George Kollias

Drummer + Musician
Born Aug 30, 1977

Georgios "George" Kollias is a Greek heavy metal drummer best known for his work with American death metal band Nile. He is the first of their four drummers to perform every song on more than one full length album. In addition to being the drummer of Nile he also teaches drums at the Modern Music School in Athens.… Read More

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1977 Birth Born on August 30, 1977.


1999 21 Years Old Around 1999, he started drum lessons with Greek drummer Yannis Stavropoulos, who was a big influence on Kollias. … Read More
2005 27 Years Old He previously drummed for Sickening Horror, a death metal band. He also used to be in the Greek melodic death metal band Nightfall, but left the band in 2005 to join Nile. Kollias made an instructional drumming DVD called Intense Metal Drumming that was released in July 2008. A press release dated April 5, 2012, announced Kollias's recruitment for session drums on the Wagnerian Opera Metal project Lyraka's upcoming album. … Read More
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