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Has TikTok Had The Greatest Influence On Music And Society? Rock Music Says No

By: Staff – As the end of 2021 approaches, it’s time to enter a state of reflection. That’s especially true for music obsessives who have had a whirlwind of a year as anticipated albums were delayed or shelved entirely. Spotify’s Wrapped feature will make our listening habits throughout the year visible, but there’s one trend … Continue reading

Stream Toronto DJ Sara Simms’ New Cover of Nirvana’s “Heart Shaped Box”

By: Staff – DJ/Producer Sara Simms has combined her love of alternative rock and techno in a cover of Nirvana’s ‘Heart Shaped Box’. Working together with producer Graham Miller, the Toronto-based pair have been able to construct a more traditional rock arrangement using live instrumentation whilst remaining true to her electronic roots. Watch it below. The … Continue reading

Photos: Hervana, Bronzecat @ Burdock Music Hall

Photos by: Maddie Zekkou –  All-female Toronto-based Nirvana cover band Hervana, whose band members include: Carly Beath as Skirt Cobain, Erin Cousins as Miss Novoselic, Adrian Pasen as Dave Grrrl, and Michelle Turingan as Pap Smear, performed the entirety of Nirvana’s Unplugged in New York album, which was originally released on November 1st, 1994, at the Burdock Music Hall … Continue reading

Guitar Kurt Cobain played on final Nirvana tour is up for auction

By: Curtis Sindrey – A black-and-white left-handed Fender Stratocaster used by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain during the band’s final tour – specifically their February 16th, 1994 gig in Rennes, France – is going up for auction. The guitar, which is project to sell for $140,000, was posted on the auction house Cooper Owen on April 12th. “This is what I … Continue reading

Interview: Toronto Arts Group “In Bloom” Opens Dialogue on Youth Mental Health Through Music

By: Shannon Kurlander – To honour the 20th anniversary of the tragic suicide of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, Nicola Spunt, Kathleen Munroe, and Liane Balaban will celebrate his legacy by hosting a community event to raise awareness for mental illness and promote art and discussion in Toronto. As Nirvana fans, the three friends began conversations early last year to create In … Continue reading

Interview: Taking Back Sunday’s Eddie Reyes on “Happiness Is”, New Beginnings, and No Labels

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – Not every band endures the way Taking Back Sunday have. With a story that includes shuffling the deck with new and old members and freeing themselves of label involvement not every band could keep the punk spirit alive the way they have on Happiness Is. Guitarist Eddie Reyes sat down to talk … Continue reading

Photos: Hervana @ The Drake Hotel

Photos by: Stephen McGill (@steve_mcgill) – Newly minted Toronto-based all-female Nirvana cover band Hervana played their debut concert last night at The Drake Hotel with a 10-song performance with songs that ranged from Nirvana’s 1989 debut album Bleach, including “About a Girl”, to their 1991 breakthrough album Nevermind, including hit single “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, “In … Continue reading

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