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A Statement from Monowhales

A Statement from Monowhales
Juno award winning Canadian alternative rockers MONOWHALES, have announced their split in an official statement. Since their 2017 debut, the MONOWHALES comprised of lead singer Sally Shaar, guitarist Zack Zanardo and drummer Jordan Circosta, made history with their 2019 breakout single ‘RWLYD (Really Wanna Let You Down)’ becoming the only independent, self-managed band to chart at #2 at alt radio... Read More

Rock Icon Billy Idol Announces Rebel Yell Canada 2024 Tour

Rock Icon Billy Idol Announces Rebel Yell Canada 2024 Tour
Legendary rocker Billy Idol will embark on his transcontinental Rebel Yell Canada 2024 arena tour this summer, beginning July 30 in Vancouver and running through August 25 in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Produced by Live Nation Canada, Idol’s show will include a myriad of hits from across his career with a focus on the landmark Rebel Yell album, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Joining Idol is his longtime backing band, including his lead guitarist and... Read More

Legendary Rapper Snoop Dogg Announces Cali to Canada Tour

Legendary Rapper Snoop Dogg Announces Cali to Canada Tour
Multi-platinum selling rapper Snoop Dogg announces the Cali To Canada Tour this spring. Produced by Live Nation Canada, the tour will hit cities nationwide, kicking off in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 3rd and wrapping up in Vancouver on June 25th. Across all stops, the West Coast icon will be joined by fellow G-funk pioneers Warren G and DJ Quik, along with New York DJ and producer DJ... Read More

Coney Hatch Announce First-Ever Vinyl Pressing of ‘Postcard from Germany’ for Record Store Day Canada

Coney Hatch Announce First-Ever Vinyl Pressing of ‘Postcard from Germany’ for Record Store Day Canada
Canadian rock band Coney Hatch is thrilled to announce that its live album, ‘Postcard from Germany’, will be available on vinyl for the first time ever via Anthem Records. The limited-edition vinyl pressing will be available for purchase on April 20, 2024, as part of Record Store Day. Each album has been autographed by the band, with only 300 units available.  Recorded LIVE at HEAT Festival in Ludwigsburg, Postcard... Read More

Andy Kim Steps in for Goodwyn for Planned Acoustic Tour

Andy Kim Steps in for Goodwyn for Planned Acoustic Tour
Singer/songwriter Dan Hill will experience bittersweet feelings when he launches a mini soft-seater concert tour in May with dates set for Richmond Hill, Meaford, Midland, Markham, Oshawa and Peterborough with fellow singer/songwriter Andy Kim. Hill was supposed to be executing this tour with April Wine lead vocalist, Myles Goodwyn both taking the stage together, playing their songs and telling stories... Read More

Happiness Is – The Steel Horse Gypsies

Happiness Is – The Steel Horse Gypsies
Ontario country-rockers The Steel Horse Gypsies have the perfect moniker. You see this band of gypsies is built for resilience because they were fast out of the gate, faltered a little at the clubhouse turn, but have really picked things up as they approach the home stretch.   When singer-guitarist Bill McConnell put the band together they experienced fast success with... Read More

Daryl Hall and Elvis Costello Announce Co-headlining Summer Tour

Daryl Hall and Elvis Costello Announce Co-headlining Summer Tour
Daryl Hall and Elvis Costello & The Imposters with Charlie Sexton have announced a co-headlining summer run across North America. The 22-city tour kicks off on June 2 at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, OR making stops at Los Angeles’ The Greek Theatre, Las Vegas’ Fontainebleau Las Vegas, Toronto’s Budweiser Stage, Boston’s MGM Music Hall at Fenway, New York’s Radio City... Read More

Stampeders’s Ronnie King Succumbs To Heart Attack

Stampeders’s Ronnie King Succumbs To Heart Attack
And so we lose another key figure of Canada’s music legacy.  Bass guitarist/vocalist Ronnie King passed away at Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary on Monday. As part of the enduring trio of King, Rich Dodson and Kim Berly. King was a present figure in a band which has toured constantly since their breakout single “Carry Me” became a hit in... Read More

