Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – LA-based heavy metal band Steel Panther, who released their fourth album, All You Can Eat, on April 1st, 2014 via Kobalt Label Services, which spawned the singles, “Party Like Tomorrow Is The End of the World”, “The Burdon of Being Wonderful”, and “Gloryhole”, performed at Sound Academy in Toronto last night … Continue reading
Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – Grammy Award-winning (Best Rock Performance – “Radioactive”) Las Vegas-based alternative rock quartet Imagine Dragons, who released their platinum-selling debut album, Night Visions, on September 4th, 2012 via Interscope/KIDinaKORNER, which peaked at number two on the Billboard 200, performed at Air Canada Centre in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – Auckland, New Zealand-based alt rock quintet The Naked and Famous, who released their second album, In Rolling Waves, on September 13th, 2013 via Somewhat Damaged, which spawned the single “Hearts Like Ours”, which peaked at number 26 on the Billboard chart, performed at Air Canada Centre in Toronto last night as … Continue reading
Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – North Carolina-based progressive metal quintet Between The Buried And Me, who released their sixth album, The Parallax II: Future Sequence, which is a continuation of their 2011 EP, The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues, on October 9th, 2013 via Metal Blade, performed at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – Grammy Award-winning guitarist Gary Clark Jr., who released his major label debut album, Blak and Blu, on October 22nd, 2012 via Warner Bros. Records, and who carries an eclectic mix of influences that range from blues, jazz, soul, country, as well as hip hop, performed at Air Canada Centre in Toronto on … Continue reading
By: Krista Hessey – Shad made it clear in Toronto last night that he still has a lot to say. After a three-year hiatus since his last album, TSOL, which earned him a Juno for Best Rap Recording of the Year, the London, ON native proved what time, reflection, and a serious boost of confidence can do for … Continue reading
With rapidly changing technologies, there are more music fans than ever before who capture what are always fleeting moments at concerts to post on Instagram. Just look up at any concert to see not the performers on stage but a sea of artificial light. Beyond that, we believe in the power of a great concert photo … Continue reading
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
Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – Toronto-based hardcore punk quartet Cancer Bats, who released their fourth album, Dead Set on Living, last April via Distort, performed at Lee’s Palace in Toronto on Friday night as part of their “Double Header Bat Madness” tour with Quebec metal band Dance Laury Dance, who released their last album, Living for the … Continue reading
Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – Juno Award-winning punk rock quartet Billy Talent, who released their fourth studio album, Dead Silence, last September via Warner Bros. Records/Roadrunner, performed at Sound Academy in Toronto last night, with Pittsburgh-based punk-rock quartet Anti-Flag, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their debut self-titled album, which was released in September 2003 and it … Continue reading