Alex Varkatzas

Metal Singer

Birthday January 17, 1982

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace California

Age 41 years old

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Famous as a screamer, singer, and lyricist with the California-based metalcore group Atreyu, he is also notable for his work with the metal project I Am War.

Before Fame

When he was just fourteen years old, he formed Retribution, a punk group that later developed into Atreyu. Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses, his first studio album with Atreyu, was released on Victory Records in 2002.


His battle with alcoholism inspired several tracks on Atreyu's 2006 album A Death-Grip On Yesterday.

Family Life

Born Ektor Alex Varkatza, he grew up in Orange County, California. He married a woman named Hollie.

Associated With

He and drummer Brandon Saller are both famous as members of Atreyu.