Loverboy to Launch Previously Unreleased Live Show

Loverboy to Launch Previously Unreleased Live Show
The story of Loverboy is akin to a Hollywood movie. Overcoming rejection to eventually become one of Canada’s most successful rock bands of all time and selling millions of albums in the process, is a feel-good story for the ages.  On June 7th, 2024, one of their most incredible live performances will be released for the very first time, in high definition. “Live In ‘82” has been... Read More

Toronto’s Teen Prodigy Sydney <3 Sparks Musical Revolution With K-Pop Elegance In ‘Picture Perfect’

Toronto’s Teen Prodigy Sydney <3 Sparks Musical Revolution With K-Pop Elegance In ‘Picture Perfect’
16-year-old budding pop sensation Sydney <3 is ready to introduce herself to the world with electric feel-good anthem “Picture Perfect.” Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, the artist is known for a unique sound that adeptly blends the soaring synths of Billboard Hot 100 chart-toppers with Korean pop music, bridging the sonic gap between Taylor Swift and MAMAMOO. Collaborating with 5x Grammy... Read More

Mother Mother Release New Album Grief Chapter

Mother Mother Release New Album Grief Chapter
Canada’s biggest alt-rock export, Mother Mother have released their highly anticipated album Grief Chapter. The album marks a new era in the group’s constantly evolving story, kickstarted by an organic groundswell of young, passionate fans who have all found community in the band’s songs. Sonically, Grief Chapter’s twelve songs are some of Mother Mother’s most dynamic. Lead singer Ryan Guldemond says “We’ve been playing... Read More

Helix Drummer Loses Brave Battle with Cancer

Helix Drummer Loses Brave Battle with Cancer
Greg “Fritz” Hinz: January 23rd, 1956 – February 16th, 2024. R.I.P. By Brian Vollmer (Lead Vocalist, Helix) It is with a heavy heart that I must announce the passing of Greg “Fritz” Hinz, drummer for HELIX since 1983, after 10 months fighting Cancer. At a future date there will be a Memorial Service.  Traci (Fritz’s common law wife) hasn’t slept... Read More

The JUNO Awards return to Vancouver in 2025, live on CBC

The JUNO Awards return to Vancouver in 2025, live on CBC
Ahead of the upcoming 2024 JUNO Awards in Halifax, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today The JUNO Awards are making their way back to Vancouver in 2025, marking the fifth time the West Coast metropolis has hosted CaCCanada’s Biggest Night in Music. The city will honour the nation’s top musical talent once again with 2025 JUNO Week... Read More

Mother Mother and Cavetown Join Forces for 2024 North American Co-Headline Tour

Mother Mother and Cavetown Join Forces for 2024 North American Co-Headline Tour
Canada’s biggest alt-rock export Mother Mother and multi-Platinum singer/songwriter and producer Cavetown join forces for a massive North American co-headline tour this summer, with Destroy Boys supporting on all dates. Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off on June 7 in Phoenix, rolling through boutique amphitheaters from coast-to-coast, hitting famed venues like Red Rocks in Colorado, with stops in Toronto, Vancouver, Los Angeles,... Read More

MONOWHALES Release Heavy-Hitting Alt-Rock EP ‘Who’s There to Hear Me Out’

MONOWHALES Release Heavy-Hitting Alt-Rock EP ‘Who’s There to Hear Me Out’
January 18, 2024 – Hot on the heels of their recent Winter 2023 headline tour, JUNO Award-winning band MONOWHALES claim their title as undisputed heavyweights in the alt-rock genre with their new EP Who’s There To Hear Me Out.  Who’s There To Hear Me Out sees the band coming out the gate swinging, delivering a collection of tracks that explores the band’s most vulnerable... Read More

Frew Salutes The Eighties With Rewind Opera House Concert

Frew Salutes The Eighties With Rewind Opera House Concert
When Glass Tiger’s Alan Frew released his ‘Rewind’ album in November 2015, it served as his salute to the 80’s and 90’s bands that he shared stages and the charts with.  The 12 tracks on that release covered classics by the likes of Tears For Fears, Human League, Paul Young, Peter Gabriel, and even some eclectic covers by Sinead O’Connor... Read More