Massive Attack in mourning: the band "devastated" by the death of one of its members
Sylvie Claire / October 25, 2023
Leading British trip-hop band Massive Attack announced on Tuesday the death of its guitarist Angelo Bruschini, who had been suffering from lung cancer. "Rest in Peace Angelo. A singularly brilliant and original talent," wrote Massive Attack on its X (ex-Twitter) account, deeming it "impossible to quantify" his contribution to the band hailing from Bristol, England. On its Instagram account, the band added that it was "devastated" by the loss of its guitarist.
Founded in the 1980s, Massive Attack rose to fame in the 1990s with their album "Mezzanine", followed by "100th Windows". After playing in several bands, Angelo Bruschini joined the group in 1990, helping to shape the Bristol-based outfit's musical identity. Last July, Angelo Bruschini revealed on his Facebook account that he was suffering from lung cancer and that his health was worsening.
"I've had a superb life, I've travelled the world many times, met many wonderful people, but the door is closing," he had written.