Former Cradle Of Filth guitarist Stuart Anstis has passed away at 48 years old. Anstis played with Cradle Of Filth between 1995 and 1999, performing on both the Dusk And Her Embrace and Cruelty And The Beast records alongside the V Empire or Dark Faerytales In Phallustein EP.
No further information is available at this time, as the news was broken by former Cradle Of Filth guitarist Richard Shaw. “Rest in peace, Stuart,” said Shaw. It was an honour performing your music. Thoughts are with his friends and family at this difficult time.”