Chad Tucker showed interest in music since he was a very young boy. Growing up in Phoenix he had the opportunity to perform in several musicals and shows. Then when he first moved to the Verde Valley area he began teaching himself to play keyboard. Upon transferring to Rim Rock High School he enrolled in a music class. This is where he first picked up a guitar. Since then he has taken part in several bands both in and out of school playing lead and rhythm guitar and advancing his skills. Now he is Blackouts lead guitar player bringing his talent to a new level.
Molly Ebel was singing ever since she was practically an infant. She first picked up a violen at age seven and with the help of her father who is the music instructor at Rim Rock High she took up many instruments after that including the mandolin the guitar and the piano. She has been involved in her familys band for 13 years performind with them on stage in several different locations. Now she is performind with Blackout as their backup vocalist/instrumentalist.
Ameris Shepard showed interest in music early on in her life as well. She has written poetry pretty much since she could write her name and began taking private voice lessons when she was eleven years old. Since then she has been involved with several talent shows plays bands and recording groups. She has had her name on several released songs including her first single Scream and of course her and Blackouts original songs You Untitled and their cover of the Rolling Stones Paint It Black. She is Proud to be a member of such an amazing group of young people. There are all of my best friends and I have faith that all of us will only grow stronger with time.
Chris Mcbain like all members of Blackout also had a very fast growing passion for music. He grew up listening to classic rock bands like AC/DC and Van Halen with his family and friends. In fourth grade he got his first drum set and started teaching himself bit by bit how to play. He performed in a few small school talent shows and performances and jammed out with friends. Then he brought his instrumental talents into Blackout and became a part of the family.