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Toronto’s own Abandon All Ships, circa 2006, took the radio waves by storm with their album “Geeving” in 2010 with songs like “Take One Last Breath” and “Megawacko.”
Now the Canadian five-piece metalcore ensemble is back with …
To have toured of all Europe and the States, shared stages with the Smashing Pumpkins and Foo Fighters, and have released a debut full-length album within the first two-three years of creating a band are feats of grand proportions.
As TMZ and Rolling Stones magazine report, Tom Gabel, 31, front-man and founder of the band (1997) has come out of a personal closet of gender confliction.
Hailing from Hamilton, Ontario, this hard hitting punch in the face steel-clad metal band leaves nothing but a solid dent in the fabric of alternative Canadian rock.
For their fourth full-length release, the Cancer Bats took to the studio with a joie de vivre seldom found on the hardcore scene, much less in songs written and recorded by the Toronto-based punk rock four pack.
Dan Mangan is riding a tidal wave of success. Once a struggling singer-songwriter slinging compliments for tips in a rural West Coast pub, Mangan has taken the Canadian scene by storm since the release of the infectious ‘Oh Fortune.’
Fuelled by the power of My Darkest Days’ first single, the band’s self-titled first album sold well over a 100,000 copies. “Porn Star Dancing,” which featured rapper Ludacris, reached number seven on Billboard’s rock charts.
In what may be the most Canadian video of the year to date, Edmonton blue-collar rockers mix it up on ice against a team of tyke players in a winner-takes-all style hockey game rife with fist fights.
The first single off the new album from Our Lady Peace has been on heavy rotation on radio across the country for months, but “Heavyweight” now has a video to accompany the release of Curve, the band’s eighth studio album.
A month away from the release of the hugely-anticipated new album from Toronto punk rockers Cancer Bats,”Road Sick” marks the second single and video from the band’s upcoming Dead Set on Living.