NORTH BY NORTHEAST 2012 By: Fridae Mattas NXNE 2012 came and went. This year by far there were more people and a lot more bands, films, comedians and parties! Basically, everything I hear SXSW is, North By Northeast tries to live up to with a Canadian twist. At these festivals you don’t often get what … Continue reading NORTH BY NORTHEAST 2012 – EDITORIAL REVIEW
SIX SIDE DIE'S DEBUT SET AT LEE'S PALACE By: Fridae Mattas Friday night in a city as unique as Toronto of course there was no shortage of events and parties to hit up. Decided to cover Six Side Die, it was the bands official collective launch onto the Toronto music scene and I was a … Continue reading SIX SIDE DIE LAUNCHES @ LEE’S!
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EDGEFEST 2012 is Almost Here And There Is A MixTape!! July 14th is fast approaching and the fantastic people over at Edgefest want you to have some ear candy to warm you up for what's to come! Check out the mix tape below as well as a few videos from bands playing Edgefest 2012! Early … Continue reading EDGEFEST 2012 MIXTAPE FOR YOUR EARS!
THRICE FAREWELL TOUR 2012 TORONTO REVIEW By: Fridae Mattas Last Wednesday May 30th 2012, American rock band Thrice made a stop at Toronto's Kool Haus for their Farewell tour, the show was originally scheduled for the Phoenix but was moved to the Kool Haus. This was not Thrice's first show in Toronto nor is it … Continue reading THRICE; THE FAREWELL TOUR 2012 – TORONTO EDITORIAL REVIEW
Vancouver Death Metallers AUROCH Announce 'Canadian Abomination Tour' Vancouver BC's grind death metallers AUROCH have announced they will be pillaging Western Canada for their upcoming 'Canadian Abomination Tour' and will be conquering dates in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. "As always the band is eager to be back on the road, and to be supporting this … Continue reading DEATH METALLERS ‘AUROCH’ Announce “CANADIAN ABOMINATION TOUR”!
A CONVERSATION WITH BERNIE FINKELSTEIN TRUE NORTH: A Life In The Music Business NXNE INTERACTIVE June 14, 4:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency Toronto, Regency B http://www.berniefinkelstein.com/ A Conversation with Bernie Finkelstein, presented by NXNE Interactive, sheds light on the great Canadian music icon. The event is hosted by Exclaim! Editor and Co-author of Have Not Been … Continue reading TRUE NORTH’S BERNIE FINKELSTEIN TO SPEAK @ NXNE INTERACTIVE.
Celebrating Jamaica’s 50th Year of Independence JAMAICA 50 CELEBRATION INC. presents JAMAICAN RHYTHMS Thursday, June 28, 2012 – 7:30 p.m. http://www.Jamaica50.ca Jamaican Rhythms, June 28, 7:30 p.m., is a three-hour, LIVE “Rocumentary” about Jamaica’s music, words and dance – a tribute to Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of Independence. This celebration assembles international, Grammy, and 2012 JUNO … Continue reading JUMP FOR JAMAICA! COME CELEBRATE JAMAICA’S 50TH YEAR OF INDEPENDENCE JUNE 28TH!
BARN BURNER ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN DATES! Ohio metal heathens SKELETONWITCH have announced plans to demolish North America this summer on a headlining tour, which will also feature classic rockers BARN BURNER (Metal Blade Records). The tour, which includes two weeks' worth of dates in Canada, commences July 17 in York, Pa., soon after the band … Continue reading BARN BURNER ON THE ROAD THIS SUMMER!
PLATINUM BLONDE RETURNS WITH NEW MUSIC AFTER 12 YEARS! NEW SINGLE "BEAUTIFUL" HITS RADIO JUNE 18 TORONTO, ON - Platinum Blonde have officially announced their return after 12 years releasing their new single "Beautiful"(Fontana North) and a performance at The Mod Club in Toronto on June 16, 2012. Featuring original members Mark Holmes (Vocals) and Sergio … Continue reading PLATINUM BLONDE ANNOUNCE NEW MUSIC & TOUR DATES…THEY’RE BACK!