Apostolos "Apollo" Papathanasio (Greek: Aπόστολος Παπαθανασίου or Απόλλωνας Παπαθανασίου) (born March 15th, 1969 in Borås, Sweden) is a Swedish heavy metal singer of Greek descent, who is currently with the band Spiritual Beggars. He has also sang for Firewind, Meduza, Evil Masquerade, Gardenian, and Richard Andersson's projects Majestic and Time Requiem.
In 2007, Papathanasio had to opt out of certain tour dates with Firewind. His position was temporarily filled by Henning Basse of Metalium. Apollo's last releases with Firewind was Few Against Many (2012). On January 15th, 2013 Firewind announced that the band had parted ways with Apollo. After his departure from Firewind, he's continued on with Spiritual Beggars and released Return to Zero (2010), Earth Blues (2013) and Sunrise to Sundown (2016). Apollo also works as a music teacher for a school in Halmstad.
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