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Photos: CalJam 2018 – Foo Fighters, Iggy Pop, Tenacious D, Garbage

Photos by: James Alvarez – The second annual CalJam Music Festival took place at the Glen Helen Amphitheatre in San Bernardino, California last night (Oct. 6th), which featured performances by Grammy-winning alt-rock band Foo Fighters, who released their newest album, Concrete And Gold, on September 15th, 2017 via RCA/Roswell, acclaimed punk singer-songwriter Iggy Pop, who released his seventeenth … 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

Album Review: Pixies – “Head Carrier”

By: Tyler Nyquvest –     The musical influence of alt-rock veterans the Pixies has been as mythical as the mischievous fairytale characters suggested in their band name. Formed in 1986, the band has experienced a very unstable ride throughout their musical career, first breaking up in 1993 at the height of their success only to reform … Continue reading

Photos: A Special Evening with Dave Grohl @ Cannes Lions

Photos by: Julien M. Hekimian – Dave Grohl, who is best known as the drummer for acclaimed grunge trio Nirvana, and as the frontman for Grammy-winning alt-rock band Foo Fighters, performed an intimate acoustic set at Cannes Lions in Cannes, France last night.

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: Kieran Mercer on “Help Me Help You”, and touring with Walk Off The Earth, and Marianas Trench

By: Lucy Sky – V ancouver native Kieran Mercer kicks off his Canadian tour tonight (March 9), alongside Walk Off The Earth and 604 Records label-mate, Marianas Trench. Mercer released his debut EP, Help Me Help You, on February 26th via 604 Records, and touches on the troubles that come with love and heartache, showcasing his songwriting … 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

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