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Deadly Virus Cancels The Wild!’s European Tour And Hijack’s Album Release Plans.

Deadly Virus Cancels The Wild!’s European Tour And Hijack’s Album Release Plans.
An interview feature by Keith Sharp If things had gone according to plan, The Wild! Would have been basking in the adoration of their European fans right now. A 17-date jaunt through Hungary, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, France, Holland and England was all set to launch the Kelowna B.C band’s third album `Still Believe In Rock And Roll’ (Entertainment One) with... Read More

Get Into The Spirit Of Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves’

Get Into The Spirit Of Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves’
Canadian rock legends commemorate classic album’s 40th anniversary with imagination-capturing expanded reissues on May 29 On May 29th, UMe/Mercury/Anthem label group continues its extensive Rush 40th-anniversary album series with a new, imagination-capturing expanded edition of all the magic music that comprises the band’s remarkable 1980 release, Permanent Waves. Permanent Waves, Rush’s seventh studio album, was originally released in January 1980, and... Read More

Gord Sinclair Shares New Video For Single

Gord Sinclair Shares New Video For Single
Photo Copyright Andrew Budziak 2020 “FORWARD MARCH FIGHT” (– Gord Sinclair, best known as the bass player for the beloved rock band The Tragically Hip, recently released his acclaimed debut solo record Taxi Dancers. An album that is both winsome and sorrowful, Taxi Dancers speaks not only about loss but recovery. Taxi Dancers has received praise from across the country and is a... Read More

The Wild! Release Still Believe In Rock And Roll

The Wild! Release Still Believe In Rock And Roll
Today, West Coast Canadian rockers, The Wild!, return with their new full-length album, Still Believe In Rock And Roll, out now via Entertainment One (“eOne”). As COVID-19 impacts artists worldwide, The Wild! were set to hit the road for a tour across Europe this week. In lieu of this being postponed, the band will deliver a live set via Facebook... Read More

Nikki Yanofsky Releases New Song Nerve

Nikki Yanofsky Releases New Song Nerve
Nikki Yanofsky Releases New Song Nerve Inspired By Songwriter Rod Temperton   Toronto, ON – March 20, 2020   Nikki Yanofsky releases her new song, Nerve, from her forthcoming album, Black Sheep, out later this year on eOne Music. Recorded at Planet Studios in Montreal and produced by Zachary Seman and Roger Kleinman (Joey Bada$$, ASAP Rocky), Nerve is Nikki’s attempt to capture the aesthetic... Read More

The Washboard Union Release Acoustic Version Of Latest Hit ‘Country Thunder’

The Washboard Union Release Acoustic Version Of Latest Hit ‘Country Thunder’
With “Country Thunder” entrenched in the Top 10 at Canadian Country Radio, The Washboard Union today have released their acoustic take of the song to all digital streaming services and retailers as well as an accompanying video. (DOWNLOAD/STREAM | WATCH). “We hope to see everyone again on tour very soon but as we weather this storm, we wanted to share... Read More

Gordon Lightfoot Solo Available Today

Gordon Lightfoot Solo Available Today
Solo Marks First New Album In Over A Decade LISTEN HERE March 20, 2020 – Canada’s most celebrated songwriter and international folk legend Gordon Lightfoot has released today his new album SOLO.  The album sees Lightfoot returning to the studio to release his first album of new music since 2004’s HARMONY.  The album showcases Lightfoot at his most pure, alone in... Read More

The Sadies Announce Archives Vol. 1 Rarities, Oddities and Radio 1995-2019

The Sadies Announce Archives Vol. 1 Rarities, Oddities and Radio 1995-2019
Photo by Heather Pollock “…while others in Americana field get stuck in a groove, that will never be a problem with the Sadies…a now-veteran act who refuse to be pigeonholed.” – American Songwriter March 16, 2020 – Toronto, ON The Sadies, have announced a very special collection titled Archives Vol. 1 Rarities, Oddities and Radio: 1995-2019. The record which features... Read More

Corb Lund Releases New Song “Old Men” From Agricultural Tragic Album Release

Corb Lund Releases New Song “Old Men” From Agricultural Tragic Album Release
Corb Lund Photo by Credit Scott Council WATCH AGRICULTURAL TRAGIC ALBUM TRAILER:  https://youtu.be/IS7AI27rzG4  Corb Lund has released the second song from his forthcoming album Agricultural Tragic, Lund’s first album of original material in five years.  The new track, “Old Men,” celebrates those that have taken the time to perfect their craft.  Click here to hear “Old Men” now. Agricultural Tragic is due out on April... Read More

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Announce New Ep Born Deadly

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Announce New Ep Born Deadly
PREMIERE VIDEO FOR LEAD SINGLE REAL DEADLY VIA COMPLEX WATCH/SHARE HERE FIRST-EVER U.S. HEADLINING TOUR KICKS OFF APRIL 12  Haisla Nation hip-hop duo, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, today announced a new EP, Born Deadly, set for release April 3. Fans also received a taste of the new EP with a video for the lead single, Real Deadly – premiering today via... Read More

