Legacy: A Tribute to Gord Downie at Burlington Performing Arts Centre

Legacy: A Tribute to Gord Downie at Burlington Performing Arts Centre
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre Presents Legacy: A Tribute to Gord Downie Thursday, October 17, 2019 The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, in collaboration with The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF), will present Legacy: A Tribute to Gord Downie on Thursday, October 17. This second annual event will be a special evening to celebrate the man, the music and... Read More

The Glorious Sons Score Their Second Straight U.S. #1 With “Panic Attack”

The Glorious Sons Score Their Second Straight U.S. #1 With “Panic Attack”
The Glorious Sons have landed their second consecutive U.S. #1 at Billboard Mainstream Rock and Mediabase Active Rock with their latest single “Panic Attack,” which climbed to the top of the charts this past weekend. In Canada, “Panic Attack” spent ten consecutive weeks at #1 and still sits in the Top 5 at radio. WATCH the video for “Panic Attack”... Read More

Sousa’s Charity Efforts A Virtual Sell-Out

Sousa’s Charity Efforts A Virtual Sell-Out
Dan Cooper (Left), Ed Sousa (Right) – Photo by Andrew M Clowater Ed Sousa is in the enviable position of knowing that virtually the moment he puts his Rock N Roll Bowl Session Intimate And Interactive Charity Concert Series on sale, they sell out. Expanded to six events with an additional `surprise show’, this series of shows put members of popular... Read More

Legendary Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Loses Battle Against Heart Disease

Legendary Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Loses Battle Against Heart Disease
Peter, Edward “Ginger” Baker, co-founder of British supergroup, Cream passed away Sunday in London England at the age of 80. He had been suffering from progressive heart disease for some time and had endured open-heart surgery in 2016. Along with guitarist Eric Clapton and bassist Jack Bruce, Baker launched Cream in 1966, with their debut album ‘Fresh Cream’ and they... Read More

Barenaked Ladies: Original Hits, Original Stars Available On Vinyl

Barenaked Ladies: Original Hits, Original Stars  Available On Vinyl
Barenaked Ladies will release their first-ever vinyl hits collection tomorrow as the group celebrates more than three decades of chart success. The 12-song compilation includes the multi-platinum band’s biggest singles, as well as their theme to the television series The Big Bang Theory, which is making its vinyl debut. ORIGINAL HITS, ORIGINAL STARS will be released tomorrow, on October 4.... Read More

Industry Award Winners To Be Honoured On Saturday, October 13

Industry Award Winners To Be Honoured On Saturday, October 13
Toronto, ON – Thursday, October 3, 2019 – The winners of the 2019 Western Canadian Music Artistic Awards have been revealed! Announced today at the WCMAwards Reception held at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse, YT, during BreakOut West, the awards celebrate the best artistic talent in western Canada. See below for the full list of Artistic Award winners.... Read More

Johnson’s Creek – Making A Splash

Johnson’s Creek – Making A Splash
The first song on Johnson’s Creek’s self-titled debut EP is ‘Light Up The Honky Tonk’, and when the boys drop an early reference to Hank Jr.’s ‘A Country Boy Can Survive’, you get the picture of what they’re all about.  The group proudly declares itself to be the purveyors of ‘redneck rock’, and they wrote all of the tunes and... Read More

Tegan And Sara’s New Album – Hey, I’m Just Like You – Is Out Today

Tegan And Sara’s New Album – Hey, I’m Just Like You – Is Out Today
Tegan and Sara’s new album, Hey, I’m Just Like You, was released today by Sire. The album – which features new recordings of their very first songs, written between the ages of 15 and 17 – follows their first memoir, High School, which was published by Simon & Schuster (Canada) earlier this week. To celebrate, Tegan and Sara will perform... Read More

Cooper Group Sparks Back To The 80’s Charity Sell Out

Cooper Group Sparks Back To The 80’s Charity Sell Out
Around the Burlington/Oakville region of Southern Ontario, Dan Cooper and his Dan Cooper Group, Royal Lepage real estate team are easily recognizable figures. His `We Are Dan Cooper’ motif adorns real estate signs, the side of his fleet of automobiles and even television commercials. But it was Dan Cooper, Entertainment Philanthropist, who took the spotlight September 22nd at Oakville’s Centre... Read More

B.C. Roots Rockers Current Swell Set To Release Buffalo On October 16

B.C. Roots Rockers Current Swell Set To Release Buffalo On October 16
With six albums under its belt and continuously growing fan base around the world, Current Swell is primed to return on Oct. 16 with its latest collection, Buffalo. The five-piece roots-rock outfit from Victoria, B.C. made the new album with acclaimed producer Colin Stewart (The New Pornographers, Yukon Blonde, Dan Mangan), taking a “no rush” approach. Without time constraints, the band was able to... Read More

