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…

Canada’s Jann Arden is always a reliable source for songs of heartache. She has remained one of our country’s greatest singer-songwriters who has gone on to achieve significant fame in our borders and beyond with her radio-friendly, adult-oriented pop. Her…

The sibling duo of Carly and Britt McKillip finally see the release of their debut effort after scoring substantial CMT airplay for two singles to date. Big Sky nicely fits the mold of today’s modern country musical landscape; guitars dominate…

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…

The latest effort from Roseanne Cash features tracks that her famous father considered to be among the “100 essential American songs” that he wanted Roseanne to be familiar with. Johnny Cash tackled some of these tracks himself through the years…