Members: Anthony Frank, Dennis Hirschauer, Eddie Von, Mike Ray
Three talented musicians from Illinois combined their professional experience to create TEN96. Band owner Anthony Frank on guitar and back up vocals has performed with major entertainers throughout the country. Dennis Hirschauer on lead vocals returned to Illinois after touring the European circuit. Eddie Von on bass with his upside down left hand playing amazed Anthony at his first audition. Each member has logged over 20,000 hours including studio, venues, study and tutoring rendering them experts by music industry standards. While their main focus is alternative rock, with original songs written by Anthony, their talents range from classic rock to jazz and blues.
In 2006 TEN96 wrote and produced a song called "Hold On" for the flood victims of Katrina. Proceeds from the song were donated to C.O.R.E. and Habitat for Humanity. Xmradio rotated the song numerous times to assist the band. Again in 2006 TEN96 wrote and produced the song, "Eye to Eye" for the Ultimate Fighting Championships which was palyed at the start of each fight. In 2010 TEN96 wrote and produced the hit single, "End of Watch" dedicated to all the fallen Chicago Police Officers. The song debuted at the "Venue" Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana for the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation Poker Tournament. Anthony Frank can be seen on YouTube performing a 3 minute video for Sin Pickups, Dean Prototype.