Who are the people on AMR? What do they look like? What are their likes and dislikes, hobbies and things that nobody really wants to know anyway? Well, you are going to be told. The AMR Hall of Shame is here.
Paul (aka TapeHead4)
Name: Paul M. (friends call me Pablo)
AMR name: TapeHead4 (not Diet Troll)
Location: East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Education: BA in Economics, going to grad school for Mathematical Econ. in Jan.
Occupation: Insurance analyst in Hartford, Strawberries music part time
Hobbies: MUSIC, I sing but I'm not currently in any band; love running, biking and swimming; hanging out with the rest of the gang (also Rush fans for the most part); Yankees, Jazz, and (former) Whalers fan; yeah, I'm one of those X-Files geeks; now single again after 5 years (Dating? What's that?)
Rush info: Two tours only (CP and T4E); fav albums include MP, P/G, PoW, Presto, and CP; fav songs include Red Barchetta, Vital Signs, The Analog Kid, Red Lenses, Grand Designs, Middletown Dreams, Chain Lightning, Presto, Dreamline, Cut to the Chase, Between Sun and Moon, Leave That Thing Alone, and Totem.
Other music: fav bands include (besides Rush): the Police, Talking Heads, King's X, U2, Primus, Collective Soul, Toad the Wet Sprocket, some Dream Theater
Miscellaneous: too much time spent on AMR; this pic of me has to be the gayest one I could find. Geez.
Name: Christopher Wayne Honeycutt a.k.a. "King Lerxst"
Location: Hartsville, SC
Age: 17 (yeah, yeah)
Years a fan: almost 4
Fave Songs: The Camera Eye, La Villa Strangiato, Xanadu, Enemy Within, Natural Science, Mission, Limelight, Freewill, Between the Wheels
Fave Albums: Hem., TFE, MP, CP, PeW, AFTK, GuP (it's grown on me)
Rush Concert(s) attended: Charlotte, NC 12/12/96 TFE tour
Hobbies: playing guitar in a prog rock band, playing jazz guitar.
Location: Neath, South Wales
Occupation: Assistant Manager in a pub
Hobbies: Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Fishing, Italian Scooters, Sailing, Computers.
Years a fan: 14
Favourite albums: PoW, AFTK, Hemispheres, all of them really.
Concerts attended: Roll The Bones Tour, Wembley Arena April 1992 - Wembley London.
Other music: Bob Dylan, Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine, Marillion, Tori Amos, REM, anything that is good.
Favourite TV shows: Red Dwarf, Babylon 5, All the Star Trek shows, X files and all science fiction, South Park, Men Behaving Badly.
Chris Sullivan (Phaedrus)
Location: Atlanta, GA
Occupation:: Network Technician for a Software Engineering Company
School: Microsoft Certified Professional, Certified by the U.S. Military for electronics repair
Hobbies: Using my network at home to try new stuff, drumming (when I get the chance), fancying the idea that I can carry a tune, Motorcycles.
Years a fan: 14
Favorite Songs: Beneath, Between, Behind, Fountain of Lamneth, 2112, Cygnus X-1, Hemispheres, Natural Science, Witch Hunt, The Analog Kid, Kid Gloves, Mystic Rhythms, High Water, Available Light, Bravado, Animate, & Carve Away the Stone.
Concerts attended (all in Atlanta): Hold Your Fire, Presto, Roll the Bones, & Counterparts.
Other Music: Primus, I Mother Earth, Pearl Jam, Toad the Wet Sprocket,
Dream Theater, Tool, Tonic, Alanis, Tori Amos, Sound Garden,
Queensryche...to name a few.
AMR name: email@example.com
Name: Jim Geiger
Location: Montgomery, AL
Hobbies: Musicology, road-tripping, cooking, collecting Rush LP's and singles.
Rush info: Although I had heard Rush as a child in the Chicago suburbs as far back as 1975, I became an official fan on January 1st, 1980. I've attended at least one concert on every subsequent tour.
Favorite Rush albums: Permanent Waves, Signals, Counterparts
Other music: WHAT??? ....you mean there's other music, besides Rush???
Seriously, though, I like: The Beatles, Yes, Led Zeppelin, The Dregs,
The Doors, Elvis Costello, Steely Dan, The Police, Jethro Tull, Cream,
U.K., King Crimson, Leon Redbone, Beach Boys,ABBA (no, I'm not
kidding), The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Spinners, The O'Jays,
"TSOP", Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Sam Cooke, Jackie Wilson, Al
Green,Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave, Top 40
oldies(50's-70's),Soundgarden, Alice In Chains,Roxy Music, George
Jones, Buck Owens, Ray Price, Jim Reeves, Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson,
Merle Haggard, Johnny Horton, Bluegrass Music, The Who, Ludwig Van
Beethoven, Franz Liszt, Frederic Chopin, The Church, Elton John,
Parliament/Funkadelic, Black Flag, The Minutemen, Husker Du,Bad
Company, Elvis Presley, Junior Brown, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Thin
Lizzy, Pat Travers, Deep Purple, Miles Davis, Stevie Ray Vaughn,Dave
Brubeck, Louis Jordan, Oscar Peterson, Jean-Luc Ponty, Cab Calloway,
Albert King, Muddy Waters, Lowell Fulsom, Bobby "Blue" Bland, James
Cotton, Buddy Holly,Dwight Yoakam, Jeff Beck, Wynton Marsalis, Roy
Orbison... and much more.
Lerxst in Wonderland
Real Name: J.M. (if you dont know it, I dont know you
Location: Marin Co., California
Marital Status: Divorced, if you really must know
Age: 36 (just barely)
First Rush Experience: Ninth grade, while stoned, at the house of a local judge’s son. If you look in your history books you will see an incident that happened in Marin County in the early 70s where a Black Panther trial was interrupted by terrorists (remember Angela Davis?). After the gunfire died down three of the Panthers were dead along with the Judge and the D.A. The assistant D.A. was paralyzed in the incident. He later became Judge Gary Thomas & his son was a total stoner.
Boring Stuff: Full-time single father, Self-employed, Charitable goody-two-shoes
Field of endeavor: Real Estate Investments
Education: Advanced Degrees in Business and Music
A.M.R. Duties: Troll Hunting, Human/Cyborg Relations, a bizarre and uncanny knack for research and investigations, introduction of heretofore unheard of slang.
Hobbies: Guitar, Surfing, Kickboxing, working out, Ultimate Frisbee, close-up slight-of-hand, umagriculture.
Personal Creed: Money talks
Name: Alex G.
Location: College Park, MD, USA
Birthdate: Jan 03, 1980 (makes me 20 right now)
Occupation: Full-time student at the University of Maryland, part-time screw-up (worker that is)
Hobbies: Play baseball during the summer, hybernate during the winter..sleep a lot, too.
Rush info: no shows :'( (very sad). Only been a fan for a couple of years.
Other music: Listen to the coolest bands around. Stuff like Pink Floyd, Dream Theater, Deep Purple, Queensryche, Yes, Marillion, AC/DC, Judas Priest, Maiden, Fates Warning, Savatage, Zeppelin, Ozzy/Sabbath, Kansas, Tool of course, and some others that aren't worth a mention.
Other info: Studying Chemical Engineering (2nd year). Very kewl guy overall, you'd wanna be friends with me. Definitely think about it at least. Oh yeah, and the obligatory NP: ELP Brain Salad Surgery :(
email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you got problems, or have something to give me. I like stuff.
Pic info: This was extracted from an .avi file from one of my professors' webpage, that he shot one cold winter morning at 9am. Explains a lot, doesn't it?
More profiles of AMR regulars coming real soon.