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Bandmates Stole Gwar Singer's Remains: Suit

Dave Brockie's dad says they also stole his guitars, artwork

(Newser) - If true, it's about as gruesome as you might expect from Gwar: The father of late frontman Dave Brockie (or "Oderus Urungus," as he was known) says the other members of the heavy metal band stole his cremated remains, among other things, and won't return them.... More »

Gwar Frontman Found Dead at 50

No foul play suspected in Dave Brockie's death

(Newser) - Dave Brockie—or Oderus Urungus, as he was known onstage as frontman for heavy metal band Gwar—was found dead in his home last night. He was 50. The cause of death has not yet been determined, but foul play is not suspected, Style Weekly reports. Police were called to... More »

GWAR Guitarist Found Dead on Tour Bus

Cory Smoot, 34, was 'Flattus Maximus' in metal band

(Newser) - Cory Smoot, lead guitarist for gruesome heavy metal veterans GWAR, was found dead on the band's tour bus yesterday after a concert in Minneapolis, AP reports. GWAR lead singer Dave Brockie it's not yet known how Smoot, just 34, died, and "at this point we are just... More »

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