An official post on the GWAR website has confirmed the death of frontman Dave Brockie. Dave’s persona in the band was as Oderus Urungus.
Also, according to Metalhammer.co.uk the band’s manager Jack Flanaganm released a statement confirming the sad news:
“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,” states Jack. “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.”
Our condolences to Dave’s family, the band and friends and fans worldwide.