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Griffin

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
San Francisco, California
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1982
Genre:
Power/Speed Metal
Lyrical themes:
Fantasy, battle
Last label:
Shrapnel Records
Years active:
1980-1982 (as Sinister Savage), 1982-1986, 2011-?
The band was founded in late 1980 under the name Sinister Savage. In 1982, they changed the name to Griffin.

The guitarist Mike Jastremski joined Heathen in 1986 between albums, while Thomas "Hawk" Sprayberry left in 1985.

Rick Wagner and William McKay were both in early (1980-81) incarnations of Metal Church.

Compilation Appearances
- "Flight of the Griffin" on Mythological Metal ...
Last known
Rick Wagner Drums (1980-1986, 2011-?)
See also: ex-Metal Church
Rick Cooper Guitars (1980-1986, 2011-?)
William McKay Vocals (1980-1986, 2011-?)
See also: ex-Metal Church
Jay Novorolsky Bass (2011-?)
See also: ex-ScreamKing
Past
Dan Levitan Bass (1980-1981)
See also: ex-Steele
Steve Hott Bass (1981-1982)
See also: ex-Metal Church
Thomas "Hawk" Sprayberry Bass (1982-1985)
Henry Hewitt Guitars (1982)
See also: ex-Exxe
Mike Jastremski Guitars (1983-1986)
(R.I.P. 2005) See also: ex-Heathen
Past (Live)
Mario Lang Bass (2011)
See also: Masters of Disguise, ex-Berserker, ex-Massgrave, Roxxcalibur, ex-Savage Grace (live)
Neudi Drums (2011)
See also: Manilla Road, Trance, ex-Economist, ex-Ripping Entrails, ex-Viron, ex-Seduction, ex-Sudden Darkness, Roxxcalibur, ex-Excess, ex-Masters of Disguise, ex-Jameson Raid, ex-Savage Grace (live)
Eric "Kalli" Kaldschmidt Guitars (2011)
See also: Abandoned, Masters of Disguise, Revenant, ex-Arathorn, ex-Silent Decay, Roxxcalibur, ex-Jameson Raid, ex-Kalögena, ex-Savage Grace (live)
Holger Ziegler Guitars (lead) (2011)
See also: Abandoned, ex-Obstsalat, ex-Reckoning, ex-Sinus, Roxxcalibur, ex-Lunatic Dictator, ex-Bösedeath (live), ex-Courageous, ex-Good Vibrations, ex-Kalögena
Rick Wagner Drums (1980-1986, 2011-?)
See also: ex-Metal Church
Rick Cooper Guitars (1980-1986, 2011-?)
William McKay Vocals (1980-1986, 2011-?)
See also: ex-Metal Church
Jay Novorolsky Bass (2011-?)
See also: ex-ScreamKing
Dan Levitan Bass (1980-1981)
See also: ex-Steele
Steve Hott Bass (1981-1982)
See also: ex-Metal Church
Thomas "Hawk" Sprayberry Bass (1982-1985)
Henry Hewitt Guitars (1982)
See also: ex-Exxe
Mike Jastremski Guitars (1983-1986)
(R.I.P. 2005) See also: ex-Heathen
Past
Mario Lang Bass (2011)
See also: Masters of Disguise, ex-Berserker, ex-Massgrave, Roxxcalibur, ex-Savage Grace (live)
Neudi Drums (2011)
See also: Manilla Road, Trance, ex-Economist, ex-Ripping Entrails, ex-Viron, ex-Seduction, ex-Sudden Darkness, Roxxcalibur, ex-Excess, ex-Masters of Disguise, ex-Jameson Raid, ex-Savage Grace (live)
Eric "Kalli" Kaldschmidt Guitars (2011)
See also: Abandoned, Masters of Disguise, Revenant, ex-Arathorn, ex-Silent Decay, Roxxcalibur, ex-Jameson Raid, ex-Kalögena, ex-Savage Grace (live)
Holger Ziegler Guitars (lead) (2011)
See also: Abandoned, ex-Obstsalat, ex-Reckoning, ex-Sinus, Roxxcalibur, ex-Lunatic Dictator, ex-Bösedeath (live), ex-Courageous, ex-Good Vibrations, ex-Kalögena
Added by: Skyklad Modified by: Felix 1666
Added on: 2002-07-21 17:57:02 Last modified on: 2017-08-07 01:43:45