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GWAR: Dave Brockie Lead Singer and Founder of Beloved Metal Band Passes Away

Dave Brockie
Dave Brockie

The world of metal suffered a loss this morning as Dave Brockie aka Oderus Urungus has passed away. The cause of death will be determined by a full autopsy.

Jack Flanagan, manager of GWAR has issued an official statement:

“It is with a saddened heart, that I confirm my dear friend Dave Brockie, artist, musician, and lead singer of GWAR passed away at approximately 6:50 PM EST Sunday March 23,2014.  His body was found Sunday by his band mate at his home in Richmond, VA. Richmond authorities have confirmed his death and next of kin has been notified.   A full autopsy will be performed.  He was 50 years old, born August 30, 1963.

My main focus right now is to look after my band mates and his family. More information regarding his death shall be released as the details are confirmed.”