1000mods is one of the most popular stoner rock groups in Greece, along with Nighstalker, Planet Of Zeus, The Last Drive etc. They are quite known for their passion towards vintage equipment and analogue sound, in constrast to today’s rock scene musicians.
They were formed in Chiliomodi, Korinthos in 2006. This village is a pun for their name, since “Chilio” comes as 1000 in greek. Over the last twelve years of their activity, the band has shared the stage with Karma To Burn, Graveyard etc, while they have conquered almost all greek venues as headliners in almost all places.
Before their first official studio album, came their two E.P.’s called “Blank Reality” in 2007 and “Liquid Sleep” in 2009, which got them to establish their own sound.
In 2011 came “Super Van Vacation”, their debut album. This album made 1000mods grow huge especially in Greece, since while supporting this release, while helped them to “Book Their Seat” at the biggest greek Festivals, including Desertfest and Rockwave. “Super Van Vacation” was hugely hailed among the stoner rock circles in Greece and opened a lot of doors for the band.
Within the years among the release of “Super Van Vacation” and “Vultures”, which came in 2014, the band had been constantly touring. After the release of it in May 30th, the band embarked on two tours in Europe, one as a support to the New Jersey rockers The Atomic Bitchwax.
In 2016, came “Repeated Exposure To”, which was considered their best release so far;many people claim it is one of the best heavy rock albums ever. Immediately afterwards, the band embarked on a European tour with Monkey3, while their Athenian date in January 2017 was sold out.
As of 2018, the band visited the U.S for the first time, as well as Canada and Latin America, while in summer they participated in huge festivals, such as Hellfest in France. In September 21st, they are due to perform in Athens on an open air venue, at the Theatro Vrachon for the first time.