The day Greek Rock filled the Athens Olympic Stadium with over 75,000 people


On July 13, 2011 one of Greece's greatest bands , Pyx Lax, filled the Ahens Olympic Stadium, with a crowd of more than 75,000 spectators in what was a record breaking feat for the time and for the music.

Sotiria Malfa, a Greek critic wrote that "The stamp of Pyx Lax on Greek music of the end of the 90s and the beginning of the 00s is something more than profound. 

They have performed with Sting, Eric Burdon, Gordon Gano, Marc Almond , Steve Wynn and now t will be touring Australia in September 2022, with promoters Giant Entertainment securing  a 3 city concert tour: Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne.

They are considered as the most successful, commercially, group in the history of Greek discography with three gold and five platinum albums (among which: Gia Tous Prinkipes Tis Dytikis OchthisStilviYparchoun 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 me", and "Monaxia mou ola.

The band has been recognized for both their longevity and the number of records they sold, as well as "the unique feeling which was created between Pyx Lax and their beloved public."

Pyx Lax (Πυξ Λαξ, meaning "punching and kicking") is a Greek rock band. Originally formed in 1989, they released their first recording in 1990, and had a critical and commercial success in the Greek music industry for fifteen years, before being dissolved in 2004.

Pyx Lax recorded the great majority of their songs in Greek, with an exception of a few recordings. In 1999 they released the platinum cd-single "Let The Picture Do The Talking" (As "tin Ikona Na Milai") along with Sting and the Corsican group I Muvrini. Most of their English-language 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.

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