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Graham Bonnet
Bonnet in 2008
Bonnet in 2008
Background information
Born (1947-12-23) 23 December 1947 (age 73)
Skegness, Lincolnshire, England
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, bass, harmonica
Years active1967–present
Associated actsAlcatrazz, The Marbles, Rainbow, Michael Schenker Group, Manowar, Manilla Road, Helstar, Stratovarius, Impellitteri, Anthem
WebsiteOfficial website

Graham Bonnet (born 23 December 1947) is an English rock singer and songwriter. He has recorded and performed as a solo artist and as a member of several hard rock and heavy metal bands including Rainbow, Michael Schenker Group, Stratovarius, and Impellitteri.[1]But his most successful performance was with the heavy metal band Alcatrazz with which he had limited success in the 1980s. Bonnet's style is described as being a cross between Don Johnson in Miami Vice and James Dean.[2] He is also known for his powerful singing voice but is capable of also singing soft melodies.[3][4][5][6][7] His singing has been noted as 'very loud' by both his contemporaries and himself,[8] and he claims to be a self-taught singer with 'no discipline for lessons'.[9]


Bonnet was born in Skegness, England in 1947.[1] He had his first hit single with duo the Marbles in 1968, with the single "Only One Woman" (Polydor 56 272), which reached Number 5 in the UK Singles Chart.[1][10] This and its follow-up, “The Walls Fell Down,” were both written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees who had recorded in Australia with Bonnet's bandmate from the Marbles, Trevor Gordon.

Bonnet then quit to do advert jingles. He appeared in the 1974 British comedy film, Three for All as lead singer of 'Billy Beethoven', a fictional band, along with several notable UK comedy personalities and his then partner Adrienne Posta, although his character's lines were limited to only two words.

In 1977, he released an eponymous album, which was certified gold in Australia. The single, "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue", a cover version of the Bob Dylan song, also reached Number 3 in Australia in November 1977,[11] and the following year the single "Warm Ride", written by the Bee Gees, a leftover from the Saturday Night Fever sessions, reached number two there in August.[11]


In 1979, Bonnet was approached to join UK glam rock band Sweet to replace Brian Connolly. However, he was chosen by Ritchie Blackmore to replace Ronnie James Dio as the vocalist of hard rock band Rainbow. This was something of a musical departure for Bonnet, who had previously identified himself more as an R&B singer. Bonnet would later credit his time in Rainbow and his collaboration with Blackmore, in particular, as fundamentally changing his musical outlook to a more hard rock focus. He sang on the Down to Earth LP, which would become his most successful album. It spawned two hit singles in 1979 and 1980: "Since You Been Gone" and "All Night Long".[1] During Bonnet's time in the band, Rainbow also headlined the inaugural Monsters of Rock festival at Donington Park, Castle Donington.

Bonnet's time with Rainbow was short and he left to resume his solo career, releasing the Line-Up album in 1981, handled by producer John Eden. Following on from his time in Rainbow, the album had a markedly more rock-based sound than his previous solo recordings, whilst retaining some of his former R&B influences. For the recording of Line Up Bonnet enlisted several well-known rock musicians including Whitesnake guitarist Mick Moody, Whitesnake and Rainbow drummer Cozy Powell, Deep Purple and Whitesnake keyboard player Jon Lord, and Status Quo guitarists Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt. The album reached No. 62 in the UK Albums Chart.[12] The album's lead single, "Night Games", reached No. 6 in the UK Singles Chart, with the follow-up single, "Liar", reaching No. 51.[12] Around this time Bonnet sang on an advertisement for Levi's jeans (the song was entitled "These Eyes"), although his version has never been released.


Tempted by an offer from ex-UFO guitarist Michael Schenker, Bonnet continued his progression to a heavier musical style and joined the Michael Schenker Group (MSG) for the Assault Attack album.[1] However, he was fired from the group after a single concert, at Sheffield Polytechnic (now called Sheffield Hallam University), when he drunkenly exposed himself on stage.[13]


Upon leaving MSG, Bonnet decided to form his own band, drawing inspiration from his days in Rainbow. In 1983, he co-founded Alcatrazz, with Gary Shea (bass), and Jimmy Waldo (keyboards) of the band New England, former Alice Cooper drummer Jan Uvena, and Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen.[1] The band's debut album, No Parole from Rock N' Roll, featured a distinctly heavy metal sound, with Bonnet describing the material as the heaviest that he had recorded to date. The band enjoyed moderate success in the United States, and major success in Japan.

