Potergeist was formed in Athens, Greece in 2004 and is a Heavy rock/Sludge band.
The band has released 4 full length albums : “Southwards” 2007 (Burning Star records). “Muddy Mermaids” 2012 (Warner Music). “Swampires” 2014 (Distroball productions) produced by David Castillo (Katatonia, Opeth, Draconian, Amon Amarth, Inme, Nasum) artwork by Angry Blue (Guns and Roses, Danzig, Faith No More, Slayer, Melvins etc). “Crocodile tears” 2015 (Garden of dreams records) produced by Pete Rutcho (Falling In Reverse, The Ghost Inside, Deez Nuts, Revocation, Bury Your Dead, Havok, Seemless etc) artwork by Angry Blue.
In 2010 director Costas Zapas inspired by the music of the band works with Alex S. and Asimakis Repas on his new movie “The rebellion of red maria”. The duo created the metal-tinged soundrack for the movie.
In June 2012 Potergeist were chosen to open for Lynyrd Skynyrd in Athens.
In Decenber 2014. Following an unplugged session with Red Bull the band are singed with the popular energy drink for an endorsement deal.
Through the years Potergeist have shared the stage with great artists of the rock and metal scene like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Monster Magnet, Pro Pain, The Haunted, The Shrine, Kylesa, Paradise Lost, Black Label Society, Corrosion of Conformity to mention a few.
The 5th album called “Rain Over Hell” will be release in October via Ikaros Records