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Meet the

 Members
The men behind the music

 

Dave Becker

Lead vocals, bass

 

Dave was born in the borough of Queens in New York City just in time to welcome The Beatles to Shea Stadium. He lived in northeast New Jersey before moving to upstate New York where he attended Oxford Academy High School and Oswego State University.

 Dave's favorite artists include: Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel, Peter Frampton, Bruce Springsteen, Jeff Lynne and Billy Joel.

Dave plays a Johnson Viola bass.

Bill Kornke

Guitar - Rhythm/Lead/Backing Vocals

Bill is originally from the DC area and has lived all over New Mexico since the 70s. He has played music in one form or another since a teen, both professionally and semi-professionally or 'whenever people just wanted to make some music'.

Besides the usual 'Pantheon of Guitar Gods' as influences, Bill likes the styles of Larry Carlton, Joe Bonamassa, and lately, Andy Timmons.  Favorite bands/artists -Allmans, Beatles, Steely Dan, AC/DC, Foo Fighters, Chili Peppers - almost too numerous to list all.

He is married, raised a couple of kids and retired early to pursue life's dreams -including playing more music with friends.

 

Kristian Thompson

Drums and Percussion/Vocals

 

Originally from Keokuk, Iowa, Kristian first started playing guitar in 1982 while serving in the U.S. Air Force stationed in the Philippines. He played guitar on and off over the years with a couple different Albuquerque based Christian Rock bands. He has since switched to the drums as his instrument of choice.

The highlight of Kristian's musical career so far is having performed on stage with Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS.

Kristian's kit is a DW Collector's Series with red velvet wrap and black nickel hardware. He primarily uses Sabian AAX and HHX cymbals, snare is a Tama, John Tempesta signature series, Tama Iron Cobra double bass pedal and DW 9000 series hardware.

Kristian has player endorsements from Cymbal Chief and The Grombal.

Some of Kristian's musical influences include Judas Priest, Nazareth, Pink Floyd, Boston, Styx, Foreigner, AC/DC, Cinderella, Eagles and Blue Öyster Cult just to name a few.

He retired from the U.S. Air Force after having served 20 years.

He is married to Debbie (Luna) and they have two beautiful daughters, Lori Abeyta and Danae Thompson (Jimenez).

                  

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