Artillery - Founding Member Morten Stützer Passed Away

Danish legendary thrashers Artillery have shared sad news. At the age of 57, their founding member and guitarist Morten Stützer, has passed away. Together with his borther, Michael Stützer (also guitarist), he formed the band back in 1982.

Statement from the band: "Dear loyal friends and fans. It is with a heavy heart, a great deal of shock and a lot of disbelief that we have inform you that founding member, friend - and brother, Morten Stützer, no longer is with us. He passed away at the way-too-early age of 57 on the evening of October 2nd. He was surrounded by his family.

"We are absolutely devastated. Morten's contributions to the band has been invaluable. Besides his incredible musicianship, Morten's knowledge on so many aspects of life as well as his witty way of being will be so sorely missed. One thing that is not to forgotten however, is the legacy that Morten has left behind in this world.

"Morten's contributions and work in music has brought so much joy and entertainment to so many people throughout the world - and will continue to do so for generations to come. In this fact, we find a great deal of comfort. Needless to say, this will NOT be the end of Artillery. In Morten's spirit, and as an ode to Morten, Artillery will soldier on.

"Morten will be missed, but never forgotten. Good bye, Morten."

Band profile: Artillery
Posted: 07.10.2019 by berba_


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07.10.2019 - 13:53
The Entity
Such a down to earth guy, and awesome musician... R.I.P.
Industrial / Cosmic Black Metal
07.10.2019 - 18:06
Troy Killjoy
Too young indeed. I agree with their reason for continuing, the last thing most musicians want is for the music to stop.
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