High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Zon was a progressive rock band from Toronto, Canada formed in the mid-70's. THe band consisted of vocalist Denton Young, guitarist Brian Miller, bassist Jim Samson, drummer Kim Hunt and keyboard player Howard Helm. THey released four albums over the course of their career. DOn V. LOrusso produced the band's first album, "Astral Projector", which was released on blue vinyl. THe album became an FM radio staple in the late '70's. THe album garnered the band a 'Best New Group' Juno Awards nomination. THe band would find themselves opening up gigs for the likes of The Tubes at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens, and with Styx and with Foreigner at CNE Stadium getting opening slot encores on all occasions.1979's "Back Down to Earth" was produced by Don V. LOrusso and the late Vancouver keyboard whiz Dale Jacobs. THe band played Toronto as headliners where a hometown crowd swelled to 17,800 people. A Reporter for "The Globe and Mail", who had only stayed to see the opening act, wrote a scathing review thinking he had seen Zon. THe negative review was the headline of the entertainment page, nationally in Canada.