Huge Assault guitarist Angelo Bruschini has died simply months after revealing his lung most cancers prognosis, the band have introduced.

The information was shared by the band on Twitter/X immediately (October 24), who described the guitarist as “a singularly brilliant & eccentric talent”.

“Impossible to quantify your contribution to the Massive Attack canon,” they wrote. “How lucky we were to share such a life together.”

Bruschini’s spouse, Jessica, additionally shared the information in a Fb submit immediately, asserting that he died within the early hours of yesterday morning (October 23). “I am very sad to announce that my beautiful husband, Angelo Bruschini, died on 23rd October 2023 at 12.15am,” the submit learn. “It was from a rare and aggressive cancer.”

Bruschini introduced his lung most cancers prognosis again in July of this 12 months, writing in a Fb submit: “Twice now I have been told ‘Good luck’ by specialist’s at the hospital over lung cancer, I think I’m fucked! Had a great life, seen the world many many times, met lots of wonderful people, but the door is closing, think I will write a book.”

The Bristol-born artist joined Huge Assault within the Nineties after the journey hop collective fashioned in 1988.

He additionally carried out for different bands together with The Blue Aeroplanes, who wrote on Fb that they had been “devastated” to announce Bruschini’s passing, including: “Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time. Rest In Peace Ange x.”

Numerous tributes have poured in for the artist on social media. You possibly can view some under.

Bruschini additionally performed with bands The Numbers and Rimshots, and produced Strangelove‘s eponymous album in 1997. He played guitar on Jane Taylor’s single ‘Blowing This Candle Out’, which got here out in 2005.