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Founding member of Finnish gothic metallers Silentium Matti Aikio has passed away

Author Arto Mäenpää - 26.8.2022

The founding member of Finnish long running gothic metal band Silentium, Matti Aikio, has passed away at the age of 46. Aikio formed Silentium in 1995 with keyboardist Sami Boman and played with the band until 2019. He quit the band after moving to Germany and joined a metal band called Avataria who was active until his death. Silentium has shared the tragic news and you can read them below: