Bob - Bass

Hi, I'm Bob. My passion for bass began in a music store when I was 15, fiddling around on an acoustic bass while my stepdad looked at guitars. The first thing I ever learned was a basic version of "Sunshine Of Your Love" by Cream- I credit my dad with that influence, as well as most of my musical taste, but that's a much longer conversation than I have room for here.

That was in 2001, and since then I've been in numerous bands, but they’ve been all original projects. While writing original music is something I enjoy, as I got older I developed an increasing interest in playing in party/cover bands. I really liked the idea of playing fun, energetic music that people know and will sing/dance to. I was in one cover project in 2014, but after 2 gigs, 3 of the members decided they’d rather write their own material. After scouring craigslist for weeks in early 2015, I found an ad looking for a bassist for a cover band. I responded and ended up talking to Mark for a bit. I auditioned for the band and the rest is history. This band is like a second family to me and some of the best memories I have over the past year have been shows with them.

Outside of music, I’m a fairly simple guy. I graduated from Rowan University in 2009 with a B.A. in Law & Justice Studies. I’ve worked for Rowan University Department of Public Safety since my graduation. I love Philly sports. I live and die every Sunday with the Eagles and during the Spring/Summer my computer or TV will almost always have baseball on. I’m also big into video games. If a game involves zombies of any kind, chances are I’ve played it. Despite all my interests and hobbies though, there’s nothing I enjoy than laying on the couch with my dog and wife while watching a movie.

Let’s be friends! Find my Facebook here and my Instagram here.

I also do most of the work on the webpage, because as Mark puts it, I'm a "code nerd"- so if you see something wrong, shoot me an email at rtclayton86@gmail.com, thanks!