The band's manager Jack Flanagan has confirmed reports that GWAR frontman Orderus Urungus, real name David Brockie, has passed away.

"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 p.m. EST Sunday, March 23, 2014," Flanagan said. "His body was found Sunday by his bandmate 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. My main focus right now is to look after my bandmates and his family. More information regarding his death shall be released as the details are confirmed."

More to come as we have it.  As a tribute, check out Oderus reading Goodnight, Moon.

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