’n’roll sensation.
now the only way to truly validate your life before death is to join the masses of “lowly zit-rudden scum of outcast prepubesence” when GWAR comes to ravish and bloody your mutant town.
Okay, that was a very crummy story. Yes… i see the humor… but the bloody stage scenes during the concerts make it a level beyond funny… disgusting. The comic books and the two movies all point to a pathetic band with a twisted mind, a perverted attitude, and violent tendencies. Imagine 15 damn GWAR dudes who pretend their aliens and try and kill off other people in a supposed “act”. I don’t think they teach that in drama… I guess you may ask why I actually care, and I do have a very good point. This band (acting group) comes from my hometown. Ain't that sad? Some people I know promote ALL underground music. But all I'm saying is take the time to actually criticize the band. If you still like them, that's okay too. But i have to say that my copy of their cd, uhh... the title escapes me, is sitting on the 7th level of the Henrico dump! YAY!!!!