Jim Jennings -- Drums/VocalsJim, a.k.a. "Mayor MaddHoss", began his professional music career at The Factory in downtown Mt. Sterling, playing in a five-piece band for four hours for a total of $75.
Since then, Jim
has been part of many bands, including Detour
, Sylent Tyger
, The Mickey Baker Band
, Ken Carlyle and the Cadillac Cowboys, Dr. X, and Western Illinois University's Drumline and Steel Drum Band.
According to Jim
experienced some pretty impressive things musically that include spandex, contact highs, flat tires, blown speakers, starvation, angry crowds, wet T-shirt contests, vomit, a plethora of guitar player egos, cancelled credit cards, theft, and lots of fun.Some of Jim's pastimes include road trips, Hooters, beer, open fires, meat, and slamming liberals.Both on- and off-stage, Jim
uses ProMark sticks, Stihl chainsaws, any drums that work, WonderRoast Chicken Seasoning, Remo and Evans heads, Anheuser-Busch
, Speedo thongs, Duct Tape, and everyone's favorite, Fruit of the Loom.
Beeb's gear includes Jim
and Jon's mics and monitors, Steve's bass and amp, and some of his
own stuff, including a Kurzweil SP76 and a Roland VR760 organ/synthesizer.