Meet the band

If you’re a fan of Rock & Roll and love the pure rock tunes from the ’80s to today, then you’re going to have a good night with the boys from 80hD!

Our set list is your playlist. Whether the music is from the decade of big hair and Girbaud Jeans, the Grunge-era and flannel shirts, or hard-rockin songs from the 2000’s+, we’ve got ya covered.

80hD covers artists including Metallica, Volbeat, Poison, Dokken, Quiet Riot, Shinedown, and the Foo Fighters, to name a few. Throw in some unique, hard-hitting renditions of Journey, Johnny Cash, Lady Gaga, The Doors and you have yourself a night of pure rock awesomeness.

Join 80hD for a night of Rock & Roll and be ready to raise those rock horns!


Upcoming shows

No shows booked at the moment.

Matt Tennessen

Lead Vocals

Musical Inspirations: Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Chuck Billy, Chris Cornell, Johnny Cash
Favorite Bands/Artists: Testament, Tool, Sabbath, Van Halen, Metallica, Pantera
Favorite Color: Love sees no color :-P
Daytime Occupation: Personal Trainer
Hobbies: Hiking, Kayaking, Camping, Hunting, Pretty much anything outdoorsy. Working out/Bodybuilding.
Favorite Food: Cow

John “JP” “JohnNO”

Drums – Vocals

Musical Inspirations:Vinnie Paul, Troy Luccketta, Sebastain Bach
Favorite Bands/Artists:Tesla
Favorite Color:Black
Daytime Occupation:Electrician
Hobbies:80hD and ...
Favorite Food:Beer

Tony “Gooch”


Musical Inspirations:Dimebag Darrell Abbott, Eddie Van Halen, George Lynch, & Tom Morrello
Favorite Bands/Artists:Pantera, Rage Against The Machine, Van Halen, & Slayer
Favorite Color:Black & Grey
Daytime Occupation:Owner Of Eiden Concrete & Masonry
Hobbies:Watching the Vikings, Wild, Gopher Hockey,Twins, Golfing, softball, and fishing
Favorite Food:Italian

Bob “Gleek”


Musical Inspirations:Eddie Van Halen, George Lynch, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Dimebag Darrell Abbott, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Rob Berry
Favorite Bands/Artists:Van Halen, Pantera, Dokken, Aerosmith, Skid Row, Creed, Guns N' Roses, The Doors, Brandi Carlile, The Beatles, Mason Jennings,Nirvana, Sublime, Godsmack, Metallica, Nick Drake, Pink Floyd, Sacred Reich, Richard Cheese, Tora Tora, Hank Williams, Jr., Johnny Cash, and of course Steel Panther
Favorite Color:Violet/Indigo (of course for 80hD!)
Daytime Occupation:I sell tech stuff
Hobbies:Playing in 80hD, nailing, and watering the lawn
Favorite Food:Bone-in rib-eye on the grille, Champagne Chicken (from Mama Maria's), beer, hash browns, and butter

John G “Gonad”

Bass Guitar – Vocals

Musical Inspirations:Steel Panther (who doesn’t want to be like them?)…Biggest Musical Influences; Judas Priest, Megadeth, Van Halen, Accept, Paul Gilbert, and the man, George Lynch (they made me who I am)
Favorite Bands/Artists:Accept, Anthrax, Devo, Dokken, ELO, Judas Priest, Megadeth, Pantera, Racer X, Rammstein, Slayer, Steel Panther, The Beatles, The Cars, Van Halen and many more
Favorite Color:Black
Daytime Occupation:Weather stuff
Hobbies:Fixing amps, this, being lazy
Favorite Food:Sammy’s double mushroom pizza