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Savatage

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Tampa, Florida
Status:
Unknown
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Heavy/Power Metal, Progressive Metal/Rock
Lyrical themes:
Dark fantasy, Horror, Metal (early), Real life stories, Introspection (later)
Last label:
Steamhammer
Years active:
1979-1983 (as Avatar), 1983-2002, 2014-?
After taking a rest from the music scene in 2002, it was announced on August 2, 2014 that Savatage would reunite for Wacken Open Air in 2015. Whether Savatage still exists (as of 2018) is unknown; they have not played another show since Wacken or released a statement regarding their future.

Jon Oliva remained involved with Savatage for the period he was "out" of the band by writing music and ...
Last known
Jon Oliva Vocals (1983-1993, 2000-2001), Keyboards (1986-2002, 2014-?)
See also: Jon Oliva's Pain, Oliva, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Doctor Butcher, ex-Avatar, ex-Alien, ex-Black Diamond, ex-Metropolis
Johnny Lee Middleton Bass, Vocals (backing) (1985-2002, 2014-?)
See also: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Big Shooter, Cold Blooded Sapphire, Johnny Lee Middleton, ex-Lefty
Chris Caffery Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1989-1990, 1994-2002, 2014-?)
See also: Artension, Chris Caffery, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, John West, ex-Doctor Butcher, Spirits of Fire, ex-Metal Church (live), ex-Tim Ripper Owens (live), ex-Metalium, ex-Rondinelli, ex-Big Mouth, ex-Witchdoctor
Zak Stevens Vocals (lead) (1993-2000, 2014-?)
See also: Circle II Circle, Stardust Reverie, Wicked Witch of Boston, ex-Machines of Grace, ex-Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Jeff Plate Drums (1994-2002, 2014-?)
See also: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Wicked Witch of Boston, John West, ex-Machines of Grace, ex-Chris Caffery, ex-Metal Church, ex-Doctor Butcher
Al Pitrelli Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1994-1999, 2002, 2014-?)
See also: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Widowmaker, ex-Van Helsing's Curse, O'2L, ex-Megadeth, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Asia, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-CPR, ex-Danger Danger, ex-Flesh and Blood, ex-Hotshot, ex-Michael Bolton, ex-Place Called Rage, ex-Talas, ex-Vertex
Past
Keith "Thumper" Collins Bass (1983-1985)
See also: ex-Krunch, ex-Avatar, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Solar
Steve "Doc" Wacholz Drums (1983-1993)
See also: Reverence, ex-Avatar, ex-Crimson Glory, ex-Metropolis
Criss Oliva Guitars (1983-1993)
(R.I.P. 1993) See also: ex-Avatar, ex-Black Diamond, ex-Tower
Alex Skolnick Guitars (1994)
See also: Metal Allegiance, Testament, ex-Legacy, Alex Skolnick Trio, ex-Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Ozzy Osbourne (live), ex-Attention Deficit
Jack Frost Guitars (2000-2001)
See also: Frost, Seven Witches, The Bronx Casket Co., Circle II Circle (live), ex-Bird of Prey, ex-Farley's Ritual, ex-Frost Bite, ex-Speeed, ex-Randall Frost Project, ex-Belladonna, ex-Lizzy Borden (live), ex-Marshall Law, ex-Metalium
Damond Jiniya Vocals (lead) (2001-2002)
See also: Lover of Sin (live), Herman/Nebula, ex-Diet of Worms
Past (Live)
Chris Caffery Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards (1987-1988)
See also: Artension, Chris Caffery, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, John West, ex-Doctor Butcher, Spirits of Fire, ex-Metal Church (live), ex-Tim Ripper Owens (live), ex-Metalium, ex-Rondinelli, ex-Big Mouth, ex-Witchdoctor
Michael Reynolds Drums (1988)
John Zahner Keyboards (1991)
See also: ex-Crimson Glory (live), ex-Circle II Circle, ex-Jon Oliva's Pain
Andy James Drums (1993)
See also: ex-Torrod, ex-Predator
Wes Garren Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards (1993)
Jeff Waters Guitars (2002)
See also: Annihilator
Bill Hudson Guitars (2015)
See also: Circle II Circle, Jon Oliva's Pain, Stardust Reverie, Consortium Project (live), Doro (live), ex-The Supremacy, Emphatic, I Am Morbid, ex-Aquaria, ex-Avian, ex-Cellador, ex-Ian Parry, ex-Power Quest, ex-U.D.O., ex-Kobra and the Lotus (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Epicurean (live), ex-Written in Blood, ex-Westfield Massacre
Vitalij Kuprij Keyboards (2015)
See also: Artension, Mark Boals, Ring of Fire, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Vitalij Kuprij, Ferrigno, Leal, Kuprij, ex-Book of Reflections, ex-Stygia, ex-Adagio, ex-Atlantis Rising
Jon Oliva Vocals (1983-1993, 2000-2001), Keyboards (1986-2002, 2014-?)
