Cory Smoot

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    March 24, 2014

    RIP Oderus Urungus: Gwar's five most entertaining videos

    Dave Brockie, better known as Gwar frontman/front-alien Oderus Urungus, passed away this morning. He was just fifty years old. His death follows that of guitarist Cory Smoot, aka Flattus Maximus, in 2011, while the band was on tour. Having formed the band of terrifying alien creatures in 1984, Brock ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    The ten best concerts this week: 10/29-11/2

    Happy Monday, amigos. Hope you didn't go too hard this past weekend -- though, judging from the pics from Rockbar's last call, some of you apparently did -- because there's at least four truckloads of shows (including Ryan Adams acoustic set at Boulder Theater tonight) going down this week, which me ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012


    Wednesday, October 31, Summit Music Hall, 866-468-7621.

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    November 17, 2011

    Review: Gwar at Summit Music Hall, 11/16/11

    Aaron ThackerayGwar last night at Summit Music Hall​GWAR at SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 11/16/11There's not a lot left to say about Gwar that hasn't already been mythologized. Instead, I'll defer to tradition: About twenty minutes before one of the band's shows, you hear the collective sound of zipper ... More >>

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    November 4, 2011

    Gwar's upcoming Denver date still happening, despite the death of guitarist Cory Smoot

    gwar.netCory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus, age 34) ​By now, you've probably heard about the death of Gwar guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus), who was found dead on the band's tour bus at a truckstop in Pembina, North Dakota, not far from the Canadian border. After performing at First Ave ... More >>