Tag Archives: Dave Brockie

GWAR’s Brad Roberts: ‘We decided to go back to our roots’

Posted by on August 4, 2014

Starting on Friday, August 15th, GWAR and its fans will be going through something they’ve never done before. While the 5th Annual GWAR-B-Q will take place the following day, it’ll be the first one they’ll be doing without Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, the mouthpiece of the band who died from an accidental overdose earlier […]

Read more

Metal Insider a sponsor of the GWAR-B-Q; Win a pair of VIP passes!

Posted by on July 22, 2014

If you’re anywhere on the eastern seaboard, you’re probably already making plans to head to the 5th Annual GWAR-B-Q at Hadad’s Water Park in Richmond, VA. The event, taking place on August 16th, would have been a must-attend event even before the sad passing of Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie earlier this year. Now, not only will there […]

Read more

Today in Metal: ‘The New Black’ by Strapping Young Lad turns 8 years old

Posted by on July 11, 2014

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLucWiyBsJk[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 8 years ago today, Devin Townsend released the final Strapping Young Lad album, The New Black. At time of writing, it seems like this might have been the last Strapping Young Lad album […]

Read more

The Black Dahlia Murder to headline GWAR’s B4BQ

Posted by on June 13, 2014

It’s obvious by now that despite the sad and needless death of GWAR frontman Dave Brockie that the band will be forging on without him. While it was announced that some incarnation of the band would be performing at the annual GWAR B-Q, we now know more about it. In addition to the day before […]

Read more

Randy Blythe posts thoughts on Brockie overdose

Posted by on June 4, 2014

Yesterday’s revelation of the cause of death of Dave Brockie was as sad as hearing about his death all over again. And while nobody thought of the GWAR frontman as a full-blown heroin addict, it was still enough to kill him. That’s one of the points that Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe made in […]

Read more

Dave Brockie died of an accidental heroin overdose

Posted by on June 3, 2014

Today the Virginia State Medical Examiner’s Office released Dave Brockie’s cause of death, and it sucks. WTVR reports that  the 50 year-old GWAR frontman died of an accidental heroin overdose. According to the news station, responding police investigators found evidence of heroin use, but were awaiting toxicology results until announcing his cause of death. Friends […]

Read more

GWAR will headline this year’s GWAR-B-Q

Posted by on May 19, 2014

The rumors concerning GWAR and whether or not they will perform again following the death of Dave Brockie a.k.a. Oderus Urungus have only grown stronger recently. It first began when it was reported that the 5th annual GWAR-B-Q would go on as planned and this past weekend the band’s name was found on the bill for Riot Fest. It […]

Read more

Now you can get your very own GWAR bobblehead set

Posted by on May 9, 2014

If there’s any metal band that’s a perfect fit for bobblehead figures, GWAR stands out at the top. That’s what the folks over at Aggronautix (who also made a GG Allin figure in 2009) thought too apparently since they’ve collaborated with Slave Pit Inc to bring you the GWAR Throbblehead set: Oderus Urungus and Balsac the Jaws […]

Read more

Details for the 5th Annual GWAR-B-Q announced

Posted by on May 1, 2014

Many fans were wondering what this year’s GWAR-B-Q would entail since the surviving members announced plans to move forward with it. Now new details are being revealed about the event’s 5th year. In addition to being a tribute to Dave Brockie a.k.a. Oderus Urungus as previously announced, there will be a free public memorial for […]

Read more

GWAR releases official Dave Brockie tribute shirt

Posted by on April 17, 2014

With the passing of Dave Brockie still fresh in many peoples’ minds, last week GWAR announced the formation of the Dave Brockie Foundation. And while donations can be made to the fund now, The band have revealed a Dave Brockie Memorial shirt that fans can buy to support the foundationias well. The black and white shirt features […]

Read more