Roger Rose
Vocals, Guitars
Member of MATW from 1987-1998

Frontman Roger Rose started MATW as a synthpop band due to the absence of this type of music in the Christian market. Due to difficulties in playing this music live, Roger then turned the band toward a more hard rock type of music. Finally, he settled on an alternative rock style of music for the last two studio releases.

Roger Rose was the main lyricist of the group. He did the vocals and guitars throughout most of the songs.

Randy Rose
Drums, Vocals
Member of MATW from 1987-1998

Randy Rose was a member of MATW during its entire existence as a band from 1987-1998. When MATW was a synthpop band during its first two years, Randy played percussion, worked on the drum programming, and sang backup vocals. Randy continued with drums and vocals as the band transitioned to a hard rock band in early 1990. He also formed his own metal band Rose that ultimately released 5 albums in the 1990s. After his tenure in MATW, Randy went on to make various demos under different names until forming the band Mothership in 1998. Mothership released two albums, one synthpop and the other alternative rock. In 2010, Randy announced the return of his band Rose.

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Mike Pendleton
Bass, Guitar
Member of MATW from 1987-1992

Mike Pendleton played the guitar, keyboards, and percussion on the first two albums, Mad At The World and Flowers In The Rain. He then switched over to bass guitar for the third through fifth albums, Seasons Of Love, Boomerang, and Through The Forest.

Brent Gordon
Lead & Rhythm Guitars
Member of MATW from 1990-1992

Brent Gordon climbed on board for the third album in 1990, and he played lead and rhythm guitars up through the band's fifth album. He co-wrote the song "Draggin' the Chains" on the Boomerang album. He also provided some of the artwork on various albums.

Currently, Brent plays guitar for a worship band at a church in California. He also works in the field of animation for Disney.

Ben Jacobs
Lead & Rhythm Guitars
Member of MATW from 1993-1998

When Brent Gordan left MATW in 1992, Ben Jacobs took over as lead guitarist for the band. He performed on the albums The Ferris Wheel and The Dreamland Cafe. After the disbandment of MATW, Jacobs formed the band The Jolly Lamas, which released two albums.

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Mike Link
Bass Guitar
Member of MATW from 1993-1998

Mike Link replaced Mike Pendleton as bass guitarist in 1993. He performed on the albums The Ferris Wheel and The Dreamland Cafe. After the disbandment of MATW, Mike continued playing bass with a variety of bands and musicians over the years: Paylface, Brandon Dawson, Casey Bryant, Grand Prize, Stan Sinclair, The Wannabes, Abel's Cry, and Watershed. Mike currently lives in Boise, Idaho, and plays bass for the metal band Factory Air.

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