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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/07/11
The earliest incarnation of The Joint began in late 2006, when Jon Tyler Smith and Aaron Tymec were introduced through a mutual friend and quickly began writing songs together. The following summer, Warren Gies would join on drums. The band...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/06/27
“Hard work is its own reward,” every mother ever has said, mostly to rolled eyes. But you know what? The moms might be on to something. Toronto’s Dearly Beloved has certainly learned the value of putting its collective nose to the grindstone...

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Posted by on 2014/06/20
Looking for the next up and coming band that satisfies both rock and pop lovers alike? You will find it in the newest indie rock band creating waves in the Canadian music scene, coming from Newmarket, Ontario, Bordeen. After many years of...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/06/13
Based in downtown Burlington and having played numerous shows around the area, Beautiful Nothing has succeeded in their goal of being a band with an edge. Sometimes haunting but even more so rocking, along with powerful and catchy guitar riffs...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/06/06
Fear Zero released their first album in early 2004 with the independent release garnering Canada wide airplay resulting in one top 40 singles in Sunday Morning and one other top 50 charting single in Satellite. The band toured BC and Alberta...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/05/30
Home Movies is the art pop brainchild of Oshawa, Ontario native Michael Milosh. As a former member of bands including By Divine Right and Timber Timbre Milosh has a long history in the Canadian independent music scene. For the past ten years...

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Posted by on 2014/05/23
Wardead’s debut album, Teeth & Heart, features 13 hard-hitting tunes, arising from experience, epiphany, empathy, honesty, humility and harmony. Recorded over 2013 at The Townhouse in Toronto and produced in collaboration with Wardead and The Sun...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/05/09
With its new album Filthy Souls, Secret Broadcast has arrived to rescue rock n’ roll.  Not that the genre is necessarily on life support, but there has been a definite shortage in the number of intense, guitar-driven melodic rock bands who...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/05/06
From humble beginnings in a basement in 2006, PEI rock renegades, The Meds, have taken their brand of punchy pop-rock to iconic stages across Canada, into the living rooms of millions with placements on popular American TV, and around the...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/04/25
"It’s poppy, it’s grungy, it’s every girl’s secret treasure" -The Scene Magazine "Old-school indie leanings...rockin' debut EP" -CMJ"Gen's latest record Big Serf is a modern take of 90's alt-rock...With badass vocals and a grunge...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/04/17
Who would’ve thought that Belleville, Ontario could produce a musician with the southern vibe and bluesy reverence of a Stevie Ray Vaughan or Doyle Bramhall II? Chris Caddell’s raw soulful voice and emotive guitar skills were an instant hit when...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/04/11
City Walls is a Vancouver-based modern rock band comprised of Paul Lambert, Nate Parsons, Tony Lambert, and Brian Welsch. Their dynamic alternative sound incorporates everything from hard rock riffs and acoustic folk arrangements, to pop...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/04/04
The Rootmen play rock in pure and raw form. They strive to write music that captivates the energy from their live shows so the listener can take the experience home with them. Drawing from the roots of rock, metal, folk and acoustic acts the...

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Posted by on 2014/03/21
A Living, Breathing, Sweating, Beast of a Band. Not Metal, but the Metalheads might like it. Not Punk, but the Oi's might dig it. Not Indie, but it's fun to see a Waif Rock Out. Not Hardcore, cause they ain't rich kids. Not Glam, cause nobody can...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/03/19
With his debut solo single Freak Out, Eric Charles says he isn’t trying to change the world overnight. But… should we believe him? From its first convulsive lead guitar notes – subtly discordant – this song compels. Flowing fast into haunting,...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/03/07
MIRE is a Montreal and Quebec outfit whose influences span Rock, Alternative and Progressive Metal. Stylistic and powerful with undertones that are strong & exhilarating, MIRE is about a battle; A fight for the self. Having played together for ...

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Posted by Shane Macaulay on 2014/03/03
Everyone drives through Golden, BC. Willhorse stayed. Saskatchewan bred Jeremy Borschneck, Branden Winterholt and Nick Petrowich spent years of struggling in prairie dive bars with a story that reads just like the Sheepdogs’ – except for the...

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Posted by on 2014/02/18
HORMOANS are a post-rock band hell bent on reshaping the music scene in Toronto through their “tornado mix of punk and grunge with a surf mutation”. Famously shrouded in mystery for most of their career, HORMOANS began garnering attention from...

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Posted by on 2014/02/14
The band’s story begins in late 2010 when four men met in an undisclosed hospital delivery room. No one will ever know what transpired that day other than that it inspired something big, something that could only be expressed through...

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Posted by on 2014/02/07
Blurred Vision are a 4 piece Progressive/Psychedelic/Alternative Canadian Rock band based in Toronto and New York. Since forming in 2010, the band's artistic work has gone on to win awards and accolades around the world, displayed in museums in...

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