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Biografie : Bob Katsionis

Babis "Bob" Katsionis (Greek: Μπάμπης Κατσιώνης), born on February 17, 1977 in Athens, Greece, is the keyboard player for the heavy metal/power metal band Firewind. Bob has appeared in various small-time bands over the years (most of them projects he developed himself) before gaining more recognition with the likes of Firewind and Imaginery. He started playing keyboards when he was 10 years old and 4 years later began learning guitar. Bob cites Kevin Moore, Jens Johansson and Keith Emerson as his main keyboard influences. As well as playing keyboards, Bob is also a seven string guitar player and has played both instruments in his various bands - when Firewind play live he performs in a dual role as keyboard player or rhythm guitarist (or both), depending on the individual song. He uses a standard six string guitar in these circumstances. Bob also has an instrumental solo project - so far two albums have been released. The style of music is jazzy Neo-classical/Progressive metal.



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