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Big Wreck Announce First Leg Of North American Fall 2019 Tour

Big Wreck Announce First Leg Of North American Fall 2019 Tour
Warner Music Canada multi-platinum selling recording artist Big Wreck have revealed the first leg of North American Fall tour dates.  The band will headline 24 shows, with special guests to be announced, beginning September 18 in Watertown, NY.  The tour includes 3 dates in the Maritimes.  Additional dates to be announced in the coming weeks. See below for the full... Read More

Big Wreck to Honour Brian Doherty with Performance at Blue Water Border Festival in Sarnia

Big Wreck to Honour Brian Doherty with Performance at Blue Water Border Festival in Sarnia
In honour of the passing of guitarist and founding member Brian Doherty, Big Wreck has announced that they will perform a special show in Brian’s hometown of Sarnia, Ontario.  Scheduled for Friday, August 9, $2.00 from every ticket sold will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society.   Find more information about Sarnia concert HERE  Find more information about the Canadian... Read More

Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion Release Self-Titled Debut Album

Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion Release Self-Titled Debut Album
Toronto, ON – Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion, a musical collective of long-time friends and peers, is pleased to announce the release of their self-titled debut album, available digitally today via MDM Recordings Inc./Universal Music Canada. Featuring a group of talented musicians including Mitch Merrett, Corbett Frasz, Erik Dylan, Greg Carroll, plus special guest Clayton Bellamy (The Road Hammers), BMWR unite over their love of music, history, motorcycles and tattoos, combining multi-faceted musicianship with timeless storytelling to create an album that pays... Read More

Multi-Platinum Rock Band The Tea Party Announce Australian Leg Of The Black River Tour

Multi-Platinum Rock Band The Tea Party Announce Australian Leg Of The Black River Tour
TORONTO, ON – Today, multi-platinum Canadian rock band, The Tea Party announce the Australian leg of The Black River Tour. Starting in San Remo, VIC on June 19 the tour will make 9 stops across Australia before finishing in Adelaide on June 30. The Tea Party have recently released their brand-new single “Way Way Down” in support of their most expansive Australian tour to date.... Read More

Our Lady Peace To Perform With Bush And Live On Massive North American Tour

Our Lady Peace To Perform With Bush And Live On Massive North American Tour
(New York, NY) Alternative rockers Our Lady Peace are set to support Bush and Live on an upcoming massive North American tour; The ALT-IMATE Tour kicks off in Mashantucket, CT at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday, June 6th and runs through mid-September. Of the upcoming trek, OLP’s Raine Maida commented, “The ALTI-MATE Tour is magic. Coming up in the late 90’s... Read More

Lights Announces Skin&Earth Acoustic Album & Tour

Lights Announces Skin&Earth Acoustic Album & Tour
MAY 14TH – Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company is pleased to announce Lights’ new album Skin&Earth Acoustic, which is available for preorder now. Skin&Earth Acoustic is heralded by “Lost Girls,” one of three new tracks appearing on the album alongside seven acoustic versions of tracks taken from 2017’s Skin&Earth album (see attached tracklisting). “Lost Girls” is accompanied by an official video which is streaming now... Read More

Enter to Win a Signed CD – New Album 2.0 by Aldo Nova

Enter to Win a Signed CD – New Album 2.0 by Aldo Nova
Win One Of 10 Personally Autographed Aldo Nova 2.0 CDs ~ Ten lucky Music Express readers will win one of 10 personally autographed CDs by Montreal superstar Aldo Nova~ To submit go to the Music Express online contest form and simply answer the skill-testing question – submit the contest form no later than Friday, June 7th 5 pm for your chance to... Read More

Jim Cuddy Announces May 31 Release Date For Countrywide Soul

Jim Cuddy Announces May 31 Release Date For Countrywide Soul
After an extensive tour in support of their album, Constellation, The Jim Cuddy Band reconvened at Jim’s family farm in Southern Ontario.  Inspired by the band’s live show, Jim wanted to capture this energy on record and showcase each member’s skill, allowing them to stretch out and shine. Produced by Tim Vesely, Jim Cuddy and Colin Cripps, Countrywide Soul was recorded... Read More

New Music: The Rolling Stones – Honk

New Music: The Rolling Stones – Honk
The Rolling Stones today release their brand-new Best Of compilation album, Honk. Featuring the biggest hits and classic cuts from every Rolling Stones studio album from 1971 to 2016’s Blue & Lonesome, Honk is out now via Polydor/Interscope/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. The 3CD deluxe version and digital equivalent collect 36 essential Stones tracks including eight Top 10 singles: “Brown Sugar”, “Tumbling Dice”, “Angie”, “It’s Only... Read More