Eternity Now Makes A Positive Statement For Revamped Big Sugar

Eternity Now Makes A Positive Statement For Revamped Big Sugar
By Keith Sharp It would be an understatement to say that the past five years have not been kind to Big Sugar’s Gord Johnson. In that period of time, Johnson lost his musical partner and muse, Garry Lowe to cancer, (July 7th, 2018) and  saw the rest of Big Sugar virtually disband, terminating a project Johnson had been working on... Read More

Tim Hicks Reveals First Leg Of The ‘Wreck This Town World Tour” / New Single ‘No Truck Song’ Leads EP Release

Tim Hicks Reveals First Leg Of The ‘Wreck This Town World Tour” / New Single ‘No Truck Song’ Leads EP Release
Four-time JUNO Award nominee and platinum-selling CCMA Award winner Tim Hicks announced the details today for his “Wreck This Town World Tour” with DJ Johnny Rivex featured on the Canadian leg.  The tour kicks off in Berlin, Germany on March 6 and travels to Amsterdam, The Netherlands, London, UK and Brisbane, Australia before landing in Canada, on May 21 for a trio... Read More

New Music from Warner Music Canada: Matthew Good “Moving Walls”

New Music from Warner Music Canada: Matthew Good “Moving Walls”
MOVING WALLS WILL BE RELEASED ON FEBRUARY 21 Leave it to Matthew Good — peerless singer/songwriter, bona fide if reluctant rock star, notorious straight-shooter — to transform a simple question into an astute observation about people’s relationship to music. To wit: ask Good to sum up his dazzling new solo album, the sumptuous, orchestral, and wildly multifaceted Moving Walls in an elevator... Read More

Canada’s “Queen of the Fiddle” Natalie MacMaster Receives Eighth JUNO Award Nomination for Latest Release, Sketches

Canada’s “Queen of the Fiddle” Natalie MacMaster Receives Eighth JUNO Award Nomination for Latest Release, Sketches
With over 300,000 albums sold, Canada’s most endeared and revered fiddler Natalie MacMaster has received a 2020 JUNO Award nomination for her newest release — and first solo album in eight years —Sketches. The number eight factors in further, as the nod for Traditional Roots Album of the Year at this March’s 2020 JUNO Awards counts as her eighth nomination.... Read More

New Vinyl Release: The First-Ever Vinyl Release of Daryl Hall & John Oates’ Top 5 Charting LP, ‘Our Kind Of Soul’

New Vinyl Release: The First-Ever Vinyl Release of Daryl Hall & John Oates’ Top 5 Charting LP, ‘Our Kind Of Soul’
Today, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall & John Oates and the Friday Music collector’s club present the first vinyl release of Our Kind of Soul. This beloved 2004 LP, which debuted in the Top 5 on Billboard’s Independent Albums Chart, features the legendary duo reinterpreting some of their favourite soul classics by Aretha Franklin, The O’Jays, Gladys... Read More

Huey Lewis & The News Release “Weather”, Their First Album Of Original New Music In Nearly 20 Years

Huey Lewis & The News Release “Weather”, Their First Album Of Original New Music In Nearly 20 Years
Huey Lewis & The News release “Weather” (BMG), the group’s first new collection of original music since 2001’s “Plan B”. “Weather” features six new songs and a cover of Eugene Church’s “Pretty Girls Everywhere.” Forty years into a Grammy-winning, chart-topping, and Academy Award-nominated career, Huey Lewis and The News – Johnny Colla (keyboards/saxophone/vocals), Bill Gibson (drums/vocals), Sean Hopper (keyboards/vocals), John... Read More

Billy Talent Release Chapter II of Short Film

Billy Talent Release Chapter II of Short Film
Billy Talent have released the second chapter of their episodic short film, Forgiveness.  Based on the song “Forgiveness II” which was released by the band last November, the new episode features gripping performances from UFC superstars Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Rose Namajunas. “Forgiveness I+II,” described by Loudwire as a “musical journey” was the first new music from Billy Talent since... Read More

Corb Lund Returns With New Album, Agricultural Tragic, Out April 24

Corb Lund Returns With New Album, Agricultural Tragic, Out April 24
Corb Lund is set to release his first album of original material in five years, Agricultural Tragic, on April 24 (Pre-order/save/add). The album’s first single, “90 Seconds Of Your Time,” is available today (stream/download). Along with today’s album news, Lund announces a 25-date Canadian tour, set to begin April 27 in Victoria, BC. A full list of dates can be... Read More

Headstones Share Video For “Horses” From Peopleskills Release

Headstones Share Video For “Horses” From Peopleskills Release
Today, the Headstones share a brand-new video for their latest single “Horses,” from their critically acclaimed full-length album PEOPLESKILLS. The video was shot at Ace And Sword Tattoo shop, which sees the band performing in-store while lead guitarist, Trent Carr, gets inked with a brand new tattoo. Watch the video here. PEOPLESKILLS, has earned them high praise from fans and critics alike with... Read More