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Photos + Review: Queens of the Stone Age, Royal Blood @ Budweiser Stage

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 + Review: Korn, Stone Sour @ Budweiser Stage

Photos by: Joanna Glezakos –  Review by: Adam Harrison – It was an evening full of heavy metal last night as the “Serenity of Summer Tour” featuring Korn and Stone Sour made a stop at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage. The activity level went from patient to ruckus instantaneously when Slipknot frontman, Corey Taylor, and his alternative metal band, Stone Sour, … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Incubus, Jimmy Eat World, Judah And The Lion @ Budweiser Stage

Photos by: Rick Clifford – Review by: Adam Harrison – It was an alt-rock showcase last night at the Budweiser Stage as Incubus brought their “8 Tour” to the 6ix. Opening the evening with their unique touch of Americana was Navisville band, Judah & the Lion. Fronted by none other than Judah [Akers] himself (who looks like a … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Muse, Thirty Seconds To Mars @ Budweiser Stage

Photos by: Adam Harrison – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – When the trio of Muse frontman Matt Bellamy, bassist Chris Wolstenholme, and drummer Dominic Howard stepped into the spotlight last night at Budweiser Stage in Toronto, they transported fans to another dimension. With an elaborate production consisting of 10 three-paneled LED video screens, glowing sneakers, and guitars, along with … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold @ Rogers Centre

Photos by: Lisa Mark – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – Metallica brought the head-banging masses together for a sold-out extravaganza at Rogers Centre in Toronto last night. Following their intimate charity show in front of 950 sweaty fans at the Opera House last November, the metal legends took full advantage of Toronto’s biggest venue with five massive video screens … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Gorillaz @ Air Canada Centre

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 + Review: Ryan Adams @ Massey Hall

Photos by: Brendan Albert – Review by: Adam Harrison – Last night, Massey Hall played host to the sweet and sad tunes of Ryan Adams. Currently touring for his sixteenth studio album, Prisoners, Adams brought us more tales of melancholy as his 2015 divorce to singer/actress Mandy Moore inspired his latest record. However, there was nothing but love for Adams … Continue reading

Concert Review: Metallica @ The Opera House

By: Curtis Sindrey – “Are you alive, Toronto? How does it feel to be alive?!”, screamed Metallica frontman James Hetfield at last night’s charity show at the Opera House in Toronto put on by the Grammy Award-winning quartet. On the heels of the release of their tenth studio album, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct, which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, their … Continue reading

Concert Review: Tom Odell @ The Mod Club

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) – A grand piano sat centre stage as the air thickened in anticipation. UK indie pop singer-songwriter Tom Odell appeared promptly on stage in Toronto’s Mod Club last night and seated himself at the piano bench. “Still Getting Used to Being on My Own”, swelled throughout the venue above the audience’s cheers, as … Continue reading

Concert Review: Post Malone @ Rebel Nightclub

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) – Orange Season artist, Larry June gave a shout over the crowd as “Pop Style” thundered through Rebel Nightclub, the venue formerly known as Sound Academy. An opening party christened the new-ish Toronto hotspot just days earlier. Attendees bumped and rubbed together as June danced around the stage backed by hip-hop favourites SchoolBoy Q’s “That … Continue reading

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