The best-selling group in Greek history arrives in Australia

PYX LAX, the biggest selling band in Greek history, come to Australia to bring a musical experience for the ages.

Following the success of Yannis Kotsiras’ recent concert Australian tour and the upcoming concert of Stelios Dionisiou, son of Greek music legend Stratos Dionisiou, Pyx Lax are the next big band to come to Australia after international borders open .

The voice and soul of a generation arrives in Australia with a repertoire of songs that have changed the musical landscape of Greece. Just as the Beatles changed Western music, Pyx Lax changed Greek music! Always!

In their time, Pyx Lax was considered one of the most popular bands in Greece. Sotiria Malfa, a Greek critic wrote that “Pyx Lax’s imprint on Greek music of the late 90s and early 00s is something more than profound.

The group has been recognized for both its longevity and the number of records it has sold, as well as “the unique feeling created between Pyx Lax and their beloved audience.

The multitude of Pyx Lax tribute bands around the world is testament to their greatness.

Pyx Lax is more than an influential band, it is the soul, the emotion and the voice of a generation, which oscillates harmoniously between rock, traditional and folk music while giving new life to the generations who have them preceded.

With over 20 million CD sales and the highest-grossing concert tour in Greek history, Pyx Lax brings a concert of epic proportions to Australian capitals.

The song list is too long to mention, their energy is too powerful to ignore, and their stage presence is too eclectic to ignore.

They are simply LAX PYXs.

TOUR DATES:
Sydney’s Enmore Theater
SAT September 10, 2022

Thebarton Theater Adelaide
FRI September 16, 2022

St Kilda Palace Theater
SAT September 17, 2022

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RESOURCEE | ABOUT PYX LAX

Pyx Lax (Πυξ Λαξ, meaning “to punch and kick”) is a Greek rock band. Originally formed in 1989, they released their first recording in 1990 and enjoyed critical and commercial success in the Greek music industry for fifteen years, before disbanding in 2004. They reunited in 2011 for a tour in honor of Manos Xydous who died in 2010. In 2018 they reunited permanently. They are considered the most successful group, commercially, in the history of Greek discography with three gold and five platinum albums (among which: Gia Tous Prinkipes Tis Dytikis Ochthis, Stilvi, Yparchoun Chrysopsara Edo?). Some of their greatest hits were: “De Tha Dakryso Pia Gia Sena”, “Ti Ine Afto Pou Mas Enoni?”, “I Palies Agapes Pane Ston Paradeiso”, “Mia Synousia Mystiki”, “Epapses Agapi na thymizeis”, ” Poula moi”, and “Monaxia mou ola.

Pyx Lax recorded the vast majority of their songs in Greek, except for a few recordings. In 1999, they released the platinum cd-single “Let The Picture Do The Talking” (As “tin Ikona Na Milai”) with Sting and the Corsican group I Muvrini. Most of their English songs were included in their last album Charoumeni Stin Poli ton Trelon (2003), in which they collaborated with Eric Burdon, Gordon Gano, Marc Almond and Steve Wynn.

In their time, Pyx Lax was considered one of the most popular bands in Greece. Sotiria Malfa, a Greek critic wrote that “Pyx Lax’s imprint on Greek music of the late 90s and early 00s is something more than profound.

The group has been recognized for both its longevity and the number of records it has sold, as well as “the unique feeling created between Pyx Lax and their beloved audience.

Key words:
Adelaide, Australia, enmore theatre, Eric Burdon, Gordon Gano, Greece, Greek band, Greek music, Marc Almond, Melbourne, Palais Theatre, Pyx Lax, Stelios Dionisiou, Steve Wynn, Sting, Stratos Dionisiou, Thebarton Theatre, Yannis Kotsiras

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