MARIA VASSILAKIS  [bass]:

  • Born in Athens,Greece (1968).
  • Studied Classical Piano under P.Michailidou in the 'ATHAENEUM' Conservatory of Athens and graduated in 1992 with honourary distinction, the judges unanimously awarding her top marks and the degree of 'First Prize'.
  • Also studied Architecture at the Athens Polytechnic.
  • Works as a Piano teacher
  • Began playing the bass in '' 'ADIEXODO' ('DEAD END')''-one of the first and best known Punk bands in Greece- between the years 1984-1985.
  • Participated with 'ADIEXODO' in 2 trax contained in the Greek Compilation LP called 'Disturbance of the Peace', released in 1984, consisting of the 6 top most Greek Punk bands.
  • Joined DESPISE in 1988 as a bass player and together with MAKIS started composing the music and writing lyrics, including the 'State of Brutality' demo'93 and also the band's forthcoming LP's mixing.
  • Mainly contributes to the band's music orchestration.