ONTARIO’S PREMIERE PARTY ROCK COVER BAND

  the guys... the band... THE TEAM    “When a band plays as one... it’s powerful." - Alan Schaefer

CHAD CAMPBELL Lead Vocals/Guitar/Swimming Pool


   First Breath:

   Halifax, Nova Scotia

  

   Home Base:

   Scarborough, Ontario


   Deep Thought:

   "If it sounds good, it is good."


   Band/Artist Portfolio:

   EAR CANDY, Straight Jacket, Classic Albums Live, Hard to Handle, Jack Butler, Minds Eye.


   Likes Listening to:

   Chuck Berry, Elvis, the Beatles, the Monkey's, the Platters, the Beach Boys, Van Halen,

   Kings X, Thin Lizzy, Gary Moore, Glenn Hughes, Stevie Wonder, Al Green, Kiss, Dream Theater,

   Aerosmith, Toto, Steve Lukather, Queen, Pantera, Sevendust, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin,

   Sammy Davis Jr., Terence Trent D'arby, Journey, Fishbone, Dio, Black Sabbath, John Mayer,

   Stevie Ray Vaughn, Juke Kartel, Rick Springfield, Sammy Hagar, Paul Gilbert, Joe Satriani,

   Hoobastank and Chicken Foot.


   Musical Influences:

   Vocals - Glenn Hughes, David Coverdale, Al Green, Stevie Wonder and Doug Pinnick.


   Guitar - Eddie Van Halen, Gary Moore, Steve Lukather, Michael Schenker and Ty Tabor.



RON MELANSON Lead Guitar/Vocals/Tim Hortins Drive Thru


   First Breath:

   Toronto, Ontario


   Home Base:

   Guelph, Ontario


   Deep Thought:  

   "Rye and Coke please."


   Band/Artist Portfolio:

   EAR CANDY, Hard to Handle, Jack Butler, Jokers Wild, November.


   Likes Listening to:

   Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Ozzy Ozboune, Pink Floyd, Gary Moore, Metallica,

   Kings X, Extreme, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Van Halen, The Eagles, Cat Stevens, Sarah McLachlin,

   Ratt, Toto, Dio, Scorpions, Iron Maiden, Def Leppard, Green Day, Offspring, John Mayer.


   Musical Influences:

   David Gilmore, Jimmy Page, Gary Moore, Tony Iommi, Randy Rhodes, Eddie Van Halen,

   Stevie Ray Vaughan, Steve Lukather, John Mayer, Angus Young, Mathias Jabs, Zakk Wylde

   and Joe Satriani.


RICK HYATT Keys/Vocals/Cowbell


   First Breath:

   Scarborough, Ontario


   Home Base:

   Pickering, Ontario


   Deep Thought:

   "Do lobsters think fish are flying?"


   Band/Artist Portfolio:

   EAR CANDY, Philcos, Urban Jive, Hybrid Radio, Ultimate Tribute, Landing Jupiter and Symphony


   Likes Listening to:

   The Beatles, Yes, Stix, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Supertramp, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Mumford and

   Sons, CSNY, Cold Play Chicago, Peter Gabriel, Doobie Brothers, Journey, Muse, Pearl Jam,

   Genesis, The Police, Van Morrison, Steely Dan, Santana, Almond Brothers, ELO, John Mayer,

   Foo Fighters, Oasis, Tom Petty, Dave Matthews, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock.


   Musical Influences:

   Rick Wakerman, Richard Wright, Rick Davies, Oscar Peterson,Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock,

   Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Beethoven, Mozart and Quincy Jones.




DAVE CARREIRO Bass/Vocals/Stylin' Wardrobe


   First Breath:

   Etobicoke, Ontario


   Home Base:

   Etobicoke, Ontario


   Deep Thought:

   "Now THAT'S gum!"


   Band/Artist Portfolio:

   EAR CANDY, Blush, Nigels 11 (w/Chris Kirkpatrick), Basia Lyjak, Slash Puppet.


   Likes Listening to:

   Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Supertramp, The Beatles, Pink Floyd and too many

   to mention in other genre’s.


   Musical Influences:

   70's produced bass players and music such as John Paul Jones, John Entwistle and other

   players from different genres.


MARK VELDHOVEN Drums/Vocals/Manager/Bookings

                                    Promo/Marketing/Graphics/Afternoon Naps


   First Breath:

   Amherst, Nova Scotia


   Home Base:

   Toronto, Ontario


   Deep Thought:

   "Set goals, work hard, build dreams - just hire the right contractor."


   Band/Artist Portfolio:

   EAR CANDY, MARVEL Music, Professor Marvel, Ejune, Hard to Handle, Wet Screem,

   Terry Kelly, Overtime, The Dreaming, Adrenaline, Jazz Yarmouth, Y Town Concert Band


   Likes Listening to:

   Kiss, Van Halen, King’s X, Foo Fighters, Audio Slave, Bruno Mars, Incubus, Velvet Revolver,

   Journey, Rival Sons, Parliments, Maroon Five, George Clinton, Queens of the Stone Age,

   The Eagles, Badlands, Boston, Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters, Pink Floyd, Queens of the Stone

   Age, Rage Against the Machine, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Cheap Triock, Chris Gains, Monster

   Truck and anything else with groove, edge, funk, melody, tasty vocal harmonies and powerful

   hooks.


   Musical Influences:

   Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Animal, Vinnie Colaiuta, Dave Grohl, Virgil Donati, Peter Criss,

   John Bonham, Anton Fig, Mat Cameron, Neil Peart, Tommy Lee, Mike Portnoy, Steve Gadd,

   Rod Morgenstein, Ian Paice, Mike Mangini, Dom Famularo, Randy Cook and Greg Bissonette.









   Kevin "Toad" Saulnier

   Keys/Guitar/Vocals

   Years of duty: 2010-2018








   Mike Gregory

   Bass/Vocals

   Years of duty: 2009-2013







   Mitchell Laffey

   Bass/Vocals

   Years of duty: 2008-2009







   Phil Tome

   Bass/Vocals

   Years of duty: 2006-2008












   Jimmy Reid

   Lead Vocals/Guitar









   Carlos Arevelo

   Bass/Vocals









   Stan Miczek

   Bass/Vocals









   Michale Vassos

   Lead Vocals/Guitar










   Rob Cooper

   Keys/vocals/Percussion










   Des Leahy

   Lead Guitar/vocals




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