waltlaftysilvertidesmallbioWalt Lafty

Walt Lafty is a Songwriter, Father, Husband, Artist, Handyman, Thrift store shopper, Creative thinker, Keen Gardener and Collector of old door knobs residing in and around the city of brotherly love.









nickperrisilvertidebiosmallNick Perri

Nick has been a professional lead guitarist, songwriter, and producer-engineer for over a decade. He started playing guitar at age 12 and never looked back. After writing, recording, and touring the world with Silvertide, Nick has gone on to play for Perry Farrell, Shinedown, Matt Sorum, Christina Perri, SINAI, and many others.

In addition to life onstage, Nick is also a guitar builder, custom motorcycle enthusiast, and American small business owner.  In 2011 Nick and his wife Misi opened the “PERRI INK. Cartel”. Located on the historic Melrose Ave in Hollywood CA, it’s the first ever custom guitar, custom motorcycle, tattoo, piercing, and clothing retail store in the world.  Learn More




brianweaversilvertidebiosmallBrian Weaver

Brian was born and raised in the city of Philadelphia. His music career began at the age of 8 when he first started playing the guitar and drums. A few years later he began playing the bass which became his main instrument. Later, he would go on to study music at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia before joining Silvertide and signing a record deal with J Records/RCA Music Group in 2002.

Outside of Silvertide, Brian has worked as a studio musician and can be heard on a number of albums including Paramore’s “Riot!”, Mayday Parade’s “Anywhere But Here”, It’s Alive’s “Human Resources”, Course Of Nature’s “Damaged” and many more. He was also a member of Automatic Fire, with Silvertide vocalist Walt Lafty, and was the bassist for Terrible Things from 2010-2011

Currently Brian resides in Los Angeles, CA. In January of 2013 he began playing bass on tour with former Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach. He also is the bassist for the brand new rock band, Harlot. The band is currently working on its debut album set to be released later this year through Sumerian Records. Learn More

markmelchiorrejrsilvertidesmallbioMark Melchiorre Jr.

Mark Melchiorre is an musician, songwriter, composer, who enjoys playing almost anything with strings & keys. He learned to play guitar at the ripe age of 6 and has been playing ever since. Favorite past times: Vegetable Gardening, filming documentaries, building furniture, & working on his humble sanctuary.








kevinfranksilvertidebiosmallKevin Frank

Kevin is a drummer, song-writer, & multi-instrumentalist.  He started playing drums & formed his first bands at the age of 10.  Silvertide signed to J Records when he was a senior in high school, and he has been active in the music industry ever since.   Kevin currently owns 6 Philadelphia-based companies, all within the entertainment, music, audio/videos fields:  SilverSound Production, Frame By Frame Media, Pack The House Entertainment, Live & Direct Media, Legal Focus Media, & SmackDrop.  He has produced over 400 bands in his home studio, and made music videos & live concert videos for more than 200 artists including Jay-Z, The Disco Biscuits, Robert Randolph, Dr. Dog, Joss Stone, and many more.

Besides being an active musician, producer, director, and business owner, Kevin’s pride & joy is his family.  He & his wife, Katie, have three children between the ages of 1-6, and currently reside in Lehigh Valley, PA.


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  2. Please add Kid Felix to the bill next Sunday in Bethleham! It’s already a stellar lineup but they would add great energy!!!!!! See you guys next Sunday. Can’t frigging wait!

  3. i wouldve totally freaked out, if i had met walt in the streets when i was in philly, haha. good for rockn roll to have you back guys!

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