Tag Archives: Oderus Urungus

GWAR announces unveiling of Memorial Marker for Dave Brockie

Posted by on July 1, 2019

GWAR have announced the unveiling of a Memorial Marker for the band’s co-founder/frontman Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie. The unveiling is scheduled to take place on Friday, August 30th at 2 PM at the Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, VA. All are welcome to attend as well as a free party scheduled for the following day (Aug […]

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Gwar Oderus Urungus limited mini figure available in late October

Posted by on September 26, 2017

GWAR are gearing up for the arrival of their forthcoming album The Blood of Gods, which will be released on October 20th. The follow-up to 2013’s Battle Maximus record will be the first release since the passing of Oderus Urungus’ (Dave Brockie). We recently interviewed the group about the new LP and they promised us […]

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GWAR in the studio working on new album

Posted by on May 24, 2016

Speaking of GWAR getting ready to play at the Gathering of the Juggalos this year, many things have happened at their headquarters since the tragic passing of “Oderus Urungus” a few years ago, but it appears that the band have been in the studio working in a new album. During the first installment of Pustulus […]

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GWAR issue statement about Brockie father lawsuit

Posted by on April 7, 2015

Yesterday, just about two weeks after the one year anniversary of GWAR frontman Dave Brockie’s (Oderus Urungus) death, it came out that the father of the frontman, William Brockie, was suing the Richmond band, claiming they’d stolen Dave’s art, instruments and even his ashes. It also accused the band of keeping money that was owed to the estate. […]

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Father of late Oderus Urungus suing GWAR for alleged theft of property and remains

Posted by on April 7, 2015

As if the devastation of losing a loved one wasn’t enough for both the family and bandmates of David Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus of GWAR), they are now in a legal battle against each other. William Brockie, father of the late David , is accusing the members of GWAR of stealing possessions and cremated remains belonging to his […]

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Petition started to immortalize Oderus Urungus in Mortal Kombat game

Posted by on January 20, 2015

Someone has gone out of their way to create a petition on thepetitionsite.com for the upcoming video game Mortal Kombat X to try to convince NeverRealm studios to add the late Oderus Urungus as a playable character. Oderus Urungus, the intergalactic frontman of GWAR, was played by David Brockie, and is known for being one of the most vicious and colorful […]

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GWAR opens GWARbar

Posted by on January 15, 2015

From Richmond and want to pay tribute to the town’s greatest export while drinking? As promised last year via a crowdfunding campaign, GWARbar has opened. The bar, located at 217 W. Clay Street, opened on New Year’s Eve, serving what they call “intergalactic junk food.” The restaurant was the brainchild of Jonathan Staples of James […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: shocking moments of 2014

Posted by on December 22, 2014

2014 was filled with lots of great new albums (as you likely noticed from our Top 10 list). Yet like every year, 2014 had plenty of shocking moments; incidents and events that took the metal community by complete surprise. With that in mind, the Metal Insider crew continues the tradition of listing the top ten […]

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GWAR score an A.V. Undercover hat trick

Posted by on December 15, 2014

Back in 2012, it almost seemed like an anomaly when GWAR covered Kansas’ “Carry On, Wayward Son” for The Onion’s A.V. Undercover series. Sandwiched at the end of the series, it almost seemed like the  band snuck in amongst the indie rockers that populated the rest of the series, in which a band covers another […]

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GWAR pay tribute to People Who Died in latest AV Club cover

Posted by on October 28, 2014

The Onion‘s AV Club has has a feature called Undercover for several years now. In the feature, they invite bands to cover a list of songs, and once a song is covered, it’s crossed off the list. For the last three years, they’ve only invited back one band, and that band has been GWAR. The first year, […]

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