GEORGE KELLINGERis a muscian with many musical tastes. From Classic Rock to Blues, Country, R&B, to the somber sound of Native American Flute. Growing up he was heavily influenced by Southern Rock and was particularly influenced by the late Berry Oakley of The Allman Brothers Band. "The first time I ever saw the Allman Brothers Band is when I became interested in playing bass. Berry Oakley played with such ease but could turn on the thunder and really lay into it" he said. Although starting rather late in life, he has always had that drive and desire.
Some of his other influences were the late Felix Pappalardi of Mountain, and Rick Danko from The Band. "These were bands from my era growing up and they were just awesome. To me, I am in awe of a thunderous bass player, but I am also as captivated by the music of such Jazz greats as John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker or Dizzy Gillespie. Music touches people in many different ways and for me, it doesn't matter what genre, when the melody or the lyrics touch you in your heart, it means something. Just exactly what that meaning is for you as an individual, well, only you know that".
Today's favorites include Geezer Buttler of Black Sabbath, Rev Jones of Mountain, SteelHeart, Michael Schenker Group, and John Entwhistle of The Who, Jaco Pastorius, Flea, and Michael Anthony. He also has a love of Celtic Folk Music which took hold early on and as a result, he is a very accomplished Bagpiper for over 20 years. George is a retired crime scene detective from The Bergen County Sheriff's Department, hence the name, "Unidentified Remains"
CHRIS BAIRD is an accomplished drummer of many different styles. He is a fan of Heavy Metal and Classic Rock, but also has a profound love for Southern Rock, and is a big fan of the Blues. His drumming influences included, Neil Peart of Rush, Lars Ulrich of Metalica, Corky Laing from Mountain. His musical talents also include bass guitar and piano