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GWAR Frontman

Died of Heroin Overdose

6/3/2014 12:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Dave Brockie Cause Of DeathDave Brockie -- lead singer and founding member of legendary metal band GWAR -- died of a heroin overdose ... and officials tell TMZ it was accidental.

Brockie -- a.k.a Oderus Urungus -- was found dead sitting in a chair at home back in March.

A rep for the Virginia medical examiner's office tell us the official cause of death is acute heroin toxicity ... and the death is being ruled an accident.

Brockie is not the first GWAR member to meet an early demise -- back in 2011 guitarist Cory Smoot died on the band's tour bus from a blood clot in his heart.

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msKAI    

Rip... And don't do DRUGS!!!!!

112 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

Why do people keep doing this to themselves, heroin is so God awful

112 days ago
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Jake K    

These people who do herion need to realize that there is a epidemic going on in this country and that the herion now on the streets is 50 times stronger than the stuff from 5 yrs ago , rip dude !!

112 days ago
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Bossy Potato    

Not shocking.

112 days ago
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ariesalyson    

How sad. Heroin claims a dying soul. RIP. Scary stuff.

112 days ago
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Jay W.     

50 years old and still had that monkey on his back. Heroin has a nasty hook! RIP Dave.

112 days ago
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Cry Baby Crissy    

Supprise......................Not.

112 days ago
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lcmb    

Drugs will kill you.

112 days ago
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Harveys_Taint    

Heroin made him see really ugly demons and stuff.

112 days ago
10.

OhWell    

Why Does He Wear A Michael Jackson Mask?

112 days ago
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Mr Bob Dobalina    

Gor gor................

112 days ago
12.

Cdnjlo    

Accidental vs deliberate heroine overdose, um ya

112 days ago
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barcham    

Accident? How is this an accident? Call it stupidity but it wasn't an accident. The heroin didn't fill the needle on it's own and stick itself in his vein. He did it to himself.

112 days ago
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Richie Incognegro711    

Gwar b q this august is gonna suck without dave

112 days ago
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Rigby    

Lol who does heroin anymore? Loser

112 days ago
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