1980: birth of john, tom and jim
1980-1994: pre-band era of individual development, suburban nurturing
_john: pearl jam/the boss
_tom founds band, "apathy" with anthony place and steve lehrer
_john experiments with "next big thing (NBT)" and kip erwin
_jim plays with karl trenty in W.A.N.G.
may 1995: tom's band "apathy" makes now famous appearance at junior high talent show
october 1995: john starts playing with "apathy" about a month later, steve lehrer is let go
march 1996: kip erwin hosts "loserpalooza" in his basement. "apathy" which has become "los miltons" takes note of jim playing with "WANG" and asks him to play with them
april 1996: jim plays for the first time with "los miltons", now renamed "the hitchcocks"
the hitchcocks consist of jim, tom, john, anthony
june 1996: recording of first album, self-titled, with medina's own tracy ramer
january 1997: sophomore year SPICE, hitchcocks are approached by eddie albrigo to play a show at the mantis in Kent, OH
22 february 1997: first legitimate "punk" show with the proms, nimrods, naked apes, et al, at the mantis.
summer 1997: first webpage designed and put up by steve klosterman, still up here