Steven Frederick Cook
In 1995, Steve worked on Century Media artist Stuck Mojo's "Snappin' Necks" Tour as guitar tech for Rich Ward (Fozzy/Adrenaline Mob). He also assisted with booking some of the dates with Machine Head. He helps Rich whenever duty calls. Recently supplied backline to Fozzy on Seattle's 2011 Uproar Festival date, then drove to Tacoma the same night to perform himself.
1997-1998 was a founding member of the Peds. The group toured non-stop with a Mainstage spot at the Milwaukee Metal Fest.
1999-2001, he worked as a session player on recordings used in Movies & Television but was never credited or paid for his work. During this time also had small acting roles in commercials, Carrie 2 the Rage and The Patriot (Mel Gibson film). Toured with Gardy Loo & The Mentors and moved to Portland Oregon. Frustrated and broke quit for almost 10 years.
In 2010, he joined Hawaii's Horror Pop-Punk group the Quintessentials. Published in Corvis Nocturnum's book I Lucifer: Exploring the Archetype and Origins of the Devil (2011) Recorded bass tracks and worked as an engineer on the upcoming album "Realm of the Great Old Ones" due out Summer 2012.
He has opened up for national recordings artists Jackyl, D.R.I., Death Angel, King Diamond, Cannibal Corpse, Six Feet Under, Mayhem, Emperor, Meshuggah , Aiden, Modern Day Escape, Stolen Babies.