History

The following is a timeline of the creation and rise of The Thundermen beginning in 1959, through the present. Click on the pictures below to see captions. Enjoy the vintage photos and remember the good ol' days of rock n' roll!

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The Thundermen - 1962

Members: (left to right) - Gerry Johnson, Mickey Lynnes, Rick Hoehn, and Art Hestiken. This is the first version of The Thundermen. There was no vocals in this band, only instrumentals were played. Art Hestiken would later leave the group. He was replaced by new lead singer Al Fremstad, who had been away in the U.S. Army.