2008 w/The Arkells This was at the Atlantic film festival. We were invited to the red carpet opening of the
2008: HELIX COMES BACK TOGETHER In 2008, what was left of the famous 80’s Helix line-up re-united with Kaleb Duck
2008: Kaleb Duck, Brian Vollmer, Brent Doerner This was taken backstage at a gig we played in Woodstock. Kaleb had
2002 Helix line-up Here is a Helix line-up that I had for a couple of years around 2002. From left
2003: Don Dokken/Brian Vollmer Taken at the JLC in London, Ontario.
2006: Menendosa with Fred Turner
2002 Helix line-up From left to right: Back row: Dan Faucett/guitar, Shawn Sanders/guitar Front row: Jeff Fountain/bass, Brian Vollmer/lead vocals,
2008: On Michael Lansberg’s “Off the Record” This is where I met Rudy Blair (to my left) who at the
2013 Helix line-up This particular Helix line-up lasted a little over a year. John Klaus (pictured here on the left)
2007 ROCKNATION FEATURING HELIX Issue 5, Sept-Oct 2007 featuring exclusive interviews with HELIX.
2009: VAGABOND BONES Vagabond Bones would be a pivotal album for Helix as it developed the writing relationship between Brian
2009 Helix line-up short-lived Here’s a line-up of the band which was short lived, but each member has a Helix
2009 HELIX AT ROCKLAHOMA Here are some shots from 2009 when Helix played ROCKLAHOMA. The reformed band was just starting
2009: Greg “Fritz” Hinz exposed as Soviet spy! Taken one New Year’s Eve at Planet Helix when we had a
Aug. 2009: IN NEWFIE W/HELIX FAN ROB BURSEY/HIS COUSIN/BRIAN VOLLMER We have a huge Helix fan from Newfoundland named Rob
2009 Edleweiss Pics, Kitchener, Ontario. Kaleb had just joined the band at this point. It was his second gig
Brian Vollmer at The Palladium, London, England
Jogging in Swindon, England
2005: Brian/Lynda/Harmony Vollmer Christmas shot Here’s another Christmas shot Lynda and I took years ago when “Harmony”, our first Shelty
2010: ROCK THE YACHT POSTER We played the day before in Lyodminster, Alberta with The Stampeders, drove overnite back to
2005: David Coverdale/Brian Vollmer This was taken backstage at (what was at that time) The JLC or John Labatt’s Center
2005 Darby Mills/Brian Vollmer Can’t remember exactly the where and when on this picture so I’m trying to date it
2008: Danny Hynes/Lynda & Brian Vollmer This picture was taken at Danny & Malin Hyne’s apartment in Stockholm, Sweden. Helix
Helix Backyard Barbecue This picture was taken at one of our many backyard parties we’ve had over the years at
2009 Chisasibi, Quebec: Visiting the “Dam Fool Dam” This had to be one of the strangest, most memorable gigs we’ve ever
200? Brian Vollmer with Ti-cat cheerleaders Taken at Iverwyn Stadium in Hamilton when I sang the national anthem for the
Brian Vollmer/Gerry McGee This picture is of myself and my friend Gerry McGee, the lead singer of Brighton Rock. I’d
2009 Brian Vollmer Picture taken in front room at Planet Helix.
2005: Lynda/Harmony/Brian Vollmer Christmas card
2005: Brian Vollmer/Rainer Weichman Rainer played guitar for Helix for a couple of years and his wife Cindy sang/played acoustic
2012: Brian Vollmer/Sean Kelly/Nelly Furtado My writing partner and friend Sean Kelly (guitar player extraordinaire) plays for variety of bands-everyone
2008: Cathy Griffin/Brian Vollmer: In 2008 we flew down to play Oklahoma. On the way back we ran into Cathy
2009: Brian & Lynda Vollmer/Christmastime
2006: Alice Cooper/Helix One of the highlites of our career was touring with one of my heroes: Alice Cooper. I
2000: Bill Henderson, David Clayton Thomas, Brian Vollmer Taken while filming the show “Cover Me Canada”.
2008: Aaron Murray at Pocket Studios/Toronto Aaron Murray has been our producer since the Heavy Mental Christmas CD. Other CDs
Taken around 2009 in Oulu, Finland.
Brian Vollmer/Tara Spencer Nairn from Corner Gas
2008: Singing with the London symphony orchestra for Jeans & Classics
Taken when I sang for two nights with the London symphony orchestra for “Jeans & Classics”. One of the songs
2008: Rob Reiner/drums of Anvil and Brent Doerner/guitar for Helix have an at the bar conversation. Taken at Rocklahoma, 2008.
During the period between 1993 and 2008 Helix had many members, me (Brian Vollmer) being the one constant. This is
Taken just outside Thunder Bay at Kakabeka Falls. From left to right: Dan Fawcett/guitar, Jeff Fountain/bass, Archie Gamble/drums, Brian Vollmer/vocals,
2007: Eric Singer/Brian Vollmer backstage in Barrie, Ontario. Helix was opening for Alice Cooper on that tour and Eric Singer
2008: After playing a successful gig at Rocklahoma we were on our way home when we ran into Kathy Griffin
This was taken sometime in the early 2,000’s backstage at a Toronto concert I forget the name of. It’s
William Seip (pronouced Sipe with a hard “i”) was Helix’s manager from about 1976 until 1996. (seen at left) We
This picture was taken when we played on the Mike Bullard show, around 2002. In the picture (from left to
This is backstage at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario. Sebastian was on the bill with Guns and Roses and Danko
This is the Helix line-up from around the year 2000. From 1996 until the band reformed in 2008 there were
I believe this was taken at the B-Sides release party 1999. On the left is Gord Prior, a longtime friend,
Taken at the B-Sides release party in downtown London around 1999. Most of the people in this picture are former
1999: This picture was taken at the B-Sides release party. From left to right: Brent Doerner/former guitarist for Helix, Mike
Archie (on left) played drums for Helix from the time Fritz left the band around 1995 until about 2005 when
This picture was taken around 2007 at Johnny B’s in Oshawa, Ontario. Bob Probert was on his way to Afghanistan
This was taken in Toronto with Rudy Blair, who formally worked for 680 News in Toronto at the Entertainment Director.
This picture is from Johnny B’s in Oshawa. I’m not quite sure who the two people on the left are…the
Taken out in western Canada. Alan had either just played at the venue we were at, or was just arriving.
This is my good friend Sarah Smith, an amazing talent. This picture was taken after her record release show
Around 2013 Lynda and I decided to take a two week trip across the southern U.S., beginning and ending in
This photo was taken backstage at Rock The Fort in Thunder Bay, Ontario around 2007. We had played previously