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The Strumbellas Announce Canadian Tour And Multiple Toronto Dates

The Strumbellas Announce Canadian Tour And Multiple Toronto Dates
Let’s face it, this band looks good in a toque.  Hell, they’ve toured the world teaching people that it’s called a toque, not a beanie, so why not have your cross-country tour in the height of toque season!  The Strumbellas announce their Rattlesnake Canadian Tour with stops in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, Toronto, Toronto, Toronto, Toronto, Kitchener, London,... Read More

Grande Prairie Native Steals CCMA Awards Spotlight

Grande Prairie Native Steals CCMA Awards Spotlight
On a night when the 2019 Canadian Country Music Awards returned to Calgary after a 14-year absence, it was fitting that  Alberta performer Tenille Townes stole the spotlight. Langley B.C’s Dallas Smith, who co-hosted the show with Billy Ray Cyrus, claimed two major awards as Top Male Vocalist and Top Entertainer plaudits but it was 25-year old Grande Prairie native,... Read More

Ice Queen Still Thriving As A Blues Guitar Icon

Ice Queen Still Thriving As A Blues Guitar Icon
Scroll down any online list of the world’s greatest rock guitar players and you’ll find the usual suspects; Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Brian May, Eddie Van Halen et al, but you won’t find any prominent female players. Sue Foley just shrugs when this information is brought to her attention. A nominee for this year’s Guitar Magazine’s... Read More

The Trews Share New Single “Touch”

The Trews Share New Single “Touch”
The Trews Announce Upcoming Kingston Penitentiary On September 14 With Headstones, Members Of The Tragically Hip And More It’s been a year since The Trews released their critically acclaimed and JUNO nominated album Civilinaires. Today they give fans a special treat with brand new slick and catchy single, “Touch”. Listen/ watch the video here. On the track, produced again by... Read More

A Tribe Called Red Release New Single Tanokumbia Ft. El Dusty And Black Bear

A Tribe Called Red Release New Single Tanokumbia Ft. El Dusty And Black Bear
A Tribe Called Red Release New Single Tanokumbia Featuring El Dusty And Black Bear Announces New American And European Tour Dates For The Fall Today, critically acclaimed Canadian DJ duo, A Tribe Called Red, share their third new single of the summer, Tanokumbia. Accompanying the duo are Black Bear – a group of Pow Wow singers and drum group, who also... Read More

De Keyzer Defies Shrinking Toronto Club Scene

De Keyzer Defies Shrinking Toronto Club Scene
Toronto used to be the centre of a vibrant blues community with the likes of the Brunswick House, Silver Dollar, Jeff Healey’s and the Cadillac Lounge all playing host to major blues artists like Downchild Blues Band, Jeff Healey, King Biscuit Boy, Jack de Keyzer, Colin James, Sue Foley, Matt Minglewood, Dutch Mason et al performing regularly at these downtown... Read More

Anthem Entertainment Artist Clayton Bellamy To Release Debut Album From New Project Clayton Bellamy & The Congregation

Anthem Entertainment Artist Clayton Bellamy To Release Debut Album From New Project Clayton Bellamy & The Congregation
Anthem Entertainment recording artist Clayton Bellamy is pleased to announce the release of the debut album from his new venture, Clayton Bellamy & The Congregation. Welcome To The Congregation out on September 20, via all digital retailers, can only be described as a high octane blend of gospel, R&B and riff-driven hard rock. “The Congregation is not just a band but a movement with a message. Bringing... Read More

Hawksley Workman Announces More Canadian + European Tour Dates

Hawksley Workman Announces More Canadian + European Tour Dates
Award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Hawksley Workman has announced additional Canadian and European tour dates in support of his latest album Median Age Wasteland. Canadian audiences will get a special treat; Workman will be touring as Hawksley Workman and The Wolves with his longtime bandmates Derrick Brady (bass), Todd Lumley (piano) and Brad Fitzpatrick (drums). Says Workman about the significance and... Read More

Legendary Canadian Rockers 54-40 Release New Video for “Sublime Like Me”

Legendary Canadian Rockers 54-40 Release New Video for “Sublime Like Me”
Even in today’s absurdly fragmented music scene, it’s easy to spot legendary bands. They’re the ones reliably cranking out great album after great album, each distinct and accessible, in sync with the times, yet timeless. Witness pop/rock luminaries 54-40 and their newest single — the swirling, futuristic, yet somehow vaguely psychedelic “Sublime Like Me” — available now. Established New Year’s... Read More

