Related Information for 2nd Best 2nd Best formed in the Quad Cities of Iowa/Illinois along the Mississippi River. Founding member TJ Mapes played drums and recruited many members throughout the 6 year life of the band. The most successful and well-received formation of the band consisted of the three-piece of TJ, guitarist Shane Sikkema, and bassist Paul friemel. This period was from mid 2001-2003. Notable accomplishments of the band were opening for pop-rock act Eve 6, debuting "Put You Heart Where Your Mouth I.. read more