Jeff Bland (BLANDO) was born in Flint, Michigan to Elbert and Fern Bland. He has two half brothers and three daughters, Koddi Lee, Jossi Rae and Zoey Lyn. After being in several bands, he joined Slaughter in 1998 as Tim Kelly's replacement after touring as their front-of-house sound technician.
Jeff also had a cover project CRASH that played bike rallies for RJ Reynolds (CAMEL CO.) in Dayton Beach for the past 12 years. The band consists of Blando (lead vocals/guitar), Will Hunt (drums) and Paul Drennan (bass). Blando is currently touring with Vince Neil as guitarist and musical director as well as working with Slaughter. Jeff finished recording & engineering the Vince Neil release Tattoos & Tequila due to release May 5, 2010. Also, a now native to La's Vegas, NV. Blando has a three piece group called BLANDINI featuring Blando on Guitars & Lead Vocals, Zoltan Chaney on Drums & Pedro Sison on Bass.