Death of Dave Brockie

August 30, 1963 - March 23, 2014
Richmond, Virginia | Age 50

GWAR frontman found dead in Virginia home
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MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, The Associated Press

RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Dave Brockie, who as "Oderus Urungus" fronted the alien-costumed heavy metal band GWAR during graphic and fake-blood-soaked stage shows for more than three decades, has died. He was 50.

Officers were called to Brockie's home Sunday evening and found the singer dead inside the home, Richmond police spokeswoman Dionne Waugh said Monday. Detectives don't suspect foul play at this time, and the medical examiner...

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