Swedish metallers Soilwork have announced the passing of their guitarist David Andersson. He was 47 years old.
Earlier today (Wednesday, September 14),the band released the following statement via social media: «We are deeply saddened today, as we bring the terrible news of David Andersson’s passing. He was one of a kind and a brilliant man in so many ways. He was our guitarist for more than 10 years and had a big impact on oilworks’s musical journey forward. Sadly alcohol and mental illness took you away from us. We will miss him dearly and will continue to carry the musical legacy that he was a part of. Our deepest condolences goes out to his family. Forever grateful for the time we spent with you and all the good laughs».
«Thank you Dr. Dave. See you on the other side».
«We encourage everyone to respect the privacy of David’s family and friends in these tragic times».
Andersson joined Soilwork in 2012 and remained a member until his passing. He was also a member of The Night Flight Orchestra alongside Soilwork vocalist Björn Speed Strid.