On the 1 was created by Joey Waters, a rock drummer with over 26 years of experience in the studio and touring. His current bands are prog trio Dream the Electric Sleep (www.dreamtheelectriclseep.com), blackened sludge metal duo Locust Whip, and rock trio Fire Parade.
He is an electrician by day, and is an avid weightlifter in his spare time.
He lives in Kentucky with his wife, Kristin. They usually stay up too late binge-watching 80s music videos on YouTube.