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When New Jersey Stage heard about the reunion show, we con- tacted Steve Conte to get his take on the band’s history and to see if the reunion might last lon- ger than one night. How did the idea for a reunion show come about? Well, here’s the timeline. The band got together in 1988. We recorded the first album in 1989 and it came out in 1990. By 1991 we did a second album and by 1992 we left the label. A year later we all started our own bands. My brother and I started Crown Jewels and Kyf did his solo thing. We didn’t play together for years. But we did play one more show some- time in the late 90s in Baltimore. Kyf is from down there and he’s played the area for years with the band The Ravyns. They had a song (“Raised on the Radio”) on the soundtrack of Fast Times at Ridgemont High and a couple of regional hits in the Baltimore/ Delaware are, so he’s got club Watch the video for “Call of the Wild” by Company of Wolves NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 INDEX NEXT ARTICLE 32