MARTIN ERIC “AIN” STRICKER 1967 – 2017

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The tragic news of former Celtic Frost bassist Martin Eric Ain death has just reached me. According to the Swiss news, Martin suffered a heart attack on Saturday 21. October, whilst changing trams in his home town of Zurich. According to his friend Graber, “he was in fine health ” shortly before his untimely death.

His involvement with Hellhammer andCeltic Frost helped shape the world of extreme metal as we know it today, influencing many bands from many genres.

His music will live on for eternity R.I.P