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George Gakis has been a longstanding figure in the Greek rock music scene. He created ''The Troublemakers''
in May 1993, as a five person (melodic) rock group, influenced by groups such as, Whitesnake, Aerosmith,
Bon Jovi, Deep Purple, Winger, Scorpions etc Through his own label G. G. Records, he released three albums:
''Keep on Rock 'n' Rollin'' (1989), ''Pain in my ass'' (1995), ''Forbidden Paradise'' (2000), music and
lyrics by George Gakis. Worth noting is that George Gakis and his band have appeared in more than a 1000
live performances, almost everywhere in Greece, building up an avid audience of fans. At present he resides
in Ioannina (Greece), where he is businesswise active. On the side, he still appears throughout the country
and in cooperation with the municipality of Ioannina he has been in charge of the Castle Rock Festival for
the last four years, hosting major artists such as: Scorpions, Whitesnake, Deep Purple, Glenn Hughes, Winger,
Dokken and British pop band James, among others. In June 2010, George Gakis and his band along with the
sixty (60) members Symphonic Orchestra of Thessaloniki gave birth to an amazing creation of classical music.
Worth mentioning are the band's support performances of legendary rock group concerts, such as Deep Purple,
Whitesnake, Glenn Hughes, Dokken, Winger, Over the Rainbow, Twisted Sister and Uli Jon Roth. In 2010
George Gakis and The Troublemakers opened the Scorpions tour in Thessaloniki, Ioannina, Patra and Athens
at S.E.F in front of over 50.000 people. George Gakis very recently finished the recording of his new album,
titled: Too much ain't never enough, which includes ten (10) original songs, lyrics and music by
George Gakis, and one very special arrangement of a traditional Greek song. The album is coproduced and
mixed by C. F. Kip Winger, with guest star appearances by Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple),
Bobby Rondinelli (Rainbow), James Kottak (Scorpions), Greg Smith (Alice Cooper, Over the Rainbow),
Mark Cross (Helloween, Firewind, Outloud) and Yiannis Spathas (guitarist of legendary Greek rock group
Socrates). The Album released February of 2012 by Perris Records USA.

Discography:
Keep on Rock 'n' Rollin (1989)
Pain in my ass (1995)
Forbidden Paradise (2000)
Too much ain't never enough (2012)

Andreas "RockBelt": *Band Score 8.5/10* "George Gakis is the ultimate rock Star in Greece and Greek Rockers love him! The Live concerts also of George Gakis are amazing! A rock star that shines!."
For BeRock Radio MiniZine (2012

Release Year:1989
Release Year:1995
Release Year:2000
Release Year:2012
 
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