NewsJanuary 18, 2024 2:27 PM ET2,231 views

Martin Lacroix (ex-Cryptopsy vocalist) has passed away

Martin Lacroix

Chris Slack

Cryptopsy and Gorguts have announced the recent passing of Martin Lacroix, a musician known for his work as the lead vocalist for death metal bands Spasme, Serocs, and Cryptopsy

Lacroix was also a seasoned graphic designer, known for his contributions to various Canadian metal bands, creating logos and album covers. Though he faced language barriers during his time with Cryptopsy, Lacroix left a notable impact on the band. 

His family has requested privacy as they mourn his untimely death, and further details regarding the circumstances are yet to be disclosed.

Cryptopsy posted this about his death on Instagram:

Farewell to Martin Lacroix, a formidable presence in Cryptopsy.  His brutal vocals, artistic prowess, and his warmth as a human will be dearly missed. Our thoughts are with his loved ones during this difficult time.

Gorguts added on their own page: 

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our dear friend [Martin Lacroix]. Martin was not only a gifted artist but also a close companion of Luc, residing nearby in Sherbrooke. Lacroix, a dedicated Gorguts fan, crafted the HarpSkull design for our shirts and later contributed to the entire artwork of Colored Sands (2013) on Season of Mist and some pieces for …And Then Comes Lividity: A Demo Anthology (2014) on War on Music Records. The scene has lost a precious gem, and he will always be remembered. RIP, Brother.

[via ThisDayInMetal]

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