Greek thrash metal legends! FLAMES is a thrash metal band which was created by Chris Kirk 1984 in Athens, GR. Since then they have released eight albums and they have participated in many gigs as headliners or guests many times next to great bands like MOTORHEAD, KREATOR, SODOM, RUNNING WILD, D.R.I., TANKARD, EXODUS , HAUNDED e.t.c. At the moment the band is active and prepares its new album, (as they are free from a record co.) The band lives between Athens Greece and Munich Germany. FLAMES (since 1984) have changed their form several times but the Kirx brothers are the core.