Dick's guitar playing and singing style was influenced by guitar players like Eddie Cochran, Chuck Berry, and Scotty Moore and his love of Jerry Lee Lewis' singing style. Also, this Flamin' Dick thing is not what you think!"
Glenn Paul Balthaser
The moment Glenn heard the melodies of Mitch Miller & Tennessee Ernie Ford from his grandparents’ records, this 5-year-old knew music would be a major part of his life. With a bass playing style influenced by the sounds of The Who, Led Zeppelin & Lynyrd Skynyrd, Glenn has lent his musical talents to various bands including Heaven & Earth, Onyx, Aura, Steph & 50/50. Since 1985, Glenn’s heart & soul bass playing, & harmonies continue to be the backbone of FDHR.
One of Readings finest rock n' roll drumming veterans, Jack provides the driving beat that's become the FDHR signature sound.
Keith began playing guitar in his late teens. Being inspired by a varied list of influences including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, Hank Williams, Dwight Yoakam and many others. (hows that for a mix!) Performing extensively throughout the Mid Atlantic states with the Susquehanna River Band, Keith eventually joined FDHR in 1995, taking over responsibilities after early influencer and mentor, "Jammin" Jim Miller decided to move onto to other projects.
Since the age of 14, Rob has been weaving melodies that echo the spirits of influential bands including the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Genesis, Led Zeppelin, the Band, U2 and many more. Performing in the mid-Atlantic region with various bands including the Groove Dawgs, Burning House, Senate, 4-Play, and A&M recording artist, Bricklin, Rob continues to bring energy to the stage during every musical performance.
Mike has a long history of rock and blues including several southeastern PA bands like Stone Ground, Uncle Drew, Hurricane, Bunchafunk, Dance Hall Docs, Neversink, and the Paul Michael Band. He is currently the leader and sax man of the “horns-for-hire” section called The Berks Horns, and over the past 20 years, have backed up many national jazz, blues and rock artists including Chuck Loeb, Rick Braun, Jeff Golub, Gerald Veasley, Mindi Abair and many more.