Lead singer: John Robert Murphy ~ John has been singing and playing guitar for almost thirty years.John's musical interest was sparked at a very early age by The Beatles. He had taken guitar lessons as a teenager and had vocal training at Boston's Guitar Workshop. He concentrated mostly on a role as lead singer and his vocal talents were always in demand. Since 1981 he has toured and recorded with several bands (North, The Groove, The Nakidz, Poor Boy Symphony and Full Circle) in the North East region of the
Bassist & vocals: Les Jansson ~ Les Jansson, had no choice in being a musician! The son of a musician whose father went so far as to name him “Les Paul Jansson”, Les began playing bass guitar at 10 years old. At that young age, he was already sitting in on Classic Rock jam sessions in his childhood living room, playing with some veteran musicians of the day. After graduating high school, Les enrolled in Five Towns College and majored in both music business and music theory, all the while playing in several b
Keyboards & vocals: Lance Millard ~ Having recorded and toured with the likes of 80's rock diva "Fiona" and metal act "Angel", Lance is a busy guy. As Leader of the Elton John Tribute ROCKETMAN, Lance has logged more hours in the tribute scene than some Elvis impersonators. Originally an accomplished drummer, he took on the keyboards a few years ago and progressed at an unbelievable pace. Having studied piano and voice under the instruction of front man Dave DeFeis of metal band "Virgin Steel", Lance is also a
Drums: Mike Morales ~ Can't say enough about Mike. Mike is an absolute MONSTER on his instrument. He performs with such intensity it's as if he'd been playing with Evolution - More accurately, as if he'd been playing with Journey since the bands inception. Mike is also a member of the most incredible Rush tribute in existence, 2112. His vocal and drumming ability has made the rhythm section of this band complete (thank you for sharing, 2112!!).. Steve "Smitty" Smith, Deen "The Machine" Castronovo, meet Mike "
Guitar: Adam Holland ~ Three major record deals, two major publishing deals, MTV videos, national tours, network television spots, magazines, numerous endorsements…It is easy to say that Adam Holland is a veteran to the music industry. Adam picked up the guitar at age 11 and has been writing and performing songs ever since. By high school he was playing the Long Island club circuit several nights a week. After High School he majored in music at a local college. Wanting to get more involved in the music indu
When Adam can't make a gig, Ralph Carbone steps into the lead guitar position, Ralph was born and raised on Long Island New York. He started playing guitar at the age of 13, but it wasn’t until 4 years later when he studied with Al Pitrelli (Alice Cooper) that he started to take playing a bit more seriously. Over the years, Ralph has played in many cover & tribute bands including Pop Roxx, Classic Nation, Lipstick-n-Leather, Heartless & most recently Evolution. He has recorded gear demos for Fuchs Amplificat
Evolution was scheduled to play in Merrick, NY on Aug 18 but Mother Nature had other plans... thunder, lightning & a total rainout pffft! But lead singer John Murphy not only made the best of a bad situation but? made art out of it! With subtitles LOL!