Mike’s the Pile’s “front man,” the lead singer, the one the girls go gaga over. He’ also a familiar face to many because you see him every weekend on WISN-TV news. In addition to lead vocals, Mike sings back-up and plays keyboards.
During the week Ted’s a regular guy selling regular stuff to regular people. But on the weekends he straps on his guitar and becomes a rock & roll god, laying down riffs and singing lead and back-up vocals for the Piles.
Steve “Vern” Bruss
Steve’s been with the Piles of Rhythm right from the very beginning. He’s usually at the back of the stage laying down a strong back beat on bass guitar. But, if coaxed he’ll step-up to the mike to sing a lead vocal or two.
At the age of twenty Brian started a radio broadcasting career and took up playing the guitar, of the two, he still plays guitar. Today he can be heard all over the country and overseas as a voice- over on radio and TV commercials. Brian’s the serious singer/songwriter in the group, he’s currently developing nearly 50 songs from which he hopes to create an album.
Jeff may be the youngest member of the band, but there’s a good chance he’s the only one who really know what he’s doing. That’s because Jeff has a actual degree in music from UWM. Jeff pounds the drums and keeps us all on time. During the work week Jeff , like almost everyone of his generation, is an Internet developer.