Former To/Die/For drummer Santtu Lonka has died

Posted by on January 27, 2020


Former To/Die/For drummer Santtu Lonka has passed away. No cause of death has been revealed at this time. The band confirmed the news on their social media with the following statement:


“Sad day today.

To/Die/For drummer Santtu Lonka passed away.

Santtu played drums on IV,WWO and Samsara albums.

We shared good and bad moments here and there from mexico to japan,on european tours,in turkey etc. And just were friends from a same city.

After TDF,Santtu played drums in a band called as “Murderdome” and “Boothill Regulators”

Before TDF he played in New Dawn Foundation and Jackwire.

If you have pictures of Santtu,or memories,feel free to share them here on TDF fb wall.

He will be missed!”




Unfortunately, this marks the third drummer of the month who has passed away. We send our condolences to Lonka’s family and friends during this difficult time.

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