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Windfall - Biography

This band's profile is 'invisible', meaning that it's much less prominent on the site - either because it's incomplete, or maybe doesn't entirely fit MS format.




WINDFALL formed in July 1999 by Leonidas Deligiorgis (guitars) and Iraklis Deligiorgis (bass guitar) when they were still members of HATRED. The first mini-cd entitled "CRYSTALIZED" was independently released in November of 1999 and it includes 4 songs in a melodic power/speed metal style. One month later the brothers left HATRED and the band signed a one-release contract with STEEL GALLERY RECORDS.In October of 2001 the band released Adamantia which included 10 tracks in a personal power metal style. 2002 was a year of many changes for the band. A change of vocalist, as Sakis Koutsasis (ELWING) replaced Tasos Karapapazoglou, a change of drummer with Alex Mantirakis (session member from ELWING too) and the addition of the keyboardist Kostas Giannikopoulos gave the band a new formation. Under this new formation but also under a different label, SLEASZY RIDER RECORDS , the band began recordings for their second album. The outcome was TIME OF THE HAUNTED, a dark and much heavier album than the previous works, which was released at the mid of September of 2003. TIME OF THE HAUNTED was the first step for a change to a darker and heavier image and style for WINDFALL. Oriented more to modern/american forms the band chose Kostas Gialos as their new drummer and Vangelis Papavasiliou as their vocalist. Finally, SECT (ex Defiler) joined WINDFALL to give the band its current formation. Under this formation WINDFALL released at the end of March of 2005 with SLEASZY RIDER, their most important masterpiece, INFECTOR...

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