King Cobb Steelie

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King Cobb Steelie
Origin Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Genres Indie rock
Years active 1991–present
Labels Raw Energy Records, EMI Canada, Outside Music
Members Kevan Byrne
Kevin Lynn

King Cobb Steelie is a Canadian Indie rock band formed in 1991 from Guelph, Ontario, Canada. The band's most successful single was 1997's "Rational", from the album Junior Relaxer. Their music fuses elements of punk, funk, jazz and dance.


The core of the band consists of singer/songwriter Kevan Byrne and bassist Kevin Lynn. A variety of other collaborators, including Sam Cino, Al Okada, Gary Dutch, Geoff Walton, Steve Clarkson, Mike Armstrong, Nathan Lawr, Don Pyle and Michelle McAdorey, have contributed to individual albums.

Percussionist Robin Easton participated as drummer 14 in the Boredoms 77 Boadrum performance which occurred on July 7, 2007 at the Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park in Brooklyn, New York.

The band played a 20th anniversary benefit show at Lee's Palace in Toronto, Ontario on Saturday, April 16, 2011 with proceeds going towards Ontario Hands & Voices, an organisation dedicated to supporting families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.[1] In the fall of 2012, the band announced that Project Twinkle would be re-released by Pheromone Recordings and performed live in its entirety at the Horseshoe Tavern on Thursday November 29, 2012.[2] A second full performance is also scheduled for Friday December 14, 2012, at Van Gogh's Ear in Guelph, Ontario, as part of the Stay Out Of The Mall XI festival.[3]

On December 12, 2013 King Cobb Steelie released, Goodbye Arcadia, a 4 track EP. First new material in 9 years.


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