Widely-respected for his work with the Sensational Alex Harvey Band providing incendiary guitar and writing on seminal albums such as Framed, Next, Tomorrow Belongs To Me, The Impossible Dream and others, Zal also played guitar in Nazareth in the 80s and worked as a session musician, touring with Elkie Brookes, Bonnie Tyler and Midge UreCountless respected guitarists have cited Zal as an influence on their playing.

/sin’dogs/sees Zal return to his roots with powerful new material incorporating both progressive and heavy rock elements. 2018 will see the release of a debut album, and plans to tour extensively throughout the year will coincide with festival appearances. In the meantime, the band has released a taster EP which includes some songs which will be included on the album. 

Zal is clearly relishing the prospect of the new band; “Today, thankfully, I am still progressing and playing guitar and singing with a new and exciting rock band, /sin’dogs/. I will be touring extensively in 2018 and the priority for the band is getting back on the road, meeting fans old and new and playing a complete set of all original material. 

/sin’dogs/ comprises of experienced musicians from around Scotland and includes Zal Cleminson on guitar and lead vocals, David Cowan on keyboards and vocals, guitarist Willie McGonagle, Nelson McFarlane on guitar and vocals and drummer Scott Cowie.



Date Venue
Thu 1st The Fruit Hull


Date Venue
Fri 1st The Cluny Newcastle
Sat 2nd Yardbirds Grimsby
Sun 3rd Iron Road Evesham
Mon 4th Voodoo Rooms Edinburgh
Tue 5th Oran Mor Glasgow

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