Syndi Szabo - Lead Vocals

Syndi’s love of performing began at the ripe old age of 12 when she was cast in her first community theater play. Since then, she’s appeared in theatre productions all over NJ and NY and was cast in two commercials. At 4’11 ¼, Syndi has always gravitated to the voices of powerful singers like Janis Joplin, Pat Benatar, Chris Cornell, and Robert Plant. She recently was a lead/back-up singer for the NJ cover bands, “The Wayside” and “Me and The Other Three”. She enjoys using her vocals not only through singing, but also for voicing several characters in animated projects from around the globe. Syndi was recently cast as the voice of “Baira” in the animated television series, Yu-Gi-Oh.

 

A true born and bred Jersey girl who still to this day has never pumped her own gas! Syndi currently resides in Parlin, NJ with her husband Mark and their nut ball cats!

Ron Michael - Lead Guitar/Vocals

Ron Michael fell in love with the sound of the electric guitar at a very early age rockin out to his older sisters Cheap Trick, Foreigner, and KISS albums. He convinced his mom to get him some lessons and a cheap guitar and never looked back. His influences changed as years went by with the emergence of guitarist like Van Halen and Randy Rhodes but never lost sight of guitar greats like Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughan and David Gilmore. Ron considers himself a well rounded musician, offering a nice variety of tasteful guitar playing, tone, and vocal ability which helps round out the goROCKyourself sound!

Ron Michael fell in love with the sound of the electric guitar at a very early age rockin out to his older sisters Cheap Trick, Foreigner, and KISS albums. He convinced his mom to get him some lessons and a cheap guitar and never looked back. His influences changed as years went by with the emergence of guitarist like Van Halen and Randy Rhodes but never lost sight of guitar greats like Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughan and David Gilmore. Ron considers himself a well rounded musician, offering a nice variety of tasteful guitar playing, tone, and vocal ability which helps round out the goROCKyourself sound!

Carl Kinahan - Keyboards/Guitar/Vocals

Carl Kinahan - Keyboards/Guitar/Vocals - Music has always been in his life. He was born into a musical family in Hillsborough, NJ with a musically inspirational mother. This fostered his love of music through various instruments such as, piano, accordion, trumpet, vocal performance, and self taught guitar. During his senior year in high school, Carl joined his first rock band "MidRange" as the lead singer. 
 In the years following, he performed with various bands and most recently with Mid Life Crisis and Rapid Pulse. He is currently performing lead vocal, rhythm guitar, and keyboard with an original band "Sonic Alchemists".  Carl can be seen behind the keyboard, guitar, and microphone on backing and some lead vocals with the incredible cover band "go ROCK yourself".
 Carl performs on a Korg (Karma) and Roland (DS-88) and a 2014 LesPaul-Gibson guitar. 
 In his own words,"It’s a great feeling to be part of a band with such experienced, talented, and genuine musicians…and for anybody who disagrees or doesn’t like this bio…”go Rock yourself”.  I’ll keep my eyes peeled for you because I’m sure I’ll see you ‘rockin’ with us at one of our gigs".

Carl Kinahan - Keyboards/Guitar/Vocals - Music has always been in his life. He was born into a musical family in Hillsborough, NJ with a musically inspirational mother. This fostered his love of music through various instruments such as, piano, accordion, trumpet, vocal performance, and self taught guitar. During his senior year in high school, Carl joined his first rock band "MidRange" as the lead singer. In the years following, he performed with various bands and most recently with Mid Life Crisis and Rapid Pulse. He is currently performing lead vocal, rhythm guitar, and keyboard with an original band "Sonic Alchemists". Carl can be seen behind the keyboard, guitar, and microphone on backing and some lead vocals with the incredible cover band "go ROCK yourself". Carl performs on a Korg (Karma) and Roland (DS-88) and a 2014 LesPaul-Gibson guitar. In his own words,"It’s a great feeling to be part of a band with such experienced, talented, and genuine musicians…and for anybody who disagrees or doesn’t like this bio…”go Rock yourself”. I’ll keep my eyes peeled for you because I’m sure I’ll see you ‘rockin’ with us at one of our gigs".

Joe Ward - Drums

Joe Ward ~ It all started for Joe when The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. Inspired by Ringo and then influenced by the likes of John Bonham, Ian Paice, Carl Palmer, Cozy Powell, and Buddy Rich, Joe provides energy and a solid back beat for goROCKyourself. He has been performing since the age of sixteen and during any given show, you will see him display his talent and enjoyment for playing rock, blues, funk, r&b, and metal. For Joe, it's all about the performance and audience involvement. Some of Joe's past bands include Mad Hatter, Barracuda, Innocent Victim, Vertigo, Mirage & Take Cover, covering the NJ and NY club circuits. He has performed at many venues including the Count Basie Theater and has opened for such acts as The Edgar Winter Group, Steppenwolf, and The Joe Perry Project. Joe uses Ludwig drums and hardware, Paiste cymbals, Remo drumheads, and Pro*mark sticks exclusively.

Joe Ward ~ It all started for Joe when The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. Inspired by Ringo and then influenced by the likes of John Bonham, Ian Paice, Carl Palmer, Cozy Powell, and Buddy Rich, Joe provides energy and a solid back beat for goROCKyourself. He has been performing since the age of sixteen and during any given show, you will see him display his talent and enjoyment for playing rock, blues, funk, r&b, and metal. For Joe, it's all about the performance and audience involvement. Some of Joe's past bands include Mad Hatter, Barracuda, Innocent Victim, Vertigo, Mirage & Take Cover, covering the NJ and NY club circuits. He has performed at many venues including the Count Basie Theater and has opened for such acts as The Edgar Winter Group, Steppenwolf, and The Joe Perry Project. Joe uses Ludwig drums and hardware, Paiste cymbals, Remo drumheads, and Pro*mark sticks exclusively.

Tony Calzaretta

Tony Calzaretta ~ Tony is a veteran guitar/bass player with both lead and background vocal capability. He's been performing and recording music since the late '60's and enjoys and plays all genres of music. You'll frequently find in his hands a Fender P, Gibson Ripper, Schecter Diamond, or one of a whole host of other basses. Tony has been in numerous rock and roll bands, including Last Call, Bullethead, Dreams, The Mr. Woolie Band, The Burgandy Watch, Black Night, and an Elvis Presley tribute band. He played with The Heartaches, opening for John Sebastian and The Lovin' Spoonful at Atlantic City's Bally's Casino and was a contestant on the talent show, Star Search hosted by Ed Mc Mahon in the 1980s. He does yearly guest appearances with The Don Manzo All-Star Band, at a benefit concert held in remembrance of Don, at the Mexicali Live rock club.

Tony Calzaretta ~ Tony is a veteran guitar/bass player with both lead and background vocal capability. He's been performing and recording music since the late '60's and enjoys and plays all genres of music. You'll frequently find in his hands a Fender P, Gibson Ripper, Schecter Diamond, or one of a whole host of other basses. Tony has been in numerous rock and roll bands, including Last Call, Bullethead, Dreams, The Mr. Woolie Band, The Burgandy Watch, Black Night, and an Elvis Presley tribute band. He played with The Heartaches, opening for John Sebastian and The Lovin' Spoonful at Atlantic City's Bally's Casino and was a contestant on the talent show, Star Search hosted by Ed Mc Mahon in the 1980s. He does yearly guest appearances with The Don Manzo All-Star Band, at a benefit concert held in remembrance of Don, at the Mexicali Live rock club.