Cheap Trick. REM. The Replacements. Teenage Fanclub. All of the above bands have openly professed their love for cult power pop band Big Star. And it’s about time the rest of the world found out about the biggest band that…

Toronto “sleaze rock” band Die Mannequin are making a much anticipated return to the Maritimes next week when the group finds themselves with the opening slot on Marilyn Manson’s shows in Moncton and Halifax. The group is promoting their newest…

New Jersey band The Gaslight Anthem is gearing up for a busy autumn on the road. The group has essentially been living on the road in support of last year’s record The ’59 Sound, a truly outstanding record that combines…

Prolific Canadian singer-songwriter Hawksley Workman is en route to New Brunswick for a trio of shows in Saint John, Fredericton and Moncton next week. Joining him will be Halifax’s Jenn Grant for what is certain to be an evening of…

What a long, strange trip it has been for Moncton-born, Nashville-based singer-songwriter Mike Plume. With a music career that was building momentum with each successive album release from the mid 90s into this decade, Plume not so abruptly pulled the…

Moncton blues-rocker Chris Colepaugh and his band The Cosmic Crew have a few shows coming up in the province after what seems like a long layoff from playing shows on home turf. The first show on the band’s schedule is…

Charlottetown pop band Two Hours Traffic are hoping to capitalize on the momentum gained with their 2007 breakthrough record Little Jabs with their brand new record Territory, which hit store shelves this past Tuesday. Two Hours Traffic guitarist Alec O’Hanley…

Three years have passed since New Orleans alternative-rock/indie-rock band Mutemath made a big impression on fans and the public alike with their 2006 debut record. Garnering some mainstream airplay for their single “Typical,” the band were road-hogs, taking their explosive…

Halifax-based folk singer Amelia Curran has a brand spanking new CD on store shelves and is playing a couple of shows in New Brunswick to help promote the fantastic roots-inspired record. A multiple past East Coast Music Award nominee, Curran…

The Moncton music scene, like that of almost any city in this great nation of ours, has seen its share of ups and downs throughout history. No matter where they lie geographically, there is an inevitable ebb and flow to…

Chances are you’ve heard Ryan Dahle’s songs even though you might not recognize his name right off the bat. That is all about to change with his new record, Irrational Anthems. Dahle was one of the guitarists/vocalists in the Canadian…