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from AP via NY Daily News

GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot dead on tour bus


MINNEAPOLIS — The lead guitarist for the heavy metal band GWAR was found dead Thursday on its tour bus following a concert in Minneapolis, the band’s manager and record label said.

Manager Jack Flanagan and record label Metal Blade said Cory Smoot’s body was discovered Thursday before the bus crossed into Canada on the Richmond, Va.-based band’s tour.

It’s unclear what caused Smoot’s death or how old he was.

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Posted on November 4, 2011 by Editor

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