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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

The Barra MacNeils at Massey Hall Dec 22 to Finish Up 32-City ‘An East Coast Christmas’ Concert Tour

The Barra MacNeils at Massey Hall Dec 22 to Finish Up 32-City ‘An East Coast Christmas’ Concert Tour
Multi-platinum, award-winners The Barra MacNeils will be back on the road in the winter of 2023 with An East Coast Christmas cross-Canada tour. The 32-city trek begins November 14 in Whitehorse, Yukon and ends on December 22 at Toronto, Ontario’s legendary Massey Hall. Full routing and ticketing information is available below. The Barra MacNeils – An East Coast Christmas is a musical potpourri of traditional MacNeil... Read More

Big Wreck Unveils “Bail Out” As The First Single From Their Upcoming EP

Big Wreck Unveils “Bail Out” As The First Single From Their Upcoming EP
BIG WRECK has released a brand new single from their upcoming EP. “Bail Out” exemplifies the band’s ever-growing ability to see where the bar is, and raise it with each note. Grabbing hold of the listener from the first chord, “Bail Out” sees the band seamlessly fusing gorgeous harmonies with hard rock riffs and opulent vocals. Recently announcing that they have... Read More

Classified to Release His Powerful New Single “Wonder” on October 27

Classified to Release His Powerful New Single “Wonder” on October 27
20 OCTOBER 2023 (Toronto, ON) – Classified will release his new single “Wonder” on October 27, via HalfLife Records & Big Story Entertainment.  Classified’s “Wonder” (which features Nova Scotia singer-songwriter  Ian Janes) paints a picture of an individual grappling with personal loss, societal challenges, substance use, and questions about identity and existence. It’s a profound reflection on life, questioning the ‘whys’ and ‘hows’ of reality and trying... Read More

Monowhales Release Hard-Rock Anthem “Backbone” Ahead of Upcoming Tour Dates

Monowhales Release Hard-Rock Anthem “Backbone” Ahead of Upcoming Tour Dates
Today, Juno Award winning, alt-rockers MONOWHALES return with their electric new single “Backbone”. This dynamic song, produced by lead guitarist Zach Zanardo, serves as both anthem and ballsy declaration of one's ability to withstand the pressure of toxic relationships. Of ‘Backbone’, vocalist Sally Shaar reveals, the song “embodies the struggle of reclaiming my own power and breaking free from toxic relationships... Read More

Bryan Adams Set to Release New Live Box Set ‘Live At The Royal Albert Hall’

Bryan Adams Set to Release New Live Box Set ‘Live At The Royal Albert Hall’
Award-winning singer/songwriter Bryan Adams, whose live concerts and signature brand of feel-good rock and roll and hit ballads have established him as one of the world’s best rock singers and showman, today announces a series of concerts recorded live at London’s historic Royal Albert Hall will be released as a box set via BMG. Read More

Canadian Proto-Punk Greats Teenage Head Release ‘Performance: Live at Heatwave’

Canadian Proto-Punk Greats Teenage Head Release ‘Performance: Live at Heatwave’
In the summer of 1977 when the whole punk scene was blossoming in Toronto, word hit the street that some big-time manager was looking for the best punk band in Toronto. That guy turned out to be John Brower and he decided the best Toronto punk band was Teenage Head from Hamilton, Ontario, and the area’s answer to the Ramones, New York... Read More

Celebrate It Together: The Very Best of Howard Jones upcoming release celebrated with Canadian dates

Celebrate It Together: The Very Best of Howard Jones upcoming release celebrated with Canadian dates
In celebration of his 40-year career, Cherry Red Records will soon release CELEBRATE IT TOGETHER: THE VERY BEST OF HOWARD JONES 1983-2023. Due out on October 6th, the very special compilation will be available in three different formats: 4CD, 2LP or 2CD.  This is the first anthology that looks at his entire catalogue, from the original version of “New Song,”... Read More

The Tragically Hip Announce Deluxe Boxset to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of the Quintessential Album Phantom Power to Release November 3

The Tragically Hip Announce Deluxe Boxset to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of the Quintessential Album Phantom Power to Release November 3
Following the celebration of a Diamond Certification for their best-selling, greatest hits compilation, Yer Favourites, today The Tragically Hip announce an extensive deluxe boxset to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of their revered album, Phantom Power, due out November 3. 2023. Phantom Power, The Tragically Hip’s sixth album, was originally released on July 14th, 1998, featuring three of the band’s biggest career hits including “Bobcaygeon” which is recognized... Read More

Monowhales Announce Headlining North American Tour, New Single “Hear Me Out” Available Now

Monowhales Announce Headlining North American Tour, New Single “Hear Me Out” Available Now
Toronto-based alternative rockers MONOWHALES have announced a massive North American tour that will see the Juno award winning group bringing their captivating live show to 25 markets across the US and Canada this fall.  A full list of dates is available below or on the group’s official website.  The tour announcement arrives on the heels of the band’s anthemic new... Read More

Former Band member Robbie Robertson Loses Battle To Long Illness

Former Band member Robbie Robertson Loses Battle To Long Illness
Robbie Robertson, as lead guitarist and songwriter considered to be the pivotal engineer of the quintessential Americana group—The Band—died today (August 9, 2023). News of his death at age 80 after a long illness was shared by his longtime manager, Jared Levine. With his passing, the sole remaining member of the Canadian-American quintet is keyboardist Garth Hudson, who turned 86... Read More

Taylor Swift Finally Announces Canadian Dates – And All Six Are In Toronto!

Taylor Swift Finally Announces Canadian Dates – And All Six Are In Toronto!
TORONTO — Taylor Swift's Eras Tour will make its way to Canada next year with six nights booked at Toronto's Rogers Centre.  The singer-songwriter announced on Thursday that she will perform Nov. 14 to 16, and Nov. 21 to 23, 2024 — the only Canadian city with stops on her schedule.  Rogers Communications, which is a presenting sponsor, says the... Read More

CANADA’S ROCK OF FAME – The Largest-Ever ‘Mega’ Induction of Canadian Music Icons

CANADA’S ROCK OF FAME – The Largest-Ever ‘Mega’ Induction of Canadian Music Icons
L-R from the top row: April Wine, Chilliwack, Glass Tiger, Lee Aaron, Lighthouse, Loverboy, Max Webster, Michel Pagliaro, Platinum Blonde, PRISM, Rough Trade, The Parachute Club, Trooper A Once-In-A-Lifetime Celebration where 13 of the Most Influential Rock Legends from the ‘70s and ‘80s will be in attendance for their induction into Canada’s Walk of Fame When it comes to music,... Read More