David Andersson, who had been Soilwork’s guitarist for the previous 10 years, has sadly died at age 47. In an announcement, the Swedish steel band cited “alcohol and psychological sickness” as elements that led to his passing.
Soilwork have been round for 1 / 4 century, with Andersson becoming a member of the band in 2012. He appeared on their final 4 albums, together with their newest, Övergivenheten, which simply got here out final month.
In an announcement posted to their Fb web page, Soilwork wrote the next:
“We’re deeply saddened right now, as we convey the horrible information of David Andersson’s passing. He was one in every of a sort and a superb man in so some ways. He was our guitarist for greater than 10 years and had a big effect on Soilwork’s musical journey ahead. Sadly alcohol and psychological sickness took you away from us. We’ll miss him dearly and can proceed to hold the musical legacy that he was part of. Our deepest condolences goes out to his household. Eternally grateful for the time we spent with you and all the great laughs. Thanks Dr. Dave. See you on the opposite aspect. We encourage everybody to respect the privateness of David’s household and buddies in these tragic instances.”
Our condolences exit to David Andersson’s household, buddies, and bandmates throughout this tough time. The band’s full Instagram submit might be seen beneath, in addition to a behind-the-scenes video of Andersson and singer Björn Strid discussing the making of Soilwork’s not too long ago launched Övergivenheten album.