The band released three studio albums (No Parole from Rock N' Roll, Disturbing the Peace, with guitarist Steve Vai replacing Malmsteen, and Dangerous Games with Danny Johnson on guitar). Alcatrazz also released a live album, Live Sentence, with material from Yngwie Malmsteen's period in the band. For the Dangerous Games LP, Alcatrazz recorded a remake of Bonnet's hit song "Only One Woman" from his first band The Marbles. In 1987, Alcatrazz appeared on the second series of the BBC TV programme Rock School, with Bonnet providing singing tips. The programme also included clips of Alcatrazz in rehearsal. Later that year, Alcatrazz disbanded, and Bonnet returned to his solo career. In 2009, Bonnet reformed Alcatrazz with three new musicians. Bonnet did not consult with his former bandmates Uvena and Waldo about re-forming the original line-up, and in response they also re-grouped as a separate version of Alcatrazz. Both bands have maintained official pages on

Bonnet later reformed his version of the band as Alcatrazz featuring Graham Bonnet with guitarist Howie Simon (Jeff Scott Soto Band, Talisman), drummer Glen Sobel (Impellitteri, Beautiful Creatures, Tony MacAlpine), and bassist Tim Luce and toured Japan in May and June 2007—sharing the headline with another ex-Rainbow vocalist, Joe Lynn Turner. Howie Simon revealed in a 2010 interview that it was his suggestion to bring back the Alcatrazz name.[14] They also headlined the BerkRock festival in Berkovitsa, Bulgaria in July 2008 and have played various West Coast US dates including support slots for Y&T. Alcatrazz continued to perform live occasionally until 2014.

In March 2017, three-fifths of the original lineup (Bonnet, Waldo and Shea) reunited for three shows in Japan, which also included Conrado Pesinato and Mark Benquechea on guitar and drums respectively. The performances were recorded for the live album/DVD Parole Denied - Tokyo 2017, which was released on 7 December 2018.[15]

In February 2019, Bonnet confirmed that he had once again resurrected Alcatrazz, with a new lineup featuring himself, Waldo, Benquechea, Beth-Ami Heavenstone, as well as new guitarist Joe Stump.[16][17] Heavenstone thus briefly became Alcatrazz's first female member, having played bass in The Graham Bonnet Band, where she was Waldo's bandmate. This lineup planned to record a new album together, which will also include contributions from Chris Impellitteri, Bob Kulick, Dario Mollo and former Alcatrazz guitarist Steve Vai.[18][19] Shea returned to Alcatrazz in January 2020 to replace Heavenstone.

Later career

Bonnet's post-Alcatrazz projects have all been short-lived and included Blackthorne (working with ex-Balance guitarist Bob Kulick, brother of Kiss guitarist Bruce Kulick), backing vocals for the Danish heavy metal band Pretty Maids' Future World and numerous session work for Forcefield, appearing on To Oz and Back and Let The Wild Run Free. In 1988, Bonnet joined Impellitteri, for their album Stand in Line.

An appearance on Eddie Hardin and Pete York's musical adaptation of Wind in The Willows, performed live in Germany in 1991, saw Bonnet sing on around six of the songs alongside fellow musicians Jon Lord, Don Airey and Ray Fenwick amongst others. Fenwick and Airey also featured heavily on Bonnet's 1991 solo album Here Comes The Night which includes several covers as well as songs credited to his then wife Jo Eime, and another remake of the Marbles' "Only One Woman".

In 1997, he released Underground, a new solo album, which helped re-establish him with his fan base in Japan. 1999's The Day I Went Mad featured guitarist Slash, Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell, Bruce Kulick plus guitarist, Mario Parga.

Bonnet contributed lead vocals to the Japanese heavy metal band Anthem's 2000 release Heavy Metal Anthem, which had reworks of classic Anthem tracks. Bonnet rejoined Impellitteri in 2000 for their System X album. Meanwhile, his 1999 Japanese solo album got a UK release in September 2001.

At the back end of 2001, Bonnet went on a solo UK tour. His band included keyboard player Don Airey, bassist Chris Childs and drummer Harry James of Thunder and guitarist Dario Mollo.

In early 2004, Bonnet joined Italian guitarist Dario Mollo's new project Elektric Zoo, touring Europe during April. Maintaining the Italian connection, the singer also participated in Matteo Filippini's project, Moonstone, featuring on the track "Not Dead Yet".

