Operation V.I.E.T.E.R.A. Coming Soon to AHR Radio



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.

Matthew 10:16

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

The Marvelettes

The Drifters

Del Vikings-Come go with me

Jay and the Techniques-Apples Peaches Pumpkin Pie

The Mystics

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

N.A.C.M.A.I. 2016

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:

Our mission is to bring people to God through Christ, through our music, and through our ministry.