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 – UK metalcore band Architects, who released their newest album, Holy Hell, on November 9th, 2018 via Epitaph, which featured the singles “Doomsday”, “Hereafter”, “Royal Beggars”, and “Modern Misery”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (May 23rd) with Australian deathcore band Thy Art Is Murder, who will release their new album, Human … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Pop-Rock singer-songwriter Steven Page, who is best known as a founding member of JUNO Award-winning, and GRAMMY-nominated band Barenaked Ladies, and who released his newest solo album, Discipline: Heal Thyself, Pt. II, on September 14th, 2018, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (May 4th).
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Toronto-based electropop band Metric, who released their newest album, Art of Doubt, on September 21st, 2018 via Metric Music International, which featured the singles “Dark Saturday”, “Dressed to Suppress”, “Now or Never Now”, “Love You Back”, and “Risk”, performed at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto last night (Apr. 26th) with Toronto-based indie rock band July Talk, who … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Canadian indie rock band Wintersleep, who released their newest album, In the Land Of, on March 29, 2019, which featured the single “Beneficiary”, and which followed up their 2016 album, The Great Detachment, which was a shortlisted 2017 Juno Award finalist for Adult Alternative Album of the Year, performed at the Danforth Music … Continue reading
Photos by: Tyler Roberts – Metalcore band Hatebreed, who released their seventh album, The Concrete Confessional, on May 13th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (April 8th).