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about survival of the sickest
Survival of the Sickest
 

Originally forming in 2011 with remaining members, Neal Dyer on guitar and vocals, Brad Holbrook on guitar and vocals, and Jeff Vellines on lead vocals, Survival of the Sickest have added Jayslow on drums and recently added Mitch Burke on Bass. This is a band dedicated to pushing the limits of creating music and performing the best live show a fan could ask for. Keep an eye out for new music, shows and everything to follow the new changes as S.O.S prepares to climb higher and do bigger things.
 


 

MEMBERS:

 

 

 

Neal Dyer
 

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About Neal:

Neal(born: Neal Dyer, January 10, 1981) began playing guitar at the age of 14 when he purchased his first guitar with money he saved while working as a dish washer. He has since then played in several bands on and off until he starter his latest project with a few friends that was to become the band now known as Survival of the Sickest.

His influences include: “Old” Metallica, Megadeth, Iron Maiden, Killswitch Engage, Bullet for my Valentine, Five Finger Death Punch along with many others.

 

Neal Dyer
Neal Dyer
Birth name: Neal Dyer
Born: January 10, 1981
Origin: Unkown
Genres: Rock/Metal
Occupation: Musician, Song Writer
Instruments: Guitar, Vocals
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Brad Holbrook
Brad Holbrook Survival of the Sickest

Brad Holbrook Survival of the Sickest

Brad Holbrook Survival of the Sickest

About Brad:

 

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Brad Holbrook
Birth name:
Born:
Origin:
Genres:
Occupation: Musician, Song Writer
Instruments: Guitar, Vocals
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Jay Slow
Jayslow Survival of the Sickest

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About Jayslow:

Jayslow(born: John Roy Slough IV, September 26 1982) is the radio host for The Tuesday Teardown with Jayslow and Jason, as well as the owner and operator of Jayslow Entertainment, Slow Thinkin apparel and the Maryland Independent Label Festival(M.I.L.Fest).

In 2000, Jayslow decided to take his passion for music and events to the next level by creating his entertainment company, Jayslow Entertainment.
In 2005, Jayslow joined the band Inkarnit as a drummer.
In 2006, Jayslow created the first ever Maryland Independent Label Festival(M.I.L.Fest) that continues to run annually.
In 2012, Jayslow started an apparel company called Slow Thinkin Apparel
In 2013, Jayslow started a live/podcast radio show called The Tuesday Teardown with Jayslow and Jason with his long time friend Jason Emmons after being approached by Pirate Rob from DNL Entertainment and 1Koast Entertainment to start a new show on 1Koast Radio @ 1Koast.com.
In 2014, Jayslow joined Survival of the Sickest as their drummer.

Jayslow

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Jayslow
Birth name: John Roy Slough IV
Born: September 26 1982
Origin: Pasadena, Maryland
Genres: Rock, Hard Rock, Metal
Occupation: Musician, songwriter, Radio Host, manager
Instruments: Drums, Vocals, Piano, Keyboards
Associated: Jayslow Entertainment, Maryland Independent Label Festival, Slow Thinkin Apparel, Tuseday Teardown, 1Koast, Local Music Maryland

 

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Mitch Burke Survival of the Sickest
Survival of the Sickest

Survival of the Sickest
Survival of the Sickest

 

About Mitch:

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Birth name: Mitchell Steven Burke
Born: December 10, 1986
Origin: Cape St. Claire, Maryland
Genres: Rock, Hard Rock, Metal, Acoustic.
Occupation: Musician, songwriter, artist
Instruments: Guitar, Bass guitar, Vocals, Piano…
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Past members who have moved on, but helped us create the disease…
Jeff Rippard
Ripp Survival of the Sickest
About Ripp:

RIPP(born: Jeff Rippard, October 20, 1988) started playing bass guitar around the age of ten years old. Having a father and an older brother that play guitar, RIPP grew up listening to old school southern rock. RIPP played the trumbone/trumpet/baritone in a high school jazz band. RIPP started out jamming with his father and a neighbor playing Zepplin covers in a garage and has been hooked ever since.

Previous bands include: Burn Down The Radio(Funk/Heavy Rock), No Mercy For Martyrs(Metalcore), Camel Toe(Ska/Punk).

Influences include: Les Claypool(Primus), Flea(RHCP), Tim Commerford(Rage Against The Machine), Mike Inez(Alice In Chains), Cliff Burton(Metallica), Jon Paul Jones(Led Zepplin).

Jeff Rippard

RIPP
Birth name: Jeff Rippard
Born: October 20, 1988
Origin: Virginia Beach,
Genres:
Occupation: Musician, Song Writer
Instruments: Bass, Trumbone, Trumpet, Baritone
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The BOB
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Bobby Owens aka The BOB(born:”insert birth name and date”) grew up listening to his father play the classics, until he eventually picked up a bass at the age of fifteen. Bob is influenced by players such as Flea, Les Claypool and Steve Harris.

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Bobby
Birth name:
Born:1988
Origin:Laurel, Maryland
Genres:Metal, Rock, Funk
Occupation: Musician, Song Writer
Instruments: Bass, Vocals
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Norman LaStrange
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About Jeff:

Jeff aka Norman LaStrange(born: Jeffery Vellines, February 7, 1990) has been singing his whole life, but he never sought to sing until he got over his stage freight when he participated in a talent show in his senior year of high school. Jeff is now a full time front man and an amazing live performer.

His influences include: Killswitch Engage, August Burns Red, A Day To Remember and many more.

 

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Jeff
Birth name: Jeffery Vellines
Born: February 7, 1990
Origin: Baltimore, Maryland
Genres: Pop, Rock, Metal
Occupation: Musician, Song Writer
Instruments: Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Drums
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Survival Of the Sickest likes to give credit where credit is due, so here are some links to some of the bands and companies we support…

 

companies

Jayslow Entertainment

Local Music Maryland

1Koast Entertainment

Tuesday Teardown

Dawn Of The Underground

Shockwave Magazine

FREEstate Workshop

 

artists

Guns Out At Sundown

A Bridge To Divide

Fire in Elysium

Giants of Genises

Bond & Bentley

Sweet Leda

Pasadena