The Big Running List of 2012 Metal Endorsements

Max Read · 02/17/12 10:24AM

With the Republican presidential primary still bitterly contested between the four remaining candidates, every last endorsement counts — especially the crucial support of the Big Four of thrash metal: Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, and Anthrax. Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has come out in support of Rick Santorum.

GWAR Guitarist Found Dead on Tour Bus

Seth Abramovitch · 11/04/11 02:27AM

Cory Smoot, aka Flattus Maximus, the lead guitarist for Disneyfied Satanic metal outfit GWAR, was found dead on the band's tour bus on Thursday after playing a date in Minneapolis. There's no word yet on how it happened. [AP]

Weird Rock Band Disembowels 'Sarah Palin' on Stage

Maureen O'Connor · 11/29/10 04:57PM

Hating Sarah Palin is a personal hobby of mine. But there are lines even I won't cross! GWAR—shock rockers who dress like Transformers at a swingers sex club—recently "went there" by disemboweling Sarah Palin in effigy on stage.