Brazil, Indiana, USA

The music of RideTheWind is energized and full of the Holy Spirit. The songs are an alternative rock collection that will have all ages dancing to the beat. Become part of the journey as you listen to stories of faith, salvation, and the joy of knowing the Lord.


RideTheWind - brings a very unique sound, grabbing your attention like an old hymnal and Rocking with the holy spirit lifting you up! Below find some information about the band members.

Jonny McLain - Acoustic Guitar, Lead vocal , song writer
Hometown - Tangier, Indiana
Musical Influences - NeedToBreathe, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Pat Green
Favorite Places - Restaurants with outdoor seating, anywhere with Dee, standing outside during
an evening snow - very peaceful
Favorite Things - Family, a good thunderstorm, listening to the rain, anything I do with the kids.
Hobbies - song writing, putting music to new songs, the family kickball game!
I rock at kickball! Shooting hoops with the kids
What did you think you would be doing now instead of playing music?
Working with my Father's business a local trash disposal service.

Rick Swearingen - Drums, Background vocal
Hometown - Brazil, Indiana
Musical Influences - Casting Crowns, Journey, Rush
Favorite Places - Church, Exploring the East Coast with Family
Favorite Things - Being with my family, My bandmates,
Hobbies - Music, Golf
What did you think you would be doing now instead of playing music?
Working in medicine or law enforcement.

Tyler Mattox - Bass, Acoustic Guitar
Hometown - Carbon, Indiana
Musical Influences - Jeremy Camp, Chris Tomlin, Keith Urban
Favorite Places - Taco Bell
Favorite Things - God, Music, being blessed with the prettiest girl in the world
Hobbies - writing/playing music, fishing, spending time at the shop with my Dad
What did you think you would be doing now instead of playing music?
I would still be playing music on my own for churches around the community and just as I am
doing, working on getting my life started as far as a college degree and supporting myself.


After singing with TMG, RideTheWind will release their first CD in late April 2011. This disc will include a very diverse collection of Worship, Ballad, and a Rockin' edge.

CD includes titles:
1 Get up again
2 Good People Hard Times
3 No wind for my sail
4 Show me your love
5 Stand
6 Oh what a day
7 Rescue me
8 The Story