How to Play War Is All We Know by GWAR (Guitar Lesson)

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Flattus Maximus

War Is All We Know

Flattus Maximus of GWAR teaches his parts to "War Is All We Know" from their Beyond Hell record.

Taught by Flattus Maximus in Songs with Gwar seriesLength: 15:41Difficulty: 2.0 of 5

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donnie1967donnie1967 replied on October 19th, 2011

Love it. Awesome chord progressions and licks. Don't listen to the detractors, Flattus... you don't need me to tell you that. I had fun watching and it'll be quite a while until I can be anywhere near this capable.

wardwhetwardwhet replied on November 2nd, 2010 well fed guitar stokin' demon. Flattus may wanna think about drinking lite beer from now on. Oh well, as they tend to say, Rock On!!

jakk04254jakk04254 replied on August 11th, 2010


judewaddlejudewaddle replied on July 30th, 2010

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citizensoldiercitizensoldier replied on July 16th, 2010

Are you kidding me?

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Songs with Gwar

Found in our Beginner Lesson Sets

Put your soul on the chopping block with lessons from Gwar's Flattus Maximus (Cory Smoot), a gassy disaster whom slaughters thousands with his shredding solos and reeking flatulence.

Lesson 1

Womb With A View

Flattus Maximus of GWAR teaches his parts to "Womb With A View" from the War Party record.

Length: 9:42 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 2

Bring Back The Bomb

Flattus Maximus of GWAR teaches his parts to "Bring Back The Bomb" from the War Party record.

Length: 14:09 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 3

War Is All We Know

Flattus Maximus of GWAR teaches his parts to "War Is All We Know" from their Beyond Hell record.

Length: 15:41 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 4

Eighth Lock

Flattus teaches this song from the Beyond Hell record.

Length: 13:09 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only

About Flattus Maximus View Full Biography Flattus Maximus (Cory Smoot) was the guitarist for the heavy metal band Gwar. Tragically, on November 3rd, 2011...Cory passed away due to a heart condition. He was an absolute pleasure to work with as a part of GWAR. It was an honor and a pleasure to know and hang out with him out of costume as Cory Smoot. RIP buddy. You'll be continued to be loved and missed.

Cory was known by his red face, white dreadlocks, dinosaur-head shoulder pads and reptile feet. The name "Flattus" implies (verified by various concerts) a flatulent character. His speaking mannerisms suggest a childlike intelligence and naivety (until recently; his entries in the current website's blog depict a different, more violent Flattus).

Cory's lessons are taught in full costume. He teaches 4 Gwar songs. Beware..this guy has a ferocious right hand so make sure you have your metal chops up to par before attempting his lessons.

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