Guitarist Benaiah Fiu Obituary – A Gold Coast musician has died in his sleep just hours after playing a gig with his band. Guitarist Benaiah Fiu, 32, had performed at a Burleigh Heads venue with his band, Strange Motel, last Friday night before being found dead by his mother the following morning.
No cause of death has been confirmed. Throughout his music career, Mr Fiu had founded several bands including Strange Motel, Paper, Sex Drive and Friction Control. Friction Control posted a tribute on Instagram featuring a slide show of pictures following news of his death. “Until we meet again. Rest easy brother,” the caption said.