Mister Fister consists of Tom Harlan on guitar and vocal chords, Chris McAlpin on drums, Jesse Eckhoff on bass, last but not least the 'Rip Master' Josh Ripley on lead guitar and back up vox. It all started with Chris + Tom had always been friends - they both liked music. Tom had a guitar + Chris his first drum kit, they were 13 + 14. Ever since they have been playing and writing with all sorts of people, + instruments. Sooner or later they started booking shows, and picked up a bassist named Andy Mahoney. Mahoney was with the band for quite some time, he later moved to South Carolina.