Maria “Tristessa” Kolokouri Dead After Leukemia Complications

According to Blabbermouth, Maria Kolokouri, aka Tristessa, of the black metal band Astarte, has died due to complications after her battle with leukemia.

Tristessa’s husband, Nick Maiis, issued the following statement about her passing:

“Maria, she’s left from this world.

You are leaving a lot behind and my soul is in pain.

You are a special person, you are my wife. I will always adore you, our son and everybody that they love you. I will always honor you and you will never be forgotten.

Until we meet again, my love, I will kiss you from inside of my soul.”

R.I.P. Tristessa

(Image from Encyclopedia Metallum)

(Image from Encyclopedia Metallum)