Surviving members of the defunct SENTENCED have collectively issued a statement regarding the passing of former guitarist/songwriter, Miika Tenkula:
“SENTENCED mourn the loss of Miika Tenkula, a dear friend, a truly remarkable artist and musician, and the very soul of what used to be SENTENCED. Rest now, brother - in your music and our hearts you will live forever.
“R.I.P. Miika Tenkula [1974 - 2009]”
An official farewell video has been released in his memory: