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Review: “Bohemian Rhapsody: The Queen Exhibition” is a Must-See for Any Queen Fan

By: Gilles LeBlanc –  Political democracy is arguably at a low point in human history. The music monarchy brand that is Queen on the other hand may be the strongest it has ever been despite frontman extraordinaire Freddie Mercury being gone for close to thirty years. Brian May and Roger Taylor haven’t lost their performing … Continue reading

Concert Review: Sugarland @ Fallsview Casino

By: Gilles LeBlanc –  Six full years after their last visit to Fallsview Casino’s cozy Avalon Ballroom Theatre, recently reunited country band Sugarland returned to Niagara Falls for their “Still the Same” comeback tour. Powerhouse singer Jennifer Nettles and bearded guitar/mandolin virtuoso Kristian Bush have arguably outgrown the 1,500 seat venue; whether it was a … Continue reading

Review: The Longshot @ Horseshoe Tavern

By: Gilles LeBlanc –  Billie Joe Armstrong has been punk’s poster boy for the past 25 years. He’s also been unfairly accused of being a sellout for just as long. How many rockstars can boast about having multiple Grammy AND Tony Awards to their name, not to mention a version of the Rock Band video game? … Continue reading

Former Beatle Ringo Starr Previews Summer Tour at Casino Rama

By: Gilles LeBlanc (@ROCKthusiast) – When you’re Ringo Starr and you’re about to celebrate your 74th birthday, what do you do? Apparently the secret to a happy life and long career is to continue doing what you love, as often as possible. For the former Beatle, that means kicking off a 40-date tour with the latest … Continue reading

102.1 the Edge Announces Edgefest 2013 Line-Up, But Some Fans Aren’t Happy

By: Curtis Sindrey – The announcement was made this morning on The Dean Blundell show, and Mumford and Sons will head–. No, that’s not right. The Lumineers, Mumford stand-ins, are headlining. The festival, which will take place on July 31st at Downsview Park, took a folk-rock approach this year, which has been criticized by some fans due to … Continue reading

Jack White at Sony Centre in Toronto (10/3–10/4)

By: Gilles LeBlanc (Originally Published by Music Emissions) – I have been waiting the better part of seven months for the Blunderbuss Express to pass through Toronto, a city White has professed his affection for on more than one occasion, and not in the usual concert context. In that time, he has helped his crew, which if … Continue reading

Concert Reviews

The Reverend Horton Heat, Nekromantix, The Brains @ The Hoxton Dallas-based psychobilly trio The Reverend Horton Heat performed at The Hoxton in Toronto with Danish-American psychobilly trio Nekromantix, and Montreal-based psychobilly quartet The Brains. Full story Steve Danyleyko | January 21, 2013 ______________________________________________________________________________________ Neutral Milk Hotel, Elf Power @ Kool Haus Ruston, Louisiana/Athens, Georgia-based lo-fi psychedelic folk quartet Neutral Milk … Continue reading