By: Staff – Critically acclaimed synthpop band Metric will release their seventh full-length studio album on September 21st via MMI/Crystal Math Music. In anticipation of the forthcoming record, you can watch the video for the album track “Dark Saturday” below, and pre-order the album at https://ilovemetricstore.com/. “This is our seventh album as a band,” says frontwoman Emily Haines, “and we wanted … Continue reading
Photos by: Katrina Lat – R&B/Hip-Hop/Soul artist Janelle Monae, who released her third album, Dirty Computer, on April 27th, 2018 via Wondaland/Bad Boy/Atlantic, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (July 16th).
Photos by: Daniel Hager – Post-Hardcore band Glassjaw, who released their third album, Material Control, on December 1st, 2017 via Century Media, which featured the singles “Shira”, and “Golgotha”, and which served as their first full-length album in 15 years, performed at the Showbox in Seattle last night (July 15th) with New York City-based post-hardcore band Quicksand, who released … Continue reading
Photos by: Brendan Albert – Grammy-winning alt-rock band Weezer, who released their eleventh album, Pacific Daydream, on October 27th, 2017 via Atlantic, which featured the singles “Feels Like Summer”, and “Happy Hour”, performed at Budweiser Stage in Toronto last night (July 14th) with alternative rock band Pixies, who released their sixth album, Head Carrier, on September 30th, 2016 via PIAS, which … Continue reading
Photos by: Nicole De Khors – Country Music group Zac Brown Band, who released their fifth album, Welcome Home, on May 12th, 2017 via Elektra, performed at Rogers Centre in Toronto last night (July 13th).
By: Staff – Today, up-and-coming pop artist Chersea released her new music video for, “Murphy’s Law”, which you can watch exclusively on Aesthetic Magazine below. Surrounded by a myriad of instruments, Chersea uses her loop-stations to create ethereal walls of frequencies; all driven by her powerful voice and poetic lyrics, she’s able to conjure a sound … Continue reading
Photos by: Brendan Albert – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – Foo Fighters brought their rock and roll circus to Toronto’s Rogers Centre last night in support of their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold (out now via RCA/Roswell). “You’re all here because you love rock and roll”, said frontman Dave Grohl early on in the 23-song set that included … Continue reading
Photos by: Brandon Newfield – Pop-Rock artist Charlie Puth, who released his second album, Voicenotes, on May 11th, 2018 via Atlantic, performed at Budweiser Stage in Toronto on July 11th.
By: Staff – The party is about to get lit as THE 2018 IHEARTRADIO MMVAS announced its first round of performers. Canada’s iconic music awards show welcomes back to the stage 2017 MMVA co-host Alessia Cara, and features first-time MMVA performances from Halsey, and Marshmello ft. Anne-Marie. The IHEARTRADIO MMVAs returns Sunday, August 26 at 9 p.m, … Continue reading
By: Allison Kugel– Rob Reiner may have entered show business as an industry legacy, following in the footsteps of his famous father, legendary comedic writer and performer, Carl Reiner. But he quickly paved his own path with an artistic and social point of view all his own. After paying his dues with bit parts and … Continue reading
By: Staff – For his new album, polymath emcee Shad has vibrantly imagined and created an entirely new world. A Short Story About A War will be released on October 26th via Secret City Records. This concept album holds a mirror to our world – a provocative story told through disarmingly catchy songs that weaves through issues of migration, environment, … Continue reading
By: Staff – Twenty One Pilots have shared two new tracks – “Jumpsuit” & “Nico And The Niners” – which you can stream below. Both tracks will appear on the band’s anticipated new studio album. Trench – which follows the GRAMMY Award-winning duo’s 2015 LP, Blurryface, and will arrive everywhere October 5th via Fueled By Ramen. Twenty One … Continue reading
By: Staff – Thrice has announced a September 14th release date for their new album Palms. The album is the first Epitaph release for Thrice, who are widely regarded as one of the most innovative rock bands of their generation. Co-produced by Thrice and Eric Palmquist and mixed by John Congleton, Palms encompasses everything from viscerally charged post-hardcore … Continue reading
By: Staff – Good Charlotte today announced a massive North American Tour in support of their forthcoming seventh studio album, Generation Rx. The tour will kick off on October 12, 2018 in Mexico City, and wrap on November 24, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. Fan club pre-sale tickets will be available beginning July 10, 2018 at 10:00am … Continue reading
By: Gilles LeBlanc – Six full years after their last visit to Fallsview Casino’s cozy Avalon Ballroom Theatre, recently reunited country band Sugarland returned to Niagara Falls for their “Still the Same” comeback tour. Powerhouse singer Jennifer Nettles and bearded guitar/mandolin virtuoso Kristian Bush have arguably outgrown the 1,500 seat venue; whether it was a … Continue reading
Photos by: Lisa Mark – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – Acclaimed folk-pop singer-songwriter Beck brought his ongoing tour in support of his 13thalbum, Colors, to Toronto’s Budweiser Stage last night (July 8th) and the performance can best be described as “wow”. Throughout a 24-song set, Beck took fans on a kaleidoscoptic journey of a variety of genres, including: acoustic folk … Continue reading
Photos by: Joanna Glezakos – Indie Rock artist Anthony Green, who released his newest solo album, Would You Still Be In Love, on June 1st, 2018 via Memory Music, performed at the Mod Club in Toronto last night (July 6th).
By: Staff – Today, Los Angeles-based band Karmic release their new music video for, “Warriors”, which you can watch exclusively on Aesthetic Magazine below. The electric-pop band comprised of vocalists Laura Baruch and Kylee Katch, featuring multi-instrumentalists and producers Samuel Murphy and Peter Kastner are known for bending sounds and toeing the genre lines, and … Continue reading
Photos by: Anton Mak – Toronto-based hip-hop artist Tory Lanez, who released his second album, Memories Don’t Die, on March 2nd, 2018 via Interscope, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (July 5th).
By: Staff – Following public allegations recently made via social media from a former Wavelength Music employee that current Artistic Director, Jonathan Bunce – better known to the Toronto music community as Jonny Dovercourt – created a hostile work environment during their time with the organization, the Wavelength Music Board of Directors will be launching an independent third party inquiry … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Harris – Iceland-based indie rock band Kaleo, who released their second album, A/B, on June 10th, 2016 via Elektra, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (July 3rd).
By: Jessica Nakamoto – As evidenced by his latest musical compilation, it’s clear that with Dominic Harrison at the artistic helm, an introductory hello can just as synonymously be linked to a parting farewell. In fact, this is so much the case that the very first track on Yungblud’s debut album, 21st Century Liability (out … Continue reading
Photos by: Kevin Mazur – Last night GRAMMY-winning, alternative rock pioneers, The Smashing Pumpkins performed at an intimate 1979 House Party in Studio City, CA for fans flown in from around the country. Inspired by their iconic “1979” music video the event took place at a secret residential location ahead of their upcoming Shiny And Oh So … Continue reading
Photos by: Timothy Nguyen – Alt-Rock band Collective Soul, who released their newest album, See What You Started by Continuing, on October 2nd, 2015 via Vanguard, performed at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver last night (June 28th).