Massimo Morante, Co–Founder of Goblin Had Died

Massimo Morante — who influenced a generation of bands with his psychedelic guitar work as the co-founder of Goblin, has died. Along with his band, he helped compose iconic horror cinema masterpieces like Suspiria and Dawn of the Dead — has died. The group confirmed the news on Facebook. RIP.

His daughter, Valerie paid respects to her father and announced the funeral would take place this weekend in Rome. “It is with indescribable pain, a pain that trumps words, that breaks the breath and hammer the heart, that I announce the death of my father, Massimo Morante,” she wrote on Facebook. “For anyone who would like to give him a last goodbye, the funeral will take place on Saturday 25th June at 10.30 at the Church of Artists in Piazza del Popolo (Rome).”