Wednesday Apr 16
Vintage auto show returns for 10th anniversary
Organizers emphasize, though, that a lot more will be going on than cars. A free, seven-hour concert kicks off at parking lot at Princess and Water streets headlined by the venerable Southern rockabilly/surf band Southern Culture on the Skills.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Huffington Post
Jesse Winchester Dead: Songwriter Dies At Age 69
Jesse Winchester, a U.S.-born singer who established himself in Montreal after dodging the Vietnam War and went on to write songs covered by the likes of Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffett and Joan Baez has died of cancer.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Otago Daily Times
Memorials and moralising among the twitterati
I immediately checked for a hashtag and went about trying to find out more. There is something awfully banal about this kind of memorialisation.
GWAR Creates Dave Brockie Foundation
Band members from GWAR announced Friday the creation of the Dave Brockie Foundation , a charity fund to promote the advancement of music, images, letters, and performances in the arts.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Plan for Dave Brockie to be interred at Richmond's most revered cemetery
While he was alive, Richmond's own Dave Brockie shocked, entertained and amused millions as the leader of the shock-rock-art band GWAR.
The Huffington Post
Peaches Geldof Autopsy Inconclusive
An autopsy on Peaches Geldof was inconclusive and toxicology tests will be conducted in an attempt to determine what killed the 25-year-old celebrity, police said Wednesday.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Crazy Is Here
Lisa Freiman thinks so. She brought an impressive resume to Richmond last year as director of Virginia Commonwealth University's soon-to-be-built Institute of Contemporary Art, at Belvidere and Broad streets.
The New Zealand Herald
Peaches Geldof and the new, hyper-experience of mortality
This morning I woke up, rolled over and, as I always do, scrolled through my twitter feed.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Acting legend Mickey Rooney dies
Mickey Rooney , who started as a child star in vaudville and went on to star in hundreds of movies and TV shows, has died at the age of 93. Kate O'Mara , the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins' sister on the 1980s show "Dynasty," died March 30. She was 74. Ralph C. Wilson Jr. , the founder and longtime owner of the NFL's Buffalo ... (more)
Sat Apr 05, 2014
GWAR's Oderus Urungus Spoke of Death in Recent Interview
Nearly 30 years after the inter-dimensional merry pranksters in GWAR first made their presence known to us Earthlings, it's clear what the band is about: death, destruction, perversion, guts, and gore.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
96.1 The Rocket
Lamb Of God's Randy Blythe speaks at Gwar frontman's memorial
Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe says it's "time to get back to work" after feeling like a "mess" for the past week following the death of Gwar leader Dave Brockie.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
DJ Frankie Knuckles dies
Kate O'Mara , the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins' sister on the 1980s show "Dynasty," died March 30. She was 74. Ralph C. Wilson Jr. , the founder and longtime owner of the NFL's Buffalo Bills, died at age 95, the team announced March 25. Gwar lead singer Dave Brockie died March 23 at the age of 50, his manager said.
Miami New Times
Mephiskapheles on Dealing With the Devil, Gwar's Dave Brockie, and Flying Bottles
Way back in 1991, the men of Mephiskapheles made a deal with the devil to be the most famous band in the world.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
93.3 The Eagle
Brooklyn Pizzeria honors late Gwar frontman with unique slices
Everyone from Lamb of God's Randy Blythe to "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart has been paying tribute to Gwar frontman Dave Brockie since his death last week, but no one is doing it quite like Vinnie's Pizzeria in Brooklyn.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Professor Rewards Student For Using GWAR On Exam [News]
Possibly making himself the coolest guy in the education system, an unnamed professor decided to reward his student for using GWAR during one of the exams.
GWAR frontman Brockie found dead in Virginia home
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.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
The Huffington Post
35 Photos Of Kurt Cobain's Suicide Scene Developed Ahead Of Death Anniversary
Police say recently developed photos show the greenhouse room above a garage where grunge rock icon Kurt Cobain killed himself 20 years ago.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Oderus Urungus we miss you (Dave Brockie tributes pouring in; death...
This week started with the sad news that GWAR frontman Dave Brockie had died . Since we first posted, GWAR's manager released another official statement : On behalf of Dave Brockie's family, Slave Pit Inc. and GWAR, we would like to thank all the loyal fans worldwide for the outpouring of love and support shown to us over the past few days.
RIP Dave Brockie and GWAR's Business of Art
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Thu Mar 27, 2014