Born in 1970, Steff is quickly seduce by rock music at the end of the 70’s and early 80’s. With bands like Led Zeppelin, Scorpions and Iron Maiden, a great passion of music began and he loved to learn all the lyrics of all those songs. In 1987, Steff made his first step as a singer in a rock heavy band.
To optimize his vocal technic and to learn how to read music sheet, he began a program in college and he graduate at Laval University and obtained a Classic Vocal Certificat in 1998. In his formation, he performed in many kind of music like Jazz, Blues, Music hall and Operatic stuff. Then he sings in many band and musical projects.
Since 1996, he’s lead singer of IN TRANCE (the official Scorpions tribute approved by Scorpions). In 2004 he began to sing with Red Sand and he love to give life to Simon Caron’s lyrics.
Simon Caron: Guitars.
Simon was born in 1967 in Quebec city (Canada). Simon has begun to play in his first band in 1985 with a friend, Éric Nöel, the name of band was “Fénix” (pronounce Phoenix)
His favorite bands are, Camel, Marillion, IQ, Pendragon, Genesis and Pink Floyd, but Simon also some very different kind of music like Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, BB King, J,L, Hooker Buddy Guy, Charlie Parker and Charles Mingus. He is the songwriter of the band since the beginning in year 2004. Simon is not only loving music, he also love great movies.
« Cinéma du vieux Cartier » is a clear demonstration of his affection for the 7th art.
Here is 5 of his best movies of all times.
3-Rocky (all )
4 Alice in wonderland. (Tim Burton)
5-The good the bad and the Ugly.
His favorite CDs are the following.
Marillion. ( Fish )
Road of bones, The wake, Frequency.
The Final Cut, Wish you were here.
Snow Goose. Harbour of tears.
piano and keyboards.
Pennsylia has started to play piano while she was only 6 years old. She continues her classic formation for the following 8 years. Accepted at the Quebec music Conservatory, she left the conservatory to pursue her education. She study in Psychology intending to become a psychologist. She deals with managing education, music and drawing at the same time. She is the author of the cover arts of Red Sand since Behind the mask.
She loves music, art and book reading, as her father. She also has a passion for the cinema.
Her favorite bands are, Marillion, IQ, Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, David Bowie, Hozier et Black Sabbath. She like classic music, Chopin being in a special place in her heart. She is a big fan of Tim Burton, which is almost part of his everyday life.
Top 5 movies that Pennsylia like.
1 : Pan’s labyrinth
2 : American History X
3 : The machinist
4 : Forrest Gump
5 : Atonement
Her top 5 albums would be…
1 : Brave
2 : Dark Matter
3 : Final cut
4 : Hozier
5 : The rise and fall of ziggy stardust and the spiders from mars
Born in 1969 , I have met with Simon at the high school, We played at hockey together at that time. We have discovered that we had the same passion: Music !!! And here we are, 30 years later making a music project together…life is sometimes quite strange.
I have begun to make “air drumming” while I was 12 years old and one year later I have bought my first “real” drum. I have begun to play music in bars while I was17 years old (Don’t tell anybody) . I played with my first band called “Monopode”, a rock progressive band. After this, I have played with various band like “Aim”, “Projet Orange” and finally “Sowatt”. I have played in musical comedy Dell Arte- Elvis Story and I have accompanied many different professional artist.
My favorites 5 CDs
Exit stage left:
Script for a jester’s tears
My 4 favorite movies are.