Steve Killen and Safire have received national notoriety in 2011.
-Between March 29 and April 5th, They were chosen out of 1.2 million bands to be featured on the home page of Reverb Nation, the worlds largest independent band network. -
-Steve Killen has appeared on nationally syndicated radio show Ron Seggi, broadcasted worldwide from Universal Studios in Orlando. Ron Seggi has been described as “The Tonight Show of radio”. Steve appeared with Chevy Chase and Ray Charles Jr.
-Safire’s music has spun in Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orlando, Las Vegas, Seattle, and more top 50 markets.
-Other radio appearances have been with national interviewers Finnigan (KISS FM - Chicago, KKRZ Z100 - Portland, KISS XM), Coach Ron Tunick, Janice Wilson, Jiggy Jaguar, Deneice Barnes, and Donna Seebo.
In the summer of 2011 Safire will debut their new album, Crashing Tiles, written by Steve Killen and produced by Keith Sommers and Steve Killen. Steve’s true american style peers through haunting melodies, complex arrangements, and scattered jazz harmony. Band Members Kit Taylor, Rob Obregon, Eric Storm and Michael Herrman provide a dynamic performance and compliment Steve's writting style with R&B, Gospel and rock fusion influences. A spear of accessibility draws an audience in and leaves them singing melodic hooks in the shower the next morning.