Sakis Tolis

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Athanasios "Sakis" Tolis
Sakis Tolis, Leeuwarden, 2010.jpg
Background information
Birth name Athanasios Tolis
Born (1972-06-29) 29 June 1972 (age 45)
Origin Attica, Athens, Greece
Genres Melodic black metal, black metal, symphonic black metal, death metal, grindcore, gothic metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitars, vocals, keyboards, bass,drum
Years active 1987–present
Labels Century Media (1996–2006)
Season of Mist (2006–present)

Athanasios "Sakis" Tolis (born 29 June 1972) is a Greek musician best known as the vocalist and guitarist of Rotting Christ.[1] He is also known as Necromayhem. He has recently produced some of the band's albums and contributed as session keyboardist. Sakis also provided guest backing vocals on the track Mocking Modesty on the Nightrage album Wearing a Martyr's Crown.

He also played guitar in a black/death metal band Thou Art Lord, which features members from several other prominent Greek extreme metal groups, such as Necromantia and Septic Flesh. He endorses Grossman custom made guitars. He currently has a signature V-Shaped guitar with the Greek letters Χ Ξ Σ inlaid in the fretboard.


  1. ^ DaRonco, Mike. "Biography: Rotting Christ". Allmusic. Retrieved 14 March 2010.