Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, Alice Cooper, Miles Davis and Alex Harvey have inspired Skid Baxter, the brainchild of Vinnie Salvatore. Vinnie is a guitarist from Pittsburgh, PA, most recently with the Columbus, Ohio-based hard rock band, Rat Bastard Syndicate (since 2016), featuring Steve Theado and Keith Pickens. Theado, Pickens and Salvatore are former members of American Dog.
Update - Summer 2022
We're currently working on different recording projects featuring friends both old and new, including the continuation of a songwriting partnership that began "many beers ago" (hint)! New Skid Baxter music is also coming, plus the long-promised reissues and rarities. And as mentioned previously, West Virginia artist Aric Slater is on board for some cool projects as well. Stay tuned for updates.
Mr. Baxter has been home brewing beer a long time, and now he's proven his lunacy by posting videos about it on YouTube to share with brewing-friends. Visit the Skid Baxter Channel.
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