Oderus Urungus, Gwar. Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Oderus Urungus, Gwar. Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Gwar Statement For David Brockie, Tributes From Acts Flow

by Paul Cashmere on March 25, 2014

in News

Gwar manager Jack Flanagan has made a statement following the death of frontman David Brockie aka Oderus Utungus.

The body of Brockie was discovered at his home in Richmond, Virginia on Sunday. He was 50.

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

Lagwagon

Shadows Fall

David Draiman

Danko Jones

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