Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – Los Angeles-based heavy metal band Steel Panther, who released their newest 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”, and who is expected to release their upcoming album, Lower the … Continue reading
Photos by: Janine Van Oostrom – California-based indie rock band Young The Giant, who released their third album, Home of the Strange, on August 12th, 2016 which followed up their 2014 album, Mind over Matter, performed at Sound Academy in Toronto last night with New York-based indie rock band Ra Ra Riot, who released their fourth album, Need Your Light, … Continue reading
Photos by: Dale Benvenuto – Iconic thrash metal band Slayer, who released their eleventh album, Repentless, on September 11th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast, which serves as their first album to feature guitarist Gary Holt of Exodus and drummer Paul Bostaph since 2001’s God Hates Us All, and is also the first Slayer album following the death of founding member Jeff Hanneman, performed at Sound Academy in … Continue reading
Photos by: Jason Hodgins – Hip-hop artist Action Bronson, who released his second album, Mr. Wonderful, on March 23rd, 2015 via Atlantic/Vice, which featured the singles “Easy Rider”, “Actin Crazy”, “Terry”, and “Baby Blue”, was produced by several high-profile record producers, such as The Alchemist, Mark Ronson and Noah “40” Shebib, and which followed up his 2013 album, Blue Chips 2, performed at the Sound Academy in Toronto last … Continue reading
Photos by: Angelo Marchini (@AngelMarchini) – Los Angeles-based hip-hop artist Schoolboy Q, who released his fourth album, Blank Face, on July 8th via Top Dawg/Interscope, performed at the Sound Academy in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – Post-hardcore band Thrice, who released their ninth album, To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere, on May 27th, 2016 via Vagrant, which serves as their first album after coming out of four-year hiatus—from mid-2012 to mid-2015—and first album of original material in five years since 2011’s Major/Minor, performed at the Sound Academy in Toronto last … Continue reading
Photos by: Anthony D’Elia – Alt-Rock band Brand New, who released a compilation of demos titled Leaked Demos 2006, which followed up their 2009 album, Daisy, performed the first of two shows at Sound Academy in Toronto last night with Philadelphia-based indie rock quintet Mewithoutyou, who released their sixth album, Pale Horses, on June 16, 2015 via Run For … Continue reading
Photos by: Brandon Newfield – Pittsburgh-based hip-hop artist Mac Miller, who released his third album, GO:OD AM, on September 18th, 2015 via Warner Bros., which featured guest appearances from Ab-Soul, Lil B, Miguel, Chief Keefand Little Dragon, and which followed up his 2013 album, Watching Movies with the Sound Off, performed at Sound Academy in Toronto last night with Atlanta-based hip-hop duo EarthGang, who released their fourth … Continue reading
Photos by: Julian Avram – Atlanta-based hip-hop artist Future, who released his third album, DS2, on July 17th, 2015 via Epic, which serves as the sequel to his 2011 mixtape Dirty Sprite, performed at Sound Academy in Toronto last night.
Photos by: Cameron Bartlett – Houston, Texas-based hip-hop artist Travis Scott, who released his debut album, Rodeo, on September 4th, 2015 via Grand Hustle/Epic, which features the singles, “3500”, and “Antidote”, and which featured production from Kanye West, WondaGurl, Metro Boomin, and Pharrell Williams, performed at the Sound Academy in Toronto last night.