Tag: "montreal"

DAN MANGAN AND THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE: THE RADICALS TOUR STOPS IN MONTREAL

DAN MANGAN AND THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE: THE RADICALS TOUR STOPS IN MONTREAL

| October 25, 2012 | Comments (1)

  On Tuesday night, Dan Mangan and his band took the Corona Theatre by storm. The Rural Alberta Advantage opened the show. They played a very interesting set, which featured songs mostly about the province of Alberta. While the music that they played was absolutely fabulous, I could not get behind the voice of lead [...]

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ALL I REALLY WANT… IS ALANIS MORISSETTE IN MONTREAL!

ALL I REALLY WANT… IS ALANIS MORISSETTE IN MONTREAL!

| October 17, 2012 | Comments (2)

Alanis Morissette played the Metropolis on Tuesday night in Montreal, with opening act, Souleye. Souleye played quite a smooth set.  I am not familiar with his music, but his set was a testament to what a computer can do for music these days.  While his rapping was smooth and flawless, the over produced singing left [...]

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GOTYE: AMBIANCE FESTIVE À MONTRÉAL!

GOTYE: AMBIANCE FESTIVE À MONTRÉAL!

| September 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

Le métropolis de Montréal accueillait ce soir Zammuto, le groupe pop-électro Chairlift, ainsi que l’auteur-compositeur-interprète et musicien Gotye et ses quatre musiciens. Dès le départ, j’ai été agréablement surprise de constater la polyvalence des musiciens, dont Gotye qui sait non seulement utiliser sa voix à merveille, mais qui sait également faire une multitude de percussions [...]

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LIVE ‘N LOUD MEETS THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM

LIVE ‘N LOUD MEETS THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM

| September 18, 2012 | Comments (0)

I got to meet Alex Rosamilia of The Gaslight Anthem prior to their show at The Bell Center last week to talk about their newest album Handwritten, and the new changes that they made before recording, among other things!!   Erin: Well, first of all, congratulations on the release of your newest album, Handwritten.  How [...]

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HOT WATER MUSIC, THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM, AND RISE AGAINST: PUNK’S NOT DEAD YET

HOT WATER MUSIC, THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM, AND RISE AGAINST: PUNK’S NOT DEAD YET

| September 13, 2012 | Comments (2)

On Wednesday night, the Bell Centre played host to three beloved punk bands of our generation – Hot Water Music, The Gaslight Anthem, and Rise Against. Hot Water Music opened the show, with a high energy performance; although because the stadium was not even at half capacity, the sound was lacking, making it very difficult [...]

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ALBERTA CROSS: ENCHANTING AND HOPEFUL

ALBERTA CROSS: ENCHANTING AND HOPEFUL

| September 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

Last Saturday night at the underrated Club Lambi in Montreal, the American band Alberta Cross showed us how to have a great gig in a small club without riding under the “indie” banner which is used for any non commercial band in the 21th century. They came to present their new release and second album [...]

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THE OFFSPRING: JUICE ON THE LOOSE

THE OFFSPRING: JUICE ON THE LOOSE

| September 5, 2012 | Comments (3)

Cali punk rockers The Offspring have been on tour promoting their new album “Days Go By” which came out in June. With Nostalgia tours on the rise, the Offspring seemed to be enjoying playing their older catalogue. I was in attendance of the first of two Montreal concerts last Monday at the Metropolis. It was a [...]

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LIVE ‘N LOUD MEETS GOJIRA

LIVE ‘N LOUD MEETS GOJIRA

| September 3, 2012 | Comments (0)

Jean-Michel Labadie, the bassist of the band Gojira met with me for a brief interview on Sunday afternoon at Heavy MTL.  Despite some difficulties caused by a difference in first languages, we managed to have a great discussion about the band’s name, inspiration, and newest album, L’Enfant Sauvage.   Erin: Welcome to Heavy MTL!  How [...]

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LIVE ‘N LOUD MEETS TRIVIUM

LIVE ‘N LOUD MEETS TRIVIUM

| September 3, 2012 | Comments (0)

I met with Paolo Gregoletto, Trivium’s bass player on Sunday of Heavy MTL.  Trivium are a metal band from Florida, who’s sound draws a lof of inspiration from Iron Maiden and Metallica.  Paulo spoke with me about those influences, as well as their tour, and a bomb threat incident in New Mexico.   Erin: So!  Welcome [...]

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LIVE ‘N LOUD MEETS PERIPHERY

LIVE ‘N LOUD MEETS PERIPHERY

| September 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

Misha Mansoor, one of Periphery’s guitarists took some time to have a chat with me on Saturday afternoon of Heavy MTL.  The band is heavily influenced by Dream Theater, and they were lucky enough to have a featured solo from John Petrucci (amongst others!) on their most recent album, “Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal”.  [...]

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