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…

Originally known as Burn The Priest, Richmond, Virginia band Lamb Of God has been tearing up the heavy metal world since their inception in 1998. The band has sold more than a combined two million records in the US, been…

Approximately 212 miles (341 km) lie between two very different worlds within the State of Tennessee. Almost smack dab in the middle of the state lays Nashville, the internationally renowned city known as the home of country music. And to…

Can you hear the engines revving? Can you hear the drool hitting floors all over the region? It is the anticipation building throughout the Maritimes as music fanatics get ready to take in the fall edition of Moncton Record Expo.…

If you’re a fan of homegrown Canadian rock n roll, you’ll most likely know the name of Hugh Dillon. Dillon was the front man for Canadian hard-rock band The Headstones for five records before the group sadly but amicably disbanded…

Despite boasting a native New Brunswicker in their lineup, Vancouver band Minto is about to make their maiden trip into the province for a couple of shows on their current national tour. Ryan Hoben, vocalist of the Neil Young inspired…

Halifax guitar-rock band In-Flight Safety is in the midst of a cross-Canadian tour which started on September 25 in Victoria, British Columbia. The tour will see the band play 13 shows across this great country of ours before they find…