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ALEXISONFIRE Announce Full-Length LP ‘LIVE Born & Raised 2022, St Catharines ON’

ALEXISONFIRE Announce Full-Length LP ‘LIVE Born & Raised 2022, St Catharines ON’
Alexisonfire is excited to announce a new live album, LIVE Born & Raised 2022, St Catharines ON. The LP is a compilation of 17 tracks spanning the band’s award-winning catalogue captured over two unforgettable nights in the summer of 2022 during the band’s hometown, inaugural Born & Raised Festival. The album will be available digitally as of June 27 here.  The first single from the... Read More

Avril Lavigne to Release First Ever Greatest Hits Album

Avril Lavigne to Release First Ever Greatest Hits Album
Ahead of her upcoming headline tour, eight-time GRAMMY®-nominated diamond-certified icon Avril Lavigne announces her first-ever Greatest Hits album set for a June 21 release via Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment. Avril Lavigne – Greatest Hits will be available on 12″ vinyl, CD and digital formats and is now available for pre-order. The album will be available in 12″ black vinyl and... Read More

Jim Cuddy Announces New Solo Album and Coast to Coast Canadian Tour

Jim Cuddy Announces New Solo Album and Coast to Coast Canadian Tour
Jim Cuddy has announced his new album, All The World Fades Away, will be released on June 14th.  The new album, Cuddy’s sixth solo effort, sees the legendary songwriter making the most of a rare abundance of time to reflect, tinker, and create, drawing from his decades of experiences with an eye for appreciating the journey life has given him. Cuddy... Read More

The Muffins’ Martha Johnson Sets The Pace For World Parkinson’s Month With ‘Slow Emotion’

The Muffins’ Martha Johnson Sets The Pace For World Parkinson’s Month With ‘Slow Emotion’
They say music can be the best therapy but leave it to community-minded Canadian legend Martha Johnson to make her music a form of group therapy. Her new single, “Slow Emotion,” is a fortifying hit of emotional oxygen for those living with Parkinson’s Disease. That’s a topic relevant not just to Johnson herself—who was diagnosed with the condition nearly a quarter-century ago—but to every fellow patient... 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

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

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

Anthem Releases Special Dan Hill Vinyl for Record Store Day November 24th

Anthem Releases Special Dan Hill Vinyl for Record Store Day November 24th
Dan Hill fans will be interested to know that Anthem Records will be releasing an opaque white vinyl release titled “The Formative Years” which will contain hit songs from their first four albums including “Sometimes When We Touch” to be released November 24th on Canada’s Record Store Day. The fact that the majority of record stores don’t exist anymore is... 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

Econoline Crush Unveils Powerful “Locked In Your Stone” Written Through Grief and Healing

Econoline Crush Unveils Powerful “Locked In Your Stone” Written Through Grief and Healing
Grief is a complicated and emotional process. People handle it in different ways. For Econoline Crush frontman Trevor Hurst, music is his therapy. In March 2022, the Canadian rock band’s guitarist David “Ziggy” Sigmund died. Hurst learned of his close friend’s passing over the phone 15 minutes before he was to leave to listen to the final mixes of Econoline... 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

New Guitar Style Highlights Wide Mouth Mason’s New Album Release

New Guitar Style Highlights Wide Mouth Mason’s New Album Release
In 2019, Shaun Verreault and Safwan Javed, the two surviving members of Wide Mouth Mason entered the recording studio to release their seventh studio album, `I Wanna Go With You’, a blues-based album recorded live off the floor and geared towards a live performance.  This album also introduced Verreault’s new guitar-playing technique, a tri-style lap steel technique in which he... 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

Unique Marketing Campaign Launches New Rolling Stones Release

Unique Marketing Campaign Launches New Rolling Stones Release
Photo: Mark Seliger The Rolling Stones have announced their new studio album, Hackney Diamonds, coming October 20, 2023, via Geffen Records, after an elaborate teaser campaign. The news arrived at a free-wheeling press event with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood, that was hosted by Jimmy Fallon, and live streamed from the Hackney Empire Theatre in London, on September 6... Read More