German Heavy metallers Stormwitch former guitarist Harald “Lee Tarot” Spengler has passed away on 11.04.2013 at the age of 50 in the night from the effects of a severe stroke in hospital. It was the band itself that broke the sad news. Lee Tarot was the original guitarist and part of the band from 1979-1989. His last musical legacy he had left in 1999 at the “Odyssey” album of TAROT’S MYST.
STORMWITCH is one of the cult-bands of Heavy Metal and throughout their working career have given the world classics like Walpurgis Night (1984), Tales Of Terror (1985), Stronger Than Heaven (1986), The Beauty And The Beast (1988), Eye Of The Storm (1990) War Of The Wizards (1992) and Shogun (1994).
During this career the band went through different phases and were considered by their fans as the ‘Masters Of Black Romantic’ and always be remembered so by them as long as they live forth.
Stormwitch released this brief message: “Yesterday we got the message, that Harald Spengler (Lee Tarot) had a stroke. We are very sad about this message, our thoughts are with it, his family and members.“
Source – Official site
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