Marcel Schirmer, born on December 22, 1966, is a German heavy metal musician. Commonly known as Schmier, he is the founding bassist and vocalist of the thrash metal band Destruction. He left Destruction in 1989 to form Headhunter and reunited with them in 1999. Schmier owned a pizzeria named Barracuda in Istein, but sold it in 2006. He lives in Freiburg. He also starred in Elvenkings 'The Winter Wake' as guest vocals on 'The Winter Wake'.