Dennis Hardy “Fergie” Frederiksen (May 15, 1951 – January 18, 2014) was an American rock singer best known as the former lead singer of Trillion, Angel, LeRoux and Toto, as well as providing backing vocals for Survivor. He was occasionally credited as Fergie Frederiksen or just Fergie. He contributed to hit singles in three consecutive years, all with different bands: Survivor’s “American Heartbeat” in 1982, LeRoux’s “Carrie’s Gone” in 1983 and Toto’s “Stranger in Town” in 1984.
Ricky Lynn Phillips(born October 7, 1953) is an American bass guitarist and the current bass player for the rock band Styx. He has also played in Nasty Habit, as a member of The Babys and Bad English, and with Coverdale-Page and Ted Nugent.
Ricky Phillips and his former Bad English bandmate Neal Schon also played with former Montrose members Sammy Hagar and Denny Carmassi on a live version of the Montrose song “Rock Candy”.
The Frederiksen & Phillips album was released in 1995, and featured Giuffria’s David Glen Eisley on background vocals. Phillips also assisted Frederiksen with his solo album Equilibrium in 1999, which also featured artists like Neal Schon, Steve Porcaro, Jason Scheff, and Dave Amato.