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Alexander Szczygiel

Alexander Szczygiel

Real/full name:
Alexander Szczygiel / Alexandros Stsigkiel
41 (born Sep 13th, 1976)
Oct 9th, 2017
Died of:
Heart attack
Place of birth:
Poland (Wrocław)


Born in Poland (Polish father, Greek mother) and moved to Greece in 1986.

One of the most well-known figures in the Athenian metal scene, Alex was recognised as one of the most dedicated metal fans in Greece, for more than two decades being at the front row of most metal concerts. Most knew him by the nickname "Ο Πολωνός" ("Polish").


Also designed the logo for Iron on Iron Records.

Age of Sorrow

As Alex Stsigel:

2018 Ballads of Chaos Vocals

Age of Sorrow

2018 Ballads of Chaos Artwork (as "Alex Szczygiel")

Crimson Fire

2010 Metal Is Back Cover art

Darkness Eve

2000 The Art of Dying (Demo) Cover art, Logo

Dexter Ward

2010 Antarctic Dream (EP) Cover art (as "Alexandros Stsigkiel")

Hourglass Sands of Eternity

2002 Journey to Infinity Cover art (as "Alex Polonos")

Macedon Harriers

1987 Rise Again (Demo) Artwork ['08 Re-release]


2012 Randy (Compilation) Artwork

Released Anger

2005 Violent Instincts (EP) Cover art (as "Alexandros Stsigkiel")
2007 Faces of Fate Cover art (as "Alex "Polonos" Stsigkiel")

Spirits Engaged

2006 A Guardian Angel (Demo) Cover art (as "Alexander "Polonos" Szczygiel")


2004 Strikelight Logo (as "Alexander "Piratehead" Szczygiel")
2011 Taste My Attack Cover art


2008 Syrus (Compilation) Artwork

The Crucifier

2006 Cursed Cross Cover art


2009 The Complete Anthology (Compilation) Cover art (as "Alex Szczygiel")


2004 Avengers of Steel Cover art

Vice Human

2004 Beyond This Life Cover art
2006 Escape Cover art
2013 Inside My Grave Cover art
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