In 2006, Bonnet contributed vocals to the Welcome to America album by Taz Taylor Band. The band toured the UK in 2007 and Europe in 2008.

He also appeared in the Countdown Spectacular concert series in Australia between August and September 2007. He sang two songs, "Warm Ride" and "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue".

A press release dated 6 November 2008 reported that Bonnet would be contributing vocals for a highlights CD with the metal opera project, Lyraka.[20][21] The album Lyraka Volume 1 was released on 2 November 2010. It was announced on 17 November 2010, that Bonnet would also be featured on Lyraka Volume 2.[22]

Bonnet currently resides in Los Angeles, California, from where he continues to record and tour extensively. Bonnet toured the UK with Rainbow tribute band Catch the Rainbow starting in March 2014.

Graham singing with Michael Schenker in 2019
Graham singing with Michael Schenker in 2019

He collaborated in the Stardust Reverie Project, a supergroup featuring Zak Stevens and Lynn Meredith among others. Their first album Ancient Rites of the Moon was released in April 2014. He contributed on vocals in one track of the second Stardust Reverie album Proclamation of Shadows, which came out in March 2015.

In 2015, Bonnet formed The Graham Bonnet Band, and toured the UK and Europe, playing songs from throughout his career including Alcatrazz and Rainbow. The band released a two-song E.P. titled My Kingdom Come, (the song "My Kingdom Come", written by Russ Ballard) and announced work on a new studio album to be recorded featuring new compositions and a bonus disc consisting of re-recordings of a number of songs from Bonnet's career. The final line-up of The Graham Bonnet Band was: Graham Bonnet, vocals; Conrad Pesinato, guitars; Beth-Ami Heavenstone, bass; Mark Zonder (Ex-Fates Warning), drums. The band resumed touring towards the end of 2016.

On 4 November 2016, The Graham Bonnet Band released their debut album, The Book. Reviews were positive, with the Real Gone website calling the album "surprisingly good" and also stating that some of the tracks "exceeded expectations by some distance".[23] Heavenstone later joined Bonnet in a refounded Alcatrazz (see above).

In 2016, Bonnet joined Michael Schenker and fellow former MSG singers Gary Barden and Robin McAuley in Michael Schenker Fest, initially for a tour of Japan. This resulted in a CD/DVD Live - Tokyo International Forum Hall. Later tours of Europe and Japan followed. In 2017, with the addition of Temple of Rock singer Doogie White (another former Rainbow vocalist), Michael Schenker Fest recorded the album Resurrection featuring vocal contributions from all 4 singers. This line-up toured the US and Europe in 2018.

Bonnet was extensively interviewed for 2 books by author Greg Prato: 2016's The Other Side of Rainbow[24] and 2017's Shredders!: The Oral History Of Speed Guitar (And More).[25]


Albums (solo or as band member)

