You wouldn't necessarily know it from listening to songs like 'The Insidious Soliloquy of Skulhed Face' or 'The Master Has a Butt,' but the members of GWAR are apparently huge film buffs. Well, okay, maybe that's a bit of a stretch -- but that didn't keep lead singer Oderus Urungus and rhythm guitarist Balsac the Jaws of Death from reviewing Steven Spielberg's 'War Horse' recently.
A cause of death has been determinged for GWAR's late guitarist Cory Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus Maximus). According to North Dakota coroner William Masselo, Smoot died from a coronary artery thrombosis caused by a pre-existing coronary artery disease. He was discovered dead on GWAR's tour bus on Nov. 3 at the age of 34.
After the shocking and tragic death of GWAR lead guitarist Cory "Flattus Maximus" Smoot, the metal world did was it does best -- unite. A memorial benefit show has been put together in GWAR's hometown of Richmond, Va. All proceeds from the benefit will be given directly to the Smoot family.
The details for the memorial services for GWAR’s Cory Smoot, aka Flattus Maximus, have been announced. The service is scheduled for tomorrow, Nov. 11, at the Bennett Funeral Home Chesterfield Chapel at 14301 Ashbrook Parkway in Chesterfield, Va. The memorial services start at 4PM and are open to the public.
GWAR’s final performance with guitarist Cory Smoot, aka Flattus Maximus, before his unexpected death, was at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Minn. The band called First Avenue one of their favorite places to play and fan-filmed videos from their live show that night have surfaced and are being shared to honor Smoot’s legacy and to celebrate his talent.
GWAR frontman Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus, has opened up about yesterday's sudden death of the band's guitarist Cory Smoot, aka Flattus Maximus (pictured above in and out of costume). In the following statement released today (Nov. 4), Brockie explains in detail the loss of his bandmate, as well as GWAR's decision to
The first wave of reactions to the death of GWAR guitarist Cory 'Flattus Maximus' Smoot are flooding in from shocked musicians and industry veterans who shared stages and partied with Smoot over the years. Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe released a full statement, while other rockers like All That Remains'