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The Who Reveal 2019 North American Tour Dates

By: Staff – For WHO fans everywhere, the announcement of a brand new tour means only one thing: the world’s most untameable rock band is about to deliver the goods once again. Never ones for nostalgia, singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend will be unleashing the combustible force that is The Who, with symphonic … Continue reading

Photos: Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, The Edgar Winter Band @ Budweiser Stage

Photos by: Rick Clifford – UK hard rock band Deep Purple, who released their 20th album, Infinite, on April 7th, 2017 via earMUSIC, which featured the singles “Time for Bedlam”, “All I Got Is You”, “Limitless”, and “Johnny’s Band”, performed at Budweiser Stage in Toronto last night (Sept. 2nd) with heavy metal artist Alice Cooper, who released his 27th album, … Continue reading

Tributes Abound For Jimi Hendrix

By: Staff – Earlier this month, a short but touching article was posted at Guitar World, arguing that we should all learn Jimi Hendrix’s guitar habits. The article was less about how to learn these habits, and more about the ways that Hendrix created a new style of playing, essentially from scratch. It asserts that … Continue reading

Photos: Colour of Noise, Massive Wagons @ Rebellion Manchester

Photos by: Sabrina Ramdoyal –  Classic Rock band Colour of Noise, which is comprised of Bruce John Dickinson (Little Angels), Matt Mitchell (Pride and Furyon) and Randy Nixon on drums (Magic Bullet Band, Jeevas, Straw), Dan Electro on rhythm guitar and ‘Silent’ Ben Daniel on bass, and whose sound has been described as “from the school of classic rock … Continue reading

Photos: AC/DC @ BC Place

Photos by: Steven Shepherd – Grammy-winning Australian hard rock band AC/DC, who released their seventeenth album, Rock or Bust, on November 28th, 2014 via Columbia, which was produced by Brendan O’Brien (Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, AC/DC, Bob Dylan), performed at BC Place in Vancouver on September 22nd as part of their ongoing “Rock or Bust World Tour”.       … Continue reading

Photos: Robert Plant @ Molson Amphitheatre

Photos by: Rick Clifford – Ex-Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant, who released his tenth album, Lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar, on September 8th, 2014 via Nonesuch/Warner Bros., performed at the Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto last night. 

Photos: ZZ Top, Blackberry Smoke @ Mountain Winery

Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – Iconic blues rock band ZZ Top, who has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and who released their fifteenth album, La Futura, on September 10th, 2012 via American Recordings, performed at Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA on September 11th with southern rock band Blackberry Smoke, who released their fourth … Continue reading

Photos: Jimmy Page @ Indigo Bay & Bloor

Photos by: Julian Avram – Iconic Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page was in Toronto yesterday to stamp (not sign) copies of his autobiography, Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page, at Indigo Bay & Bloor. 

Photos: Van Halen, Kenny Wayne Shepherd @ Shoreline Amphitheatre

Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – Iconic hard rock band Van Halen, who released their newest album, A Different Kind of Truth, on February 7th, 2012, which serves as their first album with original lead vocalist David Lee Roth since 1984, their first album since 1998’s Van Halen III, and the first to feature Eddie Van Halen’s son Wolfgang on bass, performed at the Shoreline Amphitheatre … Continue reading

Photos: FEQ 2015 – The Rolling Stones

Photos by: Renaud Philippe – Iconic UK rock band The Rolling Stones, who released their newest album, A Bigger Bang, on September 6th, 2005, which featured the singles “Streets of Love/Rough Justice”, “Rain Fall Down”, and “Biggest Mistake” performed the final date of their “Zip Code Tour” at FEQ 2015 in Quebec City on July 15th. 

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