As reported earlier, BEYOND THE BRIDGE guitar and keyboard player Simon Oberender has passed away. Oberender was also the keyboardist for Amanda Somerville’s band TRILLIUM and worked in the Gate Studios in Wolfsburg as a sound engineer and producer, which included KAMELOT‘s new album, Silverthorn.
The band has issued the following statement:
“We were, and still are deeply shocked and saddened to learn about the passing of Simon Oberender, guitarist/ keyboardist for Beyond The Bridge and Trillium. Simon was also part of the Kamelot family since he worked with Sascha Paeth on the production of the album (sound engineering) and was one of the voices of the Silverthorn Choir. He was also the mastering engineer for Silverthorn. The picture below shows him at work during choir recording sessions in June at the Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Our condolences go out to his family and all at Gate Studios.
Rest in peace Simon, we miss you!”