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Welcome to the New Live Bullet Website
We just want to give a HUUUUUGGGEEEE THANK YOU to the LIVE BULLET DETROIT peeps for pushing us to the final ballot without you there is no us so get back on there and lets win this together
OK gang here it is, Live Bullet Detroit besides being a Finalist in the Detroit Music awards has been asked by the folks at The Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis South Dakota to play during bike week in August!!!! For us gang or for that matter any local Detroit area band to be asked to play in front of that HUGE of a crowd is truly a honor... we cant convey how excited we are to be part of this. Now in honor of that, stay tuned because we have a FREE show coming up at our musical home Road Rangers in July, new merchandise to show your support of LBD and other things in the works, so watch here for updates or sign up at www.livebulletdetroit.com for our monthly newsletter.
Meet the members of Live Bullet Detroit
Kevin started singing in school choirs, at the age of 7, and continued through high school, during which he was a member of an elite group called The West Side Singers. He started singing professionally at age 16. Kevin has performed with many groups including Monkey Paw, Power Source, The Skam, while with Monkey Paw, Kevin has shared the bill with Black Sabbath, Joe Lynn Turner, Foghat, Quiet Riot, Cinderella, The Rockets, Rare Earth and Montrose. After 2 decades, Kevin got with Mark Chepin and Dave Z to form a Bob Seger Tribute Band, calling it Live Bullet Detroit.
Dave has been playing since he was 13, his mother bought him his first Teisco Tulip Guitar from Kmart, Until he was able to afford a REAL guitar, a Univox Hi Flier....Dave has been in many bar bands and had the opportunity to write and record original songs while in his 20's. Dave joined Live Bullet Detroit as a founding member along with Kevin and Mark Chepin. Dave's pride and joy is his Fano RB6, his wife Laura bought him. Dave also plays Gibsons and Fenders and uses Fender amps. Dave lives in Canton with his wife Laura, his dogs Penny and Bogey and one of his sons Josh who is also a member of our crew.
As one of the founding members of Live Bullet Detroit, Mark Chepin has been playing bass for 30 years, getting his start, like so many other area musicians, at the Studio Lounge. He considers himself fortunate to have played with many great local musicians. Living in Redford with his wife and 2 children, Mark is proud to be a part of, and represent, Detroit rock and roll. He plays Fender bass guitars and MarkBass amps.
Detroit native, Rocky, is highly regarded as one of the most versatile session and touring drummers in the world. Rocky is the newest member of Live Bullet Detroit. The Rock is known for his creativity, authenticity and strong pocket. Possessing a unique skill set, Rocky’s style includes all the great forms of Rock and Roll along with a keen sense of dynamics that make him a top tier drummer.
Rick has been playing keyboards professionally since the age of 16. He played with some of Detroit’s finest rock bands Bogart, Salem Witchcraft, Jett Lagg and in 1986 joined Motown’s legendary Rare Earth and recorded 2 CD’s, one live, Made in Switzerland ( available on Amazon ) and Rare Earth’s first studio album in 13 years,Living in a different World. Recorded in Germany ( also on Amazon )Being with Rare Earth for 12 years Rick has performed hundreds of concerts all over the world and has shared the billing with the likes of, James Brown, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, BTO, Johnny and Edgar Winter for Audiences as large as 101,000 people!!!
Tom Pletzke is one of Detroit’s finest saxophonists, with a tone that is smooth, compelling and edgy. He studied under John Littlejohn in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Tom has performed with the Motown rock group Guy and the Delrocks. In 2006, he became a member of a well-established group The Lost City Band. Tom honed his performance style with LCB playing many styles from folk to blues, country to rock, as well as many originals during their time together. Currently, Tom performs regularly with The Lost City Band, and, now, finds himself the go-to sax man in the tribute band industry, performing with Live Bullet Band and In The Flesh (Pink Floyd Tribute). When time permits, Tom is a regular at many hot area jam sessions where he’s performed with legendary Detroit musicians, Bobby Murray and Billy Davis.
Sound and Crew
LBD is a very family oriented band and My and Marks sons are involved as well. Andrew is the head of sound and takes care of all of our electronic needs and also doubles as part of our road crew and helps to keep the sound of 7 guys in line. Josh is our head crew member and sees that all our gear is brought to stage and Josh maintains the role as Stage Manager and takes care of our needs while we are playing. Chrissy Chepin takes care of all of our merchandising ( not pictured ) along with Kathy Chepin and Laura Zundel. Live Bullet Detroit would not be able to function without the help of our crew, They are as important as we are.
Kevin Evans 734-781-5678