Haywire was born and bred in Prince Edward Island, the province of Anne
Of Green Gables. The year was 1982 and several local boys get together
to form a rock band. This lineup featured drummer Ron LeBlanc.
The band garnered a reputation in PEI and recorded a self-titled demo
in 1985 before signing to a Toronto-based record company. The move
proved mutually beneficial when the band's debut sold over 100,000
copies in Canada alone. The album was helped by the single Bad Bad Boy.
Don't Just Stand There would double that number.
Nuthouse was recorded in Norway with Stage Dolls' Bjorn Nessjoe
The band disbanded - while still successful - in the early 90's, but
reformed in 2002 as a side project. Rashed had gone on to become a
H3O also featured Ian Crichton of Saga.