(the original piece of paper we passed around to vote on for our name....)
|ARSENAL/AXIOM/HARD TIME IS....
Vocals over the years: Steve, Jimmy, Dee, Mike and Bander...thanks guys!!!
In 1978, after graduating from high school, we decided to form a band. It started as Robert, Todd and myself. Soon we added Jeff and were on our way. For the approximately 4+ years we were together (in many different forms with many different singers) we opened for bands such as Nantucket, Point Blank, Missing Persons, Axxe and many others. We won many Battle of the Bands and had a PA system that was second to none.
Our band names:
so after not playing for almost 25 years....it's time for....
|2012 Christmas Video|
Boise Music Festival 2012
Hecktor Pecktor at Willi B's 5/25/12
We played the Boise Music Ferstival on July 7th...click logo for more info
It's been years since I picked up a bass. A friend of mine (Brian..sitting bottom left) asked me if I would
sit in with their band. Stay tuned.....click picture to get to website and videos...
Roses Pawn Shop...awesome band....great song!
Sad news....read that Donnie Allison passed away from cancer (5-25-11)....here's a YouTube video I found....
Bander sent some pics of Truce as well as some of their tunes..... thanks Bander!!
Are You the One Dark & Light (SPC mix) Lies
Runnin Back to Me Dark & Light
slideshow from pics that Jeff sent me...
below is a slideshow with various backstage passes, etc I collected from over the years...
Todd sent me some pictures he had from the old days....see them below....Thanks Todd!!!
Desi Red (Thanks Hatch)
Heard from Wayne "Hatch" Hatchel from the old Rox days..he sent me an old Desi Red picture shown above... (9/28/10)
BANDER HAD THE "LOST TAPE"!!!! HEAR THE SONGS NOW!! SEE LIST BELOW. THANKS BANDER!!
Jeff sent some scanned pics to me today..see slideshow above..Thanks Jeff!!! (4/10/10)
Todd has been sending me all kinds of stuff to post.. Thanks Todd!!!!!
Just got an email from Bander (vocalist shown above during our Hard Time phase).....wow...(3/17/10)
New song by Jeff Gyman.... here .....thanks for sharing Jeff!!!!!
I am updating this page now to include all videos from the Shout It Out at Abbey Road tape...
Videos now available from Boycott, Impeccable, Celestian (with Galen Henson...now of Joe Satriani fame), Dark Thai, Ransom, and Reaction (12/21/08)
I talked to Jeff Gyman today!!! Bet he was a bit surprised!! Here's a link to a band he plays in..... Stella and the Stanleys (11/27/08)
Todd Romick texted me today!! Awesome! I called him and we got to catch up a bit...it's been a long time. Good to hear from you! (11/9/08)
We got to visit with Robert Kosloskie the other day while Reba was in town!!!! (10/9/08)
Heard from Donny Green today from the band Desi Red/City..back in the good old days. Good to hear he
is still jamming!!!
If any of you "old folks" stumble onto my website, email me..like Donnie did. It's kewl to reflect
on the good old days with people that were there...
Here's Donny's myspace page
link to the Darren Welch band homepage....here
Remember The Planets??? ...here
Jay Boy Adams??? here
Remember these places? here
Jon Sprotts MySpace page( from The Nelson's)... here
Remember Donnie Allison? Here's a story I found...
Impeccable Live at the Rox...Donnie singing.... here
Remember Billy Stull from Billys Band Aid?? Found some info here
GUESS WHAT???? HEAR OUR MUSIC....RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW....
some of our best stuff below......enjoy.......
(((( MISSING BOARD TAPE....FROM LIVE PERFORMANCE AT ABBEY ROAD ))))
TEARS of MINE
Guitar solo/LAW of the LAND (lyrics by Todd Romick)
CALL ON ME
BEHIND the MIRROR
GO FOR BROKE ( by Jeff Gyman)...sung by Dee.....as recorded at
Warhorse Studios, Lubbock,Texas...not sure what date...
BE FRIENDS (by Jeff Gyman)..sung by Dee(backups by jeff and Doug)...also recorded at
Warhorse Studios, Lubbock,Texas...(one of my favorites!)
WOMAN IN BLACK (by Jeff Gyman)...sung by Dee...
also recorded at Warhorse Studios, Lubbock,Texas
HELL ON WHEELS (by Gyman)...check out the difference of this one and an earlier
version in the studio with a different singer....
HELL ON WHEELS ( by Jeff Gyman)...sung by Steve ?
KEEPER OF THE FLAME ( by Jeff Gyman)...sung by Steve?
GREEN MANALISHI(Judas Priest)...me singing, or trying anyways....
The above tunes were recorded at South Plains Junior College
in Levelland,Texas...very early on in our career's.....probably 1980 or so... our soundman, Jimmy DePalma had some free time....thanks Jimmy..and R.I.P.
OPEN FIRE ( by Jeff Gyman)..sung by Jeff...recorded live at Abbey Road Nightclub or
was it Warhorse Studios??? Anyways, it was 8/28/84
video was also done at the same time...
Some other band links,etc.
Terry Bozzio...drummer extraordinaire
Enjoy the pictures!!!
MY OLD RIDE....72 DODGE DART...