MIKE HEUP | BASS GUITAR, VOCALS
"Militia" Mike Heup has been slapping bass for over 20 years. A veteran of the DFW music scene and now residing in Austin Texas, Mike has been involved in musical projects ranging in genre from original Alternative Rock to Funk/R&B to theatrical stage productions (Rocky Horror, Godspell, Pink Floyd's "The Wall") and several tribute band projects (Pink Floyd, Journey, Pat Benatar). Mike has performed to festival crowds of over 9000, played live on the radio, and has appeared and performed on live TV in Dallas.
Mike's influences include such bass guitar gods as Victor Wooten, Flea, Les Claypool, and Geddy Lee. His favorite musical genres are modern Alt-Rock (All-American Rejects, Linkin Park, The Strokes) and the various shades of modern Metal (Tool, Lamb of God, Dimmu Borgir).
Music Man Stingray-5 (5-str)
Music Man Stingray-4 (4-str)
Custom Modulus Flea Bass (4-str)
Warwick RB Corvette Bass (5-str)
Fender Victor Bailey Acoustic Bass (5-str)
Gallien-Krueger 1001RB amp
Mark Bass CMD 102P Combo
4x10 Mark Bass 104HF cab
4x10 Ampeg (Vic Wooten) cab
1x15 Ampeg (Vic Wooten) cab
Line6 Bass Pod XT Pro processor
Shure wireless - Guitar
Shure wireless IEMs PSM600 - Guitar