By: Staff – Taking Back Sunday will be returning to the road this summer. Their national headlining tour will kick off on July 14th in New York City at Webster Hall, and conclude at Buffalo’s Waiting Room Summer Stage on August 19th. Direct support will be provided by Every Time I Die, Modern Chemistry and All Get Out splitting the opening slot. In addition, … Continue reading
Photos by: Mike Nguyen – Electronica singer-songwriter Alina Baraz, who released her debut EP, Urban Flora, on May 19th, 2015 via Ultra Records, performed at Velvet Underground in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Joey Diaz – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees ZZ Top, who released their newest album, La Futura, on September 10th, 2012 via American Recordings/Universal, performed at NRG Park in Houston, Texas last night during the 2017 Houston Rodeo.
Photos by: Adam Harrison & Lisa Mark – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – Pop-Punk mainstays Green Day ignited a revolution at the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton on March 20th. With a new tour, new album, and healthy frontman, the trio blazed through an enthralling 28-song set, including tracks from their new album, Revolution Radio (out Oct. 7th via Reprise). The … Continue reading
By: Staff – Arcade Fire, Chance the Rapper, Muse, Lorde, The Killers, Blink-182, and others will headline Lollapalooza 2017, which is set to take over Chicago’s Grant Park from August 3rd to 6th. Other notable artists include: Run the Jewels, Wiz Khalifa, Ryan Adams, Alt-J, Migos, Rae Sremmurd, Cage the Elephant, Tegan and Sara, Spoon, Big Sean, the Shins, Joey Bada$$, … Continue reading
By: Staff – FYF Fest has announced its 2017 lineup. Taking place July 21-23 at Exposition Park in downtown Los Angeles, the 14th annual FYF Fest expands to three days and feature headlining performances from Missy Elliott and Bjork on July 21st, Frank Ocean on July 22nd, and Nine Inch Nails on July 23rd, along with additional performances from A Tribe Called Quest, Erykah Badu, Iggy Pop, Solange, Run the … Continue reading
Photos by: Ciara Glagola – Los Angeles-based pop-punk band Hey Violet, who released their second EP, Brand New Moves, on August 16th, 2016 via Hi or Hey/5Mode/Capitol, which featured the singles “Brand New Moves”, and “Pure”, and which followed up their 2015 debut EP, I Can Feel It, performed at the Shelter in Detroit last night with … Continue reading
We’re giving away one (1) pair of tickets to see Minus The Bear in Toronto! Buy tickets here. Date(s): March 31st Venue: Opera House Openers: Beach Slang, Bayonne Restrictions: Must be 19+ to enter 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 … Continue reading
Photos by: Amanda Witt – The third and final day of Musink Festival 2017 took place at the OC Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa, California on March 19th with performances by acclaimed punk rock band Bad Religion, who released their 16th studio album, True North, on January 22nd, 2013, punk rock band Pennywise, who released their eleventh … Continue reading
Photos by: Angelo Marchini & Rick Clifford – Toronto ComiCon 2017 took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, ON from March 17-19 and featured an array of celebrity guests including WWE legend Mick Foley, David Mazouz (Gotham), Sean Pertwee (Gotham), Laurie Holden (The Walking Dead), Kevin Sussman (The Big Bang Theory), Brett Dalton (Agents of … Continue reading
Photos by: Amanda Witt – Day two of Musink Festival 2017 took place at the OC Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa, California last night (March 18th) with performances by Alt-Rock band The Used, who released their sixth album, Imaginary Enemy, on April 1st, 2014 via Hopeless Records, which followed up their 2012 album, Vulnerable, post-hardcore band Glassjaw, … Continue reading
Photos by: James Alvarez – Alt-Rock/Rap-Rock band 311, who is expected to release their new album, Mosaic, sometime in 2017, which will feature the single “Too Much to Think”, and follow up their 2014 album, Stereolithic, performed at House of Blues Anaheim in Anaheim, CA last night.
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Florida-based punk band Against Me, who released their newest album, Shape Shift With Me, on September 16th, 2016 via Treblesixth, which followed up their 2015 live album, 23 Live Sex Acts, and their 2014 studio album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues, which featured the singles “True Trans”, “Unconditional Love”, and “Osama bin Laden as the Crucified Christ”, … Continue reading
Photos by: Shahnoor Ijaz – German folktronica duo Milky Chance, who released their second album, Blossom, on March 17th, 2017 via Ignition, which featured the singles “Cocoon”, “Doing Good”, and “Ego”, and which followed up their 2013 debut album, Sadnecessary, which charted at 17 on the Billboard 200 chart, and featured the singles “Stolen Dance”, “Down by the River”, and “Flashed Junk Mind”, performed at Lee’s … Continue reading
Photos by: Amanda Witt – Day one of Musink Festival 2017 took place at the OC Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa, California on March 17th with performances by iconic punk rock band NOFX, who released their thirteenth album, First Ditch Effort, on October 7th, 2016 via Fat Wreck Chords, which featured the singles “Six Years … Continue reading
Photos by: Anton Mak – UK folk-rock band The Staves, which consists of Emily, Jessica, and Camilla Staveley-Taylor, and who released their third album, If I Was, on March 23rd, 2015, which followed up their 2012 album, Dead & Born & Grown, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with New York City-based folk-rock singer-songwriter Mikaela Davis, who … Continue reading