Chris Mars (b. April 26, 1961) is an American musician. He was the drummer for seminal Minneapolis, Minnesota alternative rock band The Replacements and later joined informal supergroup Golden Smog before launching a solo career. He is a talented painter, and has more or less left music behind to concentrate on showing his artwork.
Bob "Slim" Dunlap (born August 14, 1951) is an American rock musician. He is a Minnesota-based guitarist and singer-songwriter who is best known for replacing The Replacements' original lead guitarist, Bob Stinson in 1987. Dunlap also recorded two solo albums in the mid-1990s.
Dan Israel is a singer-songwriter currently based in Minneapolis. He won Song of the Year (for "Come to Me") at the 2005 Minnesota Music Awards. In the late '80s and early '90s, he was one-half of the folk duo One Town Horse in Chicago. In the mid '90s, he fronted the Austin, TX folk-rock group Potter's Field (where he was named one of Austin's top 15 songwriters).
The two decades since the band's inception have seen music critics call The Magnolias "Minneapolis' scruffy also-rans" and "little brothers" of more well-known Twin Cities groups The Replacements, Husker Du and Soul Asylum.
From the outskirts of the outskirts comes a man with layers and layers of experience hiking the dark woods of the social injustice in human consciousness; Trond K & his staunch men: the Serious Issues, has buckled up, belted in and tucked down in the molds of Our Brave New World.
Peter Perrett (born Peter Albert Neil Perrett on April 8, 1952 in King's College Hospital, Camberwell, London) is an English singer-songwriter. He fronted the late 1970s English band, The Only Ones. Perrett re-emerged briefly between 1994 and 1996 fronting a new band called The One which released an EP called Cultured Palate and a full length album Woke up Sticky.
Trond K is a sinner/songwriter based in Bergen, Norway. He has been involved in a number of sideprojects, including MiNdFiSh, Bones Sweet Bones, Onkel Nevø, Happy Åndalsnes and more recently Adolf Ibsen.
Now known as "the Godfathers of the Twin Cities punk music scene," The Suicide Commandos were formed in 1974 when Chris Osgood and Dave Ahl asked Steve Almaas to join their new band, named after a 1969 Aldo Ray movie.
Starting with Kentucky post-punkers Government Cheese in 1985 until their demise in '92, followed by two years in Nashville's seminal The Bis-Quits, then becoming a published author with the cult classic rock and roll memoir "Cheese Chronicles, Womack has since made five solo records
The Gear Daddies is a band from Austin, Minnesota that enjoyed moderate success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Its members were Randy Broughten (electric and steel guitar), Nick Ciola (bass), Billy Dankert (drums and vocals), and Martin Zellar (guitar and vocals).
If Grand Champeen's sophomore album Battle Cry for Help was an earnest, somewhat quixotic attempt by four ardent students of rock to demonstrate what they've learned from forefathers as venerated as the Rolling Stones and the Replacements, The one that brought you is the wee-hours afterparty where the grades aren't in yet and the drunken graduates no longer give a shit.
Bill Lloyd is a Nashville based songwriter, musician, recording artist and producer who is most often remembered as half of the late ‘80’s RCA country-rock duo, Foster and Lloyd. Lloyd’s diverse musical activities run the gamut of the music biz.