Despite only now seeing the release of her second solo effort, Montrealer Melissa Auf der Maur is no stranger to the international music scene. After having logged miles with seminal alternative-rock bands Hole and The Smashing Pumpkins, the artist is…

Australian rock band Jet is currently on the road promoting their third record, Shaka Rock, which hit store shelves this past August. On the road with fellow hard rockers Papa Roach, Jet guitarist Cam Muncey checked in with [here] Magazine…

You couldn’t go anywhere near your television or your radio this past summer without being bombarded by the sugary sweet punk pop of The Stereos. Since June of this year, the group has been caught up in a whirlwind of…

Toronto melodic-rock band The Midway State is wrapping up a rather impressive year and a half of work behind their major label debut Holes. The record has vaulted no less than two videos (including Change For You and Never Again)…

Austin, Texas blues rockers Grady are currently traversing Canada, promoting their newest record Good As Dead and are hitting Moncton and Fredericton clubs with the hopes of blowing out your eardrums. The band has rightfully earned their stripes with leader…

It has been a long few years leading up to the release of Default’s new record Comes and Goes. The Vancouver group’s record was supposed to have seen the light of day in the spring of 2008, however, the bankruptcy…

Translating the bleakness that a Prairie winter can impose into memorable bursts of inspirationally muted song is no easy feat. But for Saskatchewan roots-rockers The Deep Dark Woods, it is second nature. Their excellent new record Winter Hours was released…

Sometimes success can come from the most unlikely of places. Take for instance, Montreal hard-rock band Priestess. The group released its debut album Hello Master via influential Montreal indie-label Indica in 2005 in Canada. The record would be released in…

When I connect with Cuff The Duke vocalist Wayne Petti over the phone, he is sounding incredibly relaxed and content. Could the atmosphere surrounding the Toronto band’s excellent new record Way Down Here be carrying over to the band member’s…

Musicians can be an adventurous, restless bunch. When it comes to downtime, many musicians either go stir crazy or resort to making more music outside of their regular gig. The latter is certainly the case for Simple Plan’s Sebastien Lefebvre,…

Canadian indie-darling and Juno Award nominee Emm Gryner is coming to the East Coast for a tour in November in support of her latest record, Goddess. She’ll be playing four shows in New Brunswick, including gigs in Fredericton, Sackville, Hampton…