Solemn occasion for us to declare but can’t seat sear as it’s about our Asian black metal scene, and one of the flag bearer of the scene has been deceased the last night. Sam-Ong Trysatyr, best known as Avaejee (from Zygoatsis and Surrender of Divinity fame) was murdered on 9th January, 2014 in his own house. A police report says that Avaejee was killed by stabbing with a knife to his left neck and chest. The dead body was found at about 21:30 local time in home No. 49/206, Sai Mai, Bangkok Pattanachai village when the victim’s wife, Kylie, found his husband bleeding dead. Later she gave her statement to police that there were two persons came to his husband earlier as they were discussing and drinking beer in the ground floor. Late in night she came downstairs and found the dead body. Police suspected those two men and confirmed further investigation on the killing.
Avaejee was 37 years old and is a respected musician among the black metal fans around the world. He played bass and handled vocal duties in Siamese black metal band Surrender of Divinity. The band toured in America, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore etc and got acceptance among black metal enthusiasts. He also played in another Thai black metal act Zygoatsis where he had played guitars. His sad departure will be a dreadful loss among the black metal cults around the world. We bless him for his journey to the other side. Rest in peace AVAEJEE.
Listen Surrender of divinity – The triumph of thy majesty:
Written by: Somber Oracle