Deb Carter (Vocals/Guitar) -- Deb Carter was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She moved to Ithaca, NY for college and then moved to Athens, GA. Music was a constant fixture in her house growing up. Deb’s family is and has always been her musical inspiration. Her musical and lyrical influences range from Ry Cooder, Lyle Lovett, System of a Down, The Sim Redmond Band, Jim Morrison, and William Shakespeare. Deb writes songs because she loves it. “It is freeing to write and sing about things that are personal and matter. Unlocking hard truths, knowing that you are not the only one who feels the way you do. I am grateful to have a form to share it.” With her Taylor Guitar, Marshall Amp and a notebook full of words you never know what or who she is going to write about next.
Duke Wayland (Guitar) -- Duke Wayland was born in Decatur, GA, and raised in Auburn, GA. Growing up in the south and being raised in church had a huge influence on Duke’s perception of music and it comes out in much of his writing. His influence from church was not always positive and sometimes left a negative feeling towards religion. Once he realized the world was bigger than his small town he started to think outside the box and his conflict began. Picking up a guitar and starting a band gave him the outlet he needed to express these conflicts, to find himself, and the balance. After starting his first band around age 16 with his lifelong friends Jason Brock & Brian Bailey he realized his passion for music. Many bands have come & gone but they have brought a lot of cool people into his life….. “I think there’s a song in here somewhere, oh wait I already wrote it”. Duke continues to write based on life experiences and struggles; as his life changes and moves forward his music evolves as well. His influences range from classic country to punk to metal, with his biggest influence being Slash. Duke Wayland plays guitar and uses Gibson Les Paul guitars, Marshall JCM 800 amps & Marshall cabs, Ernie ball strings and Dunlop Tortex picks.
Tim Pieniaszek (Drums) -- Tim Pieniaszek was born in Rochester, NY, and was raised in the Washington D.C. suburb of Lakeridge, VA. He has been playing the drums since the age of ten. Tim's influences include drummers of all types like Louie Bellson, John Bonham, Neil Peart, Peter Criss, Tommy Lee, Vinnie Appice and Adam Topol. He plays Yamaha drums with a vintage Ludwig Acrolite snare, a combination of Paiste and Meinl cymbals and sound effects, and always Vic Firth sticks. Besides wailing on the drums, he can often be found at the local pool hall, in the kitchen, or welding things together.
Jason Kerns (Bass/Vocals ) -- Jason (Jay) Kerns is from Canton, Ohio and has lived in GA since the age of 17. Jay has been a bass player for 17 years. Though his specialties are low vibe, beat bomb, classic, and slap bass, he loves all styles, and is diverse in all. Jay plays to please and loves to bring the Rock n Roll alive. Jay Kerns likes and uses Crate, Peavey, Fender, and Boss tools.
Robert Herndon( Guitar )-Robert Herndon grew up in Athens ga hearing local bands in their early days like REM widespread panic and the B 52's. His father a local and heavily influential singer songwriter Herb Herndon, taught him how to play guitar and was a major influence on his own songwriting. Herb also worked as a sound engineer at the 40 watt club in the early 1990's. So Young Robert Herndon was exposed to a lot of rock and roll in his younger age live performances from bands like Fugazi, Nirvana, Pearl Jam and living color where groups that he got to see perform in Athens. He is also heavily influenced by Jimi Hendrix Frank Zappa and John McLaughlin to name a few. Robert has a deep passion for music and feels that his sole purpose in life is to play music that makes people happy.... In his own words "Life is good and I play to please".