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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

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

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

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

Fefe Dobson Announces the Shut Up And Kiss Me Fall Tour

Fefe Dobson Announces the Shut Up And Kiss Me Fall Tour
This fall, multi-platinum artist Fefe Dobson will be taking her live show on the road across Canada with stops in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Saskatoon and so much more.  Fefe has steadily been releasing new music including singles “FCKN IN LOVE” “Recharge My Heart,” and last month she released her punchy new single “HUNGOVER,” which will all appear on her upcoming album EMOTION SICKNESS due... Read More