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Mother Mother Release New Album Grief Chapter

Mother Mother Release New Album Grief Chapter
Canada’s biggest alt-rock export, Mother Mother have released their highly anticipated album Grief Chapter. The album marks a new era in the group’s constantly evolving story, kickstarted by an organic groundswell of young, passionate fans who have all found community in the band’s songs. Sonically, Grief Chapter’s twelve songs are some of Mother Mother’s most dynamic. Lead singer Ryan Guldemond says “We’ve been playing... 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

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

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

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

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

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

THE BEACHES SHARE EVERYTHING IS BORING (THE ACES REMIX)

THE BEACHES SHARE EVERYTHING IS BORING (THE ACES REMIX)
TORONTO, ON – May 26, 2023 – Last month, The Beaches teased their forthcoming new album, Blame My Ex (set for release on September 15 and available to pre-order here), by dropping the melodic ode-to-an-empty-feeling, Everything Is Boring. Now, the band returns with a new version of the lead single, freshly remixed by acclaimed alt-pop quartet, The Aces. Listen to Everything Is Boring (The Aces Remix) here.  With... 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

The Big Top returns to the banks of Quidi Vidi from June 14th-24th! St John’s NL and the Iceberg Alley Performance Tent – Music Festival 2023

The Big Top returns to the banks of Quidi Vidi from June 14th-24th! St John’s NL and the Iceberg Alley Performance Tent – Music Festival 2023
By Keith Sharp The region of Newfoundland/Labrador is known for its scenic beauty and its friendly people (see Come From Away)…but music events are not so much. But then Steeles Hotel chain President John Steele had this revelation when seeing a huge entertainment tent resurrected in London, England and felt the same concept would work back in his native St... 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

Triple Concert Chaos Under Control For 2023

Triple Concert Chaos Under Control For 2023
By Keith Sharp Understanding the chaos caused by the cancellation of one festival concert caused by the pandemic, you can imagine the effect of planning three festivals and having all three put on hold for the past two years. But that’s exactly what happened to the organizers of Dauphin’s Countryfest, Rockin The Fields Of Minnedosa and Thunder Bay’s Country In... Read More