Riot Fest Toronto

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Riot Fest won’t return to Toronto in 2016

By: Curtis Sindrey – Riot Fest, which has hosted an annual festival in Toronto since 2012, has confirmed that it won’t be returning to Downsview Park this year. The festival cited complications in terms of timing and resources as the main reason why only their Denver and Chicago festivals will go ahead as planned in 2016. In a … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest Toronto 2015 -Portraits (Frank Turner, Bleachers, Eagles Of Death Metal)

Photos by: Alyssa Balistreri, Dale Benvenuto, & Rick Clifford –  Riot Fest once again took over Toronto’s Downsview Park last weekend and our photographers were there all weekend. Check out some of our canadid portraits of some of the performing artists including Frank Turner, Bleachers, Eagles Of Death Metal, Courage My Love, and more!             

Riot Fest Toronto Reveals 2015 Line-Up

By: Staff –   Riot Fest has revealed the line-up for Riot Fest Toronto 2015. In March, we were given a tease of the line-up with the announcement that beloved Canadian post-hardcore band Alexisonfire were reuniting to perform at a series of only seven music festivals this summer, including Riot Fest Toronto. Now, the majority of … Continue reading

Alexisonfire to perform at Riot Fest Toronto 2015

By: Staff –   ALEXISONFIRE have announced they will reunite to perform at a series of seven festivals this summer, including Toronto’s Riot Fest & Expo, taking place on September 19 and 20, 2015. This limited engagement is the first time the band has performed together since they briefly reunited for a worldwide 10th anniversary tour in 2012. One of … Continue reading

Interview: AWOLNATION Set Sail for Sophomore Supremacy

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) –   Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably heard “Sail”, AWOLNATION’s enduring mega hit before. It’s the one that goes “Blame it on my A-D-D BABY” and has been used in a laundry list of ads, trailers and television shows, including Pretty Little Liars, Vikings, BMW ads, NBA playoff preview videos … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest Toronto 2014 (Day 1) – The Cure, The Flaming Lips, + More

Photos by: Angelo Marchini (@El_Pollo_Lokito) – The third annual Riot Fest Toronto Music Festival took over Downsview Park yesterday for a day of great bands and lots of mud. Performances included headliners The Cure, who’s last album, 4:13 Dream, was released in 2008 via Suretone/Geffen, along with experimental rock band The Flaming Lips, who will release their fourteenth … Continue reading

Interview: New Found Glory’s Jordan Pundik Talks “Resurrection”, Label Changes, and Fart Jokes

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) –   From their origins in the garages of Florida’s Coral Springs, to some of the world’s biggest stages, to pressing their own albums to releases on Epitaph and (most recently) Hopeless Records, New Found Glory are the classic punk rock story. Their new album Resurrection (out October 7th via Hopeless Records) represents a return … Continue reading

Concert Review + Photos: Riot Fest Toronto (Day 2) – The Replacements, Iggy and The Stooges + More

By: Laura Molinaro (@Laura_Molinaro5) – Held in the packed dirt of the once lush field space at Fork York in Toronto, day 2 of Riot Fest Toronto ensured that the summer music festival season went out with a bang. As fans moshed to the likes of up-and-coming Toronto-based punk quartet Single Mothers, grunge legends Dinosaur Jr. and … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest Toronto (Day 1) – A Day to Remember, Pierce The Veil, Everytime I Die + More

Photos by: Stephen McGill (@steve_mcgill) – The ninth annual Riot Fest, which snagged a newly reunited The Replacements as Sunday’s headliner, invaded Toronto’s Fort York yesterday afternoon with a line-up that mostly included hardcore, screamo and hard rock bands, including headliners A Day to Remember, San Diego-based post-hardcore quartet Piece The Veil, Buffalo-based metal band Everytime I … Continue reading

Contest: Win 2 Tickets To Riot Fest & Travelling Eposition 2013

  Venue: Fort York Date: August 24-25 Featuring: A Day To Remember, The Replacements, Iggy and the Stooges, The Weakerthans, Dinosaur Jr., Best Coast, The Flatliners and more. You can enter only once via one of the following entry methods: Follow Aesthetic Magazine on Twitter and tweet the following message exactly as it appears: Win 2 Tickets To @RiotFest in #Toronto c/o @TheUnionEast. Follow @Aesthetic_Mag + RT By Friday … Continue reading