Tag Archives: Flattus Maximus

GWAR And Municipal Waste To Perform Memorial Show For Cory Smoot, U.S. Tour To Follow

Posted by on January 20, 2012

The first memorial show held in honor of late GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot was packed with its own special moments. However, Smoot’s band mates are planning an even bigger memorial show to help raise funds for his family. Last night, GWAR announced plans via Facebook to hold another memorial show for the fallen guitarist on […]

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Video: Cannabis Corpse Performs With Randy Blythe At Cory Smoot’s Memorial Show

Posted by on January 9, 2012

This past Saturday night, friends and family held a memorial show for the late GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus) in Richmond, VA. While the focus of the night was to honor Smoot and to raise funds for his family, one of the major highlights from the concert came from Cannabis Corpse’s performance with […]

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Cory Smoot’s Cause Of Death Revealed

Posted by on December 6, 2011

The passing of GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus) is still a shock to everyone in the metal community. And today, a little more than one month later, an autopsy has been completed and an official cause of death has been revealed. An official statement from the band included the following from North Dakota […]

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Cory Smoot Memorial Concert To Be Held In January

Posted by on November 23, 2011

In addition to launching a family fund in honor of the late Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus), GWAR had stated their hopes to launch a memorial concert for the fallen guitarist. And now plans for said memorial show, which will also serve as a CD release party for Cory Smoot Experiment’s new album When Worlds […]

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GWAR To Move Forward With European Tour

Posted by on November 18, 2011

GWAR made the hard decision to move forward with their Return Of The Maggot tour despite the sudden passing of guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus). And while the band will be wrapping up the North American leg next week in New Haven, CT (November 27), they will also be moving forward with their previously […]

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GWAR Launch The Smoot Family Fund In Honor Of Guitarist

Posted by on November 16, 2011

GWAR have been moving forward with their current tour in honor of guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus), who passed away two weeks ago. And now, as promised, the band and their label Metal Blade Records have launched a web page for the Smoot Family Fund in hopes of raising funds for the guitarist’s wife […]

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Video: GWAR Perform Unmasked In Honor Of Cory Smoot

Posted by on November 14, 2011

Without question, it’s been an extremely difficult week for GWAR following the sudden death of guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus). Despite everything, GWAR decided to move forward with their current tour. And during their stop in Portland, OR this past Thursday (November 9), the band did something rare and spontaneous. In honor of their […]

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Details Confirmed For Cory Smoot’s (AKA Flattus Maximus) Memorial Service, GWAR Cancels Select Dates

Posted by on November 10, 2011

The metal community is still shocked by the passing of GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot, better known as Flattus Maximus. While the band has moved forward with their current tour in honor of the guitarist, GWAR have canceled two dates in order to attend Smoot’s memorial service. The memorial service will be taking place tomorrow, November […]

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Dave Brockie (AKA Oderus Urungus) Provides Further Comments On Cory Smoot’s Death, Provides Status On GWAR

Posted by on November 4, 2011

A day after first revealing the passing of guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus), singer Dave Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus) has released a follow up statement. In addition to further discussing Smoot’s untimely death, Brockie also revealed that GWAR will retire the character Flattus Maximus and they will continue on with their current tour. Here […]

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GWAR Still Set To Perform Tonight In Edmonton

Posted by on November 4, 2011

While a full official statement is forthcoming, the Edmonton Journal reports that GWAR’s show in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada tonight will go on as planned.

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