Birthday: July 27 

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon 

Hometown(s): I grew up in Gladstone, Oregon and went to high school there.


I did my 4-year stint in the Navy, and then moved to Arizona, where I made my home in Phoenix for 12 years. That is also where I met Ronnie Keel and the fun began!! 


I now call London, Ohio, my home and am very happy to do so.  Go Bucks!!! 





Five Favorite All-Time Albums:

Van Halen - Van Halen

Travis Tritt - N More Looking Over My Shoulder

Chris Cagle - Chris Cagle

AC/DC - Back In Black

Elvis - anything he ever did.

I consider a good album one that I can listen to every song from beginning to end and all of them are good!!!


Five All-Time Favorite Bands/Musical Acts: 

Van Halen

Judas Priest


Garth Brooks

Hank Williams Jr. 


Five All-Time Favorite Movies:

The Hunt For Red October

The Matrix

Star Trek II - The Wrath Of Kahn

Interview With A Vampire




Best Ever Time On Stage:

Country Thunder 1999 - Queen Creek, Arizona - opening for Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, and many more of the biggest stars in the business in front of 70,000 people!


Favorite IronHorse Song: Now that's just not a fair question. I don't have a favorite, they just sound like good music to me. Just like I said, you can listen from beginning to end and love them all.


Favorite Food: 

What's not to like? I like anything that doesn't come out of the ocean. I love Mexican, Italian, good old American----- I just love food.


Cocktail(s) Of Choice: BEEEEEEEERRRRR and BEEEEEEAAAAAMMM!! Give me a good beer and a shot of JIM BEAM!!!



Bowling, swimming, boating, cooking outside, parties with family and friends, movies


Previous Bands:






Box of Cherries

The Einsteins

The Roadhouse Rattlers

Harry and the Gilla Monsters






IronHorse - "BRING IT ON"

(2004 - Compendia/VTone Records)





(2001 - Melodic Mayhem Records)



Various Artists/IronHorse

(2001 - Impulse Music)

IronHorse performs an acoustic version of the KEEL classic "Tears Of Fire" for this all-star compilation from the popular syndicated radio show



Various Artists/IronHorse

"Warmth In The Wilderness - A Tribute To Jason Becker" (2001 - Lion Music)


SX - 4 song demo

The Einsteins - D-uh 

The Einsteins - Hippy Crack

Harry Luge - Harry & The Gila Monsters





Ibanez Erodine 5 String basses


I use a Peavey Megabass which gives me three Eq's to fine tune my sound. Speakers: Peavey 4/12 cabinet (very heavy) 


My fingers


Straps, Guitar Stands, Mic Stands:



Ultimate Support Systems





Dean Markley long scale 130-45

stage clothing by: KC designs inc.