If you’ve never witnessed a Tool show, this review of their November 11th show at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena with Killing Joke won’t really do it justice, but Darren Eagles does about as best as you could in his review and photos of the band’s astounding performance.
Thom Yorke, touring behind his latest album Anima (XL Recordings), brought Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich and visual artist Tarik Barri to Scotiabank Arena for an immersive, arena-filling stroll through Yorke’s complex catalogue.
Korn and Alice In Chains are on a North American co-headlining tour and Budweiser Stage was the venue for the Toronto sonic onslaught which delivered the best of both band’s storied discographies. Opening power came from both Underoath and H09909.
With over 20 years of high-energy shows to their credit, Buckcherry certainly delivered a scorching hot set of dirty rock at downtown Barrie, ON’s Mavricks Music Hall. Openers Joyous Wolf were equally impressive.
Stopping Mavricks Music Hall in Barrie on their “Sunset Strip Live!”Canadian tour, Steel Panther and openers Striker were met with 1,200 screaming fans of varying ages, dressed to the nines in their favourite glam metal garb.
With help form rapper Yung Pinch and electropop singer/DJ Elohim, the uber-talented, Platinum-selling Blackbear had everyone at Toronto’s Rebel roaring at the top of their lungs.
Twenty One Pilots took Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena by storm and packed what looked to be two shows worth of energy into one non-stop, frantic crash of light and sound as part of their current “Banditos World Tour.”
Welcome to Extreme Closeup, a new feature where PureGrainAudio meets up with a band or artist for an adventurous jaunt around town. First up, NY’s Young Culture before a recent show at Toronto’s Sneaky Dee’s support their new Equal Vision Records EP. From Smoke’s Poutinerie to Sonic Boom to Horseshoe Tavern, we had a blast!
Guitar legend Slash, along with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, played a rare show at Casino Rama Entertainment Centre, last Thursday, to a packed room full of fans whose interest spans across decades of his uber-successful career.
After 40 years of trailblazing in the electronic music trenches, Gary Numan is showing no signs of slowing down. We caught his recent performance at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre.
Taylor Swift, along with her opening acts Camila Cabello and Charli XCX, recently hit Toronto’s Rogers Centre as part of the “Reputation Stadium Tour” and once again proved why she’s the consummate rockstar.
The 6-string whirlwind that is Zakk Wylde brought his Black Label Society machine to town for a makeup date from their postponed January 2018 gig, along with Corrosion of Conformity and NOLA’s EyeHateGod.
Buckcherry, Alien Ant Farm, Lit and P.O.D. – dubbed the GEN–X Summer tour – took over the intimate stage at Mavrick’s Music Hall in Barrie, ON for a hard-driving look back at one of the best decades for rock music.