1984 - 1985
Bassist Andy Tanas played with "Black Oak Arkansas" prior to joining the line-up of KROKUS. In 1984 he joined KROKUS on bass in support of the "Blitz" album, relieving Mark Kohler from his duties playing bass in the studio for the recording of the "Blitz" release. Andy Tanas continued touring until 1985. He was part of 4 MTV video productions with KROKUS.
In 1991, he formed The Rompers, a rock-country band that showcased his material and vocal style. In 1997 he released "Memphis Boy vs. The Eight Track From Hell". A hybrid mix of country and rock with different subject matter. In 1998 he started production on "Songs From The New South".