What happened to Sebastian Marino? Former Overkill and Anvil guitarist dies aged 57


Sebastian Marino, previous guitarist for the groups Over the top excess and Blacksmith’s iron during the 90s, died at 57 years old, on January 1. According to different reports, he was raced to the emergency clinic while dealing with Another Year’s Eve work, setting up sound gear for an occasion in Florida. The news was shared on Facebook by Marino’s companion and partner, Bruce Pilato. The reason for Marino’s passing has still not been clarified.

The two groups Iron block and Needless excess affirmed the news on Twitter. Iron block vocalist guitarist Steve Lips Kudlow on January 1, posted:


“Sympathies to my companion Sebastian Marino’s loved ones. Seby was a dear companion and I will miss him significantly!! Worth the Weight was a very exceptional Blacksmith’s iron collection and it will keep Seby alive through our set of experiences until the end of time! Tear SEBASTIAN MARINO.”

Needless excess took to Twitter on January 2 to affirm Marino’s passing. The band composed:

“It’s with crushing sadness that we grieve the death of our old buddy and incredible performer, Sebastian Marino. Seb was a resource in the studio as well as on the stage for the 3 deliveries he did with us. The music world has lost one of the great ones.”Sebastian Marino was the lead guitarist for Blacksmith’s iron and Pointless excess
Marino joined Blacksmith’s iron in 1989 and was with the band until 1995, chipping away at their hit collection Worth the Load in 1991. It was Blacksmith’s iron’s just delivery with Sebastian Marino on guitar, during his seven-year residency.

Marino’s companion and partner Michael Amico, in a point by point Facebook post, said that Marino was a splendid performer and later moved to sound creation. In his post, he referenced that Marino was an individual from a neighborhood band called Pantera in his early stages.

“I recollect discussions with him at the Penny Arcade in Rochester NY when he had joined Iron block and we giggled about the reality his character was inverse the animosity numerous multiple occasions.”

In a Facebook post, Bruce Pilato, who posted about Marino’s passing, portrayed his own relationship with Marino:

“He and I return to the 1980s and during the 1990s we cooperated with Linda Rutherford and Celtic Fire, which highlighted his most memorable spouse. It was Sebastian who I drew nearer for a street group when I initially began working with Carl Palmer in 2005.”

“Sebastian basically brought a huge number of top quality creation individuals who made up the street groups of Carl Palmer’s band; ASIA; YES and other platinum level demonstrations all over the planet. He resembled a closest companion to any functioning performer or street tech’s who collaborated with him. He generally treated them decently and frequently working for short of what he ought to have recently so the music could get by.”
Subsequent to leaving the band, Marino proceeded to possess and work his A/V organization Sound Pictures and was essential for the visiting group for the groups Yes and Asia.