Released Recorded Artist Label Cat. # Title Type
1970 1968–69 The Marbles Polydor 184365 The Marbles Studio
1975 1974 (Soundtrack) DJM DJLPS 448 Three for All (four tracks By Billy Beethoven) Studio
1977 1977 Graham Bonnet Ring O'Records
9199 133
Graham Bonnet (AUS #7) [26] Studio
1978 1978 Mercury 6304,503 No Bad Habits (AUS #6) [26] Studio
1979 1979 Rainbow Polydor POLD 5023 Down to Earth (UK #6, BPI: Gold) Studio
1981 1981 Graham Bonnet Vertigo 6302,151 Line-Up (UK #62) Studio
1982 1982 Michael Schenker Group Chrysalis CHR 1393 Assault Attack (UK #19) Studio
1983 1983 Alcatrazz Rocshire PL83263 No Parole from Rock 'n' Roll (US #128) Studio
1984 1984 Polydor Live Sentence (US #145) Live
1985 1985 Capitol 1C0642402991 Disturbing the Peace (US #133) Studio
1986 1986 Capitol Dangerous Games Studio
1988 1988 Impellitteri Relativity Records Stand in Line Studio
1989 1989 Forcefield President PCOM 1100 Forcefield III: To Oz and Back Studio
1990 1990 President PCOM 1110 Forcefield IV: Let the Wild Run Free Studio
1991 1991 Graham Bonnet President PCOM 1114 Here Comes the Night Studio
1993 1993 Blackthorne CMC International CMC 6403 Afterlife Studio
1997 1997 Graham Bonnet Victor VICP-60084 Underground Studio
1999 1999 Graham Bonnet Escape Music ESM070 The Day I Went Mad Studio
2000 2000 Anthem JVC VICP-60992 Heavy Metal Anthem Studio
2002 2002 Impellitteri SPV 085-74622 System X Studio
2006 2006 Taz Taylor Band Escape Music ESM137 Welcome to America! Studio
2010 1983 Alcatrazz Deadline Music CLP 8744-2 Live '83 Live
1984 Ward Records VQCD 10169 No Parole from Rock 'n' Roll Tour Live in Japan 1984.1.28 audio tracks Live
1984 VQCD 10170 Disturbing the Peace Tour Live in Japan 1984.10.10 audio tracks Live
2015 1975 Graham Bonnet Graham Bonnet Private-I – The Archives Vol. 1 (Recorded 1975) (Digital Download only) Studio
1979 Rainbow Purple Pyramid Down to Earth Tour 1979 Live
2015 Graham Bonnet Band Graham Bonnet Music Escape from Alcatrazz : Alive in Japan (Digital Download only) Live
2016 1994 Blackthorne Cherry Red Records HNECD073D Blackthorne II – Don't Kill the Thrill (Deluxe Edition) Studio
1980 Rainbow Edel Monsters of Rock – Live at Donington 1980 (CD & DVD) Live
1975 Graham Bonnet Cherry Red Records Back Row in the Stalls (Private-I Expanded Edition, CD Release) Studio
2016 Graham Bonnet Band Frontiers Music S.R.L. FRCD 759 The Book (2-CD Set) Studio
2017 2017 Ezoo earMusic Feeding the Beast Studio
2016 Graham Bonnet Band Frontiers Music S.R.L. Frontiers Rock Festival 2016 – Live... Here Comes the Night (DVD & CD) Live
2016 Michael Schenker Fest in-akustik Live - Tokyo International Forum Hall A (Track 9, 10, 11 and 18) Live
2018 2018 Michael Schenker Fest Nuclear Blast Resurrection (Track 2, 4, 6 & 12) Studio
1987, 89, 92 Graham Bonnet Cherry Red Records Reel To Real: The Archives 1987-1992 (3-CD Box) Studio
2018 Graham Bonnet Band Frontiers Music S.R.L. Meanwhile.Back In The Garage (2-CD Set) Studio
2017 Alcatrazz Parole Denied - Tokyo 2017 Live
2019 2017 Graham Bonnet Band Live in Tokyo 2017 (CD & DVD) Live
2019 Michael Schenker Fest Nuclear Blast Revelation (Track 1, 4, 5, 11 & 12) Studio
2020 2020 Alcatrazz Silver Lining Music Born Innocent Studio
2000 Anthem Ward Records Explosive!!: Studio Jam Studio

Compilation albums

Cat. #
1979 Graham Bonnet Mercury 6304,509 Can't Complain (mixture of tracks from previous two albums)
1980 Graham Bonnet Mercury 6321,108 Rock Legends: Graham Bonnet
1986 Rainbow Polydor Finyl Vinyl
1990 Graham Bonnet Polygram 840 974-2 The Rock Singer's Anthology
1994 The Marbles Polydor 523 866-2 Marble-ized
7/1997 Rainbow Polydor The Very Best of Rainbow
23 Jun 1998 Alcatrazz Renaissance The Best of Alcatrazz
8 Oct 2002 Impellitteri Seoul Records The Very Best of Impellitteri: Faster Than the Speed of Light
2003 The Marbles Repertoire REPUK 1014 The Marbles
23 Sep 2008 Michael Schenker Group EMI 5099923475021 The Best of the Michael Schenker Group 1980–1984
2015 Rainbow Polydor A Light in the Black
2016 Alcatrazz Store For Music The Ultimate Fortress Rock Set (Box)
Graham Bonnet Cherry Red Records HNECD068D Graham Bonnet / No Bad Habits (2CD Expanded Deluxe Edition)
2017 Graham Bonnet HNEBOX071 Anthology 1968-2017 (2CD/1DVD Boxset)
Flying Not Falling 1991-1999 (3-CD Box)
Alcatrazz Breaking the Heart of the City: The Best of Alcatrazz (3CD-Boxset)
2018 The Official Bootleg Boxset 1983-1986: Live, Demo, Rehearsals (6CD-Boxset)

