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Surprise! Weezer (The Teal Album) Is Here! The Covers Album Out Now

Surprise! Weezer (The Teal Album) Is Here! The Covers Album Out Now
Throughout a sold-out arena tour in summer 2018, Weezer began working covers into their set, ranging from “Take On Me” by a-ha to “Happy Together” by The Turtles, in addition to their massive cover of “Africa” by Toto, which became a viral and radio sensation upon its release earlier that year.  Given the tremendous response to these songs at the shows, the... Read More

Tourist Company Release Brand New Single – Announce Canadian Tour Dates

Tourist Company Release Brand New Single – Announce Canadian Tour Dates
Toronto, ON – January 25, 2019 – Vancouver alt-rock outfit, Tourist Company, released their debut album, Apollo, to critical acclaim in 2016 and toured the release relentlessly across their home country and internationally. Today, the duo – comprised of Taylor Swindells and Brenon Perry – share the next chapter in their musical career, with the release of their new single,... Read More

Kick Ass Sass Hits The Bottle

Kick Ass Sass Hits The Bottle
Canada’s Queen of Rock Sass Jordan has ventured among the vines and added winemaker to her already-impressive collection of accomplishments. In partnership with Ontario-based Vineland Estates’ Vice President, winemaker, and long-time friend Brian Schmidt, Jordan has launched Kick Ass Sass — a double-dip series into the realm of whites and reds. Available January 1st, 2019 at Vineland Estates, Jordan’s wine... Read More

Def Leppard Announce Canadian Tour

Def Leppard  Announce Canadian Tour
09 January 2019 (Toronto, ON) – Legendary British rock ’n’ roll icons Def Leppard announce their Canadian Summer Tour today. The tour will kick off in Halifax on July 12 and end in Calgary on July 31. See full routing below. Def Leppard fan presales will begin Friday, January 11 at 10 AM local time. Def Leppard VIP Packages will also be available beginning Friday, January 11 at 10AM local time.... Read More

Michael Bublé Dominates Canadian Album Charts with New Album and Christmas

Michael Bublé Dominates Canadian Album Charts with New Album and Christmas
In a day and age when most new albums have a terrific first week and then begin a slow decline down the charts singer Michael Bublé has defied the odds with his latest album, ❤️ (pronounced love), returning to the top of Billboard’s Canadian album sales charts this week while his 2011 album Christmas climbs to #3. ❤️ was released worldwide on November 16 and... Read More

Elton Rohn Tribute Performance Has Peterborough Fans Dancing In The Aisles

Elton Rohn Tribute Performance Has  Peterborough Fans Dancing In The Aisles
Elton Rohn’s Elton John Tribute performance took Peterborough’s Showplace Theatre by storm Saturday October 20th as his seven-member band delivered a hit-packed set list which had fans on their feet dancing as he closed off his set with energetic performances of “Crocodile Rock” and “Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting” which were just as authentic as anything the original Elton John... Read More

NEW MUSIC: Queen / Bohemian Rhapsody (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (October 19)

NEW MUSIC: Queen / Bohemian Rhapsody (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (October 19)
                          QUEEN Bohemian Rhapsody (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)   For the first time ever, audio tracks from Queen’s legendary performance at Live Aid are being released via Virgin/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Available today, the soundtrack arrives as the musical accompaniament to Bohemian Rhapsody, 20th... Read More

LED ZEPPELIN x LED ZEPPELIN

LED ZEPPELIN x LED ZEPPELIN
  Three New Digital Releases Available Now As 50th Anniversary Celebration Begins   On September 27, 1968, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant convened in Olympic Studios in London to begin recording their debut album as Led Zeppelin. A mere 36 hours in the studio followed and Led Zeppelin was complete. Produced by Jimmy Page, the album was released... Read More

Charlie Major Goes MADD

Charlie Major Goes MADD
“I’m on Highway 401 coming out of Trenton, which was a parking lot, and right now I’m doing about two kilometres per hour.” Canadian country icon Charlie Major is on the road providing a report on the traffic conditions that have already added about an hour to his travel time enroute to Toronto’s Budweiser Amphitheatre. He’s taking the stage to... Read More

BLUESFEST LOCAL ARTIST SPOTLIGHT – KELSEY HAYES – Part 2

BLUESFEST LOCAL ARTIST SPOTLIGHT – KELSEY HAYES – Part 2
  Ottawa’s singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Kelsey Hayes, and her top notch guitar-bass-drums ensemble more than impressed me on Friday night as they kicked things off on day number two at the Claridge stage. Kelsey performed a collection of well-written originals from her two EP’s, and peppered her set with some creative cover material. One of her originals, entitled “Thursday... Read More
SUMMER FESTIVAL CIRCUIT INCLUDES IMPRESSIVE LIST OF INTERNATIONAL DATES   #1 ALTERNATIVE RADIO SINGLE, “EVERYTHING IS ALRIGHT” CERTIFIED GOLD After a year of memorable shows, JUNO Award winning alternative-rock band, The Glorious Sons are gearing up for a very special performance as direct support for The Rolling Stones at Orange Veledrome in Marseille, France on Friday June 26. “I’ve been to three... Read More

Win An Autographed Copy Of The Box’s New EP

Win An Autographed Copy Of The Box’s New EP
Montreal’s The Box Is celebrating the release of their new 5-track EP `Take Me Home’ and their scheduled Ontario tour dates by awarding 10 personally autographed copies of their new release, Simply answer the following question and submit your answer via email to keith@themusicexpress.ca. Including a complete return address.  Closing date for this contest is Friday May 18th  . Question: What... Read More

Country Star Tim Hicks Turns Up The Volume For Brand New Single “LOUD”

Country Star Tim Hicks Turns Up The Volume For Brand New Single “LOUD”
Niagara Falls-born multi-platinum, award winning country star Tim Hicks shares his new single “LOUD” today.  Amplifying the airwaves at radio, the song will be available to stream and/or download at all digital retailers via Open Road Recordings/Universal Music Canada on Friday, April 13th. Written by Tim Hicks, Todd Clark, Gavin Slate and Travis Wood and produced by Todd Clark “LOUD” centres on... Read More

Darby Mills Doc Now Available

Darby Mills Doc Now Available
Clocking in at just under 23 minutes, Darby Mills short documentary is a glimpse into her start and rise as Canada’s Scream Queen. The former singer of The Hdadpins and now leader of her own band “The Darby Mills Project”, tells it like it is. Says Darby, “My life has not been totally fair, nor have I lost the fact... Read More