Outlaw Junction started in May of 2008 when Adam Thomas,(The Adam Thomas Band), decided to move back to Nashville to finish school at Belmont University. Two of the founding members of The Adam Thomas Band, Big Dave and Dale, recruited Jim for vocals and Chad for drums. Members of this band come from a background of many different styles of music. Big Dave, Originally from Texas, played with the Texas Rebels. Dale & Chad, Both from Kansas City, have mostly a hard rock/heavy metal background. Jim hails From Oklahoma City. He has played with a diverse group of bands over his career. He has been a Nashville sessions singer, and is a published songwriter.