UK singles

Date Artist Label Cat. # Tracks Album
1968 The Marbles Polydor 56272 "Only One Woman" / "By the Light of a Burning Candle" (UK #5) The Marbles
1969 56310 "The Walls Fell Down" / "Love You"
56378 "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" / "I Can't See Nobody"
1972 Graham Bonnet RCA RCA 2230 "Whisper in the Night" / "Rare Specimen" Back Row in the Stalls (Released 2016)
15 Jun 1973 RCA 2380 "Trying to Say Goodbye" / "Castles in the Air"
16 Nov 1973 Adrienne Posta DJM DJS 286 "Dog Song" / "Express Yourself"
4 Oct 1974 Graham Bonnet DJS 328 "Back Row in the Stalls" / "Ghost Writer in My Eye"
9 May 1975 Billy Beethoven DJS 377 "Dreams (Out in the Forest)" / "We're Free" Three for All / Back Row in the Stalls (Released 2016)
27 May 1977 Graham Bonnet Ring O'Records 2017,105 "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" / "Heroes on My Picture Wall" (AUS #3) [26] Graham Bonnet
12 Aug 1977 2017,106 "Danny" / "Rock Island Line" (AUS #79) [26]
11/1977 2017,110 "Goodnight and Goodmorning" / "Wino Song"
03/1978 POSP 002DJ "Warm Ride" (Short Version) / "Warm Ride" (Long Version) (AUS #2) [26] Non-album tracks
03/1978 2017,114 "Warm Ride" (Short Version) / "10/12 Observation"
1979 Rainbow Polydor POSP 70 "Since You Been Gone" / "Bad Girl" (UK #6, BPI: Silver) Down to Earth
03/1980 POSP 104 "All Night Long" / "Weiss Heim" (UK #5, BPI: Silver)
1981 Graham Bonnet Vertigo VER 1 "Night Games" / "Out on the Water" (UK #6) Line-Up
VER 2 "Liar" / "Bad Days Are Gone" (UK #51)
VER 4 "That's the Way That It Is" / "Don't Tell Me to Go"
27 Aug 1982 Michael Schenker Group Chrysalis CHS 2636 "Dancer" / "Girl from Uptown" Assault Attack
1983 Alcatrazz Rocshire Records XR95047 "Island in the Sun" No Parole from Rock 'n' Roll
1985 Alcatrazz Capitol CL 366 "God Blessed Video" / "Wire and Wood" Disturbing the Peace
2015 Graham Bonnet Band Graham Bonnet Music "My Kingdom Come" Anthology 1968-2017

Unique non-UK singles

Date Artist Country Label Cat. # Tracks Album
1969 The Marbles Germany Polydor 59,311 "I Can't See Nobody" / "Little Boy" The Marbles
2058,010 "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" / "Daytime"
USA Cotillion 45-44046 "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" / "Little Laughing Girl"
Portugal Polydor 56378 "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" / "A House Is Not a Home"
1977 Graham Bonnet Australia Mercury 6001,109 "Danny" / "Wino Song" Graham Bonnet
6001,111 "Rock Island Line" / "Soul Seeker"
1978 Australia Mercury 6001,115 "Only You Can Lift Me" / "Such a Shame" No Bad Habits
Germany 6001,117 "Can't Complain" / "High School Angel"
2000 Anthem Japan Victor VICP-60979 ”Gypsy Ways (Win, Lose Or Draw)" / "Show Must Go On" / "Love In Vain" Heavy Metal Anthem

Album appearances (guest sessions)

Cat. #
1976 (Various Artists) RCA RS 1088 Paul Gallico's the Snow Goose Vocals on "Walking by the Sea"
1983 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Friends RCA RCALP 8001 Arrested: The Music of the Police Vocals on "Truth Hits Everybody"
1985 Eddie Hardin and Zak Starkey President PTLS 1078 Eddie Hardin and Zak Starkey's
Musical Version of Wind in the Willows
1987 Pretty Maids CBS 4502811 Future World
1992 Eddie Hardin INAK INAK 9010 Wind in the Willows – A Rock Concert
2005 Iain Ashley Hersey Lion Music LMC 157 The Holy Grail Vocals on "Going Down", "Walking the Talk" and "The Holy Grail"
27 Mar 2006 Michael Schenker Group Armageddon Music Tales of Rock'n'Roll Vocals on "Rock 'n' Roll"
2006 Moonstone Project Majestic Rock Records MAJCD-080 (UK)
DDCZ-1244 (Japan)
Time to Take a Stand Vocals on "Not Dead Yet"
4 Dec 2007 (Various Artists) Phantom Sound and Vision The Countdown Spectacular Live 2 Vocals on "It's All Over Now Baby Blue"
16 Aug 2008 J21 0001 Yellow Mind:Blue Mind
2010 Lyraka Yesterrock B004CU1JPY Lyraka Volume 1 Vocals on "Coronation", "Palace Guard", "Errandia" and "Beyond the Palace"
2012 Lyraka Yesterrock Lyraka Volume 2 Vocals on "Volcano", "Lyraka (On Dragon's Wings)" and "Father"
2014 Stardust Reverie Avispa Ancient Rites of the Moon
2014 (Various Artists) Purple Pyramid Records Light My Fire: A Classic Rock Salute to the Doors The Soft Parade
2015 Stardust Reverie Rock-CD Proclamation of Shadows

