It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Angelo Bruschini, a gifted musician, and an integral member of the iconic band Massive Attack. Angelo left this world on October 23, 2023, at the age of 62, leaving behind a legacy that will forever resonate through his extraordinary contributions to the world of music. Angelo died after an ongoing battle with lung cancer.
Angelo Bruschini displayed a passion for music from a young age. His journey as a guitarist and musician took flight when he joined Massive Attack, one of the most pioneering and influential groups in the music industry. Angelo’s unparalleled talent and dedication to his craft helped shape the distinctive sound that became synonymous with the band.
Throughout his illustrious career, Angelo’s skillful guitar work and musical ingenuity were pivotal in crafting the moody, atmospheric, and evocative soundscapes that have captivated audiences around the world. His contributions to albums like “Blue Lines,” “Protection,” “Mezzanine,” and “Heligoland” solidified his status as a musical visionary.
RIP Angelo 🤍— Massive Attack (@MassiveAttackUK) October 24, 2023
A singularly brilliant & eccentric talent. Impossible to quantify your contribution to the Massive Attack canon.
How lucky we were to share such a life together. pic.twitter.com/btSqYQnOoM