We knew there had to be a reason -- a twisted, rude, very metal reason -- for GWAR to show up on the list of confirmed bands at this year's Bonaroo, which we can now officially say has done a 180 from hippie love camp to concept-free corporate megafest. Gwar leader ODERUS URUNGUS, whose frequent Fox News apperances deserve some kind of Stephen Colbert award for consistent skullfuckery, summed up the group's motivations thusly: "Personally, I am looking forward to nostri-raping the entire Dave Matthews
Of course, if you're lucky enough to see Oderus plunge Dave's sinuses, you're also going to die -- or at the very least be splattered with food coloring: "This is an unprecedented opportunity," continued Oderus, "for us to
bust up our personal best kill count of 70,000 deaths, which we
inflicted on the humans at Wacken last year. Supposedly there will be
over 100,000 potential victims - and we intend to kill them all!"
It'll be a shame to lose Daryl Hall & Chromeo, but on the upside: no more Blues Traveler. Yay!
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