There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
During GWAR’s less-than-meteoric 10-year rise to fame, the monstrous musicians have worked with many dubious celebrities, including Butthole Surfer Gibby Haynes, un-Dead Kennedy Jello Biafra, and long-on-hair/short-on-talent Skid Row bum Sebastian Bach. But few collaborations compare to GWAR’s recent matchup with trash TV host Jerry Springer, who joined the boys for a recent Chicago performance. As Springer sauntered across the stage in his ill-fitting Armani suit, the obstreperous audience greeted the former mayor of Cincinnati with a shower of beer bottles, Bic lighters, and other projectiles. But before GWAR could whip out the oversize latex dicks and cum on some decapitated corpse, Springer freaked out and scampered off stage, screaming, “This is bullshit!” Of course it’s bullshit, Jerry, it’s GWAR. With The City Bleeds at 9 p.m. at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $15. (202) 393-0930. (Elisa Nader)