Dave Brockie

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David Murray Brockie
Background information
Birth name David Murray Brockie
Born August 30, 1963(1963-08-30)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Died March 23, 2014(2014-03-23) (aged 50)
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Genres Thrash metal, punk rock, shock rock, heavy metal, comedy rock
Occupations Musician, author, painter, actor
Instruments Vocals, bass guitar
Years active 1982–2014
Labels Metal Blade Records
DRT Entertainment
Slave Pit Inc.
Associated acts Gwar
Dave Brockie Experience
X-Cops
Death Piggy
Website www.oderus.com
Oderus Urungus performing in Edmonton in 2004

David Murray "Dave" Brockie (August 30, 1963 – March 23, 2014), better known by his stage name Oderus Urungus, was a Canadian and American musician. He was best known as the lead vocalist, bassist and guitarist for the American multi-genre band Gwar. He performed under such genres as thrash metal, punk rock, shock rock, heavy metal and comedy rock. He was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Brockie was found dead by a bandmate on March 23, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia, aged 50.[1][2] The cause was an accidental heroin overdose.[3] He was given a traditional Viking funeral in a public memorial before the 5th annual GWAR-B-Q event.[4]

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