Jeep MacNichol is the original drummer of The Samples. He joined in 1987, after The Samples held an audition for a drummer. They liked his Stewart Copeland-like rhythms and his integration of electronic drums with the acoustic kit. He recorded 6 albums, including No Room and Underwater People. He also wrote and sang some of the songs, like Water Rush and Misery. He left The Samples in 1997 to start a solo carrer. He has since released 4 solo albums, including With a Fist, Cool & Easy, and his most recent, Mr. Anonymous. Click here for his official website.