Film and television appearances

  • 1975: Three for All (performer)
  • 1980: Rainbow – Monsters of Rock, Donington '80 (performer)
  • 1985: Rainbow – The Final Cut (performer)
  • 2003: Wind in the Willows – A Rock Concert '91 (performer)
  • 2006: Rainbow – In Their Own Words (interviewee)
  • 2006: Heavy Metal – Louder than Life (interviewee)
  • 2015: The Ritchie Blackmore Story (interviewee)


Years Active
Vocals Guitar Bass Drums Keyboards
1965–1967 The Blue Sect Graham Bonnet

Roger Sleath

Graham Bonnet Roger Sleath Steve Hardy
1967–1968 The Graham Bonnet Set Graham Bonnet

Trevor Gordon

1968–1969 The Marbles
1975 Southern Comfort Graham Bonnet
1979–1980 Rainbow Graham Bonnet Ritchie Blackmore Roger Glover Cozy Powell Don Airey
02/1982-27 August 1982 Michael Schenker Group Michael Schenker Chris Glen Ted McKenna Tommy Eyre
1983–1984 Alcatrazz Yngwie Malmsteen Gary Shea Jan Uvena Jimmy Waldo
1984–1986 Steve Vai
1986–1987 Danny Johnson
1987 The Party Boys Kevin Borich

John Brewster

Alan Lancaster Paul Christie

Richard Harvey

1988 Anthem Hiroya Fukuda Naoto Shibata Takamasa Ohuchi
1988 Impellitteri Chris Impellitteri Chuck Wright Pat Torpey Phil Wolfe
1988–1990 Dave Spitz Stet Howland
1989 Forcefield Ray Fenwick

Jan Akkerman

Mo Foster

Terry Pack

Cozy Powell
1990 Ray Fenwick

Mick Moody

Bernie Marsden

Mario Parga

Terry Pack Don Airey

Tim Hinkley

Chris Cozens

1993 Blackthorne Bob Kulick Chuck Wright Frankie Banali Jimmy Waldo
2000–2001 Anthem Featuring Graham Bonnet Akio Shimizu Naoto Shibata Hirotsugu Homma
2000–2003 Impellitteri Chris Impellitteri James Amelio Pulli Glen Sobel Edward Harris Roth
2004 Elektric Zoo Dario Mollo Guido Block Roberto Gualdi Maurizio Belluzzo
2006–2008 Taz Taylor Band Taz Taylor Dirk Krause Val Trainor Bob Miller
2006–2009 Alcatrazz (Featuring Graham Bonnet) Howie Simon Tim Luce Glen Sobel
2009-2010 Dave Dzialak
2010-2011 Jeff Bowders
2011-2014 Bobby Rock
2009 Savage Paradise Mario Parga Kevin Valentine Eric Ragno
2014–2015 Graham Bonnet Band Conrado Pesinato Beth-Ami Heavenstone Chase Manhattan
2016 Mark Zonder Jimmy Waldo
2016–present Michael Schenker Fest Gary Barden

Graham Bonnet

Robin McAuley

Doogie White

Michael Schenker Chris Glen Ted McKenna Steve Mann
2017 Ezoo Graham Bonnet Dario Mollo Dario Patti Roberto Gualdi Dario Patti
2017 Alcatrazz (Reunion show) Kurt James Gary Shea Mark Benquechea Jimmy Waldo
2017-2019 Graham Bonnet Band Beth-Ami Heavenstone
2019 Alcatrazz Joe Stump
2020 Gary Shea


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