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GWAR Lead Dave Brockie Dead At 50

The man behind the mask of "Oderus Urungus" of heavy metal band GWAR has died at the age of 50.

GWAR's cover of "Carry On Wayward Son"

One of music's most colorful acts is no more.

Dave Brockie, who as "Oderus Urungus" fronted the alien-costumed heavy metal band GWAR during graphic and fake-blood-soaked stage shows for more than three decades, has died. He was 50.

Officers were called to Brockie's home Sunday evening and found the singer dead inside the home, Richmond police spokeswoman Dionne Waugh said Monday. Detectives don't suspect foul play at this time and the medical examiner's office will determine cause of death, Waugh said.

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