Nikolas Kallithrakas was born in Athens, Greece in 29th of April 1999 and he first realized that he wanted to be committed to music and playing the drums at the age of 9 when he had his first drum lesson. From this point on he dedicated himself to continuously improving his music skills. Nikolas annually sat for music exams at the National Conservatory of Athens, Greece (Ethniko Odeio) and by the age of 18 he also completed his Rockschool exams, having achieved Grade 8 with distinction, as well as three drumming scholarships from the National Conservatory of Greece. At the age of 14 he also started piano lessons as he was determined to become an all rounded musician.
Despite his young age, Nikolas has a huge experience of gigs and festivals as he is performing since 2011 with more than 250 gigs in his resume (Schoolwave, Athens School Festival, Nakas Band Festival etc.)! He was the founding member and drummer for “Black Stars” (2012) and drummer for “Bazzinga” (2013-2017) that they have released an E.P. called “This is now” (2016).
He has also collaborated with other artists like: Dimitra Galani, Giorgos Xyndas, IoannisKourtis, Spyros Katrivanos, Vaggelis Moulakakis, Konstantinos Tourlis, etc.
Nikolas currently studying Popular Music and Recording at the University of Salford, in Manchester, that he has been awarded with a scholarship. (2018)