born on 5/8/1963 in Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
died on 5/10/2010 in Mesquite, NV, United States
Steve Lee (Gotthard singer)
|Steve Lee (Gotthard singer)|
|Born|| August 5 1963
|Died|| October 5 2010 (aged 47)
Mesquite, Nevada, United States
Steve Lee (August 5, 1963 October 5, 2010) was a Swiss musician and vocalist, best known as the vocalist of the band Gotthard.
In 1979, The first public concert at the Aula Magna of Lugano-Trevano with the band named Cromo ( Gerard Garganigo: Keyboards and Vocals, Tiziano Lippmann: Keyboards, Synthesizers and Sequencers, Steve Lee: drums and Vocals, Massimo Basso: Bass and Vocals, Guido Gagliano: guitar and vocals, )
In 1988, Steve Lee joined the group Forsale.
In 1992, in Lugano, along with guitarist Leo Leoni, bassist Marc Lynn, and drummer Hena Habegger, they founded the band Krak. Under the lead of bassist and founding member of Krokus, Chris von Rohr, the band changed its name to Gotthard (a name inspired by the Gotthard Pass).
In 2007, Lee was contacted by Arjen Anthony Lucassen to feature on Ayreon's latest album 01011001, released in 2008. He sang vocals, alongside other progressive rock and progressive metal singers.
He spoke fluent Italian, German, English and French.
Steve Lee was killed in a motorcycle accident 10 miles south of Mesquite, Nevada on Interstate 15 when a semi truck hit a parked motorcycle which subsequently struck and killed Lee.
- Main article: Gotthard (band)
Lee's musical influences included Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Whitesnake, Deep Purple, Bon Jovi, Van Halen and Aerosmith. Lee was especially fond of Whitesnake and based his singing style on that of their lead singer David Coverdale .
- Official Gotthard Website
- Official condolence Website
- Gotthard Discography
- Nordic fan site with a lot of news, pictures and more
- Heavy Harmonies page
|Steve Lee · Leo Leoni · Marc Lynn · Freddy Scherer · Hena Habegger|
|Studio albums||Gotthard · Dial Hard · G. · Open · Homerun · Human Zoo · Lipservice · Domino Effect|
|Live Albums||The Hamburg Tapes · D frosted · Made In Switzerland|
|Compilations||One Life One Soul · One Team One Spirit|
|Video/DVD releases||More Than Live · Made In Switzerland|
|Ayreon guest musicians|
|Arjen Anthony Lucassen|
|Vocalists||Andi Deris Anneke van Giersbergen Barry Hay Bob Catley Bruce Dickinson Damian Wilson Daniel Gildenlöw Debby Schreuder Devin Townsend Devon Graves Edward Reekers Edwin Balogh Eric Clayton Esther Ladiges Fabio Lione Fish Floor Jansen Gary Hughes George Oosthoek Hansi Kürsch Heather Findlay Ian Parry Irene Jansen Jacqueline Govaert James LaBrie Jan-Chris de Koeijer Jasper Steverlinck Jay van Feggelen Johan Edlund John JayCee Cuijpers Jørn Lande Jonas Renkse Lana Lane Leon Goewie Liselotte Hegt Lucie Hillen Magali Luyten Magnus Ekwall Marcela Bovio Marjan Welman Mikael Åkerfeldt Mike Baker Mirjam van Doorn Mouse Neal Morse Okkie Huysdens Peter Daltrey Phideaux Xavier Ralf Scheepers Robby Valentine Robert Soeterboek Robert Westerholt Rodney Blaze Russell Allen Ruud Houweling Sharon den Adel Simone Simons Steve Lee Timo Kotipelto Tobias Sammet Tom S. Englund Ty Tabor Wudstik|
|Keyboardists, pianists, harpsichordists||Cleem Determeijer Clive Nolan Gary Wehrkamp Derek Sherinian Jens Johansson Joost van den Broek Keiko Kumagai Ken Hensley Martin Orford Oliver Wakeman René Merkelbach Robby Valentine Roland Bakker Tomas Bodin Ton Scherpenzeel|
|Guitarists||Gary Wehrkamp Jan Somers Lori Linstruth Michael Romeo Oscar Holleman Peer Verschuren Rheno Xeros Ruud Houweling|
|Drummers||Ed Warby Ernst van Ee Gerard Haitsma John Snels Matt Oligschlager Rob Snijders Stephen van Haestregt|
|Bassists||Armand van der Hoff Jan Bijlsma Jolanda Verduijn Peter Vink Rheno Xeros Walter Latupeirissa|
|Flautists||Barry Hay Ewa Albering Jeroen Goossens John McManus| Thijs van Leer|
|Cellists||Dewi Kerstens Marieke van der Heyden Taco Kooistra|
|Violinists||Ernö Olah Pat McManus Robert Baba|