By: Curtis Sindrey – With over 14 million albums sold, multiple JUNO Awards and Grammy nominations, world-renowned rockers, Barenaked Ladies are back with their fifteenth studio album, Fake Nudes, which is set for release on November 17th via Warner Music Canada. The new album features fourteen freshly minted tracks including catchy lead single ”Bringing it Home”, and finds the long-standing … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Review by: Adam Harrison – Toronto’s Opera House was rick-rolled last night as 80s British pop star Rick Astley continued his world tour in support of his newest album, 50, appropriately named after his age at release in 2016. Astley should write a book about his diet or Pilates routine because he looks … Continue reading
We invited our team of contributors to share some of their favourite concerts of 2017. Many identify with their top picks on a personal level where a concert was the highlight of their year. For some, their list represents a culmination of 2017’s hard work; and others select clear stand-outs amidst the transforming process of discovering … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – Hard Rock royalty Queens of the Stone Age brought their “Villains World Tour” to Budweiser Stage in Toronto last night in what was their biggest North American show to date to play a no-nonsense 21-song set that prominently featured tracks from their new Mark Ronson-produced album, Villians. “Toronto, … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Calgary-based post-punk band Preoccupations, who released their self-titled second album, on September 16th, 2016 via Jagjaguwar, which serves as their first release since they changed their name from Viet Cong, and which featured the singles “Anxiety”, “Degraded”, and “Memory”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with alt-rock band Methyl Ethel, who released … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Canadian rock singer-songwriter Matthew Good, who released his eighth solo album, Something Like A Storm, on October 20th, 2017 via Warner Music Canada, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (March 13th).
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Alternative Rock band Switchfoot, who released their newest album, Native Tongue, on January 18th, 2019 via Fantasy, which featured the singles “Native Tongue”, “Voices”, “All I Need”, and “Let It Happen”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Feb. 28th) with indie rock trio Colony House, who released their second album, Only … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Industrial Rock band Ministry, who released their fourteenth album, AmeriKKKant, on March 9th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (Dec. 2nd).
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Death Metal band Behemoth, who released their eleventh album, I Loved You at Your Darkest, on October 5th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Nov. 6th).
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Toronto-based electronica duo USS, who released their new album, New World Alphabet, on January 13th, 2017, which featured the singles “Work Shoes”, and “Who’s With Me”, and which followed up their 2014 album, Advanced Basics, performed at Rebel on October 28th, 2018 with Toronto-based surf rock quartet The Elwins, who released their third album, Beauty Community, on October … Continue reading