As reported earlier, a Viking funeral and public memorial was held for GWAR main man Oderus Urungus at the 5th annual GWAR-B-Q. Oderus Urungus, the alter ago of Dave Brockie, died on March 23 at age 50 from an accidental heroin overdose. The Viking funeral for Oderus Urungus was held at Hadad’s Lake in Richmond […]
In this classic interview from the October 2009 issue of Revolver, Gwar’s late frontman, Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, picked his favorite shit in the entire universe. RIP. Legend has it that several eons ago a group of extra-terrestrial scumdog rockers called Gwar made their way to our humble planet with one goal: total enslavement […]
Randy Blythe, frontman of Lamb of God, posted the photo to the left and the following statement on his Instagram about his friend Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie of GWAR. Here’s me with Dave Brockie & Brad Roberts of GWAR in 2006. Brad & I are still here, but Dave is gone- accidental heroin overdose, as […]
As reported by the Associated Press, the Virginia medical examiner’s office has revealed that Dave Brockie, GWAR’s founding frontman, died of an accidental heroin overdose. Arkuie Williams, administrator at the chief medical examiner’s office, made the announcement, saying that Brockie’s cause of death was acute heroin toxicity. Brockie died on March 23 at age 50. […]
Zakk Wylde Pays Tribute to 10 Years of Hard-Rock and Metal Fallen Heroes at Revolver Golden Gods — Video
Yesterday, April 23, Zakk Wylde performed the Black Label Society song “In this River” in accompaniment to a video montage paying tribute to the hard-rock and metal fallen heroes we lost over the decade since Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell’s death. Watch the performance below and let us know what you think in the comments.
Gwar’s Oderus Urungus, a.k.a. Dave Brockie, has issued the following statement about the passing of guitarist Cory Smoot, who went by Flattus Maximus in the band: “After a restless night spent hurtling through the desolate Canadian wilderness, I crawled from my bunk on the tour bus to face reality, grudgingly aware that the the dark […]
Gwar guitarist Cory Smoot (pictured left), better known as Flattus Maximus, has died, according to the band’s Dave Brockie, who goes by Oderus Urungus. Smoot was found dead this morning as they prepared to cross into Canada while on their Return of the World Maggot Tour. In a statement, Brockie said: “It is with a […]