The Husbands

West Coast rock girls Sadie Shaw and Sarah Reed carved themselves a spot among the post-grunge scene. Friends since the eighth grade, Shaw and Reed formed the Bonnot Gang with Dale Shaw of Blood Sausage and the Bangs' Maggie Vail. Lookout issued a single on a Decomposition compilation. Before the band could get off the ground, Shaw moved to San Francisco to form On the Take with Carlos Huerta. Reed stayed in Olympia and connected with Mirah for the Drivers. Both stints were short-lived again, for the two gal pals couldn't live without each other. Reed finally packed her bags for California and hooked up with Dale Shaw for The Lies while the other Shaw was tweaking her own goth stylings for the Vanishing. In 2001, the Lies had enough, and...

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Staffan Hellstrand

Staffan Hellstrand is an Swedish musician and singer/songwriter. He was born May 13, 1956 in Spånga, Stockholm.

Hellstrand was one of the members in progressive rock band Dimmornas Bro from 1978 to 1982. From 1983 to circa 1989 he was the singer, guitarist and songwriter in SH!.

He made his solo debut with the album Hemlös in 1989. Here, Hellstrand sang poems written by loved Swedish poet Dan Andersson. Among Hellstrand's solo albums Eld (1992), Pascha Jims dagbok (1996) and Elektriska gatan (2004) has recieved the best reviews.

Staffan Hellstrand wrote the official song for Sweden football team's 2000 UEFA European Championship campaign. He has also written songs for
other artists, such as Uno Svenn...

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