Unit II was unlike any band in the bay area at that time.
The Music was heavy on the guitar work inspired by Jimi Hendrix,
and the image of the band was Border line Glam. The band played
fast, and the songs where short. After being kicked out of
all the major clubs in the bay area, the group decided to tour the
US, wanting to end up in Boston, where a healthy music scene was
Unit II picked up one day with no shows booked and drove
off to rock the US. In Denver, the band ran out of money and
gigs to move them along. After a month stuck there they decided
to go back to the bay area and replenish the gear that was falling
apart, due to the wear and tear of the road.
An unfortunate turn of events occured when Steve decided to leave
the band and the music scene. He returned years later to play
with Corboy again.
During the years of '73 through '77, Corboy did not play in any
bands. He was pursueing his interest in art, and attending
school. He had developed an interest in painting when he was
in grade school.
Music had turned into a corporate nightmare during the 70's .
Disco had turned the masses into weak sheep. Rock had retreated
to the underground and was barely visible. The loss of rock
to a commercial machine was bothersome, but not debilatating to
Corboy. While the years in art school passed, Corboy had been
writing songs. These songs would become the basic ground work
for a new band which was to emerge out of the Portland underground