The “Black Strat Band” was created on August 1999 in the island of Corfu. Two dear friends Alex Kapaklis and Nic Sellas decided to create a rock and roll band and the name of the band for many years was the famous name for the Greeks ”3 and the Kookoo” (1999 – 2015).
Over all these years the band created its own music in Greek lyrics and played live as a support band or together on stage for many major Greek and international Rock and roll stars. Among them ,Joe Lynn Turner ( Deep Purple ) , Puressence, Cesar Zuiderwijk ( Golden Earring)Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal and many more.
Also the band was famous for all the big rock and roll festivals in Corfu that was always there many times as a the main band.
In the year 2015 the band decided to change their name to ” The Black Start Band” as its was clear that from the year 2010 the band was in the mood of classic rock and as the new album of the band was coming out.