Gwar manager Jack Flanagan has made a statement following the death of frontman David Brockie aka Oderus Utungus.
Gwar’s manager Jack Flanagan has released the following 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.”
Since news of Brockie’s death, tributes have been tweeted Living Colour, Lagwagon, David Dramain of Disturbed, Shadows Fall and Danko Jones.
Vernon Reid of Living Colour
— Vernon Reid (@vurnt22) March 24, 2014
RIP Dave Brockie. Our condolences go out to his family and Gwar Family at The Slave Pit.
— Lagwagon (@lagwagon) March 24, 2014
Woke up today in Romania to hear the awful news that Dave (Oderus) of Gwar had passed away. We were lucky to… http://t.co/86pDhwx9ER
— Shadows Fall (@ShadowsFallBand) March 24, 2014
— DAVID DRAIMAN (@DAVIDMDRAIMAN) March 24, 2014
RIP Oderus Urungus a.k.a. Dave Brockie of GWAR. Someone I always wanted to meet. Born in Ottawa, he was Canada's greatest Canadian.
— Danko Jones (@dankojones) March 24, 2014
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