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Young Empires release new video for Uncover Your Eyes

Young Empires release new video for Uncover Your Eyes
CANADIAN TOUR WITH DRAGONETTE KICKS OFF NEXT TONIGHT Toronto, ON – November 17, 2015 – Young Empires’ anthemic track, Uncover Your Eyes, has been burning up airwaves – a Top 20 hit at Canadian Alternative Radio. Now, the band is excited to share their eerie video for the song (produced with the financial assistance of MuchFACT, a division of Bell... Read More

JONATHAN ROY RELEASES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR DANIELLA DENMARK

JONATHAN ROY RELEASES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR DANIELLA DENMARK
Corey Hart penned track building airplay right across Canada Jonathan Roy is the newest signing to Corey Hart’s Siena Records and their relationship is seeing dividends right out of the gate.  Jonathan has scored a hit with the song “Daniella Denmark” which Hart wrote after receiving an emotional note from Roy. On the night of his 26th birthday in 2015 –... Read More

Doc Film Shines The Light on Healey’s Hideaway

Doc Film Shines The Light on Healey’s Hideaway
Canadian Blues legend Jeff Healey was a remarkable talent best known for his phenomenal abilities on the guitar. Despite being blind, Healey never let physical challenges stand in his way. As a teenager, he began performing with his high school band in Etobicoke, Ontario, before playing around the city at any Blues club that would let him play. Before long,... Read More

Music Doc is Crowdfunding Some Hometown Pride

Music Doc is Crowdfunding Some Hometown Pride
Arkells Live at the Red Dog Peterborough-based Photographer & Director Michael Hurcomb was on a trip to Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, near Nashville a few years ago when he was asked by a travel buddy from Toronto, “So who has come from Peterborough that I would have heard of?” “I began naming musicians, actors, writers, athletes that had... Read More

Shari Ulrich: Always Up For A Challenge!

Shari Ulrich: Always Up For A Challenge!
When your child asks you for help on his/her homework assignment, it usually involves solving a math problem or dealing with some English grammatical puzzle. Yet in the case of Shari Ulrich’s daughter, Julia Graff the assignment in question was a little trickier. As a project for her Masters in Music in Sound Recording in 2013 at Montreal’s McGill University,... Read More

KILLER DWARFS: Nothing Changes But The Haircuts

KILLER DWARFS: Nothing Changes But The Haircuts
In a few weeks’ time, Oshawa’s Killer Dwarfs will be packing their collective bags and pointing their vehicle southwards, final destination, Miami, Florida where they will board the MSC Divina cruise ship to participate in what is now an annual event called The Monsters Of Rock Cruise. Between March 29th and April 2nd, a ship full of well-heeled passengers will... Read More

NEIL YOUNG – ACFN LIVE : “MOTHER EARTH”

NEIL YOUNG – ACFN LIVE : “MOTHER EARTH”
Recently Neil Young completed a brief tour of his native Canada consisting of four benefit concerts under the banner of “Honor The Treaties.” (we covered this last week here – Ed.) The nature of these shows were assembled to raise money and awareness for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) Legal Defense Fund. The ACFN refer to themselves as K’ai... Read More

THE BEST OF THE BEST (Singles) – Part Two

THE BEST OF THE BEST (Singles) – Part Two
As the manuscript for my Music Express book is undergoing it’s final editing process in preparation for its April 2014 publishing date, I would like to spotlight a few chapters that were omitted from the final publication. One of these chapters was a series of `Best Of’s’ from the time frame that encompassed Music Express (being 1976-1992). This first ‘Best... Read More

THE BEST OF THE BEST (Singles) – Part One

THE BEST OF THE BEST (Singles) – Part One
As the manuscript for my Music Express book is undergoing it’s final editing process in preparation for its April 2014 publishing date, I would like to spotlight a few chapters that were omitted from the final publication. One of these chapters was a series of `Best Of’s’ from the time frame that encompassed Music Express (being 1976-1992). This first ‘Best... Read More

Carly Rae Jepsen to debut on Broadway

Carly Rae Jepsen to debut on Broadway
If the glass slipper fits. Carly Rae Jepsen’s overnight success was 2012’s Cinderella story, so it’s fitting the “Call Me Maybe” singer would find herself in a similar role on Broadway. The pop princess begins her 12-week run, February 4th, playing the title role in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, a re-telling of the classic fairy tale with original songs from... Read More

Monster Truck: Raising the Banner for Honest Rock

Monster Truck: Raising the Banner for Honest Rock
You could feel the buzz ripple through the Regina Brandt Centre when Hamilton’s Monster Truck were announced as the 2013 Breakthrough Group Juno Award winners. It was like en masse the audience were gasping “Who the hell are these guys?” Well those guys; lead vocalist/bassist Jon Harvey, lead guitarist Jeremy Widerman, keyboardist Brandon Bliss and drummer Steve Kiely are about... Read More

Days Of Future Past – Burton Cummings Continues To Shine

Days Of Future Past – Burton Cummings Continues To Shine
Burton Cummings is asked why he’s always being questioned about his past, the Deverons, The Guess Who, his past solo hits. No one it seems cares too much what he’s doing at present. “It’s people like you who keep asking those questions so I feel obliged to answer them,” he laughs chatting on the phone from his Los Angeles home.”... Read More

Fantasy To Reality – Sean Kelly’s Metal On Ice Book

Fantasy To Reality – Sean Kelly’s Metal On Ice Book
Growing up in North Bay Ontario, Sean Kelly fantasized about being a rock star. He dreamed about escaping to Los Angeles, cracking the lineup of an aspiring rock band playing on Sunset Strip and getting scooped up by the A&R guy of a major record label. Then young Sean attended a rock concert in his home town featuring two Canadian... Read More

Keeping The Faith – Power Executes Goddo Rejuvenation

Keeping The Faith – Power Executes Goddo Rejuvenation
John Power is determined to set the record straight. Thirty Four years ago he was recruited to be the tour manager of Goddo, hired by the band’s management to help execute two major national tours in support of their “Act Of Goddo” (1990) record release “Goddo was at the peak of their popularity at that time,” noted Power, head of... Read More