ABOUT

I'm a pro bassist that came out of a 16 year retirement in 2014 to start a band (The Bottom Third) with 3 other retired musicians from regional bands to win the 2014 Elixir guitar strings battle of the bands.

In the 90's I was in several bands, but the main ones were Shovelhead (founding member 8yrs), Silence.txt (bassist as needed during the early years) & Novelty (1yr, American Machine Records). I've opened for several national acts such as Fugazi, fIREHOSE, The Goo Goo Dolls, Godflesh, VOD, The Tree People, POD and Dread Zepplin. Now many years later I'm the bassist for DEADSIGHT.

DEADSIGHT is a band formed by four lifelong musicians, Goose on lead vocals and guitar, JB on drums and vocals, Jesse on lead guitar and Shack on Bass. We are an all original band that plays hard rock with heavy grooves.

DEADSIGHT is currently writing songs for their first 4 song EP and it should be released in late 2018. More to come soon,,,,,,

As for my gig that pays the bills I'm a degreed Mechanical Design Engineer/Project Manager.

Screen name:
Shack_1974
Member since:
Nov 01 2014
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

The Clash, Soundgarden, Rage Against the Machine, Jeff Buckley, Sunny Day Real Estate, Faith No More, The Replacements, Smashing Pumpkins, Super Chunk, Oingo Boingo, Seaweed, Baroness, Deftones, Janes Addiction, Alter Bridge, Fugazi, The Cult, Quicksand, Chevelle, Clutch, 70's Punk, 80's Alternative, 90's Grunge and 00's Metal etc,,,,

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Musicman Sterling 4 String Bass (USA) w/D tuner
Musicman Sterling 5 String Bass (USA)
Gibson SG 4 String Bass (USA)
ESP LTD B206SM 6 String Bass, Natural Satin
Sterling by Musicman, SUB Series 5 String Bass
Ibanez 4 String Acoustic Bass
Fender 4 String Squire 2 Precision Bass w/ D tuner
SWR Working Pro 700 Head
SWR Working Pro 4x10 cabinet
SWR Son of Birtha 1x15 cabinet (w/tweeter)

MUSIC