Joe Bayer was born in Ottawa, Illinois. He began his musical journey at an early age. Joe played throughout the Midwest and made the move to Los Angeles, California where he and his hard rock act Devastation Run landed a record deal with Ironworks records. Joe performed all over the West coast, but his West coast career was cut short when family matters brought him to New York. Joe had a brief stint as a guitarist in another project before stepping into the spotlight of his own band. He has since has had national and international radio airplay. Joe has also chalked up a couple of Indie Radio awards and performed at award shows in Nashville and Nevada. He has also had the pleasure of opening for Charlie Daniels Band , Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore, Dustin Lynch, Justin Moore , J. Geils Band , Chris Young , The Farm and The Lost Trailers just to name a few. The band continues performing live and recently released a New radio single “Country Thang” written & produced by Joe Vulpis receiving spins on Sirius XM The Highway and other Major Radio markets.