Birds Of Bellwoods Release Brand New Single – Easy

Birds Of Bellwoods Release Brand New Single – Easy
Toronto alt-rock darlings, Birds of Bellwoods, made waves in 2018 with the release of their highly-anticipated debut LP, Victoria. After relentless touring across North America following the release, the band is thrilled to share their first taste of fresh music, with their new single, Easy, produced by Howie Beck (Feist, Barenaked Ladies, Charlotte Day Wilson) and Joel Stouffer (Dragonette, Bülow).... Read More

Fast Romantics Premiere Video For Latest Single “Do No Wrong” With Alberta/Ontario Dates

Fast Romantics  Premiere Video For Latest Single “Do No Wrong” With Alberta/Ontario Dates
(Toronto-based indie rockers Fast Romantics have partnered with Indie88 to premiere the music video for their infectious, CBC chart-topping latest single “Do No Wrong”. Directed by Anne Douris and Fast Romantics’ lead vocalist and key songwriter Matthew Angus, the psychedelic, light-hearted, quirkily-animated video is available to watch HERE. Filmed at The Ossington in downtown Toronto, the bands frontman had this... Read More

Raising Hell In Rainbow Country

Raising Hell In Rainbow Country
Rockin’ The Rock Manitoulin Island August 17th, 2019 By Keith Sharp The tee shirt said it all. “Arrive. Raise A Little Hell. Leave.” This was the profound effect Vancouver’s Trooper had on the 3,000 plus audience who packed into The Flatrock Event Centre in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Saturday, August 17th to attend what was the second annual Rockin’ The... Read More

From MUCHMUSIC in the 80s to Film Fests Around The World! THE SPOONS win big with music video!

From MUCHMUSIC in the 80s to Film Fests Around The World! THE SPOONS win big with music video!
From Hollywood to Bollywood, legendary Canadian band ‘Spoons’ video for “The First & Last Time” is among those selected for screening at eight (and counting!) prestigious International film festivals. The growing list includes the world-renowned Cannes Short Film Festival, Lisbon Film Rendezvous, The Lift-Off Sessions at Pinewood Studios, South Georgian Bay Film Festival, Miami Independent Film Festival, Jaipur International Film... Read More

Neon Dreams Premiere Music Video ‘Life Without Fantasies’ From New Album Sweet Dreams Till Sunbeams

Neon Dreams Premiere Music Video ‘Life Without Fantasies’ From New Album Sweet Dreams Till Sunbeams
“When you don’t fit in, it’s like your forced to see the world differently. These are the fantasies of a very uncool, unpopular kid,” says Frank Kadillac of Neon Dreams, about the duo’s song “Life Without Fantasies.” The video pays homage to Frank’s favourite movies from his childhood – Napoleon Dynamite and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – and was shot... Read More

The Glorious Sons Investigate “The Ongoing Speculation Into The Death Of Rock And Roll”

The Glorious Sons Investigate “The Ongoing Speculation Into The Death Of Rock And Roll”
Who said rock is dead? Today, The Glorious Sons release the next track off their bracing new record ‘A War on Everything’ out September 13 via Black Box, called “The Ongoing Speculation Into The Death of Rock And Roll.” Billboard loves the songs’ “turbulent guitar licks,” saying, “maybe the self-aware band thinks the genre is dying, but they might just be resurrecting it.” Listen HERE. A witty jab... Read More

Iron Maiden Brings Video Game To Life With Legacy Tour

Iron Maiden Brings Video Game To Life With Legacy Tour
To paraphrase a certain saying, “there are only three certainties in life; death, taxes and Iron Maiden playing Toronto.” Friday, August 9th and 10th, Iron Maiden hits the Budweiser Amphitheatre stage as part of their 44-date North American leg of their current Legacy Of The Beast Tour (which also features dates in Montreal, Quebec City, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver).... Read More

A Tribe Called Red Release Ba Na Na Ft. Odario, Haviah Mighty And Chippewa Travellers

A Tribe Called Red Release Ba Na Na Ft. Odario, Haviah Mighty And Chippewa Travellers
A Tribe Called Red, share their newest single, Ba Na Na. Featuring guest performers, Odario, Haviah Mighty, and Chippewa Travellers, Ba Na Na perfectly showcases Tribe’s signature way of blending sounds and worlds. Listen to the track here.  “The Halluci Nation has two new members,” exclaims Tribe’s Bear Witness. “Odario, Haviah Mighty and Chippewa Travellers came to help us to... Read More