GWAR - Carnival Of Chaos (CD)



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Date of release: Jul 01 2009

GWAR - Carnival Of Chaos (CD)

Chock-full of random derision, expansive snarkiness, and low-down garage sensibilities, Carnival of Chaos is Gwar at its best.
The snapshots of a cartoon apocalypse and over-the-top deviance of this 1997 Metal Blade release are in strict keeping with the group's foul vision.
The punk-inflected chugging and whining guitar lines make this one of Gwar's most sylized and, well, listenable releases to date. But the bizarre and frequently self-effacing lyrics are what make Carnival of Chaos one of Gwar's best offerings. "Penguin Attack" is an absolute hoot, with some of metal's all-time funniest lyrics: "They are on a rampage/They were first to fight/They would write a new page/If they could only write." Other choice cuts include the hardcore-esque "If I Could Be That" and the '80s pop of "I Suck on My Thumb." Stripped down and full of goofy but vibrant anxiety, Carnival of Chaos is a must for the thinking Gwar fan (if such a creature exists).

1.Penguin Attack
2.Let's Blame The Lightman
3.First Rule Is
5.Endless Apocalypse
6.Billy Bad Ass
7.Hate Love Songs
8.Letter From The Scallop Boat
9.Pre-skool Prostitute
10.If I Could Be That
11.In Her Fear
12.Back To Iraq
13.I Suck On My Thumb
14.The Private Pain Of Techno Destructo
15.Gonna Kill U
16.Sex Cow
17.Antarctican Drinking Song
18.Don't Need A Man


GWAR - Carnival Of Chaos (CD)
Cat No: MBL14125-2
Barcode: 39841412529
Packaging: CD Regular

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