ToSio was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He begun playing piano at the age of 4 and continued through 12. At the age of 14 starts playing keyboards, writing some lyrics and making his first songs. At the age of 15 he starts playing electric guitar and forms his first band “Kykloma” with some friends from high school. The result was a demo cassette with 5 songs which was never released and unfortunatelly this band split-up.
After 3 years of studying electric bass by himself, during his studies as an mechanical engineer, he forms the band “XXP”.
Although the band had a satyric attitude and aggressive sense of humour, became one of the favorite bands in the underground scene. In June of 2001 he records a live concert, paying tribute to his roomate “Juan”. During this live recording, ToSio sings some pop hits with a rock-metal attitude.
In February of 2002 he accepts the challenge to join a progressive metal band “Ascension” and starts writing music. The band after 2 years of rehearsing and changing members, manages to record a demo with 13 songs. ToSio contributed to this demo also as a composer.
While being member of Ascension, he joins the hard rock band “Sin City” in March of 2002. He records his first demo with 17 cover songs and hits the stages rocking the crowds with his bass playing. In December of 2002, the band records 2 songs “It's alright” and “Dancing with the fire” for the upcoming album and participates in music competition, taking the 2nd place. In March of 2004 the band records their last demo with 6 cover songs while being split-up after finishing the recordings, due to musical differences.
In January of 2006 he joins again Ascension and starts rehearsing. After 2 years of changes, ToSio with his eternal bandmate PerryK records demos with new songs and changes the name from Ascension to “Sonnik”, while changing the musical direction of the band, with less complex songs.
While seeking members for recording new songs with Sonnik, In June of 2008 he joins the pop band “No Name Band”. He hits the stages around Greece, playing pop and mainstream playlists. After making a video clip in 2010 and recording a cover song, he quits the band in May of 2011.
In March of 2011 records the pre-production demo with Sonnik. After 4 months of rehearsing , ToSio starts recording the album. After 3 months of recording, mixing and mastering, keybordist and guitarist quits the band.
In May of 2012 he joins the reggae-dub band “Kako Synapantima”. He tours with the band all over Greece, records the third album “Children” in 2014 and the fourth album “Babylon" in 2015. Although the total different musical direction of the band, ToSio contributes by writing music for 2 songs. ToSio plays since now with Kako Synapantima.
Tosio’s creativity has no limitations and his undying passion for music will always keep him visible, whether it be rock, metal, pop or reggae. He will always be in the public’s eye.
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