That’s what they say, and that’s just what Gwar did! On November 3rd, long time guitarist Cory Smoot aka Flattus Maximus was found dead in his bunk in the tour bus, as the band prepared to cross the Canadian border back into the United States.
Despite the heartbreak and sadness brought by this tragic event, GWAR forged on ahead and promised not to cancel the rest of the tour, missing only two shows for the memorial service. Oderus says that Cory would have wanted it that way, and the fans need a chance to mourn as well. And mourn we did! In the only way we know how...
In a bloody churning pit of hell and damnation set to the beat of war drums!
Rest in Pieces our fallen brother Flattus! This show was for you! And you will be praised forever more!
This band of marauded misfits didn’t miss a beat in their almost two hour long set of mayhem and foolishness! Spraying blood and other body fluids all over their audience of misguided miscreants while crooning a wide variety of their hit songs including “Metal Metal Land” and “Bring Back the Bomb”. All the while in awing praise and mourning for their fallen brother. I will admit it’s just not the same with out Cory. He brought energy to the stage that just feels a little off with out his cocky cheerful presence.
Through this tragedy we learn that the show must go on, and these sad feelings will pass with time, new characters will come and go.
But one thing will always remain the same!
THERE WILL ALWAYS BE GWAR!!!!!!!!!!!
Live at summit music hall denver colorado