Miika Tenkula R.I.P.

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According to various news sources including Blabbermouth.net, Miika
Tenkula, former lead guitarist and main songwriter of the acclaimed
Finnish band SENTENCED, was found dead at his home yesterday. He was
35 years old.Nalle Österman (GANDALF, LULLACRY, CHAOSBREED) tells
BLABBERMOUTH.NET, "It's true, confirmed personally by [former
SENTENCED] drummer Vesa Ranta.

"The fact remains that Miika had a serious drinking problem for many
years which escalated after SENTENCED was buried. They don't call it
King Alcohol for nothing…

"The metal scene in Finland mourns now for one of the most talented
metal guitarists to ever emerge from [the country]."

The official cause of Miika's death has not yet been released.