Rebelz of Country Rock

Lead Vocalist/Rhythm: Shaun Ryland 

Presently the President of the Eastern Districts Country Music Club in Auckland.

Shaun has competed at various country music awards throughout the North Island over a number of years as a vocalist and songwriter with great success. He has also represented New Zealand at the Trans-Tasman Entertainer of the Year on Norfolk Island in 2015.

 

Lead Guitar: Lance Murch    

Lance has been in the music industry for many years and performed extensively in NZ and Australia. Currently he divides his time between gigs and his day job as a high school music teacher.

 

Drummer: Allan Dennis

Originally from Invercargill, Allan started playing drums at the age of 15.  Over the past 50 years has played with many bands.  In the 80’s Allan backed well known NZ artists who performed in Hamilton.  He was also a Pipe band drummer and was involved in the band for the Hamilton Operatic Society.   In recent years Allan has been involved in Country Music and the drummer of choice for many Country Music shows and fundraisers in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and beyond.  In 2015 Allan was the drummer for Craig Adams CD release touring the North Island.

 

Bass Guitar: Brendon (Tiny) Heathcote

Born and brought up in Auckland, Tiny was taught to play bass guitar by a friend who played lead guitar back in the 70’s in a band called “LASER”.   They wanted a bass player and Tiny was the only one of 5 who could keep in time and play in tune, so he got the job and the rest is history.