Byzantium was an English rustic-rock band that released the 1972/73 albums Byzantium and Seasons Changing on A&M, followed by a self-issued demos album. They were formed and managed by ex-Ora songwriter and frontman Jamie Rubinstein. Guitarist/singer Chas Jankel later served as the keyboardist and musical director of Ian Dury and the Blockheads and issued a […]

Shot in the Dark

Shot in the Dark were an English-American melodic-rock band that released a self-titled album on RSO in 1981. The band backed Al Stewart on his 1980 release 24 Carrots. Scottish vocalist Krysia Kristianne hailed from the early ’70s folk-rock trio the Natural Acoustic Band and recorded a 1974 solo album as Krysia Kocjan. Bassist Robin […]