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GWAR-B-Q Still Happening, Band Issues New Statement

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After the passing of Dave Brockie, AKA Oderus Urungus, earlier this week, Gwar's manager Jack Flanagan has now checked in with the following update regarding the cause of death and the upcoming GWAR-B-Q event:

"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 us over the past few days.

"Knowing that we have such amazing family, friends and fans is truly helping us all get through this tough time.

"We are awaiting a toxicology report from the medical examiners office to confirm the cause of death. The medical examiners office has informed us that the results can take one to three months to be processed. Standard protocol exists that a toxicology procedure be performed.

"We have made funeral arrangements and a private memorial has been scheduled for close friends and family.

"As Dave and Oderus would have wanted, this year's GWAR-B-Q scheduled for August 16th at Hadad's Lake (7900 Osborne Turnpike Richmond, VA) will still take place as planned. We have scheduled the Dave Brockie public memorial to take place the day prior to the GWAR-B-Q, Friday August 15th, also at Hadad's Lake."

At this point it is unknown if Gwar will be disbanding or if a new member will be sought to step in.

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Cr4wf0rdTxJ1ng0J4ng0's avatar

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I know that this isn't going to be easy for ANY of us to deal with. I'm still broken up over it. But the more I think about it...the more I think that Dave would have wanted GWAR to live forever. I had a talk with him before sound check at a show in Toledo, OH, and he told me that the best thing about GWAR is that it's going to live forever. He said that GWAR was beyond age and beyond time. I was floored by this realization. But I'm more floored by how topical it seems now. I think GWAR is going to continue. And I think it's going to be one of the most amazing things ever. Mike, Brad and the rest of Slave Pit know what they have to do, and that's to make sure that GWAR continues. RIP ODERUS

# Mar 26, 2014 @ 4:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. spiral_architect writes:

GWAR-B-Q? GRILLED URUNGUS ANYONE? OK, I KNOW THAT IS IN BAD TASTE, BUT I THINK DAVE BROCKIE MIGHT HAVE APPRECIATED IT. R.I.P.

# Mar 26, 2014 @ 5:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. brandedcfh420 writes:

HAHAHAHHAHAHA good one Spiral, and yes I agree, even Oderus would have laughed at it....

# Mar 26, 2014 @ 6:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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herp derp

# Mar 26, 2014 @ 6:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Meat master writes:

Man still tore up about this.

# Mar 26, 2014 @ 6:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. kita writes:

it is very funny to see Cr4wf0rdTxJ1ng0J4ng0 being sad and all. The motherf***er that always comes and rains on eveybodies parade, with no reason, has emotions now?
Discusting f***ing hypocrite.

# Mar 27, 2014 @ 5:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. brandedcfh420 writes:

,l,,(**),,l, kita

# Mar 27, 2014 @ 7:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. shel gordon writes:

kita you act like 4 is the only on here who is that way, look underneath you as well.

# Mar 27, 2014 @ 4:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. deathfreak writes:

I really hope gwar doesn't continue, he was gwar, it'd be like if anal c*** continued when seth died or type o neg when Pete died, he was gwar so how can you continue it with out him? It'd jus be a cover band at that point really.... I might go to the gwar bq though, in memory of him though.... Still wish I could've seen them

# Mar 30, 2014 @ 11:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. The Norwegian Hammer writes:

Dave was my older brother Miles' best friend in high school and he has continued to give me "the Brockie Experience". Why, I was asking my mom why she got so upset when his name would come up- "he was trouble waiting to happen"and then she said something about him exploding a dildo on stage... I don't discuss sex with her so I spared the details of what that evolved into.. She said the word "dildo" for the first time so Dave continues to inspire..

# Mar 31, 2014 @ 1:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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