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Claim I Can’t Remember My Name

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Claim I Can’t Remember My Name
 Today, Snotty Nose Rez Kids share a new track and video from their forthcoming new full-length album, Trapline (out May 10th). Inspired by Canada’s dark, and often untold, history with the Indigenous people, I Can’t Remember My Name serves as an anthem for the “7th Generation” rising. Listen to the track and watch the video – created with JUNO-nominated director,... Read More

Roxodus Music Fest Announces Rock Legends Aerosmith To Headline Newly Added Fourth Day

Roxodus Music Fest Announces Rock Legends Aerosmith To Headline Newly Added Fourth Day
TORONTO, ON – Today, Roxodus Music Fest announced rock music royalty, Aerosmith, will headline a newly added festival date of Sunday, July 14, 2019, making it the band’s only Canadian performance this year. The four-day concert series spectacular will run from July 11-14, 2019 in Edenvale, ON. Aerosmith have made their mark on rock music for almost five decades, having sold over 150 million albums worldwide and been... Read More

Behind the Vinyl: The Kings – “This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ To Glide”

Behind the Vinyl: The Kings – “This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ To Glide”
boom97.3 had Guitarist Mister Zero and Bass/Lead Vocalist David Diamond from The Kings in the boom 97.3 studios to share their story about their song “This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ To Glide”” on vinyl! They talk about the genesis of the main riff of the song, the writing, the decision to move two songs into one and more! Watch as The... Read More

The Rolling Stones Announce The Release of Brand-New Best of Compilation Album, Honk

The Rolling Stones Announce The Release of Brand-New Best of Compilation Album, Honk
“Wild Horses (Live)” Feat. Florence Welch Is Out – Album Pre-Order Available Now March 2019 (Toronto, ON) – The Rolling Stones announced the release of a brand-new best of compilation album, Honk. Featuring the biggest hits and classic cuts from every Rolling Stones studio album from 1971 to 2016’s Blue & Lonesome, Honk will be released April 19 via Polydor/Interscope/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company.... Read More

Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger and “Call Me Maybe” – Celebrated at 30th Annual SOCAN Awards

Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger and “Call Me Maybe” – Celebrated at 30th Annual SOCAN Awards
 The outstanding accomplishments of Canada’s most prestigious songwriters, composers and music publishers will be celebrated at the 30th-anniversary SOCAN Awards on April 1st in downtown Toronto, where legendary and emerging Canadian music creators, producers, writers and publishers spanning nearly every genre will come together to shine a spotlight on Canada’s tremendous talent. The SOCAN Awards will be marked with special... Read More

Tim Hicks, Tebey, Kira Isabella, and The Western Swing Authority to perform at the CMAOntario Awards

Tim Hicks, Tebey, Kira Isabella, and The Western Swing Authority to perform at the CMAOntario Awards
The Country Music Association of Ontario Announces 2019 CMAOntario Award Show Performers Tim Hicks, Tebey, Kira Isabella, and The Western Swing Authority The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) is thrilled to announce the second wave of performers for the 7th Annual CMAOntario Award Show on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The CMAOntario Award Show will... Read More

Johnny Orlando’s debut EP TEENAGE FEVER out now!

Johnny Orlando’s debut EP TEENAGE FEVER out now!
Following nearly a year in the studio, singer-songwriter and JUNO Award nominee for Breakthrough Artist of the Year Johnny Orlando releases his highly anticipated debut EP Teenage Fever today via Universal Music Canada/Island Records. Listen to Teenage Fever, HERE. Emanating confidence and charisma over danceable electronic grooves and a subtle hip-hop bounce, Orlando levels up his take on pop. Once again co-writing with his sister Darian... Read More

Dean Brody & Dallas Smith – Band Together For Epic Fall Cross-Country Tour

Dean Brody & Dallas Smith – Band Together For Epic Fall Cross-Country Tour
This fall will bring together two iconic country artists, Dean Brody and Dallas Smith, for the first-ever, larger-than-life, Friends Don’t Let Friends Tour Alone Tour, kicking off in Sault Ste. Marie on Sept 18, before heading across the country. Shortly thereafter, the two unique artists known for their multiple #1 smash hits will take to the Budweiser Stage in Toronto... Read More