Reports came in yesterday of the passing of Dave Brockie, founder and lead vocalist of GWAR. The news has been sadly confirmed earlier this morning via a statement from the band’s manager Jack Flanagan that reads, “It is with a saddened heart, that I confirm my dear friend Dave Brockie, artist, musician, and lead singer of GWAR passed away at approximately 6:50 PM EST Sunday March 23,2014. His body was found Sunday by his band mate at his home in Richmond, VA. Richmond authorities have confirmed his death and next of kin has been notified. A full autopsy will be performed. He was 50 years old, born August 30, 1963. My main focus right now is to look after my band mates and his family. More information regarding his death shall be released as the details are confirmed.” The band was of course recently in Australia playing Soundwave Festival.


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