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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

54•40 Release New Single ‘West Coast Band’ From Forthcoming Album

54•40 Release New Single ‘West Coast Band’ From Forthcoming Album
54-40 has been telling Canada where they came from and where they’re going for the last 40 years. Now, it’s time for lead vocalist and guitarist Neil Osborne, bassist Brad Merritt, guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist Dave Genn, and drummer Matt Johnson (with the help of keyboardist David “Oz” Osborne) to reveal their band culture in a collection of songs called... Read More

BILLY TALENT “LIVE AT FESTHALLE FRANKFURT” OUT NOW

BILLY TALENT “LIVE AT FESTHALLE FRANKFURT” OUT NOW
Billy Talent return with Live at Festhalle Frankfurt, their first live album since 2007’s 666. The new album, produced by Juno Award nominee for Producer of the Year Ian D’sa and mixed by Juno Award winner Eric Ratz, sees the band perform 21 career spanning hits and was recorded this past November at the iconic German venue in front of a sold-out crowd. The... Read More

Injustice Corrected – Trooper is Inducted into Canada’s Music Hall of Fame

Injustice Corrected – Trooper is Inducted into Canada’s Music Hall of Fame
By Keith Sharp Outrageous negligence will finally be corrected Thursday, May 18th, when Vancouver’s Trooper is inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at Calgary’s Studio Bell Centre. They, along with Country Artist Terri Clark, Francophone star Diane Dufresne and noted jazz pianist Oliver Jones will join Nickelback, who have already been inducted into the hall during this year’s... Read More

Justin Hayward Tours Ontario With New Track Plus Stripped-Down Versions Of Moody Blues Classics

Justin Hayward Tours Ontario With New Track Plus Stripped-Down Versions Of Moody Blues Classics
Justin Hayward – The Early Days – Facebook Image Having chalked up over fifty years at the peak of the music and entertainment industry, Justin Hayward’s voice has been heard worldwide. Known principally as the vocalist, lead guitarist and composer for the Moody Blues, he is an enduring talent that has helped to define the times in which he worked. Over... Read More

Amanda Marshall Survives Prolonged Legal Battle, Releases New Single, and a New Tour.

Amanda Marshall Survives Prolonged Legal Battle, Releases New Single, and a New Tour.
By Keith Sharp For those music fans who wondered whatever happened to Amanda Marshall, do not worry; Amanda is back with a bang, and a national tour Amanda Marshall – 25 & Counting: The Heavy Lifting Tour and presented by Live Nation. With a début single, “I Hope She Cheats,” already hitting the social media airwaves, Marshall is obviously thrilled... Read More

Queen and Adam Lambert at Scotiabank Arena!

Queen and Adam Lambert at Scotiabank Arena!
Queen Rhapsody Tour Schedules Lone Canadian Date For Toronto “Visions fine and sound supreme Essence of a fiery Queen Doyens of the Paradigm We Will Rock You one more time.” Brian May Having first launched their universally acclaimed Rhapsody Tour with 25 epic shows across North America in 2019, Queen + Adam Lambert are bringing their highly acclaimed production, now expanded and... Read More

Lunchbox Promotion Draws Attention To Rare Americans launch.

Lunchbox Promotion Draws Attention To Rare Americans launch.
By Keith Sharp Launching yourself as a new band in the current social media environment is always a tricky business but Vancouver’s Rare Americans came up with a novel approach to debuting the self-titled album debut in August 2018. Original members James Priestner and guitarist Lubo Ivan designed about 300 lunch boxes emblazoned with their distinctive artwork style with contents... Read More