Working between recording and touring as lead guitarist/backing singer and co-songwriter with the legendary New York Dolls and as a member of the Michael Monroe Band (Hanoi Rocks), Steve Conte tours and records with his band The Crazy Truth. Sonically The Crazy Truth lies somewhere between garage rock and punk blues with hints of Latin-Soul in a dark, smokey lounge. It’s The Stooges and The Stones versus Morphine and Tom Waites. Steve Conte delivers the power, soul and raunch! “There is very little genuine rock and roll out there at the moment but Steve Conte has hit the nail on the head with this one!” – Steve Lillywhite, Producer (U2, Rolling Stones)
Sounds Like: Paul Westerberg, Morphine, Tom Waits, New York Dolls, The Rolling Stones
Label: VARESE VINTAGE
Bio: Steve Conte may be best known as the guitar slinger with New York Dolls, Willy DeVille, Michael Monroe and Company Of Wolves - or perhaps as the singer with Paul Simon, Yoko Kanno, Crown Jewels and The Contes. The bottom line is, Conte is no slouch - as a musician or a rock & roller - he's the re...See Full Bio
"There is very little genuine rock and roll out there at the moment - but Steve Conte has hit the nail on the head with this one!"