Argentina is the country where he was born and in the same place Martin Carrizo took his last breath of air in the early morning hours of January 11. For seven years, the musician suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease that causes loss of muscle control; after struggling with severe pain Carrizo died in his fifties.
When we talk about music, Roseau He is characterized by his multiple facets, he is the composer and producer of a good part of his sister’s discography, Cecilia «Caramelito» Carrizo, at the same time that he was part of groups like ANIMAL, and performed with artists like Gustavo Cerati and the Solar indien.
He was Cecilia, who broke the news of the death of Martin through your account Instagram, along with a photo with his brother when they were little, he wrote: “Please tell me where I’m going. Thank you dear ones for so much love, help and unconditional support. They did it very well every day. Thank you so much. Martín passed away today, January 11, at dawn. Her love, her smile, her music will stay with us forever ”.
On January 3, Carrizo was 50 years old and that day, he shared a moving text on his social networks: “Today is my birthday. The truth is, I thought Christmas was not over but here I am, I finished developing a new protocol to continue to seek my final cure. 2022 gives me a lot of hope. I continue to beat and breathe. “
On several occasions the artist had spoken of how he felt with his illness, which he described as being “in hell”, he compared his feeling to being lying on the ground while an elephant stood on it. him, he suffered from constant pain all over the body, even in the veins, as he commented.
Besides the pains, Carrizo constantly struggled to keep from suffocating, as it was difficult for him to swallow and breathe.. In 2020, along with his sister, he traveled to Miami for treatment in which, according to his account, he received around 5,000 injections, but it did not work, so he had to return to Argentina without money and no income, because in 2019 his family started a campaign to collect the money needed for treatment, including the Solar indien organized a benefit concert to help her.
Between 1994 and 1997, Martín Carrizo was the drummer of ANIMAL. with which he recorded the discs End of a sick world (1994) and The new way of man (nineteen ninety-six). With this group he shot a large part of Argentina, South America, Central America and some cities in the United States.
In 1997 he retired from ANIMAL For personal reasons and between 1995 and 1998, he gave drums courses to, in addition to teaching his technique, promote the brands Mapex, Remo, Zildjian, Nord Lead and Ddrum. After you leave ANIMAL, played next to Walter Garden from Rat blanc in his solo project: Temple Walter Garden.
After, Gustavo Cerati summoned him to be the drummer on the album recording Puff (1999) and played in the 70 shows of this album which Cerati executed in South America, Central America and the United States.
In 2003, he returned to ANIMALThis time, in addition to being a drummer and composer, arranger, recording technician and mixing technician, the result was the album Combative (2004).
Four years later, Carrizo started playing with the Solar indien, took part in the discs The scent of the storm (2010) and Little birds, brave little boys (2013). After playing in various shows with him Indio Solari and the air conditioning fundamentalists In 2017, it was announced that Carrizo was not going to play the series due to “an illness which prevented him from playing”.