Concert Reviews

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Concert Review: The 1975 @ Scotiabank Arena

By: Curtis Sindrey – It’s an understatement to say that beloved UK indie rock band The 1975 have a flair for the dramatic as the quartet stepped onto the stage at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena last night (Dec. 12th). The first thing fans heard as the Grammy nominated band took the stage was this eerie atmospheric loop … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Nickelback, Mountain Head @ History Toronto

By: Curtis Sindrey – Juno Award-winning hard rock band Nickelback held a special album release party last night (Nov. 15th) at History in Toronto for their new effort, Get Rollin’, which is set for release on November 18th via BMG. The acclaimed quartet, lead by frontman Chad Kroeger, was at the top of their game as … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage @ YouTube Theater

By: Kelli Binnings –  YouTube Theater in Los Angeles, CA was quite literally on fire last night for Killswitch Engage and Lamb of God. Killswitch, as usual, brought the hammer with their insane energy, humor (thanks to lead guitarist and backup vocalist Adam Dutkiewicz) and grateful attitude to simply do what they love. Their fan appreciation … Continue reading

Concert Review: The Killers Bring Las Vegas Glam to Toronto

By: Curtis Sindrey – In the beginning, god created heaven, the earth, and The Killers – or at least that’s the impression you get when the acclaimed Las Vegas-based synthpop outfit kicked off their show last night (Sept 23rd) at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena with a heavenly “Adam and the creator” inspired backdrop. The Brandon Flowers-led group, … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Pearl Jam, Pluralone @ Scotiabank Arena

By: Curtis Sindrey – Grunge heroes Pearl Jam played a long-awaited concert at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena last night (Sept. 8th) in what was a performance that was two years in the making when their initial 2020 tour dates in support of their 2020 album Gigaton were postponed due to COVID-19. As a stark contrast to PJ’s … Continue reading

Photos + Review: My Chemical Romance, Waterparks, Meg Myers @ Scotiabank Arena

By: Curtis Sindrey – Toronto My Chemical Romance fans were not okay when the beloved pop-punk/emo quartet blazed through a 19-song set-list last night (Sept. 4th) that featured fan favourites, including “Helena”, and “I’m Not Okay (I Promise)”, along with a few deeper cuts like “The World Is Ugly”, and “Hang ‘Em High.” It’s been over … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Metric, Interpol, Spoon, Bartees Strange @ Budweiser Stage

By: Curtis Sindrey – Indie rock/electropop band Metric enjoyed a homecoming of sorts last night when they brought their ongoing “Doomscroller Tour” to Budweiser Stage in Toronto. Joined by indie rock heavyweights Interpol, and Spoon, along with newcomer Bartees Strange, the Toronto-based quartet carved through a 17-song set-list that spanned their entire discography, and included a … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Roger Waters @ Scotiabank Arena

Photos by: Julian Avram – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – “If you’re one of those ‘I love Pink Floyd, but I can’t stand Roger Waters’ politics’ people, you might do well to fuck off to the bar right now,” said a graphic on the gigantic video screens that filled the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto last night (July … Continue reading

Photos + Review: Deftones, Gojira @ Budweiser Stage

By: Curtis Sindrey – Acclaimed alt-metal band Deftones brought their 2022 tour to Toronto’s Budweiser Stage last night (May 22nd) for what was a hard-hitting, intense, yet beautiful performance. The band, consisting of frontman Chino Moreno, guitarist Stephen Carpenter (who was replaced by Lance Jackman on this night), drummer Abe Cunningham, turntablist/keyboardist Frank Delgado, and touring … Continue reading

Concert Review: Girl Talk Brings the Catharsis, and the Party to Toronto

By: Curtis Sindrey – Mashup king Girl Talk brought his first tour in nine years to a sold-out Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night (April 5th). As is standard with all Girl Talk performances, there was also plenty of balloons, confetti, and good vibes.  With Ontario mask mandates getting the axe, and with COVID-19 … Continue reading

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