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Petition Calls For Statue Of GWAR’s Oderus Urungus To Replace Robert E. Lee

The late great Oderus Urungus (Dave Brockie) was one of the first people I met when I moved to Richmond 33 years ago.

By Ed Mazza

Huffington Post

Out with Robert E. Lee and in with… Oderus Urungus?

A new petition is calling for a statue of the late GWAR frontman ― real name David Brockie ― to be erected in his adopted home state of Virginia. And it notes there’s an opening in Richmond, where a statue of the Confederate general is scheduled for removal.

Although Brockie was born in Canada, his family moved to Virginia when he was a child. He was a cofounder of GWAR, a shock-rock band known for its wild costumes and a violent stage show where copious amounts of fake blood and other fluids would spew into an ecstatic audience.

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