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Scapelight / Bio

SCAPELIGHT IS- Scott,(old School) , He started playing piano at age 5, sneaking into the church cathedral on Sunday nights. started playing drums at age 7, and horn player in grade school. grandmother buys him first guitar at the age of 12. Played bass guitar in a jazz band. Started first band at the age of 15. Hometown: Wyandotte. His influences are: Steve Vie, David Gilmore, Paul Gilbert, Alex Lifeson. Joe Satri. Wayne,(insane Wayne), a lefty on bass, that adds to his original, killer style. Hometown: Southgate. Jayson (lead vocals). Former lead singer for laceration. Hometown : Southgate. Scapelight also would like to introduce are 2 newest members, Dale on rhythm and acoustics guitars, backing vocals and Shawn on drums. Shawn- Hometown: Riverview. Influences are: John Bonnham, Ginger Baker, Chris Adler, Joey Jordison, Chad Smith. Shawn started drumming at the age of 12, who came from a musical family, His dad, a drummer himself, taught him to play rolls and fills, on his first kit, which he still has right now. Since then he has tried different styles, but still has come back to metal. We have are own recording studio, and were getting really good sounding mixes! Although we had several set backs, but kept working on it! Scapelight uses Jackson, Dean, Fender, B.C. Rich guitars and basses, Peavey, Line 6, Ampeg amps,Korg, Kurzweil, Roland keyboards, Mapex drums-(Saturn), Zildian, Paistie, Sabian cymbals, Allen & Heath, Boss, Focusrite, KRK, DBX, Lexicon, A.R.T., Shure mics., 14000 watts of Crown amps. Harbinger loudspeakers, Special thanks to, Dave H., who hasn't missed a practice yet! Dave has helped in several ways, He is a great motivator! He always gets what we need, for live & studio. KIller light show Dave, we thank you so much & God bless you!! We also want to thank, Wayne's brother, Wally for the video & computer support! Nicole, the best secretary a band could have! thank you

General Info

Band Members
Scott Estey-Lead guitar, Jayson Simpson - lead vocals, Dale Ratliff - Guitars, vocals, Wayne King-bass, Shawn Gray- drums
Artist Name
Scapelight
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/scapelight
Active Since
04/09
Genres
Rock / blues / Acid Jazz

Contact Info

Location
Detroit, MI
Manager
Scott Estey
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