Ambush

Ambush

Ambush is a country music group, formed in 1993 in Ottawa, and now based in Perth, Ontario, Canada.

The original line-up (from 1993 to 1998) consisted of Skip Layton (drums), Jef Leeson (bass guitar and lead vocals) and Mark McDonell (guitar and vocals). They met while working as the backup band for Ottawa-area singer Dennis Whitty, and derived the name Ambush from the name of Whitty's backing band, 'Bushwacker'. The original line-up recorded three cover albums, in 1993, 1994 and 1995 (produced by singer Leeson and released on his independent... more