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(TMZ)   GWAR helps fan find missing prosthetic leg during a show, helps him get back on his foot   (tmz.com) divider line
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2021-11-29 4:05:39 PM  
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Mikey1969: Flappyhead: GWARs lead singer has a PhD in music.  That and Dexter Hollands PhD in micro biology are my two all time favorite music factoids.

And it's a REAL PhD, not one of those honorary ones. Good to hear. I hate those farking honorary titles, except in rare cases. Nice to see another rock star who is an actual smart person, not just pretending to be. Then you have Brian May the astrophysicist, and I believe I just heard that the lead singer for The Offsrping has some serious schooling in his pocket, too.


That would be Holland, who published a paper titled "Discovery of mature microRNA sequences within the protein-coding regions of global HIV-1 genomes: predictions of novel mechanisms for viral infection and pathogenicity"
 
2021-11-29 3:16:15 PM  
7 votes:
GWARs lead singer has a PhD in music.  That and Dexter Hollands PhD in micro biology are my two all time favorite music factoids.
 
2021-11-29 4:00:52 PM  
7 votes:
In fairness, GWAR understands how hard it can be to face the world when missing a prosthesis.
 
2021-11-29 4:02:00 PM  
7 votes:

Flappyhead: GWARs lead singer has a PhD in music.  That and Dexter Hollands PhD in micro biology are my two all time favorite music factoids.


They should team up with Brian May, PhD (Astrophysics).  Be one hell of an album.
 
2021-11-29 3:14:07 PM  
3 votes:
There's an episode of the Youtube channel Funhaus where two of GWAR are special guests.

They come across as not only incredibly smart and witty, but also very pleasant. Not quite what you'd expect.

Scumdogs Of The BargainVerse w/ GWAR - Ryan's Bargain Bin: THE MOVIE
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2021-11-29 3:12:30 PM  
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2021-11-29 4:02:12 PM  
2 votes:

Flappyhead: GWARs lead singer has a PhD in music.  That and Dexter Hollands PhD in micro biology are my two all time favorite music factoids.


And it's a REAL PhD, not one of those honorary ones. Good to hear. I hate those farking honorary titles, except in rare cases. Nice to see another rock star who is an actual smart person, not just pretending to be. Then you have Brian May the astrophysicist, and I believe I just heard that the lead singer for The Offsrping has some serious schooling in his pocket, too.
 
2021-11-29 9:22:51 PM  
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ReverendLoki: Flappyhead: GWARs lead singer has a PhD in music.  That and Dexter Hollands PhD in micro biology are my two all time favorite music factoids.

They should team up with Brian May, PhD (Astrophysics).  Be one hell of an album.


Milo Aukerman from the Descendents also has a PhD. As does Greg Gaffin of Bad Religion....
 
2021-11-29 11:49:57 PM  
1 vote:
Saw GWAR 3 weeks ago for the first time. Even though Brockie is gone, they're still incredible. Completely covered with alien blood and semen by the end.
 
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