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Festival Recap: Pouzza Fest 2014 – The Hold Steady, Laura Stevenson, + More!

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – This past weekend, Montreal gave some of it’s best clubs over to the almighty punk rock fest Pouzza for the fourth year running. Strong rain fall started the weekend on the wet side, but that didn’t kill the spirit of all the punks and punk-on-lookers who take it all in and moshed through the misery of soggy socks. … Continue reading

Concert Review: Death, ARSON @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – On March 21st, recently resurrected ‘70s Detroit punk band, Death, conquered the Phoenix Concert Theatre for their first ever Toronto show. Though the doors opened at 8:00pm, the opening act, Toronto’s ARSON, didn’t take to the stage until 11:00pm. After powering through the first half of their 30-minute set, lead singer, Rude … Continue reading

Concert Review: Gino Washington @ The Horseshoe Tavern

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – On January 11th, a confusing and complicated selection of acts took over The Horseshoe Tavern to welcome Detroit R&B legend, Gino Washington. Toronto’s Pins and Needles kicked the night off. The young five piece all girl band serenaded the small audience with their indie-stylized rock n’ roll. At first glance it appeared that these girls met … Continue reading

Concert Review + Photos: The Kills, U.S. Girls @ The Danforth Music Hall

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – On Wednesday night, The Kills destroyed the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, while giving all aspiring rock stars a whole new level of awesome to try to achieve. Toronto based U.S. Girls began the evening. Vocalist, Meghan Remy’s high-pitched voice and distortion made the lyrics almost impossible to understand. Though the band … Continue reading

Concert Review: Mazzy Star @ The Danforth Music Hall

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – On Saturday night, ‘90s alt rock loving patrons of Toronto made their way to the Danforth Music Hall for an early Mazzy Star show. As the lights went down, candles lit a purple stage and a projection of a crescent moon rising, which turned full then set, which was looped in the … Continue reading

Concert Review + Photos: GWAR @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – Metal beasts GWAR took over Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre on Tuesday night, who filled the venue with blood and spared no one. Opening band, Iron Reagan, are a hardcore punk metal band who openly admitted on stage that they were brought on tour because GWAR thought they are fun to drink with. This loud and heavy group of men … Continue reading

Concert Review: King Khan and the Shrines, Hell Shovel, Wish @ The Horseshoe Tavern

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – The weekend preceding Halloween, King Khan and the Shrines helped Toronto get into the festive spirit with his funk-jungle-rock performance at The Horseshoe that left everyone happy and bouncy. The night began with the band, Wish, a collection of four members who decided on that name because of its infinite number of search … Continue reading

Concert Review: BURGERAMA Caravan Of Stars Tour @ Lee’s Palace

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – The Burgerama Caravan pulled into Lee’s Palace in Toronto on Tuesday night to host an evening of some of underground rock’s best bands. The caravan Burger Records organized is currently on tour across North America featuring bands, The Growlers, Pangea, Cosmonauts and Gap Dream, all of which are on the Burger Records label. Local pop-folk-punk band, … Continue reading

Concert Review + Photos: Wavves, King Tuff, Jacuzzi Boys @ The Opera House

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – As September wraps up, The Opera House in Toronto hosted Wavves, King Tuff, and Jacuzzi Boys last night for a chaotically fun show. The last weekend of September ended with a band for those in Toronto who made it to the Opera House for California’s Wavves. Miami, Florida-based band Jacuzzi Boys, who released … Continue reading

Concert Review + Photos: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Arc Iris @ Lee’s Palace

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – Toronto’s Lee’s Palace in Toronto hosted Brooklyn based indie heroes Clap Your Hands Say Yeah last night, who have since pared down from a quartet to a duo last year. The night began with the Providence, Rhode Island-based band Arc Iris, a five-piece keyboards, trumpet and drum ensemble. All members were … Continue reading