GWAR manager Jack Flanagan has confirmed the earlier reports that GWAR’s lead singer Dave Brockie, better known as Oderus Urungus, has passed away at the age of 50 in his home. A statement from the manager reads as follows:
“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.”