Animus is a hard rock / metal live band doing gigs at Athens rock stages, playing covers of AC/DC, Bon Jovi, Deep Purple, Dream Theater, Guns N Roses, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Whitesnake and more. The band was formed in 2007 and members are George Chrysovitsiotis (Guitars/Vocals), Kostas Chrysovitsiotis (Drums), George Prattos (Guitars), Mania Alatzopoulou (Keys), Kostas Michalopoulos (Bass) and Eirini Mantopoulou (Vocals).
George is a civil engineer who loves learning foreign languages. He uses his vocals experience along with some guitar shredding to spice up the songs. He plays with an Ibanez guitar. His favorite musicians are Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, James Hetfield and David Coverdale.
Kostas is an SEO expert who loves digital marketing. He hits hard and loud, keeps the beat of the band. He plays with Tama drums and Paiste cymbals. His favorite musicians are Mike Portnoy, Lars Ulrich, Ian Paice and Neil Peart.
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George is a computer technician who loves house pets. He studies guitar a lot and goes for the high pitches. He plays with an Ibanez guitar and a 7-string Musicman. His favorite musicians are David Gilmour and Joe Satriani.
Mania is an accountant who loves puzzles and cooking. She has piano diploma and gives the songs a beautiful melody. She plays with a Korg Triton Extreme and a Korg Kronos.
Kostas is a mechanic who can tear down and assemble a whole car. He gives the band the low fat punch and groove. He plays with a Brown Mahogany 6-string Ibanez SR506 bass and a fretless 4-string Hohner Jazz Pro. His favorite musicians are Cliff Burton, Steve Harris, Markus Grosskopf, Rudy Sarzo, Billy Sheenan, Jaco Pastorius and Roger Waters.
Eirini is a microbiologist assistant who loves painting and other handicrafts. She likes all kinds of music but especially rock and blues. She plays a little piano and bass guitar. Her favorite musicians are R. J. Dio, Dream Theater, Led Zeppelin, Def Leppard, Black Sabbath, Metallica and Deep Purple.