Riding the night train

Saskatoon-based Guns N’ Roses tribute band the Nightrain is performing at the E.A. Rawlinson Centre on Saturday, Nov. 19. © Photo courtesy Evan Sikorsky

Saskatoon Guns N’ Roses tribute band coming to the E.A. Rawlinson Centre

For Saskatoon-based rock group the Nightrain, paying tribute to Guns N’ Roses is a lifestyle choice.

Singer Evan Sikorsky has had to come up with new methods to train and preserve his voice in order to tackle the multiple-octave range of lead singer Axl Rose.

“I drink a lot of water, I try to avoid yelling over crowds and shouting and hollering. Just (focusing) more on basic singing drills and never getting too hoarse or loud,” he said.

“I’ve been fortunate with my health, but it’s a challenge. It kind of effects what you do day-to-day… Warm-ups and exercises, all that kind of stuff. So it’s all reflective of how you treat your body so it’s definitely very demanding.”

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