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Circle II Circle - Biography




For a period of eight years from 1992 until August 2000, Zachary Stevens was the mere infallible lead singer of power metal legends SAVATAGE. His huge vocal range, controlled crafts and thrilling energy guaranteed splendid gigs night after night, every single show worthy of a live album.

The young man from South Carolina accomplished something absolutely unique in five decades of rock history. Coming into play as a real rookie, he followed the charismatic and vocally incomparable Jon Oliva as Savatage´s lead singer without getting even a slight complaint from the for-good reason spoiled fan base.

After recording four outstanding albums with Savatage, Zak left the band rather silently.

During winter time 2002/2003 Zak started his comeback. Songwriting genius Jon Oliva and guitarist Chris Caffery co-wrote with Zak the songs for the brilliant Circle II Circle debut "Watching in Silence".

The album earned glorious reviews all over the hardrock and heavy metal planet. It was among the top 3 positions worldwide in most magazine's annual reader polls as "Best Newcomer Act" and even entered the sales charts in several European countries, a.o. ..66 in Germany.

The production of the second CIIC record The Middle Of Nowhere features Zak´s talents even more intensively along with band members Paul Michael Stewart, Andy Lee, Tom Drennan and Evan Christopher. The album earned glorious reviews all over the hardrock and heavy metal planet once again and topped several magazines 2005 annual readers polls.

The sacred atmosphere around the already legendary concept album of Circle II Circle "Burden Of Truth" is getting even stronger. The release date of the masterpiece around Jesus' descendants has now been released in stores around the globe and continues to burn up charts everywhere....

Circle II Circle is now on tour in support of this latest masterpiece through the spring and summer.