The Grateful Shred features a loose-knit circle of Los Angeles’ top studio session musicians. The permanent Shredders and core four “first call” players are bass player extraordinaire Dan Horne (Circles Around The Sun, Jonathan Wilson, Cass McCombs), vocalist-guitarist Austin McCutchen (The Western Stars, The Velvet Bonebreakers) and vocalists and guitar rippers Sam Blasucci and Clay Finch (both of Mapache).