Burgerkill founding guitarist Aries Tanto – aka Eben – dies aged 46

Eben of Burgerkill
(Image credit: Burgerkill / Instagram)

Eben – founding guitarist of Indonesian metal band Burgerkill – has died at the age of 46.

News of the musician's death – whose real name was Aries Tanto – was first broken by Bandung, Indonesia's Hellprint music festival, and later confirmed by Burgerkill on Instagram. Indonesian publication Hai Grid also reported Eben's death, saying he was “shooting, then suddenly fainted”.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.