Welcome to my profile! I am George. I am a musician, and a reserve officer in the Greek Military. I am from Greece, living in Athens. I spend most of my time at work, studios, concerts, or chilling behind my computer. Below, there is information about me.
Date of Birth: October 6th 1985 (26 years old)
Nameday: April 23rd (St. George's day)
Celtic Astrology: The Ivy
Chineese Astrology: Ox
Egyptian Astrology: Bastet (Feline)
Aztec Astrology: Death (Miquiztli)
Hair: Dark Blonde
Piercings: 2 (1 labret, 1 left nipple)
Education: Proficiency Degree in English (2003). Diploma in Music Technology (2004). Graduated from the Infantry Reserve Officer School of the Hellenic Army (2005). Attended Recording Arts course @ SAE Amsterdam (2009)
Languages: Greek, English, a little German and some words and phrases in Dutch.
Favourite places to be: Concerts (on the stage, I'm not very fond of being part of the audience), Other Countries (usually touring with the band, but I love seeing other cultures, meeting new people, etc).
Smokes: Winston Blues
Drinks: Smirnoff North, Southern Comfort with Coke, Red Bull, Moscatto D'Asty and a shitload of coffee.
Music Technology Course Diploma from "OMIROS" Institute, 2004.
Currently apprentice of George Kollias (NILE).
Studying Professional Drumming at MMS Institute, Athens.
Followed a Recording Arts course at SAE Athens & Sae Amsterdam Institute of Technology.
Here are listed some bands/artists I work/have worked with (Capital=still active in those):
Drumkit: Castler Custom George Tzitzifas Signature Handmade (Maple). All the drums have their interior painted with a muffling substance for extra attack.
22"x18" Bass Drum (x2)
8" 10" 12" 14" 16" 18" Rack Toms (No legs, all the toms are mounted).
5.5"x14" Maple Snare Drum w/ internal wooden ring
Cymbals: VELVET Versatile Series Ride 20"
VELVET Versatile Series Hihat 14"
VELVET Versatile Series Crash 16"
VELVET Versatile Series Crash 18"
VELVET Versatile Series 17"
VELVET Versatile Series Splash 10"
VELVET Versatile Series Splash 8"
VELVET Versatile Series China 18"
VELVET Versatile Series China 16"
VELVET Versatile Series China 17"
Rack system: PEARL ICON 3-SIDE CURVED DRUM RACK + SIDE EXTENSION
Drumsticks: Vic Firth American Classic 5AX, Nylon tip
Roland TD-12 Drum Module (kick triggering only)
Aviation (It was my wildest dream to become a fighter jet pilot, but my marks were not high enough to get me there... But when I have the money, I will go for flying lessons for small planes), Playing the drums (especially on stage), Composing music, Enjoying a good meal, Sex (who doesn't?), Watching nice movies, Ireland and the Celtic Culture, Nature and Animals, Wargames (especially Warhammer 40K), Guns (It would take a long time to list all the weapons I have been trained to and have fired, and I am too bored to do that now), Sleeping, PC games (especially Strategy, RPG, FPS and Combat Flight Simulators), Swimming, relaxing by the beach and the like, Coffee!
Disrespect, boiled vegetables, celery, snobbish people, fanatics of a single political view (narrow-mindedness and open-mindedness both have limits), religious fanatics, egocentrics, having my schedule ruined, undisciplined people, attention-whores, drama queens.
My musical taste is ver versatile, ranging from Lady Gaga to Suffocation, from Traditional folk music to Pornogrind.
I also have a personal drumming page, visit to see my work and services:
And I also use MSN, but I don't give it away to just anybody. If you think we have something to say, feel free to ask for my MSN adress and I will give it to you.
My email adress is firstname.lastname@example.org (this is NOT an MSN adress!)