|Xit, left to right: Doug Welser, Dal Hindson, Pat Monahan, Hans Hetz and Eric A. Christiansen.|
An earlier incarnation of Xit had Jim Jowsey on lead vocals and Kevin Hultberg on bass.
Doug Welser was in Damien Steele around 1985 or 1986. Pat Monahan graduated from McDowell High School in Millcreek Township. He was in Rogues Gallery prior to joining Xit.
Patrick Monahan formed Train and the band signed to Columbia Records. They've won several Grammy awards and it's hard to turn on the radio and not hear a Train song. Hits include "Hey Soul Sister," "Calling All Angels" and "Marry Me." Pat also released a solo album called Last of Seven.