In the summer of 2016, five seasoned musicians from Syracuse, NY came together to form Side Affect. WIth the dual guitar attack of Jeff Alfreds and Bill Barry, to the pounding rhythm section of Mike Bogdal and Mike Thibeault, and the powerhouse vocals of Mike Deyulio, Side Affect will have you on your feet and rockin'. Playing your favorite rock classics from the 80's to the present, Side Affect promises a good time for all.
Meet the Band
A Previous tavern owner, seasoned drummer since he was 15, Mike aka "BigPapa" has shifted gears and is now the powerhouse front man of Side Affect.
Guitar / Vocals
Jeff Started playing at age 11. Major influences growing up were George Lynch, Frank Hannon, Warren DeMartini. In his free time Jeff enjoys listening to his favorite bands Tesla, Queensryche, Great White, Dream Theater and Lynch Mob.
Bill started playing guitar at 14 . Influenced by guitar greats such as Randy Rhodes, George Lynch and Eddie Van Halen. This seasoned musician has also done studio work to live shows along the east coast with various bands including Acacia and Scarlet Creed.
Before picking up the Bass, Mike started his rock journey as a guitarist when he was 16. Rock influences include Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin & The Beatles. Previous band projects include Black Cactus, a full length studio CD with Fuse, and a 7 year run with Lockdown.
Drummer, loves long naked walks on the beach ........ and chewing gum...... at the same time......