, Chris Sanders and one of his RR Jackson guitars.
July 4, 1984
Place of birth
Neo-classical metal, Heavy Metal, Hard rock, Blues-Rock, Blues
Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
1994 - present
Polydor, Reprise, Capitol, MCA
Northern Light Orchestra, Lizzy Borden, Nadir D'Priest, Happenin' Harry and the Haptones
Sanders performing on guitar
Chris Sanders is an American rock/metal guitarist and songwriter. He is best known as the lead guitarist for Knight Fury, the heavy-metal band Lizzy Borden, LONDON with Nadir D'Priest, and the Northern Lights Orchestra. Sanders performs at music festivals and stadium size concert events and tours internationally.
1.1 D'Priest 2007,
1.2 Lizzy Borden 2007-2010,
1.3 Northern Light Orchestra 2009,
1.4 Knight Fury 2011-present,
2 See also,
4 External links,
Before joining Lizzy Borden, Sanders joined forces with London frontman Nadir D'Priest. Critics compared Sanders playing style to the late Randy Rhoads saying "I was reminded of another young guitarist I once had the pleasure of seeing ...; The guitarist was none other than Randy Rhoads".
Lizzy Borden 2007-2010:
Sanders joined the band Lizzy Borden in 2007, He toured with Lizzy Borden on their U.S./E.U. tours which included billings at some rock & heavy-metal music festivals such as Rocklahoma(U.S.), KobetaSonik (Spain), The Sweden Rock Festival (Sweden),Bang Your Head (Germany) June 2008, and Keep It True (Germany). He also appears in the music video for "Under Your Skin" performing both piano and guitar. His final show with the band was in June 2010 to focus full-time on his own project Knight Fury with bassist David Ellefson of Megadeth and drummer Ken Mary of Alice Cooper.
Northern Light Orchestra 2009:
In 2009 Chris Sanders joined other musicians to record with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra inspired Northern Light Orchestra contributing as lead guitarist on the song "I Feel the Warmth".
Knight Fury 2011-present:
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Knight Fury was created by Chris Sanders in 2011. The band is known for being versatile and fitting somewhere in the Hard Rock/Heavy Metal/Power Metal theme. It was noted as a super group with all star members David Ellefson (Megadeth) and Ken Mary (Alice Cooper, Impellateri, Fifth Angel) and William King on Vocals.
In 2011 their debut album "Time to Rock" was released world wide. "Time to Rock" album was released in Europe by German Label Pure Steel Records.
In 2012 Knight Fury recorded 2 additional bonus tracks for the Japan market released from Rubicon Music.
In 2013 Chris Sanders returned to join the band LONDON fronted by Nadir D'Priest for the North American Tour and appearance at the Rocklahoma Festival.