See also: Jon Oliva's Pain, Oliva, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Doctor Butcher, ex-Avatar, ex-Alien, ex-Black Diamond, ex-Metropolis
Johnny Lee Middleton Bass, Vocals (backing) (1985-2002, 2014-?)
See also: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Big Shooter, Cold Blooded Sapphire, Johnny Lee Middleton, ex-Lefty
Chris Caffery Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1989-1990, 1994-2002, 2014-?)
See also: Artension, Chris Caffery, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, John West, ex-Doctor Butcher, Spirits of Fire, ex-Metal Church (live), ex-Tim Ripper Owens (live), ex-Metalium, ex-Rondinelli, ex-Big Mouth, ex-Witchdoctor
Zak Stevens Vocals (lead) (1993-2000, 2014-?)
See also: Circle II Circle, Stardust Reverie, Wicked Witch of Boston, ex-Machines of Grace, ex-Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Jeff Plate Drums (1994-2002, 2014-?)
See also: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Wicked Witch of Boston, John West, ex-Machines of Grace, ex-Chris Caffery, ex-Metal Church, ex-Doctor Butcher
Al Pitrelli Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1994-1999, 2002, 2014-?)
See also: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Widowmaker, ex-Van Helsing's Curse, O'2L, ex-Megadeth, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Asia, ex-Blue Öyster Cult, ex-CPR, ex-Danger Danger, ex-Flesh and Blood, ex-Hotshot, ex-Michael Bolton, ex-Place Called Rage, ex-Talas, ex-Vertex
Keith "Thumper" Collins Bass (1983-1985)
See also: ex-Krunch, ex-Avatar, ex-Jack Starr's Burning Starr, ex-Solar
Steve "Doc" Wacholz Drums (1983-1993)
See also: Reverence, ex-Avatar, ex-Crimson Glory, ex-Metropolis
Criss Oliva Guitars (1983-1993)
(R.I.P. 1993) See also: ex-Avatar, ex-Black Diamond, ex-Tower
Alex Skolnick Guitars (1994)
See also: Metal Allegiance, Testament, ex-Legacy, Alex Skolnick Trio, ex-Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Ozzy Osbourne (live), ex-Attention Deficit
Jack Frost Guitars (2000-2001)
See also: Frost, Seven Witches, The Bronx Casket Co., Circle II Circle (live), ex-Bird of Prey, ex-Farley's Ritual, ex-Frost Bite, ex-Speeed, ex-Randall Frost Project, ex-Belladonna, ex-Lizzy Borden (live), ex-Marshall Law, ex-Metalium
Damond Jiniya Vocals (lead) (2001-2002)
See also: Lover of Sin (live), Herman/Nebula, ex-Diet of Worms
Past
Chris Caffery Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards (1987-1988)
See also: Artension, Chris Caffery, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, John West, ex-Doctor Butcher, Spirits of Fire, ex-Metal Church (live), ex-Tim Ripper Owens (live), ex-Metalium, ex-Rondinelli, ex-Big Mouth, ex-Witchdoctor
Michael Reynolds Drums (1988)
John Zahner Keyboards (1991)
See also: ex-Crimson Glory (live), ex-Circle II Circle, ex-Jon Oliva's Pain
Andy James Drums (1993)
See also: ex-Torrod, ex-Predator
Wes Garren Guitars (rhythm), Keyboards (1993)
Jeff Waters Guitars (2002)
See also: Annihilator
Bill Hudson Guitars (2015)
See also: Circle II Circle, Jon Oliva's Pain, Stardust Reverie, Consortium Project (live), Doro (live), ex-The Supremacy, Emphatic, I Am Morbid, ex-Aquaria, ex-Avian, ex-Cellador, ex-Ian Parry, ex-Power Quest, ex-U.D.O., ex-Kobra and the Lotus (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Epicurean (live), ex-Written in Blood, ex-Westfield Massacre
Vitalij Kuprij Keyboards (2015)
See also: Artension, Mark Boals, Ring of Fire, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Vitalij Kuprij, Ferrigno, Leal, Kuprij, ex-Book of Reflections, ex-Stygia, ex-Adagio, ex-Atlantis Rising
Added by: sirmonarch Modified by: aloof
Added on: 2002-07-18 12:28:14 Last modified on: 2018-11-14 13:50:49