lindz riot


Want your second taste of the new Schoolcraft EP Rushing Through The Sky? If so, hear the new song “December Rain” today! Rushing Through The Sky will be digitally released September 25th via Arcane Records’ Bandcamp (link above) but that doesn’t mean you can’t begin to enjoy Lindz’ music right now!

Well known for her voice in Mary and The Black Lamb, Lindz Riot has embarked on a solo effort called Schoolcraft. “Your Mind” is the first single from her upcoming EP and it really casts a new light on the classically trained vocalist and pianist. This is a simple, yet moving piano driven tune that really gets in your head. I think the beauty of it lies in its simplicity.

Lindz Riot, lead vocalist of the Canadian rock band Mary And The Black Lamb, gave me some time to pick her brain about her band and their two releases As The City Sleeps and Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing. She also told me about some future plans for the remainder of 2010. To date the band has shared the stage with Alannah Myles, Bury The Bully, Odium, Johnny Hollow, Frankie Whyte, The Dead Idols and…

Back when I was in high school, there was a punk band named Princess Riot. They performed at our local venues. I couldn’t help but notice a sticker of a black rabbit on the bassist’s four string. The black rabbit was the logo of Toronto synthrock band, The Birthday Massacre. An interesting influence for a punk musician. A few years later this same bassist became a band member of Mary And The Black Lamb. Her name…