Born in Hamilton Ontario, Greg’s a founding member of Sarasin. He was a Q107 homegrown winner in 1988.
Also in his vast experience, Greg played guitar on tour with Brighton Rock from 1989-91.
He got his first guitar at 15 (Gibson SG) and has been playing Gibsons ever since. Mainly Les Pauls these days. His other gear on stage is a Marshall stack with both Mesa Boogie and Marshall heads.
His musical influences are Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden & Pink 🙂
Roger Banks has earned himself a well-deserved reputation behind the drum kit having recorded and toured with artists such as Billy Sheehan, Tony Levin, Mark St John and Jim Gilmour to name but a few.
Roger has performed on every continent on the planet and has recorded on over 40 CDs. Driving the music with energy and creating a unique approach to rhythm is a passion that is easy to hear in Roger’s performances.
Whether live or inthe studio, his mission is to play every song as if it is his last!
Roger proudly endorses Regal Tip Drum Sticks, Dream Cymbals and Gongs, The Kelly Shu and DW Drums.
Born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario, Les began his bassist desire at the age of 13.
Playing clubs by the age of 15 with bands made up from schoolmates and friends, Les was exposed to the music industry at a young age.
By 19, Les was on the road across the country with the band, Manson. Les then played in various club bands as well as classical metal recording artists Mystique.
Playing off and on with various club acts, Les and his stage energy was welcomed into the Sarasin family.
Les plays only 5 string basses: Fender, Kramer, Ibanez, Jackson & Warwick.
Amplifiers are Peavey, Ampeg and Gallien-Krueger.
Molded, formed and raised in the Hammer, Fabian Bortolotto’s strong and melodic classic rock voice has fronted numerous bands in the early 80’s & 90’s the likes of Kashmere, Vigilance, Sab, Dan Jeffries Century & Sarasin.
Fabian Co-wrote all the lyrics and vocal melodies on the 1988 Q107 winning tune Running Scared. Fabian first joined Sarasin back in 1986 recording their debut album Lay Down Your Guns in 1987.
Fabian moved on from Sarasin after a 5 year stretch of maddening fun to explore numerous musical and business ventures. Now after close to 30 years Fabian has rejoined the band and has been working diligently with the boys on their new album to be released in early 2019. He’s ecstatic and can’t wait to rock and scream ’til your ears bleed.
Influential singers; Paul Rodgers, Ronnie James Dio, Robert Plant, David Coverdale.