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

Triumph’s Rik Emmett Lays His Legacy On The Line With Autobiography

Triumph’s Rik Emmett Lays His Legacy On The Line With Autobiography
Photo: Jeanine Leech Triumph fans will recognize Rik Emmett as the spandex-wearing guitar virtuoso who wrote and sang some of the Toronto-based trio’s biggest hits, “Lay It On The Line, “Magic Power” and “Hold On”. Yet, as detailed in is autobiography titled ‘Lay It On The Line (ECW Press), Emmett’s career in Triumph represents only part of his illustrious career... 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

Andre Pettipas And The Giants Push Their Grease Coast Rock Brand

Andre Pettipas And The Giants Push Their Grease Coast Rock Brand
By Keith Sharp Grease Coast Rock is a term coined by Antigonish area quartet Andre Pettipas & The Giants who have just released their third studio album, ‘Under Control’ before hitting local Maritime venues to promote the release. Vocalist/Guitarist Andre Pettipas, bassist (and brother) Travis Pettipas, drummer Mark Cosh and guitarist John MacDonald are currently touring in support of the... 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

Jess Moskaluke – Holiday Heartbreaker   

Jess Moskaluke – Holiday Heartbreaker   
‘Tis the season. While it’s a little early, Jess Moskaluke already has visions of sugar plums dancing in her head as the dates for her “Winter Wonderland” tour have been scheduled, and she’s dropped an early Christmas present in the form of her new record “Heartbreaker”.  The album contains her latest three singles and is rounded out by a handful... 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

Maritime Artists Pay Musical Tribute To Bruce Guthro

Maritime Artists Pay Musical Tribute To Bruce Guthro
A who’s who of Maritime musicians assembled on Thursday September 14th at Sydney Nova Scotia’s Centre 2000 to pay tribute to Bruce Guthro who passed away on Wednesday September 5th in Halifax. A private funeral service was staged earlier in the day at St Joseph’s Church in North Sydney.  Local comedienne Bette MacDonald and comedic husband Maynard Morrison hosted a... Read More

The Glorious Sons – Glory Days  

The Glorious Sons – Glory Days  
“Glory” is the 4th studio album from Kingston’s The Glorious Sons, co-produced by long-time collaborator Frederik Thaae. The album, which was recorded over a two-year period, is the band’s most intimate effort to date, yet it still blazes with outsized melodies that their fan base has come to love since their inception in 2011. Founded by guitarist Jay Emmons and... 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

Urban’s Fan Interaction Highlight of Calgary Country Thunder

Urban’s Fan Interaction Highlight of Calgary Country Thunder
Country Thunder Alberta 2023 was a huge success this year, the line ups for all three days on the main stage were absolutely incredible. Even when there was no artist on stage, they had music playing through the speakers to keep the crowd entertained and there was non-stop cheering and dancing especially when they played “Sweet Caroline”. 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

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

The Kings Are Out To Prove There Is More To Their Legacy Than Just One Monster Hit

The Kings Are Out To Prove There Is More To Their Legacy Than Just One Monster Hit
Classic rock music fans will wonder out loud if they have blundered into some kind of `Back To The Future’ time warp when they notice a double bill of The Kings co-featured in a series of Ontario-based concerts in late September alongside stalwarts Honeymoon Suite. The Kings have just released their first new studio album, `The Longest Story Ever Told’... 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