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Also known as Avatar (1978-1983)

Country: USA

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Formed in: 1978
Hiatus: 2002-2014

1978- Progressive heavy metal

Line-up

Current members:
1978-1979  Jon Oliva - guitars
› 1978-1992  -//- vocals, piano
› 1980-1981  -//- bass
› 1986-2002  -//- keyboards
› 1991  -//- drums
› 1994  -//- guitars, bass, drums
› 1994-2002  -//- vocals, piano
› 2014-  -//- vocals, keyboards
1986-2002  Johnny Lee Middleton - bass, vocals
› 2014-  -//-
1987-1990  Christopher ''Chris'' Caffery - guitars, vocals
› 1995-2002  -//-
› 2014-  -//-
1994-2002  Jeff Plate - drums
› 2014-  -//-
1995-1999  Al Pitrelli - guitars, vocals
› 2002  -//-
› 2014-  -//-
Former musicians:
1978  Bob Boyer - vocals
1978-1979  Criss Oliva - bass
› 1979-1993  -//- guitars, vocals
› 1991  -//- bass
1979-1980  Andy Gmelin - bass
1979-1980  Patrick ''Pat'' Dubs - guitars
1980  Brian Belenon - bass
1980  Rich ''Bigano'' Pagan - guitars
1980-1993  Steve ''Dr Killdrums'' Wacholz - drums
1981-1985  Keith ''Thumper'' Collins - bass
1992-2000  Zachary "Zak" Stevens - vocals
1994  Alex Skolnick - guitars
Studio musicians:
1986  Brent Daniels - backing vocals
1987-2001  Robert Kinkel - keyboards, backing vocals
1991  Abi Reid - backing vocals
Live musicians:
1987-1988  Christopher ''Chris'' Caffery - guitars, backing vocals
1988  Michael Reynolds - drums
1991-1992  John Zahner - guitars, keyboards
1993  Andy James - drums
1993  Wes Garren - guitars, keyboards
1994-1995  Jeff Plate - drums
2001-2002  Jack Frost - guitars
2001-2002  Damond Jiniya - vocals
2002  Jeff Waters - guitars
Guest musicians:
1987  Ray Gillen - vocals
2000-2002  Al Pitrelli - guitars, vocals
2001  Zachary "Zak" Stevens - vocals
2001  John West - backing vocals

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1983 | 8 Sirens
1983 | 8.4 City Beneath The Surface [EP]
1984 | 8.1 The Dungeons Are Calling [EP]
1985 | 7.6 Power Of The Night
1986 | 6.5 Fight For The Rock
1987 | 8.8 Hall Of The Mountain King
1989 | 8.9 Gutter Ballet
1991 | 8.6 Streets: A Rock Opera
1993 | 8.7 Edge Of Thorns
1994 | 8.4 Handful Of Rain
1995 | 7 Chance [EP]
1995 | 8.5 Dead Winter Dead
1997 | 8.3 The Wake Of Magellan
2001 | 8.1 Poets And Madmen
 
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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
17.05.2015 Savatage - 'Return To Wacken' Samples Online
28.04.2015 Savatage - To Release 'Return To Wacken'
03.08.2014 Wacken Open Air 2015 - Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra And More
17.08.2013 Savatage - 'Streets: A Rock Opera' To Be Reissued
23.05.2009 Machines Of Grace - New Band Featuring Savatage Members
22.01.2007 Savatage - 1996 Live Footage Online
 
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