Photos by: Timothy Boyer – Las Vegas-based pop-punk trio Panic! At The Disco, who released their fifth album, Death of a Bachelor, on January 15th, 2016 via DCD2/Fueled By Ramen, which followed up their 2013 album, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!, performed at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT last night with New York City-based indie pop band Misterwives, … Continue reading
Photos by: Jennifer Boris – Country Music singer-songwriter Thomas Rhett, who released his second album, Tangled Up, on September 25th, 2015 via Valory, which featured the singles “Crash and Burn”, “Die a Happy Man”, “T-Shirt”, “Vacation”, and “Star of the Show”, and which followed up his 2013 debut album, It Goes Like This, performed at the Dow Event Center in Saginaw, Michigan last … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Hotston – UK Acoustic Folk singer-songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich, who released his second album, After the Rain, on August 19th, 2016 via Dirty Hit, which followed up his 2012 EP, In the Open, performed at the Mod Club in Toronto last night with indie rock singer-songwriter Brolly, whose influences range from Bon Iver, Coldplay and Sigur Ros, and singer-songwriter Megan Bonnell, who … Continue reading
Photos by: Danny DeRusso – California-based indie rock band Young The Giant, who released their third album, Home of the Strange, on August 12th, 2016 which followed up their 2014 album, Mind over Matter, and which featured the singles “Amerika”, “Something to Believe In”, and “Silvertongue”, performed at the Palace Theatre in Albany, New York last night with New York … Continue reading
Photos by: Gunnar Mallon – Punk Rock supergroup Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, who released their newest album, Are We Not Men? We Are Diva!, on May 13th, 2014 via Fat Wreck Chords, performed at the O2 Ritz Manchester in Manchester, UK last night with Wisconsin-based pop-punk band Masked Intruder, who released their newest EP, Love and Other Crimes, in … Continue reading
Photos by: Brigid Gallagher – Acclaimed Chicago-based alt-rock band Wilco, who released their tenth album, Schmilco, on September 9th, 2016 via dBpm, which featured the singles “Locator”, and “If I Ever Was a Child”, performed at the Chicago Theatre in Chicago last night.
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Finnish heavy metal band Lordi, who released their eighth album, Monstereophonic (Theaterror vs. Demonarchy), on September 16th, 2016 via AFM Records, which featured the single “Hug You Hardcore”, and which followed up their 2014 album, Scare Force One, performed at the Opera House in Toronto last night with Montreal-based death metal band Bookakee, … Continue reading
Photos by: Alx Bear – Alternative/Indie singer-songwriter Allan Rayman, who released his newest album, Roadhouse 01, on February 24th, 2017 via Universal, performed at Berlin NYC in New York City last night!
Photos by: Meghan Lee – Dana Point, California-based Psychedelic rock band The Growlers, who released their fifth album, City Club, on September 30th, 2016 via Cult Records, which was co-produced by The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas, and which followed up their 2014 album, Chinese Fountain, performed at the Valley Bar in Phoenix last night with Seattle-based punk rock band Tacocat, … Continue reading
By: Staff – Amnesia Rockfest has unveiled the complete lineup for its 12th edition to be held June 22-25 in Montebello, QC. Previously announced headliner Rammstein will be presenting their brand new show, a Canadian exclusive and a North-American premiere. Other headliners include California’s Queens of the Stone Age in their first North American performance in three years, Iggy Pop – the Godfather of punk and a true living legend … Continue reading
By: Staff – With praise still reverberating from December’s unveiling of “Governed By Contagions,” At The Drive-In has issued another clarion call from its first album in 17 years: “Incurably Innocent” is the second track to be released in advance of that record, titled in • ter a • li • a, now available for pre-order and confirmed for … Continue reading
By: Staff – Ottawa Bluesfest has announced the initial line-up for their 2017 festival. Headlining the festival will be Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Muse, and Pink. Other notable artists include: LCD Soundsystem, Flume, Toby Keith, 50 Cent, Jake Owen, Justin Moore, Fetty Wap, Gary Clark Jr, The Shins, Tegan And Sara, Sam Roberts Band, Phantogram, Death From Above … Continue reading
Photos by: Kevin Tosh – UK indie rock band Los Campesinos, who will release their sixth album, Sick Scenes, on February 24th via Wichita Recordings, which was produced by John Goodmanson (Bikini Kill, Death Cab for Cutie, Sleater-Kinney) and the band’s guitarist Tom Campesinos, performed at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle last night with New York City-based electropop band Crying, who released … Continue reading
By: Staff – Ride today unveil ‘Charm Assault’, their first new music in 20 years. Produced by legendary DJ, producer and remixer Erol Alkan, “Charm Assault” sees Ride on classic form as driving drums, and chiming guitar lines underpin Andy Bell’s unmistakable vocals on this urgent and vital opening salvo from their eagerly anticipated forthcoming album. The album, … Continue reading
By: Lucy Sky – No one really knows how long their careers are going to last, and when you hit any significant milestone, it can make it all worth it. For Switchfoot, their musical venture is hitting a 10-album mark with Where The Light Shines Through, and they’re humbled by the fact that they’re still able to call music … Continue reading
Photos by: Gunnar Mallon – Indie Rock band Band of Horses, who released their fifth album, Why Are You OK, on June 10th, 2016 via Interscope, which featured the singles “Casual Party”, “In A Drawer”, and “Solemn Oath”, performed at the O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds, UK last night with alternative country singer-songwriter Israel Nash, who released a three-song collaborative EP … Continue reading
We’re giving away two (2) GA tickets to The Flaming Lips in Toronto! Buy tickets here. Date: March 13 – 7pm Venue: Rebel 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 The Flaming Lips in #Toronto! | Follow @Aesthetic_Mag + RT … Continue reading
Photos by: Sabrina Ramdoyal – Heavy metal band Trivium, who released their seventh album, Silence in the Snow, on October 2nd, 2015 via Roadrunner, which featured the singles “Silence in the Snow”, “Blind Leading the Blind”, “Until the World Goes Cold”, and “Dead and Gone”, and which followed up their 2013 album, Vengeance Falls, which served as the second and final album to … Continue reading
Photos by: Isaac Wray – Dutch EDM DJ/Producer Bingo Players, who is best known for his hit songs “Cry (Just a Little)”, which was a Top 40 hit in the Netherlands, Belgium, and United Kingdom, and “Rattle”, performed at Celebrities Nightclub in Vancouver last night.
Photos by: Andrew Hartl – Horror punk artist Wednesday 13, who released his sixth album, Monsters of the Universe: Come Out and Plague, on January 12th, 2015, performed at the Rockpile West in Toronto last night.