They are GWAR, the Antarctica-based gods of satirical heavy metal. They'll be at the Ritz Theatre in Ybor City Nov. 5.
This is band you really ought to see at least once in your life.
Besides, this could be your chance to sample Impaled Ale, the beer created for the band by Tampa's Cigar City Brewing, which also made a beer inspired by Bradenton's Have Gun, Will Travel.
Whitechapel, Iron Reagan and A Band of Orcs open. Tickets for go on sale Aug 2. They're $20 in advance, $23 day of show. You can buy them here: www.