Stripes (formally known as Zac) was born on the 6th of December, 1989, in a town called Sackfron. Abruptly entering the world – he was only 5lb, due to his early arrival! From the moment he opened his eyes his parents admired him. His mum, Jane, was a science teacher at
Zac was a curious little child and at the tender age of 3 he discovered the radio! Flicking the switch one day, the room was filled with jazz music. Immediately, Zac began dancing around in circles! That was the beginning of his passion for music!
Secondary school crept up to Zac Newfettle. Being nearly the coolest punk in the grade; he started to become sneaky and cheeky. Artistic, as he’d come to with his music he began to create his own songs. In year 10, he tried to form his own band, although he had no luck because no one was good enough for him to play alongside him. Successful in all his music studies, Zac was to chosen to study music at
Whilst at university, Zac earned his living by teaching the guitar to younger children. He really enjoyed it. However, after he graduated, he wasn't earning enough money so he decided to rob the local bank. Consequently, he was caught and he went to jail. After a year or so in jail, he met Peter (stage name Bulldog). Five months later, they were released and formed a two man band: The Panthers.
One evening Stripes (Zac) and Bull Dog were playing in a local bar. After they had performed they met Fletcher and Tim, who had been drinking in the bar that evening. Fletcher was a singer, known as The Dawg, and the guitarist, Tim, was known as The Flame.
Several months later they had formed The Tigers.
Since they formed the band have been enjoying their success! They started off playing gigs in small restaurants and hotels in