MIKE ONESKO BIO                                                   
At the ripe old age of 17 Mike Onesko left his native Fairview
Park Ohio for the greener pastures of San Francisco with just
$60 and his guitar he hitchhiked his way across country till he
arrived in S.F. Upon arrival he formed a power trio called
Sundog and started exploring his musical journey playing
long jams and heavy sabbath type riffs.
Next was Steelwind a five piece outfit with keyboards, That
featured John Warmouth on drums They Headlined at Kezar Stadium
just three years after Led Zeppelin played there!The Kwik and
The Mike Onesko Band were next and they opened for many acts
such as Robin Trower,Montrose,Nazareth,Great White,Mitch
Ryder,Clarence Clemons,Mike was discovered in the clubs of
Marin County California by Shrapnel records President Mike
Varney! They formed the Blindside Blues Band with Scott
Johnson on guitar,and Jeff Martin on drums and Greg
Chaisson on bass guitar.They put out three records with this
lineup. The last Shrapnel lineup for the Blindside Blues
Band was Mike Onesko,Mike Varney,Aysnley Dunbar,James
Lomenzo.Mike produced  and played on Cream of The Crop a
tribute to Cream where he produced and performed with Pat
Travers,Leslie West Tim Bogert,Rick Derrigner,Glenn
Hughes,Neal Schon ,and many more!Mike went on to Comet
Records in Italy to record many great records such as Mike
Onesko,s Guitar Army,Smokehouse Sessions,Live At The
Torrita Blues Festival,Italy,and Voodoo Crossing and Gypsy
Blood both hendrix tributes Then Mike moved onto Grooveyard Records
and put out quite a few discs with The Grooveyard including the Live at
The Crossroads from Rockpalst in Bonn Germany and The Big Electric
Cream Jam with Tim Bogert live from Cleveland Ohio......After 11yrs
Mike has left Grooveyard Records and is now with JIB Machine
and has released Re-Covered a great collection of cover songs
from all of Mike's favorite artists