Thomas Halanoulis

unnamed Thomas was born in Preveza, Greece in 1983. He has been learning to play drums primarily self-taught, by listening to his early biggest influences: Mike Portnoy, Jeff Porcaro & Dennis Chambers! He has been playing drums since 1998. In the previous years, he was just a fan of music who loved to hear music all day, so he decided to buy his first drum kit that year!

Three years later (while he was living in Larisa) he started taking lessons at “Christos Papoulakos Conservatory” (2001-2002 ) and 9 years later, after practice and experience with many bands, projects & musicians, he started to take lessons with ( Giannis Stavropoulos and Spiros Dorizas) at “MMS of Chalkida” (for the year 2010-2011) .

He also had private drumming lessons with Makis Gioulis from “Socrates Drank the Conium”. Till now, he is practicing on many famous drummers, through their instructional videos. Some of them are : Marco Minnemann ,Thomas Lang ,Mike Portnoy ,Simon Phillips ,Steve Smith ,Dave Weckl ,Buddy Rich ,Steve Gadd ,Neal Peart ,Gavin Harrison ,Jeff Porcaro ,Dennis Chambers and many others.

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