DJ Ajax

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Ajax DJing in Melbourne in 2005
Background information
Birth nameAdrian Thomas[1]
Also known asAjax
Born(1971-08-05)5 August 1971
Died28 February 2013(2013-02-28) (aged 41)
Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
GenresElectro mash/ up
Occupation(s)Disc jockey
Record producer

Adrian Thomas (5 August 1971[2] – 28 February 2013),[3] better known as DJ Ajax, was an Australian Electronic Dance Music DJ known for playing a wide range of styles, including electro, techno and electroclash.


Thomas was a radio show host for Sunsets (Bang Gang Show) on FBI Radio 94.5 and a founding member of Australian collective Bang Gang.

He toured France, USA and the UK in 2006 for Modular UK and released a remix/mix CD package Spin City through Tinted Records. In turn, he mixed Ministry of Sound Mashed 1 and Ministry of Sound Mashed 2 with Bang Gang DJs in 2002 and 2004 respectively, and a mix CD with Tiga titled In the Mix in 2005.

Ajax was voted one of Australia's top 5 DJs in the inthemix 50 poll, taking out the number one spot in both 2006 and 2007.[4]


Thomas was crossing a road in Parkville, an inner Melbourne suburb, in the early hours of 28 February 2013 when he was hit by a truck and died at the scene.[5]


  1. ^ "Ajax: Prince of the decks". In The Mix. Retrieved 27 March 2007.
  2. ^ "Aussie DJ Ajax killed after being hit by a truck in Melbourne". 1 March 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Aussie musician DJ Ajax dies in Melbourne car accident". TNT. 28 February 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  4. ^ inthemix50: 2009 Archived 25 September 2012 at the Wayback Machine., "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 September 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2013..
  5. ^ "". SMH. Sydney. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013.

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