Fred Schendel

birth date: 3-11-64

hair color: black

eye color: brown

instruments: keyboards, vocals and am or have been slightly competent at: drums, guitar, bass, recorder, sitar, flute, trombone and mandolin- am I forgetting anything?

place of residence: Chattanooga

marital status: Not

musical influences/favorite bands: Stravinsky, Bach, Beatles, Jethro Tull, Yes, ELP, Gentle Giant, Ohio Players, Bowie, Black Sabbath, Zappa, King's X, Utopia, Genesis, Beethoven, Sex Pistols, Fear, Parliament, Bowie, Abba, Zeppelin, Veruca Salt, Rush, America, Dixie Dregs and maybe a few others

hobbies: Home theater, writing and freaking people out psychologically

strange interests/occupation: I taught college math, can calibrate the analog convergence on a Sony 1031q or Ampro 1500 CRT projector and can bend my fingers backwards at a 90 degree angle. I like to drink the water from tuna fish cans and have a tape recorder in my head. I used to be able to sing like Barry Gibb and once while working at a tape duplication plant listened to the soundtrack to Monty Python and the Holy Grail 213 times in a row. I am irresistible to cats.

favorite quotes:
No metter where you go, there you are -Buckaroo Bonzai
What is best in life? To crush your enemies; see them driven before you and hear the lamentation of the women -Conan
It's a fine line between clever and stupid -Nigel Tufnel

favorite glass hammer song: The one I plan to write next year

favorite food: Cheddar cheese and Rice Chex, Sam's Club cheesecake

favorite movie/tv show: Today? 2001: a space odyssey, Twin Peaks, This Is Spinal Tap, I Claudius

favorite book: LOTR

any good advice to offer for us fans: Wear clean underwear- you never know.