The SkallyWagz have a tradition of finding
the very best examples
of local musical talent. The current lineup proves one thing....
been playing in LA bands for most of his life. Playing
for local favorites "Voo Doo Roulette" and
"Pay Per Dollz" has shaped his style and direction.
His recent experiences sitting in and traveling with
pro bands, the California Girls and 4 Stories has brought
him to the point of starting his own project, the SkallyWagz!
Haze has had a respectable career. She has excelled
in diverse enteretainment mediums including music, film
and television. She had a Sony recording contract and
has performed on television shows such as "Dynasty",
"The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" and "Night
Court". She's also been featured in several films
including "Legal Briefs", "Night Realm"
and "Killing for Love". Lisa is currently
working with the bands "the
California Girls", and
of course, the "SkallyWagz". She also owns
a childrens entertainment company called happiness
unlimited. Check out her personal website at lisahaze.com.
in Los angeles, Bill Sotelo started playing professionally
at 14. He has appeared on local TV show hosted by Elliot
Mintz (friend & confidant to John Lennon).
He came up through the LA music scene in late seventies
& thru the eighties reveling in the New Wave &
Post Wave era. He has opened for bands like Van Halen,
Motels, Blasters, Missing Persons, Plimsouls, Go-Go's,
Bangles.. etc. and toured Europe with the band "Close
Encounter". Bill phenominal vocals (both lead and
harmony) and high energy Bass style make him the perfect
and raised in LA, Mark comes from a family of musicians,
dancers, and artists. He has been playing drums all
his life, and recorded his first drum track at age six.
Some recent projects include the popular cover/dance
band Cynthia & her Sweet Potatoes, playing
around LA and Pasadena. Working on various projects
with the McMains brothers. Then moving in another direction
with a great blues band, Medicine Train.
And working in the studio with the Goods
in 2006-2007 turned out two CDs worth of original
music. Marks hard hitting steady beat makes him the
perfect drummer to round out the SkallyWagz line-up!
is a whos-who of the SkallyWagz past and alternate members.
These people are the cream of the crop of local talent!
Dean is an incredible Bass Player AND one the the nicest
people you could meet! He's been a beloved member of
the SkallyWagz family since the inception of the band!
aarrrrggg! If you want a real treat, check out Tommy's
main band, the Barbed
"Madman in the Back", Dave Patt is a show
all by himself! This is the guy you want laying down
the beat. Dave has played for countless local favorites,
including "Kilgore", "Pay Per Dollz"
and more recently, "4 stories". If you want
a real treat, ask him to sing some Ozzie!
Favorite Guitar Maniac, Paul Jacques plays electric
guitar, slide guitar, pedal steel, lap steel, banjo,
mandolin, dobro and just about anything else that one
can strum. Paul is a veteran of the L.A. music scene
with a degree in music from USC. He is also an excellent
producer and songwriter and shreds for his own band
the Moonshine Mountain
Boys! It's always a rockin' show when Paul comes
down to jam.
has been playing music all of her life. She's the bottom
end for a variety of bands including "the California
Girls" and her primary band "4 Stories".
This girl plays bass, guitar, mandolin and banjo. AND
she has a killer voice. Definately a favorite SkallyWag
of the original SkallyWagz, Ronnie is a heavy hitter
on bass guitar. When he's not pounding out the low notes
for the band, you can catch him hosting the sunday blues
jam at the Brass Elephant in Monrovia with one of his
other projects, "Red Eye and Blues DeLux"!
veteran of the Los Angeles music scene, Fab Rodig has
played locally and internationally for such diverse
groups as the RedHot Blues, Panjive (steel drum reggae)
and a variety of rock bands including the Coverdogs
and, of course, the SkallyWagz!
Fab also plays bass in Rattle
and Hum, the worlds leading U2 tribute band, and
fronts his own reggae rock band Trinidadio
that features him on steel drum and vocals.