Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – San Francisco-based alt-rock band I The Mighty, who released their newest album, Connector, on June 2nd, 2015 via Equal Vision, which featured the singles “Playing Catch With .22“, “Adrift”, and “Friends (feat. Max Bemis)”, performed at the Hard Luck Bar in Toronto last night with post-hardcore band Dayshell, hard rock band Artifex Pereo, post-hardcore band Picturesque, … Continue reading
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – Hardcore punk band Stick To Your Guns, who released their fifth album, Disobedient, on February 10th, 2015 via Sumerian, performed at the Opera House in Toronto on September 17th with New York-based hardcore punk band Stray From The Path, who released their seventh album, Subliminal Criminals, on August 14th, 2015 via Sumerian, Milwaukee-based hardcore band Expire, … Continue reading
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – Post-hardcore band Thrice, who released their ninth album, To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere, on May 27th, 2016 via Vagrant, which serves as their first album after coming out of four-year hiatus—from mid-2012 to mid-2015—and first album of original material in five years since 2011’s Major/Minor, performed at the Sound Academy in Toronto last … Continue reading
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – Toronto-based pop duo Prozzak, who are best known for the string of early-2000s hits including “Sucks To Be You”, “Strange Disease”, “Europa”, and “www.nevergetoveryou”, and who, following their 2015 reunion, released two new songs “Baby I Need Your Love (Pussy Cat Pussy Cat)” , and “Love Fools Anonymous”, performed at The Danforth Music … Continue reading
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – Hamilton-based indie rock band No King For Countrymen, who released their newest EP, A Year In Recovery, on July 21st, 2015, performed at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto last night as part of NXNE 2016.
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – Welsh alt rock band The Joy Formidable, who released their third album, Hitch, on March 25th, 2015 via Caroline, which was recorded in lead singer Ritzy Bryan’s childhood home in Wales, and which featured the single “The Last Thing On My Mind”, performed at The Mod Club in Toronto on June 15th as … Continue reading
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – Post-hardcore band Underoath, who reunited in 2015, and who released their newest album, Ø (Disambiguation), on November 9th, 2010 via Tooth & Nail/Roadrunner, performed at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with post-rock band Caspian, who released their newest album, Dust and Disquiet, on September 25th, 2015, which followed up their 2012 album, … Continue reading
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – Pop-punk band The Story So Far, who released their self-titled third album on May 19th, 2015 via Pure Noise, which followed up their 2013 album, What You Don’t See, and their 2011 debut album, Under Soil And Dirt, performed at The Mod Club in Toronto last night with Winnipeg-based hardcore punk quintet … Continue reading
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – Welsh pop-punk band Neck Deep, who released their second album, Life’s Not out to Get You, on August 14th, 2015 via Hopeless, which was produced by A Day to Remember’s Jeremy McKinnon, and Andrew Wade, performed an intimate acoustic set at HMV Underground in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – The JUNO Awards held a press conference at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto this morning to announce its 2016 nominees; the winners being announced during the JUNO Awards ceremony in Calgary on April 3rd. Several 2016 nominees including Young Empires, The Elwins, The Sheepdogs, Diemonds, and Whitehorse appeared at the event, and Toronto-based singer-songwriter Scott … Continue reading