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This Canadian melodic heavy rock quartet was formed in 1982 by ex-Pimps duo Chris Burke Gaffney (vocals, bass) and Brent Diamond (keyboards). Enlisting the services of guitarist Steve McGovern and drummer…
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This Canadian melodic heavy rock quartet was formed in 1982 by ex-Pimps duo Chris Burke Gaffney (vocals, bass) and Brent Diamond (keyboards). Enlisting the services of guitarist Steve McGovern and drummer Ron Boivenue, they negotiated a contract with the Portrait label the following year. Drawing inspiration from commercial rockers such as Bryan Adams and Queen, they debuted with Lonely At Night, a sophisticated collection of accessible AOR anthems. Salute saw Boivenue succeeded by Terry Norman Taylor and the guest appearance of guitarist Aldo Nova, but the songs lacked the impact of those on their debut release and the band's progress dissipated.