Vancouver, British Columbia
1983 - Present


Jim Buckshon ~ Bass, Keyboards, Vocals
Geraldo Dominelli ~ Guitar, Vocals
Rick Fedyk ~ Drums
Steve Foster ~ Vocals
Mark Gajb ~ Keyboards
Kenny Geatros ~ Guitar
Marc Gladstone ~ Guitar
Kenny Keatros ~ Guitar
Terry Kellog ~ Guitar
Robin Leboe ~ Guitar
Sue Medley ~ Vocals
Paul Minshall ~ Keyboards, Vocals
Rob Pettigrew ~ Guitar, Vocals
Keith Sharp ~ Drums
Marti Sippola ~ Vocals
David Steele ~ BG’s
Pat Steward ~ Drums
John Tompkins ~ Keyboards

Renegade started in 1983 with the lineup of Sue Medley (vocals) Jim Buckshon (bass/vocals) Rob Pettigrew (guitar/vocals) Mark Gajb keyboards and Keith Sharp on drums. The band toured around BC for a year or so until singer Sue Medley left to have her tonsils removed. The group subbed in singer Steve Foster, who was a bartender in Victoria and impressed the band when he came up and sang one song. Renegade kept Foster, and changed Pettigrew to Ross Damude. That lineup eventually stopped touring later that year. Sue Medley later went on to become signed to Polygram Records.

The band was resurrected as a recording act during Buckshon's tenure in Matrex, with songs being produced with Foster on vocals, Buckshon on bass, vocals, keyboards, drum programming, Paul Minshall (Matrex) on keyboards, vocals;Terry Kellogg (Living Proof) on guitar and Kenny Geatros (Livewire/The Wires/Stiletto) also on guitar. After Buckshon quit Matrex, it soon broke up and Renegade as a touring and recording act was formed in 1987, with Geraldo Dominelli taking over guitars and Marc Gladstone, then Paul Minshall on keyboards with Rick Fedyk on drums. Foster decided to return to his native Victoria and was replaced with Marti Sippola on vocals, and Pat Steward took over drums. John Tompkins alternated on keys with Minshall.

The band recorded a number of songs that eventually released the album On the Edge (2004) on the Renegade Sounds label, distributed throughout the world. The lineup for that album was Steve Foster – Vocals, Jim Buckshon – Bass/Keyboards/Drum/Programming/Vocals, Geraldo Dominelli – Guitar/Vocals, Kenny Geatros - Guitars, Robin Leboe - guitar/ Paul Minshall – Keyboards, John Tompkins - keyboards.

The next lineup of Renegade recorded the BACK FROM THE DEAD album in 1988 (released in 2001) with Marti Sippola – Vocals Jim Buckshon, Bass, Keyboards, Drums,  Programming, Vocals, Geraldo Dominelli – Guitar/Vocals, Kenny Geatros – Guitar John Tompkins – Keyboards David Steele – BG’s

Renegade is currently in pre-production for a new album with the Back  From the Dead lineup.

Renegade Productions Inc.

Some of the other Pacific Northwest music groups represented in members of this group include: Matrex, Living Proof, Live Wire, Stiletto, The Wires, Headpins, Wannabees, Army, Doug and The Slugs, and many other NW bands.

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Last Update:  19 May 2011
Credits: Jim Buckshon
Band # 2868