Thursday, November 10, 2011 @ 11:44 AM
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Arrangements have been finalized for the memorial service for Cory Smoot, aka GWAR guitarist Flattus Maximus. The service will take place tomorrow (Friday, November 11th) at the Bennett Funeral Home Chesterfield Chapel, located at 14301 Ashbrook Parkway in Chesterfield, VA. The service begins at 4 PM and is open to the public.
Cory's obituary can be viewed here.
In lieu of flowers the family is asking that contributions be made to the "Smoot Family Fund". Details about making contributions are forthcoming.
GWAR will have to cancel two performances on their current tour, so they can attend the services - Thursday, November 10th in Medford, OR and Friday, November 11th in San Francisco, CA are the dates that are affected. Tickets for both dates will be refunded at point of purchase. The complete remainder of the tour with EVERY TIME I DIE, GHOUL and WARBEAST will resume as scheduled Saturday, November 12th at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, and runs through Sunday, November 27th at Toad's Place in New Haven, CT.
GWAR tour dates:
12 - West Hollywood, CA - House of Blues
13 - Pomona, CA - Glasshouse
14 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre
15 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
16 - Denver, CO - The Summit Music Hall
18 - Austin, TX - East Side Drive In
19 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
20 - Houston, TX - House of Blues
21 - New Orleans, LA - The Hangar
22 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
23 - Tampa, FL - Green Iguana Stadium
25 - Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theatre
26 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
27 - New Haven, CT - Toad's Place