Sascha Dikiciyan (also known as Sonic Mayhem) is a German video games composer, producer, and sound designer.
Sascha Dikiciyan started his career in the video game industry in 1996 when he sent his CD Quake: Methods of Destruction to id Software. The album was an alternate soundtrack to company’s first-person shooter Quake. John Romero, one of the id Software's founders, approved the album and asked the composer to score the soundtrack for Quake’s sequel. Since that he has been working on numerous games by different companies. Some of Dikiciyan's best-acknowledged works include Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, Hellgate: London, and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided among others.
Dikiciyan is known for his harsh industrial sound with. Many of his music track for video games revolve around repeating musical phrases and motives. Some of his latest works also incorporate elements of orchestral music.