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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).

 

BASS GUITARS

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)

 

AMP/SPEAKERS

Gallien-Krueger 1001RB amp

Mark Bass CMD 102P Combo

4x10 Mark Bass 104HF cab

4x10 Ampeg (Vic Wooten) cab

1x15 Ampeg (Vic Wooten) cab

 

EFFECTS

Line6 Bass Pod XT Pro processor

Shure wireless - Guitar

Shure wireless IEMs PSM600 - Guitar

DAVE CURTIS        JOEL HONEA        JOHN GURKE        MIKE HEUP        TERRY MURPHY