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Hells Angels Athens Greece

Athens / December 15, 2019

Thrash Metal band from Athens, Greece formed in early 2001 by Nick Melissourgos at the age of 16, influenced by old-school thrash metal.

2001-2004 Suicidal Angels were more of a school band, after some early line-up changes, Nick meets Orpheas Tzortzopoulos (drums), and recorded the second demo "Angels' Sacrifice" 2004 April, they recorded "The Calm before the Storm", which receives good reviews in Europe. In September the band releases "Bloodthirsty Humanity" and performs live with [Invalid Label], Themis Katsimichas (guitars) joined the band [first as a session member and then permanent]

2005-2006 The band records "Armies of Hell", which gets distribution by Evil Records and hits the stores in Greece in early 2006. In April 2006, bass player Χριστίνα Γεμιδοπούλου [Christine] decides to leave the band and is replaced by Sotiris Skarpalezos shortly after. The band continues to perform live in concerts both in Greece and abroad. On October 16, 2006, Suicidal Angels sign their first record deal, with the California based OSM Records.

2007-2008 Recordings of "Eternal Domination" stasted in January, it was mixed and mastered by Colin Davis in L.A. Shortly after, in April they toured with Rotting Christ at "Theogonia Balkans tour 2007" In May 2007, they supported Kreator in Athens, Greece. Mille Petrozza was truly impressed by the band's performance and to the band's astonishment he appeared on stage wearing the Suicidal Angels t-shirt. In November Massacre in Europe. 2008 They toured with Onslaught promoting "Eternal Domination". On May 11 they presented the album to the Greek audience at their hometown, Athens. In October they supported Nile in Athens, Greece. In December 2008, bass player Sotiris Skarpalezos left the band.

In March 2009, they entered the studio Prophecy & Music Factory Studios, Germany with the producer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis and recorded "Sanctify the Darkness". Also they took part in the Rock The Nation Award 2009 which was held in partnership with Nuclear Blast Records, Boomer Entertainment and magazines from all over Europe such as Metal Hammer (D, I, GR, E), Terrorizer UK, Rock Tribune B, Scream NO, Metallian F and Spark CZ. Suicidal Angels were picked final winner from over 1200 band submissions. After the album was released, the band went with with Kataklysm, Belphegor, Overkill at Metal festivals such as Metalcamp, Sonisphere Greece, Wacken Open Air, PartySan and Summer Breeze.

2010-Today They signed with NoiseArt Records [until today], a division of Rock The Nation, which also does the booking for Suicidal Angels. They participated at “Thrashfest” tour 2010, along with Kreator, Exodus and Death Angel throughout Europe.
After the success of this tour, the band is confirmed for more summer festivals, ending up to Brutal Assault Open Air ( 2nd time in a row) in August, performing in front of almost 20.000 people at that afternoon. “Divide and Conquer”, released on the 10th of January 2014, climbs up more, hitting this time position #82 in the German charts.

Source: www.discogs.com