Theory Of A Deadman Releases Powerful Single and Video About Domestic Violence

Theory Of A Deadman Releases Powerful Single and Video About Domestic Violence
Multi-platinum band Theory Of A Deadman has announced the release of their seventh studio album, Say Nothing, out January 31st via Atlantic Records. Lead single “History Of Violence” – which turns the tables on a story of domestic violence – is out now along with the gripping music video; PRESS HERE to watch the video. Directed by Sam Sulam, the... Read More

Rankin’s Songs From Route 19 Tour Recaptures His Musical Roots

Rankin’s Songs From Route 19 Tour Recaptures His Musical Roots
Jimmy Rankin has packed up his gear, hit the road down Route 19 and crossed the Canso Causeway out of his beloved Cape Breton to execute an extensive 29-date tour taking Rankin and his band right across Canada through late September and October before returning home for a five-date Christmas tour of the Maritimes. Purpose of this tour is to... Read More

The Beatles Revisit Abbey Road With Special Anniversary Releases – Available Everywhere September 27, 2019

The Beatles Revisit Abbey Road With Special Anniversary Releases – Available Everywhere September 27, 2019
It was 50 years ago today, on August 8, 1969, that the world’s most famous band stepped out from London’s EMI Recording Studios to stride, single-file, across the black and white stripes of Abbey Road’s nearby zebra crossing. With photographer Iain Macmillan balanced on a stepladder and one policeman stopping the street’s light traffic, The Beatles crossed back and forth... Read More

The Evolution Of A Classic Rock Band

The Evolution Of A Classic Rock Band
On Saturday, September 21st, Kingston’s The Glorious Sons will unveil their latest studio release, `A War On Everything’ with a sell-out headline concert at that city’s Jack Richardson Stadium before 14,000 rabid fans. To band members Brett Emmons (lead vocals), brother Jay Emmons (guitar), Chris Koster (guitar), Andy Paquette (drums), Chris Huot (bass) and Josh Hewson (keyboards), the concert not... Read More

Money And Ocasek Become Rock’s Latest Casualties

Money And Ocasek Become Rock’s Latest Casualties
Rock Music lost two of its iconic figures over the weekend with the deaths of Cars’ vocalist/guitarist Rick Ocasek and solo artist Eddie Money. Ocasek was found deceased (cause of death, natural causes) Sunday morning September 16th in his New York apartment by ex-wife and former supermodel, Paulina Poritzkova, while Money passed away Thursday, September 13th from esophageal cancer, Ocasek... Read More

Correcting A CARAS Travesty

Correcting A CARAS Travesty
Saturday, August 17th,2019 and more than 3,000 spectators are crammed into Little Current, Manitoulin Island’s Flatrock Event Centre to witness Vancouver’s Trooper bring the two-day Rockin The Rock music festival to a frenzied conclusion. Not a bad turnout for a community which boasts a resident population of fewer than 1,800 souls. And although the likes of Platinum Blonde, Glass Tiger,... Read More

Artists Announced For Gord Downie’s Secret Path Live At Roy Thomson Hall On October 19th

Artists Announced For Gord Downie’s Secret Path Live At Roy Thomson Hall On October 19th
On October 19th, Secret Path Live returns to Roy Thomson Hall.  Featuring the original Secret Path band, surprise guests, dancers and artists will come together to create a fully immersive and cultural experience that celebrates Indigenous cultures and commemorates the lives of Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack. The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) is thrilled to announce the... Read More

The Prince Estate  Announces Remastered And Expanded Reissue Of Prince’s Iconic Album 1999

The Prince Estate  Announces Remastered And Expanded Reissue Of Prince’s Iconic Album 1999
“I didn’t want to do a double album, but I just kept writing… I always compare songwriting to a girl walking in the door. You don’t know what she’s going to look like, but all of a sudden she’s there.” Prince, November 1982 Considered one of the most iconic and influential double albums in rock history, Prince’s 1999 was released... Read More

Green Day Announce New Single “Father Of All…,” From Forthcoming Album + Global Stadium Tour In 2020

Green Day Announce New Single “Father Of All…,” From Forthcoming Album + Global Stadium Tour In 2020
Five-time Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day unleash their brand new single “Father Of All…,” which is the lead track on their forthcoming thirteenth studio album of the same name, out February 7, 2020 on Reprise / Warner Records.  The rock icons announced today that they will embark on a global stadium tour with Fall Out Boy and Weezer. The Hella Mega Tour presented... Read More