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Old 11-03-2011, 11:25 AM
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GWAR Guitarist Cory Smoot (Flattus Maximus) Found Dead

http://www.metalsucks.net/2011/11/03...us-found-dead/

" 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.

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Old 11-03-2011, 11:51 AM
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Shit! This is crazy! I just saw them a couple days ago!

Well, "Cory Smoot" might be dead, but Flattus Maxiums must live on!
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Old 11-03-2011, 01:05 PM
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Old 11-03-2011, 01:42 PM
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Old 11-03-2011, 03:01 PM
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Old 11-03-2011, 03:04 PM
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I'm very grateful I got to see him with GWAR on Halloween... crazy shit. R.I.P.
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Old 11-03-2011, 03:14 PM
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Old 11-04-2011, 10:03 AM
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That sucks,feel bad for his family and bandmates.I was surprised they are playing tonight.I am supposed to see them on the 13th,hope it goes on.I remember when The Who's bass player John Entwistle died around ten years ago they played the same day too.
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Old 11-04-2011, 12:21 PM
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the band has announced they will continue to tour

and that they will be retiring the character Flattus Maximus in Cory's honor
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Old 11-04-2011, 12:48 PM
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the band has announced they will continue to tour

and that they will be retiring the character Flattus Maximus in Cory's honor
That's a mature move, I think. He's "gone back to his home planet" according to David Brockie.
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