In a very short span of time, Southampton, UK group Band of Skulls has an impressive list of accomplishments and is steadily seeing their fortunes change for the best. Mixing classic rock, guitar-heavy bands like Led Zeppelin with modern groups…

Vancouver modern rock band Default might not ever shake comparisons to their much maligned musical brothers Nickelback, but the truth is, Default’s new record stands on its own rather well. Coming a long four years after their last studio record,…

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…

Combining the perceived cockiness of Supergrass and the Kasier Chiefs and throwing in a passion for pop melodies, Calgary’s The Fast Romantics find a winning formula that works on their self-titled record. And though you won’t hear either of the…

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…