Ed Brennan – Vocals
One of the founding members of “Asylum” in 1980, Ed also fronted the band “Streets” for over a decade, recently fronted the band “Blind Dog Molly”. Ed has won multiple vocal awards, taught vocal technique, guitar, and has performed professionally for over twenty years.
His multi-octave range, and the ability to belt out vocals true to the original artist, has gained him wide respect from the musical community and any crowd he performs for.
Derek Stewardson – Guitar
One of the founding members of Asylum in 1980, Derek has been playing guitar for over 37 years. He played in the well-known local favourite Streets for over 10 years, who backed up popular acts like Sass Jordan, Alanah Miles and Foreigner singer Lou Gramm. Other instruments in his repertoire include mandolin, banjo, sitar and piano.
Most people know him as “Deuce”, a nickname he was given in 1978 from the KISS song of the same name. Musical influences include Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and The Beatles. A lover of classic rock, Derek is a rock solid lead & rhythm guitar player who rises to any guitar challenge, be it old or new.
Lyle Graham – Drums
Self taught, Played in local bar bands for 30 years,and rely on my ability to listen to the other people on stage.My objective is to try and keep everyone comfortable and play to the crowd.
Ian Mcleay – Bass
Ian has been playing bass live in Southwestern Ontario bands for 30 years . Listening to Detroit rock radio at an early age was influential in his enjoyment of classic rock. Some of his past bands included 8 ball Rock and Hardcore Lounge where he teamed up with Lyle as the rhythm section. Ian has recorded with several local artists and today studies different music styles trying to improve his musical abilities.