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Northern Light Orchestra

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Active from  2009
Record label  VSR Music Group
Genre  Holiday
Members  Chris Sanders
Northern Light Orchestra httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu

Albums  What If Mozart Wrote "White Christmas"
Similar  Ken Mary, Chuck Wright, House of Lords, Lanny Cordola, F5

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Northern Light Orchestra is a Christmas-themed supergroup, founded in 2009, and composed of more than 20 artists who are already successful in heavy metal, hard rock bands. The group's music has been compared to Trans-Siberian Orchestra.


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Vocalists and musicians in the Northern Light Orchestra include members and former members of bands such as The Beach Boys, Sly and the Family Stone, Alice Cooper, Survivor, Steely Dan, Firehouse, Megadeth, Sister Sledge, Quiet Riot, Vanilla Fudge, Winger, Guns N' Roses, Grand Funk Railroad, Kiss, House of Lords and Whitesnake. In 2013, the Northern Light Orchestra had sold over 200 million albums worldwide.

In 2009, the orchestra performed in a one-hour live concert featuring many of the performers from the Spirit of Christmas album. The one-hour Christmas special was aired on broadcast and satellite television including JCTV, Cornerstone TV, Daystar Network, TCT and NRB Network, with potential airings on PBS affiliates as well.


  • 2009: The Spirit of Christmas
  • 2010: Celebrate Christmas
  • 2012: The Night Before Christmas
  • 2013: Ring Out the Bells EP
  • Members

    The following is the list of all artists who contributed to the band.

  • Bill Leverty (Firehouse)
  • Bob Carlisle (Allies, Billy Thermal)
  • Bruce Kulick (Kiss, Grand Funk Railroad, Union)
  • Chuck Wright (Quiet Riot, Giuffria, House of Lords)
  • Danny Vaughn (Tyketto, Waysted, Vaughn)
  • David Ellefson (Megadeth, F5)
  • Dizzy Reed (Guns and Roses, Johnny Crash)
  • Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio)
  • Elliot Randall (Steely Dan)
  • George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob)
  • Glen Drover (Megadeth, Queensrÿche)
  • Jason Hook (Five Finger Death Punch, Alice Cooper)
  • John Davis (Q and Not U, F5)
  • John Elefante (Kansas, Petra, Toto)
  • Jon Gibson (Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson)
  • Ken Mary (Fifth Angel, Alice Cooper, Impellitteri)
  • Kip Winger (Alice Cooper, Winger, Alan Parsons, Jordan Rudess)
  • Lanny Cordola (House of Lords, The Beach Boys, Magdalen)
  • Lita Ford (The Runaways)
  • Mark Slaughter (Slaughter, Vinnie Vincent Invasion)
  • Reb Beach (Winger, Night Ranger, Dokken)
  • Robin McAuley (McAuley Schenker Group, Survivor)
  • Rose Stone (Sly and the Family Stone), (Elton John Band)
  • Shane Gibson (Korn, Jonathan Davis and the SFA)
  • Steve Conley (F5)(Flotsam and Jetsam)
  • Troy Luccketta (Tesla)
  • Vinny Appice (Dio, Black Sabbath)
  • Vivian Campbell (Sweet Savage, Dio, Whitesnake, Def Leppard)
  • David Victor (Boston)
  • Songs

    Celebrate ChristmasThe Spirit Of Christmas · 2009
    Bye Bye BethlehemThe Spirit Of Christmas · 2009
    Away In A Manger/Come Let Us Adore HimThe Spirit Of Christmas · 2009


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