When post-rock group God Is An Astronaut hit Toronto’s The Opera House in late September, we spoke with brothers Torsten and Niels Kinsella about their ninth album Epitaph (Napalm Records) and playing European festivals with the likes of Monolord, Converge, and Crowbar.
Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall played host to an evening of loud, powerful, and glorious heavy power metal when Hammerfall and Sabaton came through town.
Fans were “Crying” for more! Ambient rock group, Cigarettes After Sex (Partisan Records) brought their North American tour to Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall on October 21st for a sold-out gig full of hits, anticipation, and emotion.
Along with openers Windhand, post-metal instrumental band Russian Circles’ recent concert at Toronto’s Lee’s Palace was utterly impressive. Their stark lighting effectively amplified the mood and menace of the material they were performing.
As part of The Ultimate Tour Named Death, Ghost haunted the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario and genuinely entertained those in attendance in a rousing, 90-minute performance. Nothing More helped start the party.
Toronto was treated to a majestic evening of backlit, high-decibel material at God Is An Astronaut’s gig at the Opera House in promotion of their Napalm Records-released Epitaph. Their live sound and show was nothing short of amazing.
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.
Cheech & Chong swung by Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall for the first stop of their inaugural Canadian Tour, fittingly named the “O Cannabis Tour” for a night of laughs, memories and, well, some “light gardening”…
Toronto was the final stop of Our Lady Peace’s annual Summersault Tour as it rolled through Budweiser Stage, along with Bush, Live and Dear Rouge, for a fully enjoyable evening of ‘90s alt-rock!
Former frontman of BC indie band Towers and Trees, singer-songwriter Adrian Chalifour recently began a new phase of his career as a solo artist, and we’d love to get you better acquainted via our premiere of his latest single “The Collapse.”
Social Distortion, Flogging Molly, The Devil Makes Three, and Le Butcherettes touched down at RBC Echo Beach and although rain cancelled Social D’s set, the rest of the lineup more than made up for it.
Fresh off the release of their new 7-inch release Dead Off The Floor (Pink Lemonade Records), we spoke to Hellbent lead singer Phil Paxton about his history getting inked, including why actor Keanu Reeves would potentially be his most prominent tattoo.
Hamilton, Ontario’s female-fronted alternative rock/grunge quartet, Planned Dilemma are teasing their upcoming Alienize EP with the album’s lead single and accompanying music video, “Alien Eyes.” Get hypnotised!