The music collective King Cobb Steelie was birthed in Guelph in 1991. Since then they have recorded and performed an idiosyncratic punch up of tape echo guitar collisions and hyperactive syncopated rhythms. The band gave away their first 7 inch single ‘One’s A Heifer’ at live shows as an attempt to subvert the ‘music as commodity’ model. That same spirit has infused the band throughout its long tenure.
5 cd’s have followed along with 3 ep’s & a 12 inch as well as dozens of tours and collaborations (STEVE ALBINI, KINNIE STARR, ERIC CHENAUX, MICHELLE MACADOREY, BILL LASWELL, GUY FIXSEN, DJ SERIOUS, DON PYLE – AND MANY MORE). And, oddly enough, a few Juno nominations.
Kevin Lynn bass/electronics
Kevan Byrne guitar/vocals/electronics
Michael Armstrong percussion
Geoff Walton Guitar
Al Okada Guitar
Robin Buckley Drums