Dave Brockie Memorial Art Show Established

Attend if you can

On May 3, MF Gallery will have a special memorial art show dedicated to Dave Brockie (better known as Gwar’s Oderus Urungus), who passed away suddenly in March. Part of the proceeds from the show will benefit the Dave Brockie Foundation. Dave was prolific in many different visual mediums and he collaborated often with MF […]

Gwar Release Brockie Tribute T-Shirt

That's dope

Gwar have launched an official tribute tee to their late frontman Dave Brockie (better known by his stage name, Oderus Urungus). Brockie passed away last month and we still don’t know what caused his death. Proceeds from the shirt will go towards the Dave Brockie Foundation, founded within the last few weeks. Get the tribute […]

Korn’s Former Touring Guitarist Dead


Little information is known at this time, but Shane Gibson, Korn’s former touring guitarist, has died, it seems. Gibson, 35, originally took over for Brian “Head” Welch in Korn, but never got the respect from the rest of the band he deserved. He parted ways with the band in 2010. Gibson’s bandmates in stOrk confirmed […]

Gwar’s Members Announce Foundation In Late Frontman’s Name


Gwar’s surviving members today released the following video statement regarding the passing of frontman Dave Brockie (better known by his stage alias Oderus Urungus). As part of the video, the guys revealed the formation of the Dave Brockie Foundation. “The Dave Brockie Foundation is a charity fund with the mission of promoting the advancement of […]

Former Gates Of Slumber Bassist Dead


This is certainly something of a bummer. Jason McCash, the former bassist for Indianapolis doomsters The Gates of Slumber, has reportedly passed away. He was only 37-years-old, like me. In a Facebook posting, the band’s guitarist Karl Simon wrote: “My best friend died last night. There will be no reunion — no more of The […]

Lamb Of God’s Blythe Slams Gwar Fan Who Crashed Dave Brockie’s Funeral

Randy Blythe

This is disheartening to hear. According to Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe, some douche nozzle crashed Gwar leader Dave Brockie’s funeral this week, and heckled him as he spoke about his late friend. “I was one of three people who were not part of Gwar who spoke. This was a gift and an honor for […]

Program From Gwar Leader’s Funeral Posted Online

The funeral program

Yesterday, late Gwar frontman Dave Brockie (better known by his intergalactic alter ego Oderus Urungus) was laid to rest, as we reported. The private ceremony was attended by Darkest Hour guitarist Mike Schleibaum, who shared the attached image of the funeral’s program. Says Mike: “Very emotional and beautiful event yesterday. I will celebrate the life […]

Gwar Frontman Laid To Rest


Today, Gwar’s leader will be laid to rest. The late Dave Brockie (better known as Oderus Urungus) will be buried today during a private ceremony for friends and family. Brockie died over a week ago at the age of 50. No cause for his death has been determined yet. A public memorial for Brockie will […]

Brooklyn Pizza Joint Pays Homage To Oderus

Sounds delicious

It’s been a week since we learned of the death of Dave Brockie, Gwar’s leader, and the world feels a lot less weirder now that Oderus Urungus is gone. Now, to pay homage to the man, a Brooklyn-based pizzeria has concocted special pizzas in Brockie’s honor. Vinnie’s Pizzeria has made three kinds of slices available: […]

Gwar Camp Issues New Statement


The publicist for Gwar today sent out a message from the band’s manager, Jack Flanagan, saying the annual Gwar-B-Q is going to happen as planned. “On behalf of Dave Brockie’s family, Slave Pit Inc. and Gwar, we would like to thank all the loyal fans worldwide for the outpouring of love and support shown to […]