Νίκος Animal Βοσδογάννης

Real Name:
Nikos Vosdogannis
Profile:
(1967 - 2009)

He was a musician and one of the founding members of the legendary punk band Γενιά Του Χάους He played guitar and sang in the first period of the band ('82 - '83). Then he participated in various bands (SHADES, delirium, fetish). At that time he was playing bass at Magic De Spell His participation in band M.D.S. almost coincided with the turn of the Greek verse. The punk influences matched with the reports of the band detonated an explosive mixture resulted in the landmark album for the Greek rock scene, Διακοπές Στο Sarajevo

Crude temperament of Nick led the producer of the disc JJ Burnell (Stranglers), to characterize him as «animal». '95 Left the Magic De Spell For a while he stayed out of the scene, but also feverishly preparing new songs. The '97 started the next band with his name Γνωστοί Άγνωστοι where and worked for almost a decade. With Nick at the helm of the band (vocalist, guitarist, composer and lyricist), they released two albums, Στην Άκρη Του Κόσμου
and Μέχρι Να Έρθει Το Πρωί In 2007 he disbanded Γνωστοί Άγνωστοι and Nick went to the next step, the band E-75. That group made live appearances but he didn't make album.

The music of Nikos was always austere in order to highlight the melodic lines. The reports were mainly in the decade of '80 (punk, new wave, dark wave, etc.). In verses shunned the 'literary' expressions and prefer the direct reason. Where not reached the nuances of words of Greek language, invented his own (αξιοθελής, νεροΐνη etc.) This interpretation was distinctive and instantly recognizable. In his presence on stage was both systole and momentum, giving the impression that it will explode.

Nikos Vosdoganis was one underground rock star. With its special personality inspired his colleagues and the people around him. Younger ones always hanging from his lips. His words were simple and plain, but a very persuasive and up to the point. The everyday life helped him to mix many items. Like most musicians of the indie scene he did not lived exclusively from his music. But lived only for it, since it possessed throughout his daily life, while he was in scaffolding, while playing with his daughter and of course when jaded enough for rehearsal. It seemed to have boundless potential and always seemed ready for great sacrifices.

He lost the battle with cancer in July 12 2009 leaving behind his important work, many friends and an irreplaceable void.
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Artist

Νίκος Animal Βοσδογάννης Discography Tracks

Vocals

WOR 517 Γνωστοί Άγνωστοι Γνωστοί Άγνωστοι - Μέχρι Να Έρθει Το Πρωί(CD, Album) Wipe Out! Records WOR 517 Greece 2003 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Το Αδιέξοδο* / Η Γενιά Του Χάους* Το Αδιέξοδο* / Η Γενιά Του Χάους* - Σας Εύχονται Καλή Όρεξη Not On Label (Αδιέξοδο Self-released), Not On Label (Γενιά Του Χάους Self-released) Greece 1984 Sell This Version
Magic De Spell Magic De Spell - Διακοπές Στο Sarajevo (Album) WEA Greece 1993 Sell This Version
WOR 517 Γνωστοί Άγνωστοι Γνωστοί Άγνωστοι - Μέχρι Να Έρθει Το Πρωί(CD, Album) Wipe Out! Records WOR 517 Greece 2003 Sell This Version
none Γενιά Του Χάους Γενιά Του Χάους - Καλή Σας Ορεξη(9xFile, FLAC) Not On Label (Γενιά Του Χάους Self-released) none Greece 2016

Writing & Arrangement

Magic De Spell Αγχολυτικά (as Ν.Βοσδογάννης) Magic De Spell - Διακοπές Στο Sarajevo (Album) WEA Greece 1993 Sell This Version
0032001-4 Magic De Spell Το Ζεϊμπέκικο Του Rock (as Ν. Βοσδογάνης) Magic De Spell - Νίψον Ανομήματα Μη Μόναν Όψιν(Cass, Album) Eros Music 0032001-4 Greece 1995 Sell This Version
WOR 517 Γνωστοί Άγνωστοι Γνωστοί Άγνωστοι - Μέχρι Να Έρθει Το Πρωί(CD, Album) Wipe Out! Records WOR 517 Greece 2003 Sell This Version
1602220 Magic De Spell Magic De Spell - Νοσταλγοί Του Rock 'N' Roll - 20 Μεγάλες Επιτυχίες(CD, Comp) Δίφωνο 1602220 Greece 2010 Sell This Version
none Γενιά Του Χάους Γενιά Του Χάους - Καλή Σας Ορεξη(9xFile, FLAC) Not On Label (Γενιά Του Χάους Self-released) none Greece 2016

Production

WOR 517 Γνωστοί Άγνωστοι Γνωστοί Άγνωστοι - Μέχρι Να Έρθει Το Πρωί(CD, Album) Wipe Out! Records WOR 517 Greece 2003 Sell This Version