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Fotis Kanistras


1985-1995 Sarissa - drums, backing vocals  
1999-2002 Sarissa - drums  

Studio musician

2018 Costas Varras - drums (as Nestor Canister)  

Personal information

Also known as: Nestor Canister
Born on: 14.08.1966

Nestor Canister was born in Munich (Germany), Nestor began his musical work with basic classical Piano lessons. His interest in composition grew deeper when he begins to study some Bass, Guitar, and Keyboards. Nestors musical ride finally lead him to the drums.

Nestor is an expert drummer, schoolwork with the legendary Leonides Alachadames, from the Greek band Socrates and well-known jazz-fusion drummer Nickos Kapilidis and Terry Bozzio from UK-Jeff Beck-Frank Zappa

Nestors job has leading him from Germany to Greece and all through Europe. Drummer, writer, arranger and lyricist-Nestor have play and or record with bands like: NEW ROSE (Greek R'n'R), BURNING STEEL (80'Metal), BROKEN RAZOR (Heavy Metal), BATS (Black Sabbath & Ozzy-Tribute Band), HARDWAYS(Blues-Southern-Hard Rock),CASCADEUR(Funk-Fusion-Rock), JOLLY ROGER(Poser-Metal), C-ROVER (Punk-R'n'R), CRAZY LEGGS (Rockabilly) GAMBLER (AOR-FM-Hard Rock),X-PHALANX (Progressive Industrial Metal). He also have recording for various Greek artists.

Real full name: Fotis Nestor (Carl) Kanistras.