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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

Juno Award-Winning Breakthrough Artist Of The Year Preston Pablo Releases Music Video For “Ay Ay Ay” 

Juno Award-Winning Breakthrough Artist Of The Year Preston Pablo Releases Music Video For “Ay Ay Ay” 
Preston Pablo, winner of Breakthrough Artist of the Year. JUNO Awards. Rogers Place. Monday, March 13, 2023. Edmonton, AB. Photo: CARASiPhoto JN647 “AY AY AY” showcases Preston Pablo’s ability to craft a pop hit with a celebratory, dance-inducing vibe. About the track, Preston shares, “this song is the fantasized world built around my wildest desires. It’s my materialistic idea of success being... Read More

A Buzz Of Sweet New Country Releases For Spring 2023       

A Buzz Of Sweet New Country Releases For Spring 2023       
by Roman Mitz As people are buzzing with excitement as the NCAA tournament gets Stateside underway, there’s also a beehive of activity north of the border as our finest Canadian country acts race for the number one sweet spot on the country charts. Here are some of the hottest new entries to consider when filling in your bracket. With powerhouse... Read More

The Many Faces Of Michelle Truman

The Many Faces Of Michelle Truman
By Keith Sharp Michelle Truman is a musical schizophrenic. Some nights she exhibits an aura of Stevie Nicks, other nights, she stars as one-quarter of her own ABBA tribute team or captures the spirit of Shania Twain, Joan Jett or Lita Ford. And more recently, she has assumed lead vocal in the band Toronto as a replacement for Holly (Annie) Woods,... Read More

Crash Test Dummies Return With Brand New Single “Sacred Alphabet”

Crash Test Dummies Return With Brand New Single “Sacred Alphabet”
With one of the most distinctly recognizable lead voices in Canadian music, Alternative-Rock band Crash Test Dummies are a three-time Grammy Award-nominated and JUNO Award-winning group, who soared to the top of the worldwide charts in the early ’90s with hits “Mmm, Mmm, Mmm, Mmm” and “Superman’s Song.” Their cover of “The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead” was selected as the... Read More

Crown Lands Release Awaited Single “Lady Of The Lake” Alongside Ceremonial Music Video Unearthing The Origin Story Of Fearless

Crown Lands Release Awaited Single “Lady Of The Lake” Alongside Ceremonial Music Video Unearthing The Origin Story Of Fearless
PRE-ORDER/PRE-ADD FEARLESS HERELISTEN TO “LADY OF THE LAKE” & WATCH THE OFFICIAL VIDEO HERE After performing the song live on tour to eager fans, today, Juno Award-winning rock duo Crown Lands – Cody Bowles (vocals and drums) and Kevin Comeau (guitar, bass, and keys)— release their anticipated single, “Lady Of The Lake” through Spinefarm Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. “Lady Of... Read More

Rock And Roll Legends Guns N’ Roses Announce 2023 World Tour

Rock And Roll Legends Guns N’ Roses Announce 2023 World Tour
Powerhouse Rock Band To Headline Stadiums, Festivals, And Arenas In The Middle East, Europe, And North America Guns N’ Roses return to the road on a massive 2023 World Tour produced by Live Nation, headlining stadiums, festivals, and arenas throughout the summer and fall. The powerhouse rock band launch this jaunt on June 5 in Tel Aviv, Israel, at Park Hayarkon and... Read More

The Rolling Stones’ Definite Concert Film ‘GRRR Live!’ Available Now!

The Rolling Stones’ Definite Concert Film ‘GRRR Live!’ Available Now!
The Rolling Stones have released GRRR Live!, THE definitive concert film from the band’s career. Released via Mercury Studios/Universal Music Canada, the concert film will be available in various formats; 3LP black, 3LP coloured white (Indies exclusive), 3LP red (d2c exclusive), 2CD, DVD + 2CD, BluRay+ 2CD. The Blu-ray and digital versions will include Dolby Atmos. Available to purchase here. The best live band... Read More

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Create A Musical Canvas With New Studio Album

