Marcin Rygiel

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Marcin Rygiel
Decapitated 02.jpg
Background information
Also known as Martin
Born (1983-04-30) 30 April 1983 (age 33)
Origin Krosno, Poland
Genres Death metal, technical death metal, avant-garde metal, black metal
Occupation(s) Bassist
Instruments Bass guitar
Years active 1996–2008, 2010–present
Labels Metal Mind, Earache
Associated acts Decapitated, Lux Occulta, Vader, Nader Sadek

Marcin "Martin" Rygiel, (born 30 April 1983 in Krosno, Poland), is a Polish musician, best known as the former bass guitarist of the technical death metal band Decapitated from 1997 to 2007, leaving several months before their hiatus. He was also a member of the avant-garde metal/black metal band Lux Occulta from 1998 until their hiatus in 2002.[1][2] In June 2008, Rygiel toured with the death metal band Vader as a session musician.[3] In 2010, Rygiel joined California-based death metal band Annihilated as their bassist until 2013. He was the bassist for the Egyptian-American death metal band Nader Sadek from 2014 to 2015.

He is a graduate of musical school in the first and second degree. He currently resides in California.


  • MusicMan Stingray 150 5-string bass guitars
  • Ernie Ball stainless steel and regular slinky bass strings
  • Ampeg SVT-4 pro head
  • Ampeg SVT-810E cabinet
  • Digitech BP-80 processor
  • Mipro wireless system



Lux Occulta


  • Injected (EP, 2012)