The Michael Stanley Band was formed by Stanley in 1974 with singer-songwriter–lead guitarist Jonah Koslen, former Glass Harp bassist Daniel Pecchio and drummer Tommy Dobeck. The band called it quits in 1986. But later Stanley continued performing throughout Ohio with his band The Resanators.
Fresh from a supporting slot on the recent Wildhearts PH.U.Q. anniversary tour, Hey! Hello! headlined the Friday night at ‘The Nightmare Before Halloween’ with Hollis Mahady now front and centre as the permanent vocalist. Hollis’ other band and the one that brought her to the attention of Hey! Hello!’s founder Ginger Wildheart, Love Zombies then played the following night. With a Japanese Hey! Hello! tour coming up before some UK dates in December culminating with Ginger’s Birthday Bash in London on December 17th, there’s naturally a bit of a buzz about Miss Mahady and co.
” I’m almost jealous of myself sometimes actually.” inside the mind of Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist, (vocals) The Hives
“I don’t get to overrule shit. It’s a hopeless democracy.” Pelle on the dynamics and politics within The Hives