Band Members: (Click names below for more details & equipment)
Brian Hulse: Founding member of the band, Brian retired in 2001, and has sat in with the band on occasion. But he came out of retirement in 2009 and is now performing regularly with the band.
Thom McFarland: One of the founding members of the band. He and his trusty Rickenbacker guitar have laid down rhythm & leads since the bands inception! He also contributes lead and background vocals and bass on several numbers.
Scott Hulse: Scott is another founding member, joining the band while still in high school at age 16! Handling Sax, percussion, lights, lead and background vocals, and various other synthesized instruments with his Midi Wind Controller, he's never missed a gig!
Tony Virgulto: Tony joined the band in October 2003. Tony is a versatile & exacting player and regularly performs with several bands, including the DW Armstrong, TCB, Blurerock Band, The Elwoods, The Rumrunners and the occasional pickup band. He is also in the new band The Gear Junkies (with brother Jim, Armand Breton & Brad (from Flashback)). He also serves as the house drummer for several open mic nights throughout the area. He has also performed with the Glamour Girls. You can find him lurking around in the drum dept. at any number of music stores.. Tony was also Manager of Dixters Music in Milford in the late 80's.
John Trani: Flashback welcomes John Trani on keyboards, guitar & vocals. John performed his first Flashback show on Sat., Feb 15, 2014 at Warsaw Park in Ansonia.
Brad Hulse: Original Flashback bassist, Brad is one of the band's founding members. Former Mandrake & Metro guitarist, he took a leave of absence in 1984, forming the Rock Trio "Impulse" with Ken & Jim Bloxsom, and returned to Flashback in 1988. Duties include lead & rhythm guitar, bass, lead & background vocals, (and other unusual stringed instruments as the mood strikes him), equipment setup & maintenance, band business & website management. He has also worked as guitarist with other side bands, including BlueRock Band (with TonyV, ShelC & Cindy), Gear Junkies (with Tim, Tony & Jim Virgulto) as well as playing occasionally with the Rumrunners & Atwood Express, and Sound Tech for The Rumrunners, Commercial Interruption & various other artists. Brad switched over to guitar for the last few years, but since Tim B's departure, he is back on Bass again for the foreseeable future.
Bob Boshea: Bob has been with the band since the late 80's, and is responsible for presenting us to the world through paper speakers! A dedicated and hard-working guy, he tirelessly handles the sound reinforcement duties, (often a thankless and unforgiving job) and deals with everything from thunderstorms to cavernous halls to power outages, as well as tons of questions from audience members during the show's.
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