A few words about some new kids...

By now everyone has probably heard that BIGFOOT has trundled off to the great North in search of higher education. We're using various drummers until one clicks and stays the course for a while. Folks in the St. Pete-A-Bug area can see us at the Ringside and 4th Street Cigars on Tuesdays and Thursdays with drummer Dangerous Dave Bushman. At 6'4"? I think he's all growed-up now and his playing is all-pro as well. On Fri-Sat 19-20 at the Smoking Dog and Sunday at Greggo's we'll have certified drum-crazed New Orleans MONSTER James Vinardo who will bring that 2nd, 3rd & 4th line along with him. We used him for a gig the other day with no rehearsal - only a very brief phone call between us to get directions to the gig - and it was AWSOME! We did a couple of numbers that use that New Orleans "second line" style of drumming and he nailed it. In my book he's one of the top 10 drummers on the planet. We also have NJ transplant Tommy Z playing keys with us on many of these gigs. TZ is another one of them all-pro keyboard players who has played gigs large and small with famous rock stars and all. We'll talk more about him later... and now a word from our bass man Sugar Bear: "dem low notes make people happy - when I hit that low B - people get happy feet!" - - - Guitar player Josh Nelms: "No - it's those high fast twiddly notes that make 'um rock" And lastly, one of those weird musical statements from the Slimster hiself..."it's the notes you DON'T play that allow the song to breath that gets inside a person".

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