The guitarist of Ministry and the legenday Rigor Mortis, Michael “Mike ” Scaccia, has passed away last night after the Bruce Corbitt’s 50th B-day show. He was on stage when he was struck by a heart attack.
Any official statement hasn’t been issued yet on Ministry’s page, which is currently overrun with messages of condolence from all the fans, however the frontman of Rigor Mortis, Bruce Corbitt, wrote in a status on his Facebook: “My brother is gone! The only reason I am who I am is Because of this man. If it was not for him I would not even be in a band. RIP Mike Scaccia! The greatest guitar player I ever knew!”
Metal Shock Finland‘s Staff sends condolences to all the Ministry, Rigor Mortis teams and Michael’s family.