Who was Angelo Bruschini (Massive Attack Guitarist)? Age, Wiki, Bio, Family, Career, Net Worth & More

Angelo Bruschini was a talented and influential guitarist who played for the British trip-hop band Massive Attack. He was born in Bristol, England, in 1958 and started his musical career in the late 1970s with various punk and new wave bands. He joined Massive Attack in 1997 and contributed to their albums Mezzanine, 100th Window, Heligoland, and Ritual Spirit. He also performed live with the band and collaborated with other artists such as Robert Plant, Peter Gabriel, and Portishead. He died of lung cancer on October 23, 2023, at the age of 65 . In this post, we will explore his life, career, family, net worth, and more.

Angelo Bruschini Biography Profile

NameAngelo Bruschini
Nick NameMassive Attack
Date of Birth1958 (exact date unknown) 
Birth PlaceBristol, England
Age (as of 2023)65 years (deceased)
ProfessionGuitarist, producer, musician
Home Town/StateBristol, England
HobbiesMusic production, remixing, activism
Marital Statusmarried
Net WorthEstimated at $45 million

Angelo Bruschini Early Life and Education:

Angelo Bruschini was born in Bristol, England, in 1958. He grew up in a musical family and developed an interest in guitar at an early age. He started playing in various punk and new wave bands in the late 1970s, such as The Numbers and Rimshots. He also attended art college for a brief period, but dropped out to pursue his musical career

Angelo Bruschini Family Details:

  • Father Name: Unknown
  • Mother Name: Unknown
  • Brother(s): Unknown
  • Sister(s): Unknown
  • Wife: Sue (former manager
  • Children: He had two sons, Tom and Joe, and a daughter, Lucy 

Career Highlights:

Angelo Bruschini was a talented and influential guitarist who played for several bands and artists over the years. He joined The Blue Aeroplanes in 1984 and became one of their main members. He contributed to their albums Tolerance, Bop Art, Friendloverplane, Swagger, Beatsongs, and Life Model. He also toured extensively with them and performed at festivals such as Glastonbury and Reading. He left the band in 1998 to focus on other projects.

He joined Massive Attack in 1997 and became their permanent lead guitarist both in the studio and live. He played on their albums Mezzanine, 100th Window, Heligoland, and Ritual Spirit. He also collaborated with other artists such as Robert Plant, Peter Gabriel, Portishead, Jane Taylor, Strangelove, and The Pop Group. He was known for his innovative and versatile style of playing, blending rock, funk, jazz, blues, and electronic elements. He was also a producer and worked on Strangelove’s eponymous album in 1997.

He died on October 23rd, 2023, after battling lung cancer. He announced his diagnosis on social media in July and said he had a great life and wanted to write a book. His death was confirmed by Massive Attack on October 24th, who paid tribute to him as a “singularly brilliant and eccentric talent”. His former bandmates from The Blue Aeroplanes also expressed their sadness and called him their brother. His fans and friends also mourned his loss and celebrated his legacy.

Physical Stats and More:

  • Height (Aprox.): Unknown
  • Weight (Aprox.): Unknown
  • Body Type: Slim
  • Figure Size: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Black (later grey)
  • Hair Length: Short
  • Shoe Size: Unknown


Massive Attack are known for their social and political activism, supporting causes such as anti-war movements, environmentalism, human rights, and nuclear disarmament. They have worked with Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and Stop the War Coalition, while also having helped fund a legal challenge to military intervention in international courts. They have also donated proceeds from their concerts to various charities and organizations such as UNICEF , War Child , Amnesty International , Oxfam , and others. They have also used their music and visuals to raise awareness and express their views on issues such as climate change , racism , surveillance , corruption , and media manipulation.

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