Dave Brockie, the lead singer of Gwar, died of an accidental heroin overdose according to the State Medical Examiner's Office.
he M.E.’s official cause of death: acute heroin toxicity, means: accident.
Brockie, was found unresponsive by his roommate in his North Richmond home on March 23. Responding police investigators found evidence of heroin use, but the cause of death wasn't finalized until toxicology tests were completed.
He was known as the prime heartbeat and creative leader of a large theatrical troupe popular around the world and twice nominated for a Grammy.
Just prior to his death, the band completed a tour of Japan, something Brockie had wanted to do for a long time.