R stick Drumsticks Christos Christos Grekas was born in 1977 and raised in Athens, Greece.

He  has studied drums and classical theory and harmony at the London College of Music

and has also taken private lessons in drums guided by teachers such as Antreas Mouzakis , Fotis Benardo and  Ilias Doumanis , all of them great drums’ players in the worldwide setting.

His main influences are Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree)  and Danny Carey (Tool) and he owns them his special interest in rock and progressive rock music. Chris is endorsed by R stick drumsticks, Cympad , Sky Gel and Gabriel Drums

The Black Capes

 

The Black Capes are a goth dark rock band from Athens, Greece. Formed in 2016

 

 

Theblackcapes
The Black Capes are a gothic rock/metal band formed in 2016 from Athens, Greece.
They released their first album “All These Monsters” (2017) produced by Peter Rutcho (Parkway Drive, Deez Nuts, Falling in Reverse etc), artwork Seth Siro Anton (Paradise Lost, Moonspell, Septic Flesh etc), with German label Dark Tunes. The album remained in the top 10 of the German Alternative Charts for one month, and the legendary magazine Orkus presented The Black Capes as “Band of the Month” for June 2017. The European music press took notice in the band, with great number of reviews and interviews (Legacy, Rock Hard, Metal Hammer, Sonic Seducer).
The band members have toured Greece and Europe, and have shared the stage with historic bands such as Type O Negative, Moonspell, Paradise Lost, Tiamat, Kylessa, etc. which makes live shows the band's strongest suit.
In 2019 the band got endorsed by Hype energy drink for 2 music videos and also wrote the title song along with Alex S. Wamp for Costas Zappas new Greek/German produced movie Frankenstein.
The Black Capes second album "Lullabies for the dead" produced again by Peter Rutch, artwork by Angry Blue (Guns and Roses, Iggy Pop, Faith No More, Slayer, Melvins etc) will be released April 2020 via darlTunes records.

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Career
Christos started to work professionally in 2002 as a member of the band Delightfull and after that he collaborated in various bands such as No Sequence, Ghost season ( EP Ghost like her), Countdown. Recently he is performing as a member of the band The Black Capes, a new gothic rock band which consists of Alex S. Wamp vox, Thanos Jan guitar, Irene Ketikidi guitar, Chris Rusty bass. Their debut album All These Monsters (2017) delivers a spooky and unsetting gothic hard rock sound and has already been introduced at the top ten of the Deutche Alternative Charts. Moreover, Orkus German magazine has announced them as “the BAND of the month” for June 2017.


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