Dave Brockie / Aug 30, 1963 - March 23, 2014

Here's a shout-out to the original scumdog of the universe, Dave Brockie, better known as Oderus Urungus of the heavy metal/comedy/theatre/shock troupe GWAR.

A Canadian, Brockie played bass, guitar or sang in the bands Death Piggy, X-Cops and DBX. For GWAR he reinvented himself as the 50 billion-year old caresser of his cuddlefish, dubbing himself Oderus Urungus, spewing fluids all over his audiences in outrageous costumes with equally outrageous storylines, attracting both positive and negative mainstream attention. As Oderus, he also had a character in the nutty TV sitcom Holliston.

Happy birthday Dave Brockie, RIP.

Tagged: Celebrate Icons, Dave Brockie, GWAR, Joan Rivers, metal, punk, rock, Video, vintage footage

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