GWAR's first album since 2013 (and first since Oderus Urungus died), The Blood of Gods, will be out on October 20 via Metal Blade. According to a press release, "the title of the album refers to the loss of Oderus." The press release also points out that Sleazy P, Martini, the band's "crooked entrepreneur" of a manager (you know the one) "finally managed to convince the group to write a hit song" with "I'll Be Your Monster." "If all goes according to plan, it may be just stupid enough to work!"

GWAR recently wrapped up a stint on Warped Tour, and they've now announced a headlining tour, with Ghoul and US Bastards on all dates. There's also a run with additional support from Doyle of the Misfits and another with He Is Legend.

The run with Doyle includes a NYC show at Irving Plaza on Halloween. (Is there a better night to see GWAR??) Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (8/18) at 10 AM with Live Nation/Music Geeks presales starting Thursday (8/17) at 10 AM.

VIP packages for the whole tour go on sale Friday at 10 AM, and include access to soundcheck, invitation to play an instrument on stage at soundcheck, a souvenir signed by members of GWAR, and more.

GWAR also play Riot Fest, which just announced aftershows today. All GWAR dates are listed below.

Watch GWAR cover the most GWAR-appropriate AC/DC song ever on Warped Tour:

GWAR -- 2017 Tour Dates
9/15: Knoxville, TN @ The International
9/16: Middletown, OH @ Land of Illusion
9/17: Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest

GWAR w/ Ghoul, Doyle and U.S. Bastards:
10/20: Richmond, VA @ The National
10/21: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
10/22: Toronto, ON @ Opera House* (No Doyle)
10/23: Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls
10/25: Greensboro, NC @ Arizona Petes
10/26: Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
10/27: New Haven, CT @ Toad’s Place
10/28: Worcester, MA @ Palladium
10/29: Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
10/31: New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
11/1: Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
11/2: Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom* (Stonecutters Open)
11/3: St. Louis, MO @ Pop’s
11/4: Sioux City, IA @ Hard Rock
11/5: Lawrence, KS @ Granada
GWAR W/Ghoul, He Is Legend and U.S. Bastards
11/7: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
11/8: Winnipeg, MB @ Pyramid
11/9: Saskatoon, SK @ Saskatoon Events Center
11/10: Edmonton, AB @ Union Hall
11/11: Calgary, AB @ The Palaces
11/13: Vancouver, BC @ Commodore
11/14: Portland, OR @ Roseland
11/15: Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
11/17: Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
11/18: Las Vegas, NV @ Fremont Country Club
11/19: Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
11/21: San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
11/22: Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theater
11/23: Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theater
11/24: Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
11/25: Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
11/26: Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre
11/28: Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
11/29: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live
11/30: Houston, TX @ House of Blues
12/1: San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theater
12/2: Baton Rouge, LA @ Varsity Theater
12/3: Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
12/5: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
12/6: Tampa, FL @ The Ritz
12/8: Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
12/9: Peoria, IL @ Limelight
12/10: Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall

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