Building a Rocket
Fueled by narcissism and a need for reaffirmation and groupies, frontman Jeff Sollohub sought out an environment where his self-centeredness could thrive; A place where he would be safe from pesky little voices of closeted self-loathing. Meanwhile, guitarist Tim Beattie was looking for a legitimate reason to quit his job, drink beer and perfect the power slide. Drummer Charlie Meyer just wanted an excuse to take his shirt off in front of the ladies. Seeing that all their needs and desires could be realized if they joined forces, the mighty triumvirate was thus formed. When they got together and played, they found their styles fit like a glove...for a 3 fingered man..or a sloth...or a T-rex..well,like a glove for something with 3 fingers. Then came the quest for the elusive, mythical 'talented but not ego/note-driven' bass player. After countless auditions, Tim Hankinson showed up and destoyed the competition with his awesome powers of 'dread-fu' and loks of fury which are rumored to be the source of his bass prowess. The pieces now in place, their epic tale begins...