Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie’s Cause of Death Revealed
As reported by the Associated Press, the Virginia medical examiner’s office has revealed that Dave Brockie, GWAR’s founding frontman, died of an accidental heroin overdose. Arkuie Williams, administrator at the chief medical examiner’s office, made the announcement, saying that Brockie’s cause of death was acute heroin toxicity.
Brockie died on March 23 at age 50.
GWAR will perform at this year’s GWAR-B-Q–which will take place Saturday, August 16 at Hadad’s Lake in Richmind Virginia–alongside Hatebreed, Body Count, Goatwhore, and others.
The band has announced that there will be a “Viking funeral for Oderus Urungus, whose form will burn upon the SS Boat as he makes his journey back to Valhalla and beyond.” The public memorial will be held the day prior to the GWAR-B-Q in the afternoon.