Just hours after celebrating his birthday, Adrian Thomas, better known as DJ Ajax, died after running out into a road and being struck by a truck in Melbourne, Australia in the early morning hours of February 28. Ajax just turned 41-years old and police have ruled out foul play.
DJ Ajax founded the label Sweat It Out, who released a statement in the wake of his death that read, DJ Ajax was “instrumenta
“Absolutely heart breaking news about one of our long time former resident DJ’s AJAX. Ajax was resident at Chinese Laundry for over 7 years and was a great friend to everyone here & an amazing DJ that was always a crowd favorite. You will be sorely missed by everyone who knew you and everyone at Chinese Laundry. RIP Buddy.”
Ajax was a founding member of the Bang Gang Crew and is credited for bringing electronic dance music (EDM) to the mainstream in Australia. Rest in peace DJ Ajax.