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RIP Flattus Maximus

Posted by: Alex DiVincenzo (11/03/11)
Gwar guitarist Cory "Flattus Maximus" Smoot has passed away. May he rest in peace. A statement from frontman Dave Brockie can be found in the replies.
  
 
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01:20 PM on 11/03/11
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Statement It is with a sense of profound loss and tragedy that the members of GWAR must announce the passing of their long time guitarist and beloved friend Cory Smoot, also known to thousands of metal fans worldwide as Flattus Maximus. Cory was found deceased this morning as the band prepared for a border crossing. There is no word as to the cause of death and the members of GWAR are completely shocked and devastated that this has occurred. At this point there is no word on arrangements and the disposition of the remainder of GWAR’s current North American tour, nor are there any details regarding long term plans. At this point we are just dealing with the loss of our dear friend and brother, one of the most talented guitar players in metal today. We ask that our fans and the media be respectful of our request for privacy for those that have suffered this terrible loss. A full statement will be coming in the next day or so, in the meantime please give your thoughts and your prayers to Cory, his family, and all the people that love him.

-Dave Brockie-
01:25 PM on 11/03/11
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Rip
01:26 PM on 11/03/11
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A sudden, unexpected death is always horrible.
01:27 PM on 11/03/11
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Rest in Peace.
01:30 PM on 11/03/11
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Wow I just saw them on October 23rd. Was right in front of him too! RIP. My condolences to his friends and family.
01:31 PM on 11/03/11
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wow. I've never listening to this band before but I know they played in Milwaukee on Halloween. Crazy. RIP.
01:31 PM on 11/03/11
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RIP
Hope they're able to get through this.
01:33 PM on 11/03/11
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That is crazy. What a loss. :[

RIP.
01:34 PM on 11/03/11
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Wow, that sucks. R.I.P.

Gwar is awesome.
01:46 PM on 11/03/11
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that's so scary/horrible to have a band member die while on tour. RIP.
01:46 PM on 11/03/11
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This sucks. I wonder if they'll continue on the tour.
01:46 PM on 11/03/11
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Rest In Peace.
01:47 PM on 11/03/11
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Awful news. RIP.
01:56 PM on 11/03/11
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Wow, that's crazy. Glad to of seen him play before his passing, and hopefully they will continue so I can see them again this month.
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