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THREE DAYS GRACE’S TRANSIT OF VENUS: INTERESTING SOUND WITH POTENTIAL

THREE DAYS GRACE’S TRANSIT OF VENUS: INTERESTING SOUND WITH POTENTIAL

| September 28, 2012 | Comments (649)

Three Days Grace are releasing their new album on October 2nd. It’s called Transit of Venus, and one really interesting thing about the album is that it was announced on the very day that Venus made it’s way across the sun, visible to us here on Earth. In my interview las week with guitarist, Barry [...]

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MADONNA BRINGS MDNA TO TORONTO

MADONNA BRINGS MDNA TO TORONTO

| September 24, 2012 | Comments (2,425)

      Words: Neil Van Madonna brought her over the top, extravagant MDNA tour to Toronto for two back-to-back nights and knowing Madonna there’s always an expectation of a bit of controversy and shock factor.  For instance, support of Pussy Riot and gay rights during her performance in Russia, during the Ultra Music Festival, [...]

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STEVE VAI SHREDS TORONTO

STEVE VAI SHREDS TORONTO

| September 23, 2012 | Comments (606)

      Words & Photos; Dave Logan Photo Slideshow   Steve Vai was in town during a busy night of shows in Toronto. He seemed to have arrived under the radar, or maybe people have seen him plenty of times before. He’s been in this game for a long time. The Sony Centre was [...]

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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 (66)

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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AEROSMITH TAKE OFF AT THE AIR CANADA CENTRE

AEROSMITH TAKE OFF AT THE AIR CANADA CENTRE

| August 26, 2012 | Comments (2)

Click here for full photo set Words: Brian Patterson Photos by: Kayley Luftig The show started off with a very load photo pit while we tried to keep our cameras in focus on the long runway out to the centre of the audience of 13,000 fans at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. For some reason my [...]

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HEAVY MTL 2012 DAY TWO: MUSICAL MAYHEM ON SUNDAY FUNDAY

HEAVY MTL 2012 DAY TWO: MUSICAL MAYHEM ON SUNDAY FUNDAY

| August 15, 2012 | Comments (777)

Day two of Heavy MTL was just as excellent as day one, but this time, with sun!  After the rain on Saturday, it was nice to get a bit of sun on Sunday.  The Jagermeister stage and the Heavy MTL stage switched places, which was probably nice for the people who paid extra for bleacher [...]

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OSHEAGA 2012 DAY THREE: ALL KINDS OF MUDDY FUN

OSHEAGA 2012 DAY THREE: ALL KINDS OF MUDDY FUN

| August 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

On the third day of any festival, or constant partying in the sun, you may sometimes find yourself waking up and wondering why you must endure a third day of the madness.  This was kind of the case with me – I’m from Newfoundland, and I don’t deal well with heat exhaustion!  Luckily, Sunday morning [...]

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OSHEAGA 2012 DAY ONE: GROWTH AND VARIETY ON OPENING DAY

OSHEAGA 2012 DAY ONE: GROWTH AND VARIETY ON OPENING DAY

| August 9, 2012 | Comments (0)

I knew before my arrival to Jean Drapeau Park for Osheaga 2012, it was going to be a crazy time.  Everyone I knew was talking about it, and it was pretty easy to see the Montreal’s population density slowly increase from all the out-of-towners coming in for the weekend.  With one of the largest lineups [...]

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FIONA APPLE AT THE SOUND ACADEMY

FIONA APPLE AT THE SOUND ACADEMY

| July 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

Full Photo Set Here   Fiona Apple was in town on her countries birthday bringing a polished, solid show to The Sound Academy. To be honest her frame looked quite small and weak. Appearances though can be deceiving. Fiona belted out her tunes once her voice had a chance to warm up. Appearing at times [...]

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