Anvil and Overkill guitarist Sebastian Marino dies aged 57

RIP Sebastian Marino, guitarist with Anvil and Overkill
(Image credit: Discogs / Bruce Pilato/Facebook)

Guitarist Sebastian Marino, who played in veteran Canadian metal band Anvil and US thrashers Overkill, has passed away, aged 57.

Marino joined Anvil in 1989 and served with them until 1995, playing on 1991 album Worth The Weight. He later played with New Jersey’s Overkill and recorded three albums with the band, including 1996’s The Killing Kind, 1997’s From The Underground And Below and 1999’s Necroshine

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.