Former HELLOWEEN Drummer To Play Cover Gigs In Greece

VALANOS, the new hard rock/metal cover band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN/METALIUM drummer Mark Cross and former members of the Greek metal act SPITFIRE, will perform several gigs in Greece during July/August.

The group's 90-minute set will include covers of various hard rock and metal classics, original tracks from SPITFIRE (who released two albums through EMI, 1986's "First Attack" and 1991's "Live 100%"), plus several songs of bands Mark has worked with.

VALANOS will play a nine-night stand at the legendary Sticky Fingers Rock Club in Rhodes on Rhodes Island in Greece between August 8 and August 16.

Additional dates will be announced soon.

VALANOS' line up:

- Vasili Axiotes (PHANTOM LORD): Vocals
- Mark Cross (SPITFIRE, METALIUM, KINGDOM COME, HELLOWEEN): Drums
- Elias Logginedes (SPITFIRE): Guitar
- Bob Katsiones (SEPTIC FLESH, CASUS BELLI, NIGHTFALL): Guitar/Keyboards
- Gus McRicostas (SPITFIRE, BATTLE ROAR, CASUS BELLI): Bass

In other news, Cross recently joined forces with Baba Yaga Agency and announced Sabina Classen (HOLY MOSES, TEMPLE OF THE ABSURD) as his personal manager.

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