Colin joined Live Issue in 1982 to play bass guitar and has remained with the band ever since. In 1994 the band changed its name to INSIDE OUT and Colin became the lead singer. The original Live Issue reformed in 2006.
Roy joined Live Issue as a sound engineer in 1983 and moved on to lead vocals in 1984. He left to become a solo singer in 1987 and moved to Canada in 1996. Roy returned to his native Northern Ireland in 2001.
SAM ARMSTRONG plays drums in Live Issue and also sings bass backing vocals on many of the numbers.
Sam joined Live Issue in 1983 and remained with the group up until 1994. He has played with a number of groups since then.
CARL SANDS joined Live Issue in October 2007 to play lead guitar, harmonica and sing backing vocals. Back in the late 70s and early 80s he was also the lead guitarist and founder member of another popular Northern Ireland Country Gospel band called "High Country."
IVAN MCLERNON officially joined Live Issue as a full time member in September 2012. Ivan has been playing steel guitar for many years and has been a session musician on all Live Issue's recordings since 2009. In addition to this Ivan regularly accompanied Live Issue for many large events and some tours to England and Scotland. Ivan is a well respected musician throughout Northern Ireland and as well as steel guitar he plays dobro, lead guitar and bass. A good man to have around!