Atomic 7 Messes With Skynyrd Fans’ Minds

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JULY 22, 2004 By Steve Newton That Brian Connelly guy has got it goin' on! His snazzy fretwork with Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet during the late '80s/early '90s helped make that group the leading instro-rock outfit in Canada, and his current trio, Atomic 7, is continuing the legacy. So … Continue reading Atomic 7 Messes With Skynyrd Fans’ Minds

Modelos keep their cowboy-surf succinct

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MARCH 2, 2006 BACK IN THE late '80s, when Modelos guitarists Joe Rotundo and Mike Kenney attended high school together in Fort Erie, Ontario, they couldn't have guessed they'd be playing in a Vancouver cowboy-surf instrumental band one day. At Ridgeway Crystal Beach high school they were more into the Ramones and … Continue reading Modelos keep their cowboy-surf succinct