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Maple Blues Award Nominations Continue to Celebrate Women

Maple Blues Award Nominations Continue to Celebrate Women
Sue Foley – The Ice Queen / Stony Plain Records SPCD1398 Photo by Alan MESSER | www.alanmesser.com October 31st, 2019 (Toronto) – Talented blues artists from coast-to-coast will gather in Toronto on February 3rd, 2019 to celebrate the 23rd annual Maple Blues Awards. The nominees include several newcomers and first-time nominees, as well as several Canadian blues women throughout the... Read More

Legendary Rock Band The Who To Release Their First New Album In Thirteen Years, Who, On December 6

Legendary Rock Band The Who To Release Their First New Album In Thirteen Years, Who, On December 6
The Who has one of the greatest rock legacies in music history, they’re one of the all-time great live bands, have sold over 100 million records world including 9 US & 10 UK top ten albums and 14 UK top ten singles in a career spanning six decades. Now fifty-five years after they made their first recordings, The Who is... Read More

Jason Benoit – Country From The Rock

Jason Benoit – Country From The Rock
To coin one of Willie Nelson’s signature lines, Jason Benoit can’t wait to get on the road again. Actually Jason is already on the road, travelling from his home in Newfoundland to Southern Ontario then on to Alberta, where he is playing a string of dates with his fellow Canadian country troubadours and good buddies, The Washboard Union. Jason will... Read More

Headstones New Album Peopleskills Out Today

Headstones New Album Peopleskills Out Today
Headstones – Photo by Gord Hawkins Paying homage to their punk rock roots the Headstones continue to embrace their unique DIY punk rock philosophy and with PEOPLESKILLS, remind us of why they are one of Canada’s most enduring bands. The ability to evolve while still remaining true to their original aesthetic is a rare thing but the Headstones have been... Read More

Coldplay: New Double Album ‘Everyday Life’ Out Nov 22 + New Songs “Orphans” & “Arabesque” Out Now

Coldplay: New Double Album ‘Everyday Life’ Out Nov 22 + New Songs “Orphans” & “Arabesque” Out Now
Coldplay has today announced the global release of their eighth album, Everyday Life, on Friday, November 22 via Parlophone / Atlantic on CD, vinyl and digital formats. The 53-minute double album is divided into two halves, Sunrise and Sunset. Two songs from the album, Orphans and Arabesque, are available to download/stream now alongside lyric videos. A 7-inch vinyl single featuring... Read More

Blackie And The Rodeo Kings Announce Record Deal With Warner Music Canada

Blackie And The Rodeo Kings Announce Record Deal With Warner Music Canada
Critically-acclaimed, JUNO-Award winning Blackie and the Rodeo Kings – Tom Wilson, Stephen Fearing and Colin Linden – will celebrate their 25th year together in 2020 and have no intention of slowing down. Today the band is pleased to announce that they have signed a recording deal with Warner Music Canada to release their 10th album in 2020. Pre-order (CD/LP/DIGITAL) or... Read More

Queen and YouTube Present New Fan Music Videos for ‘You Are the Champions’ Campaign

Queen and YouTube Present New Fan Music Videos for ‘You Are the Champions’ Campaign
More Than 10,000 Fans From Over 120 Countries Helped Create New Fan Music Videos for Queen’s Iconic Songs: “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” and “A Kind Of Magic” In celebration of “Bohemian Rhapsody” becoming the the first pre-1990s video to reach one billion views on YouTube, Queen and YouTube Music worked together with Universal Music Group and Hollywood Records to enlist... Read More

The Beaches To Launch 2020 Canadian Headline Tour

The Beaches To Launch 2020 Canadian Headline Tour
JUNO Award-winning rock band The Beaches will embark on ‘The Professional Tour’, a 16-date cross-Canada headline tour in support of their most recent EP, The Professional, on Feb. 6 in Victoria, BC. The tour opens at the Capital Ballroom in Victoria, hits the Corona Theatre in Montreal, QC on Feb. 20, and culminates in back-to-back hometown Toronto shows at The... Read More

A Revamped Voting Process Ramps Up Music Hall Of Fame Inductees

A Revamped Voting Process Ramps Up Music Hall Of Fame Inductees
Allan Reid – CARAS President Scanning over the honour roll which constitutes artists inducted into Canada’s Music Hall Of Fame,  Allan Reid, President CEO, CARAS/The Juno Awards & MusiCounts claims he is full of pride at the vast array of talent who have previously been selected for this prestigious award. “I am proud of being a Canadian when I look at who has been... Read More

Alan Doyle Teams Up With Dean Brody For New Song ‘We Don’t Wanna Go Home’

Alan Doyle Teams Up With Dean Brody For New Song ‘We Don’t Wanna Go Home’
One of Canada’s most treasured musicians Alan Doyle today releases a brand new song, “We Don’t Wanna Go Home,” featuring country star Dean Brody. The track is released through Warner Music Canada, marking Doyle’s return to the label where he started his career 25 years ago. The song is the first single from Doyle’s upcoming EP, Rough Side Out, due... Read More

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

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