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American Hearts Radio is proud to launch Operation V.I.E.T.E.R.A.
*Sharing the antics of John Henry Harvey and Pastor Slyther
*Paying tribute to the men and women who served our country during the Vietnam Era, and all veterans, by playing music mostly from that era.
I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be wise as a serpent and innocent as a dove.
John Henry Harvey and Pastor Slyther have performed on the same stage individually or together for the following:
Earl Thomas Connelly
Del Vikings-Come go with me
Jay and the Techniques-Apples Peaches Pumpkin Pie
Frank Mancuso and The Imagination
Tim Rice-Jesus Christ Superstar and Lion King
Johnny Mystro and The Brooklyn Bridge
Orgy from the ’90s era
Was asked to open for Bob Dylan and Joan Armatrading
Collaborated music with Ray Gibbons
Played and recorded music with Billy Mason, drummer for Tim McGraw
Currently working as a backing band for Barrie Hobby
Monthly Web Show “Music Speaks with John Henry Harvey and Pastor Slyther” on Americanheartsradio.com
A 4-hour Web Radio Show “Operation V.I.E.T.E.R.A” on Americanheartsradio.com
Performing Christian Rock, Southern Rock, and Rock and Roll as Slyther and V.I.E.T.E.R.A.
Pastor Slyther’s accomplishments:
Started percussion at age 10
Has played over 150 parades and placed in State Competition in 1975, 1976, and 1977.
Played in advanced band and marching band in 8 years of school as well as garage bands from high school on.
Has played with musicians up and down the East Coast.
Worked as a Rigger for all the National bands that came thru Richmond, VA, such as Kiss, Marilyn Manson, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Elton John, Lynyrd Skynrd and many more….
John Henry Harvey’s accomplishments:
At 10 years of age was in the band Tombstones
At age 16, Fluvanna County Drummer of The Year
Vocalist awards—first place Rock Fast, First place County Fast
Vocal Sony Awards 1998
Has played over 1000 gigs at the local VA
Gospel Award Male Vocalist over 50, Gospel Singer of the year
Nominated for Gospel song of the year 2016 J.M.A. at Shermerhorn Symphony Hall Nashville, Tennessee
Wrote and performed the song Sparrow for Pete Delorenso’s major motion picture “The Mentor”
Has toured and written music his entire life
Pastor Slyther and John Harvey met at the Late Great Cory Smoots Recording Studio (lead guitarist of GWAR) and quickly realized their chemistry in songwriting and playing music. They formed Slyther in 2010 and have not looked back since.
Our mission is to bring people to God through Christ, through our music, and through our ministry.