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Front man Juhani Palomäki of the Finnish funeral doom outfit, Colosseum sadly passes away. The band has issued an update on their official Myspace page:
"Juhani Palomäki’s musical career, including the composition of eight full-length albums for Yearning and Colosseum, has ended as he was found deceased on Saturday May 15th 2010. His final composition, Colosseum’s recently recorded third album, Chapter 3: Parasomnia, shall be released as planned, in order to honour Juhani’s memory.
"This also marks the end of Colosseum as a band, but Juhani’s musical genius and artistic integrity shall nevertheless forever live on, both on his records and in our hearts. We have lost a brilliant musician and a true friend, who will be greatly missed not only by us, but by his loved ones and countless people all around the world who have been touched by his art.
"Farewell, Juhani. May you rest in peace.
Olli, Janne, Sameli"
SAATTUE, the Finnish band featuring former and current members of such underground acts as YEARNING, LET ME DREAM, ULTRAMAYHEM ORGANISATION and BRAINDRAIN, have completed work on a new three-song promotional CD containing the cuts "Luutarhuri", "Ikiuneen" and "Kaaosmaa".
SAATTUE have undergone several lineup changes since the release of their last EP, "Kivisydän", but musically the band "keep on producing the same doomy metal with Finnish lyrics as earlier," according to a press release. A full-length MP3 of the song "Luutarhuri" can be downloaded here.
SAATTUE played their first show outside Finland on January 28 at the Rock Cafe in Tallinn, Estonia.