Willis left the Seattle band, Shaker, to join Stonebolt. Stonebolt got their renown by playing all the bars in the local Vancouver area circuit. He got Stonebolt connected to Parachute Records resulting in a contract. In , their self-titled album brought forth several releases. In the band released their second album, Keep It Alive. A third album, New Set Of Changes, was released in Crying Again Tonight Lovestruck After adding a vocalist and keyboard player, they changed their name to Stonebolt in They performed in local Vancouver area venues for the next four years, and in they recorded five demos with producer Elliott Mazur at his San Francisco.
In , they signed a production contract with W. Stewart Productions, who in turn landed a recording contract with Parachute Records. The band released a self-titled album in A second single, "Love Struck" U. Playing places as far abroad as Osaka, LA, and practically every point in between helped gain the group notoriety and were in the initial balloting for that year's Grammys, eventually losing out to the disco invasion.
Also on the album were "Don't Ya Hide It" and "Crying Again Tonight" - two more tight, cohesively written pop numbers that have proven to stand the test of time. Other tracks as strong as anything as 'the flavour of the day' on the radio included "Nights Like Tonight," "New Lease on Love," and the title-track. Webster left to join Red Rider the next year and was replaced by Lewis Nitikman.
Individually, the members went off to do their own projects.
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