After The illusion, Mike
Ricciardella joined Barnaby Bye
Later Mike Ricciardella,
Mike Maniscalco, Rich Cerniglia, Peppy Castro & Dennis Santiago Formed Wiggy Bits which recorded one album.
After Wiggy Bits, Network was formed by drummer Mike
original line-up was: John Vinci
(lead vocals), Rich Cerniglia
(lead guitar), Mike
Howie Blume (bass), Mike
George Bitzer (keyboards, &
synthesizers), & Butch
The record label wanted
the members to change their
names because they thought
that their names were too Italian, so Rich
Cerniglia shortened his name to Richie C.
Howie Blume changed his
name to Howard Davidson, Butch changed his
name to Jean Paul Gaspar, & Mike Maniscalco changed his name to Mike Coxton.
band's line-up was later changed... John Vinci was replaced by B.G. Gibson & the band's secomd album "Nightwork" was released.