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Create A Musical Canvas With New Studio Album
Photos Credit Rebekah Littlejohn A blank canvas is full of possibilities—much like the partnership of Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, whose new album Canvas comes out on March 17, 2023.  They are two of the world’s top Celtic fiddlers: she is a renowned, award-winning solo artist from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia; he is from the legendary Leahy family of Ontario,... Read More

Nominations and New Performers Revealed for The 2023 JUNO Awards

Nominations and New Performers Revealed for The 2023 JUNO Awards
The Weeknd Leads With Six Nominations, and Avril Lavigne and Tate McRae follow with five. As Juno Nominations Announced The nominees for The 52nd Annual JUNO Awards were announced today by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference attended by media and industry notables inside the CBC’s Canadian Broadcasting Centre in downtown Toronto.  This year’s winners will be unveiled in Edmonton,... Read More

McBowl Concert Series Has North American Appeal

McBowl Concert Series Has North American Appeal
Photo by Andrew Clowater By Keith Sharp The 6th Annual McBowl Concert, in support of Ronald McDonald House promoter Ed Sousa can usually tell how well his annual concert festival is doing by how many tickets are sold nationally and throughout the United States. “Last year, we sold tickets to 20 U.S. states and every province in Canada. So far... Read More

City and Colour Announces New LP ‘The Love Still Held Me Near’ Out March 31

City and Colour Announces New LP ‘The Love Still Held Me Near’ Out March 31
City and Colour – The Love Still Held Me Near – Art by Kit King City and Colour – acclaimed singer, songwriter, and performer Dallas Green has announced the highly-anticipated new album ‘The Love Still Held Me Near’ will be released on March 31 via Still Records, an imprint of Dine Alone Records. ‘The Love Still Held Me Near’ is a deeply personal and cathartic offering and the most... Read More

NICKELBACK Announce 2023 Get Rollin’ Tour

NICKELBACK Announce 2023 Get Rollin’ Tour
Acclaimed rock band Nickelback announced their 2023 Get Rollin’ Tour in support of their most recent 10th studio album, Get Rollin’. Produced by Live Nation, the massive run will hit 38 cities this summer, kicking off on Monday, June 12, in Quebec City, QC, at Videotron Centre, with stops across North America in Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Nashville and more before wrapping up on Wednesday, August... Read More

Bryan Adams Releases Re-Recordings Of Classic Hits

Bryan Adams Releases Re-Recordings Of Classic Hits
Photo Credit: Bryan Adams Las Vegas Residency At The Wynn Kicks Off Jan 25 Acclaimed GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Bryan Adams has released the 2LP version of Classic (Parts 1 & 2), a 2LP package featuring 14 classic re-recordings and an exclusive etching via BMG. Classic 2LP Vinyl Tracklisting  Side A 1. Summer of ‘69 2. (Everything I Do) I Do It For You 3. Run... Read More

Lee Aaron Elevates Her Game 

Lee Aaron Elevates Her Game 
By Roman Mitz Lee Aaron has a new album called “Elevate,” and the Merriam-Webster dictionary says that verb means “To raise in rank or status” or “To raise the spirits of.” Well, her new album certainly succeeds on both counts.  The award-winning songwriter, producer and Canadian vocalist blazed back onto the rock scene in 2016 (after a ten-year hiatus to... Read More

Grammy® Award-Winning Icon Shania Twain Releases New Single “Giddy Up!”

Grammy® Award-Winning Icon Shania Twain Releases New Single “Giddy Up!”
Photos by – Louie Banks Strutting into 2023, five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning legend and the best-selling female artist in country music history Shania Twain, shares a brand-new single entitled “Giddy Up!” today. Listen to “Giddy Up!” HERE and watch the video HERE. The track sets the stage for her eagerly awaited new album, Queen of Me, arriving on February 3, 2023. It notably stands out as her sixth original full-length offering,... Read More

Big Sugar Revisits Classic Release With New Tour And Band Lineup

Big Sugar Revisits Classic Release With New Tour And Band Lineup
By Keith Sharp Big Sugar’s Gordie Johnson isn’t prepared to idly sit back and play out a pandemic. Even during an enforced two-year layoff, he was releasing his GJ SoundShack video series and was even able to execute a One Man Big Sugar Show. So as soon as he was able to get back on the road, Johnson jumped at... Read More