“I play the Dub and Bass Drums with a rock feel”
Theodore Makris was born in Athens in 1988 but raised in a small town named Agrinio,
4 hours distance from Athens where he started to get acquainted with music. From the age of 16 he began to play the drums.
He was self-taught till the age of 23 where he played in small venues and gigs around Agrinio. Then he began his first lessons on the instrument. He graduated from the Technological Institute of Piraeus as an Electronic Engineer in 2014. Now he lives in London and he is studying Drums in the best music school of Europe, The Institute on a BTEC Level 5 National Higher Diploma Course. At the age of 18 Theodore started to do gigs around Greece. First Gig was at the University Of Agrinio where he performed with a friendly group. Then he moved to Athens and formed a metal band. He gigged at Stage Club in Aigaleo City and in club named the Rose Club in Kallithea suburb in the city in Athens. After two years he left the band after to join a Greek Rock band named Nevermind. He changed his style of play and gigged with Nevermind for 4 years. They started gigs in small venues in Agrinio City. They played in En Plo bar 2 times, in Oz Rock stage 3 times which was a sold out Venue and in 3 local festivals. Then the big step emerged in Theodore’s career with his former band Nevermind. They went to X Factor 3 of Greece, which was held in Athens. They made 3 auditions.
The first was in front of promoters of Ant1 Channel, which had the production and executive management of X Factor Greece. The audition was a complete success. The second audition was in front of the Judges and the whole competition was video recorded. The second success came when the band performed on a nationwide basis and seen by millions of viewers, who watched the X Factor Auditions. The 3rd audition was in Boot-Camp with more than 20 bands all over Greece. They failed due to band problems. But X Factor Greece was the start in Theodore’s career into Greek Pop Rock. Nevermind won the competition in Amita Motion Its my Live, which is the biggest Pop event in the country. MAD Channel organised the production of the event with Amita Motion Company. They first performed in MAD Day Live Tv show followed with an interview there as well. Some months later they performed with Stavento a big Hip Hop RnB group in the National Stadium of Agrinio in front of 2000 people. Then it was Amita Motion Its my live concert in Heraklion, Crete. It was a big venue, which was held in the Venetian Port of the City. Theodore performed in front of 14.000 and alongside of some of the biggest Pop Artists of Greece like Tamta, Stavento, Vegas, Mark Angelo ft Shaya, Otherview and Nicos Michas.