Gwar Set For Tour With Municipal Waste and Corey Smoot Tribute Show

01/25/2012
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Lock up your garden gnomes because Gwar have announced the initial dates of the second leg of their "Return of the World Maggot Tour".

The tour kicks off with a special tribute show for fallen band mate and friend Cory Smoot, AKA Flattus Maximus, in Richmond, VA, at The National Theater on Friday March 16th. All proceeds from the Richmond show will benefit the "Smoot Family Fund" which has been established to help support Cory's widow and their unborn child.

Municipal Waste and California's Ghoul will join the mayhem for the full run and egacy of Disorder will join the tour on March 20th in Boston and the tour will run through April 11th in Fort Collins, CO.

Frontthing Oderus had the following to say about the trek, "All the years of doing Gwar could never have prepared us for what we have been through, and I want to thank the metal community and the extended Gwar family for all of your support. Finishing that last tour was the hardest thing we have ever had to do, and we still have about half of the country left to hit. We will continue as a four-piece, with the special tribute to Flattus at the end of the show, in order to give our fans a chance to say goodbye to our fallen Scumdog brother in true GWAR fashion-covered in blood and rocking the f*** out! After this tour is over we can start looking to the future and begin to put this tragedy behind us. But for now we are still in "Hail Flattus" mode!"

3/16: Richmond, VA @ The National
3/17: Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls
3/18: Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
3/20: Boston, MA @ Wilbur Theater
3/21: So. Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
3/22: Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theater
3/23: Toledo, OH @ The Omni
3/24: Lexington, KY @ Buster's Billiards and Backroom
3/25: Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
3/26: Madison, WI @ Majestic Theater
3/27: Des Moines, IA @ People's Court
3/28: Tulsa, OK @ Cain's Ballroom
3/30: Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theater
3/31: Boulder, CO @ Fox Theater
4/1: Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater & Club
4/2: Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theater
4/3: San Diego, CA @ House Of Blues
4/4: Ventura, CA @ Majestic Ventura Theater
4/5: Chico, CA @ Senator Theater
4/6: San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
4/7: Reno, NV @ Knitting Factory
4/9: Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Café
4/10: Magna, UT @ The Great Salt Air
4/11: Ft. Collins, CO @ Aggie Theater

There are still a couple of weeks worth of shows TBA, so if you don't see your city, don't freak out!

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