Photos by: Justin Roth – San Francisco-based alt metal band Faith No More, who will release their seventh album, Sol Invictus, on May 19th, 2015 via Ipecac, performed at Sony Centre in Toronto on May 9 as part of CMW 2015.
Photos by: Fernando Paiz (@capaphotograph1) – The 2015 SiriusXM Indies were handed out last night at the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto during CMW 2015. In addition to the award ceremony, Juno Award-winning punk rock quartet Billy Talent, who released their fourth studio album, Dead Silence, on September 11th, 2012 via Warner Bros., Toronto-based indie rock … Continue reading
Photos by: Julian Avram – New York City-based avant-garde band The Ghost of the Saber Tooth Tiger, which features Sean Lennon (the son of Yoko Ono, and The Beatles’ John Lennon), performed at The Horseshoe Tavern on May 8th as part of CMW 2015 with UK-based garage rock band Fat White Family, who released their newest album, … Continue reading
Photos by: Roy Cohen – New York City-based hip-hop artist Joey Badass, who released his debut album, B4.Da.$$, on January 20th, 2015 via Cinematic Music Group, which spawned seven singles including “Big Dusty”, “Christ Conscious”, “No. 99”, “Curry Chicken”, “On & On”, and “Teach Me”, performed at The Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night as part of CMW … Continue reading
Photos by Josh Moody (@openlatedotorg) – Toronto-based punk-rock quartet The Flatliners, who released their fourth album, Dead Language, on September 17th, 2013 via Fat Wreck Chords, which was nominated for “Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year” at the 2014 JUNO Awards, performed at Lee’s Palace in Toronto on May 8th as part of The Agency … Continue reading
Photos by: Philip C. Perron (@Philip_Perron) – Juno Award-winning Hamilton-based hard rock band Monster Truck, who released their debut full-length album, Furiosity, in 2013, performed at The Horseshoe Tavern on May 7th as part of Dine Alone Records’ CMW 2015 showcase with reunited Burlington, ON-based punk band Grade, who released their newest EP, At Both Ends, … Continue reading
Photos by: Justin Roth – Toronto-based folk/canadiana quartet Birds of Bellwoods, who released their new EP, Livewires, on December 2nd, 2014, performed at Burdock in Toronto last night as part of CMW 2015. Check out our photos from Birds of Bellwoods’ impromptu acoustic set at Trinity Bellwoods Park on May 6 here.
Photos by: Philip C. Perron (@Philip_Perron) – Winnipeg-based indie rock band Attica Riots, who got their name from the infamous 1971 prison riots at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York, performed at The Hideout on May 7th, 2014 as part of CMW 2015 with Boston-based indie folk-rock-pop band Nemes, who released their newest album, I Carry Your … Continue reading
Photos by: Julian Avram – The 2015 Canadian Radio Music Awards were handed out yesterday afternoon during CMW 2015, with awards going to Magic (Best New Group Or Solo Artist: AC, SOCAN Song of the Year, Fans Choice), Kiesza (Best New Group Or Solo Artist: CHR), Death From Above 1979 (Best New Group Or Solo Artist: … Continue reading
Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – Some of Canada’s biggest artists (including Magic, who are best known for their 2013 hit single “Rude”, Calgary-based EDM artist Kiesza, who released her major label debut album, Sound of a Woman, on October 17th, 2014, Juno Award-winner Lights, folk-pop singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat, B.C.-based electronic-pop-rock singer-songwriter Shawn Hook, and more) performed … Continue reading