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By Eddy Metal

Name: Jholeen Rene Lesure

Age: 24

Instrument: Lead vocals and a little guitar

Band/Former Bands: Band now is Never the Man and in Arizona, I was in a band called Dependency.

How long on instrument: I have been singing and/or screaming since I was five and in front of people since I was 13, 19 years ha! I have been strumming little ditties on the guitar for close to 2 years.

Equipment: AKG Wireless Mic, and an Olympia-made Tacoma thin body acoustic [guitar]

Jholeen Rene Lesure

Influences: Mostly Brandon Boyd/Incubus. I have a lot of country influence too, from my younger days, such as Martina McBride, Faith Hill, Jamie O'Neal, Jessica Andrews. I used to sing in front of the mirror to country everyday from about 14 to 18!

My first gig: Was probably pretty terrible. I was 17 or 18, wore a dress and just kind of stood there. I was a nervous wreck!

Hobbies: I love to drink! But for real, I like all sorts of things, music first and formost; love the outdoors, camping, fishing, skiing, jet skiing, boating, going to bars and drinking with friends, jammin' and I am the Karaoke Queen!

Favorite movies: Way too many to name but a few are "Waking Life," all Harry Potter, all "Back to the Futures." I gotta go look at my myspace!

Favorite food: Mediterranean and Chinese

Favorite place: The Beach! Anywhere!

Bad habits: I bite my nails. I have boy hands - ew.

What I'm listening to nowadays: Really been getting into Paramore, always listening to Incubus and Tool. Diggin' them Sick Puppies, too.

Coolest thing I've done: I was born....just kidding, I feel pretty special that I moved all the way from Chandler, Arizona, when I was 19 to join this band. My dad says I'm cool.

Most embarrassing moment: The first one I can think of was in high school (and I HATED high school, the people - the actual building - all of it) and I ran track, so I always had to lug this huge sports bag around. So I'm walking to class and talking to someone at a distance, not looking where I was going and tripped on the sidewalk (where the pavement meets the grass) and my s**t went everywhere, fell on my knees and of course it had to be in front of all the rich little bitchy kids.

When did you finally get some: I was a good girl, I waited all the way to 17!

Who's the love of your life: Well I don't know if there is such a thing for me? So in other words, nobody. I'm so rrrrooooonnnrrrryyyy, HA!