Photos by: Adam Pulicicchio – Heavy metal band Korn, who will release their twelfth album, The Serenity of Suffering, on October 21st via Roadrunner, which was produced by Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Deftones, Rush), performed at the Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto on August 23rd with heavy metal artist Rob Zombie, who released his sixth album, The Electric Warlock … Continue reading
We’re giving away two (2) GA tickets to Keys N Krates in Toronto! Buy tickets here. Date: August 28th Featuring: Keys N Krates, Mannie Fresh, Lunice, ARAABMUZIK, River Tiber, + more You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet the following message: Contest: (19+) Win 2 tickets to Keys N Krates … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Day two of Camp Wavelength 2016 on Toronto Island on August 20th featured performances by Ohio-based indie rock band Cloud Nothings, who released their fourth album, Here and Nowhere Else, on April 1st, 2014 via Carpark Records/Wichita Recordings, which was was produced and mixed by John Congleton (St. Vincent, Modest Mouse, R. Kelly, David Byrne), Toronto-based punk surf-industrial-gaze … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Day three of Camp Wavelength 2016 on Toronto Island on August 21st featured performances by Vancouver-based synthpop quintet Young Galaxy, who released their fifth album, Falsework, on October 30th, 2015 via Paper Bag Records, which followed up their Polaris Music Prize short-listed album, Ultramarine, which was produced by Dan Lissvik (Studio, Atelje, Taken By Trees, Lake Heartbeat), and who commissioned Scotiabank Giller Prize winning … Continue reading
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – Day two of Riverfest Elora 2016 on August 20th featured performances by Canadian alt rock singer-songwriter Matthew Good, who released his seventh solo album, Chaotic Neutral, on September 25th, 2015 via Warner Music Canada, which features the single “All You Sons And Daughters”, and which follows up his 2013 album, Arrows of Desire, NYC-based ska band … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Day one of Camp Wavelength 2016 on Toronto Island on August 19th featured performances by electronic rock band Operators, which features Wolf Parade/Handsome Furs/Divine Fits member Dan Boeckner, and who released their debut album, Blue Wave, on April 1st, 2016 via Last Gang Records, which followed up their 2014 EP, EP1, Montreal-based band Jef Elise Barbara’s Black Space, Toronto-based “Electro-organic dream … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Pop-punk kings Blink-182 returned to the Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto last night on the heels of their new studio album, California, their first LP without founding member Tom Delonge. If you were expecting juvenile back-and-forth banter between vocalist/bassist Mark Hoppus and new member, vocalist/guitarist Matt Skiba, similar to the trio’s 2000 live album, … Continue reading
Photos by: Stephan Ordonez – Pop-Punk band Blink-182, who released their seventh album, California, on July 1st, 2016 via BMG, which serves as their first album to feature vocalist/guitarist Matt Skiba, who replaced former member Tom DeLonge, performed at the Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto last night. Check out our review here.
Photos by: Joshua Qubti-Andrews – New York City-based hip-hop artist Fat Joe, who released his newest single, “Cookin”, on August 3rd, 2016, which followed up his platinum-selling single “All The Way Up”, which serves as Fat Joe’s first top 40 hit since his 2007’s “I Won’t Tell”, performed at the Cabana Pool Bar in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Natasha Priya – Indie rock band Band Of Horses, who released their fifth album, Why Are You OK, on June 10th, 2016 via Interscope, performed at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver last night.
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – Day one of Riverfest Elora 2016 on August 19th featured performances by Juno Award-nominated indie rock-ska-folk band Walk Off The Earth, who released their new album, Sing It All Away, on June 16th, 2015, which follows up their 2013 album, R.E.V.O., Toronto-based alt-rock band Dilly Dally, Vancouver-based synthpop band Dear Rouge, who released their third album, Back To Gold, on … Continue reading
Photos by: Brandon Newfield – The 2016 Mad Decent Block Party took over Fort York in Toronto last night with performances by DJ/Producer and Mad Decent founder Diplo, house music DJ/Producer Marshmello, who has remixed songs by artists like Calvin Harris, Zedd, Ariana Grande, Avicii, Justin Bieber, Adele, and Duke Dumont, EDM group NGHTMRE X Slander, DJ/Producer Grandtheft, Chicago-based electro house … Continue reading
By: Staff – The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) is voicing its concern over a decision to not allow photographers representing independent news outlets access to the final concert of Canada’s iconic Canadian rock group The Tragically Hip taking place later today in Kingston, Ontario. Instead, organizers are offering handout images from the tour photographer. NPAC is lobbying for at … Continue reading
Photos by: Timothy Nguyen – Extreme metal band Skeletonwitch, who released their fifth album, Serpents Unleashed, on October 29th, 2013, performed at the Rickshaw Theatre in Vancouver last night with death metal band Nylithia, who released their newest album, Hyperthrash, on November 21st, 2015, progressive metal band Skull Vultures, who released a self-titled seven inch on June 6th, 2014, thrash … Continue reading
Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Los Angeles-based indie pop duo Best Coast, who released their third album, California Nights, on May 1st, 2015 via Harvest, which followed up their 2012 album, The Only Place, which was produced by Jon Brion (Aimee Mann, Fiona Apple, Kanye West), performed at the Ravinia Pavilion in Highland Park, Illinois.
By: Staff – Metallica will release their eleventh studio album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, on November 18th, via Blackened Recordings. The 2 CD / 2 vinyl set is the Grammy Awardowinning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee’s first studio album since 2008’s multi-platinum Death Magnetic. Hardwired…To Self-Destruct is available for pre-order at www.Metallica.com starting today in various configurations including: CD, Vinyl, Digital, Deluxe, … Continue reading
Photos by: Jon Wishart – Heavy metal band Sevendust, who released their tenth album, Kill The Flaw, on October 2nd, 2015 via Asylum, which featured the singles “Thank You”, “Death Dance”, performed at the Opera House in Toronto on August 17th with hard rock band Crobot, who will release their second album, Welcome to Fat City, on September 23rd, and hard rock … Continue reading
By: Staff – Rifflandia is back with four nights of great music from the likes of Jurassic 5, Michael Franti, Wolf Parade, X Ambassadors, Charles Bradley, De La Soul, Band Of Skulls, Coleman Hell, and more! With the addition of BreakoutWest last year, Rifflandia grew to over 20 venues and 150 performances over four days and four … Continue reading
By: Lucy Sky – T he 1960’s was the golden age of mainstream rock and roll, and with the rise of legendary bands like The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones, retired Capitol Records executive Paul White was at the centre of a cultural revolution. August 17th marked the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ final Toronto concert, which … Continue reading
Photos by: Mike Fowler – Toronto-based indie rock band July Talk, who will release their second album, Touch, on September 9th via Sleepless Records, which will feature the single “Push + Pull”, and which will follow up their 2012 self-titled debut album, performed at the 102.1 The Edge studio in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Orest Dorosh – Supergroup Case/Lang/Veirs, which consists of JUNO Award, and GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter k.d. lang, Neko Case (The New Pornographers), and Laura Veirs, and who released their self-titled debut album on June 17th, 2016 via ANTI-, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with UK folk-rock singer-songwriter Ciaran Lavery, who released his newest EP, Kosher, on June … Continue reading