Photos by: Francesca Ludikar – Post-Hardcore band Sleeping With Sirens, who released their fifth album, Gossip, on September 22nd via Warner Bros., which featured the singles “Legends”, “Empire to Ashes”, and “Cheers”, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night (Jan. 26th).
We invited our team of contributors to share some of their favourite concert photos of 2017. Many identify with their top picks on a personal level where the gig 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 … 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: Francesca Ludikar – Canadian R&B artist The Weeknd, who released his third album, Starboy, on November 25th, 2016 via XO/Republic, performed at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto last night (Sept. 9th) during his ongoing Starboy: Legend Of The Fall 2017 World Tour.
By: Curtis Sindrey – Fresh on the heels of their harmony-rich roots-rock self-titled EP, Johnson Crook is back with the release of their debut full-length record, aptly titled, The Album. Released on August 4th via Coalition Music, the album encapsulates a whirlwind initial two years of live gigs and recording sessions that began almost immediately after the … Continue reading
Photos by: Francesca Ludikar – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – Gorillaz made a triumphant return to Toronto’s Air Canada Centre last night for their first Canadian show in seven years. Touring in support of their new album, Humanz (out April 28th via Warner Bros.), masterminds Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett brilliantly brought the vibrant new LP to … Continue reading
Photos by: Francesca Ludikar – Juno Award-winning punk rock quartet Billy Talent, who released their fifth album, Afraid of Heights, on July 29th, 2016 via Warner Music Canada, which followed up their 2012 album, Dead Silence, performed at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton last night with Toronto-based hard rock band Danko Jones, who released their new album, Wild Cat, on March … Continue reading
By: Lucy Sky – While many fans remember her from her teenage pop career back in the early 2000’s, Skye Sweetnam has since become the lead singer Hamilton-based alt-metal band Sumo Cyco, under the stage name Sever. Sumo Cyco released their second album, Opus Mar, on March 31st via Radio Ghost Music, which they independently crowdfunded … Continue reading
Photos by: Francesca Ludikar – Pop/R&B singer-songwriter JoJo, who released her third album, Mad Love, on October 14th, 2016 via Atlantic, which featured the single “Fuck Apologies”, and guest appearances by Alessia Cara, Wiz Khalifa, and Remy Ma, performed at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night during her ongoing “Mad Love Tour” with Los Angeles-based folk … Continue reading
Photos by: Francesca Ludikar – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – In what was their biggest Toronto show to date, UK metalcore exports Bring Me The Horizon brought their ongoing “American Nightmare Tour” to the Ricoh Coliseum last night. “S.P.I.R.I.T., Spirit, let’s hear it!”, yelled frontman Oliver Sykes during set opener “Happy Song”, which turned the venue into an impromptu pep rally, complete … Continue reading