Moss has had three lioneups over the past 19 years.
Moss is playing live now with its second incarnation three piece
Moss was a four piece band in its third incarnation Two guitars bass and drums. We have an intense live show playing originals mixed with rock, alt rock, reggae and blues of the past four decades. Two of the members have strong roots in the NYC garage rock movement of the 90's Mark Hanna guitar/lead vocals and Steve Peper drums/ vocals. Mark Hanna is the founding member of Moss and main songwriter. Mark Hanna has played in the Long Island band Yeah You and has played with the International band Fat Cat and Shanghai China's top original rock act Cold Fairyland.Steve Peper has played with the Secret Service who are probably one of the most intense live rock n roll acts to have submerged out of the NYS garage band scene what killed the garage band scene ? Hair bands. But a little band called nirvana led the way in the reclaimation. Steves other band was LLamasaures who got a number 1 hit on CMJ's alternative list. The music building was a very intense scene and important part of the musical learning school of Moss. It was a rehersal Building on 9th ave in Manhattan in the late 80's and 90's Billy idol, Madonna, The Ramones and The Smithereeens and Steve's band was there. The secret service. Mark Hanna was there sucking in the sound from the elevator shaft and being a roady for the cave rock band the NYC Vipers. now in 2016 MossBand has a three piece lineup Mark Hanna Steve Peper and Steve Sorenson on bass we will be releasing 11 new songs