Invictus (George Kollias album)

Invictus is the debut solo effort from longtime Nile drummer-percussionist George Kollias. The self-produced record was released in 2015 through Season of Mist. Whilst playing the bulk of the instruments himself, he included various guest cameos by popular underground metal artists, such as Nile bandmates Dallas Toler-Wade and Karl Sanders, as well as Firewind guitarist/keyboardist Bob Katsionis.

Invictus
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 18, 2015 (2015-05-18)
Recorded2014
Studio
  • Soundtrap Studios, Athens
  • Magik Studios, Athens
Genre
Length
  • 54:15 (standard album)
  • 74:31 (with bonus tracks)
LabelSeason of Mist
ProducerGeorge Kollias

Track listingEdit

  • All songs written and arranged by George Kollias.
  1. "Echoes of Divinity" (1:12)
  2. "Invictus" (6:14)
  3. "The Passage" (3:40)
  4. "Aeons of Burning Galaxies" (5:19)
  5. "Shall Rise/Shall Be Dead" (5:33)
  6. "Voices" (6:39)
  7. "Treasure of Nemesis" (5:35)
  8. "Apocalypse" (3:58)
  9. "Epitaph" (4:31)
  10. "Through Empty Eyes of Light" (6:06)
  11. "Buried Under the Flames" (6:09)

Bonus tracksEdit

  1. "Aeons of Burning Galaxies" (R. Cooley Shred Version) 5:19
  2. "Voices (Etfhimis Karadimas Vox Version) 6:41
  3. "Epitaph" (drum track only) 4:13
  4. "Apocalypse" (Andras Trapalis violin version) 3:55

PersonnelEdit

  • George Kollias: Rhythm Guitars, Lead Guitar (track 9), Keyboards, Synthesizers, Bass, Drums, Percussion, Vocals
  • Rusty Cooley: Lead Guitar on track 4 and bonus track 1
  • Dallas Toler-Wade: Lead Guitar on track 2
  • Yiannis Papadopoulos (musician): Lead Guitar on tracks 3 and 10
  • Mike Breazeale: Speech and Spoken Word on track 1
  • George Emmanuel: Lead Guitar on track 5
  • Karl Sanders: Lead Guitar on track 6
  • Theodore Ziras: Lead Guitar on track 7
  • Bob Katsionis: Lead Guitar on track 8
  • Mike Papadopolous: Lead Guitar on track 11