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Gwar Reportedly Sued Over Dave Brockie's Remains

04/07/2015
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(TeamRock Radio) Gwar have reportedly been accused of stealing late frontman Dave Brockie's remains and trying to capitalize on his death. The singer - also known as Oderus Urungus - died of a heroin overdose on March 23, 2014, at the age of 50.

In a lawsuit filed by the late singer's father William Brockie, the band are also said to have failed to pay Brockie's estate what it is owed for his final tour with the band.

It also alleges that they stole his bass guitars, artwork and other personal items including a gold record and that they attempted to take control of his estate from William Brockie.

NBC News reports that the lawsuit was filed on Thursday in a state circuit court in Richmond, Virginia. William Brockie, the administrator of the singer's estate, is suing the band for $1million in compensatory damages as well as for alleged breach of contract and unauthorized use of Dave Brockie's image. The lawsuit also demands the return of Brockie's cremated remains. Read more here.

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