Place of Birth : Austin, United StatesCitizenship : United States
Alternative rock trio "Fastball" was founded in Austin, Texas, USA. The group includes : Miles Zuniga (vocals / guitar) , Tony Skalzo (vocals / bass) and Joey Shaffild (drums) .
Prior to the formation of a trio "Fastball", Shaffild and Zuniga were members of the pop -rock group "Big Car".The group released their first and last album "Normal" in 1992 for the label "Giant Records". But staff rasspalsya soon, due to the emergence of problems in their label.
Later, it was formed a trio "Fastball", the original group was called "Magneto U.S.A.". Live performances and subsequent articles in the press ,helped the team for short term to attract popularity. In 1995, the group received the award "Austin Music Awards".
Recruited by manager Russell Carter (known for working with "Matthew Sweet" and "the Indigo Girls") and signed a contract with the label "Hollywood Records" the band began recording their perveentsa. Album "Make Your Mama Proud" was released in 1996. album producer was made by Jerry Finn, who also worked with the "Rancid" and "Green Day".
In 1998, the group "Fastball" released her second longpley "All The Pain Money Can Buy". The single "The Way" was honored to come to the top positions hit praradov alternative singles in the US. Two years later, the trio "Fastball" released his third album "The Harsh Light Of Day", which arrived in the UK charts for three weeks.