Drake and Weeknd take time to get in “The Zone”
The second single from the forthcoming debut album by The Weeknd sees Canada’s soon-to-be next kid team with fellow Torontonian Drake on “The Zone.” Like the first offering from Trilogy, this new track is liable to attract fans of varied genres.
Madchild faces the reflection in a “Broken Mirror”
The new single from Madchild’s Dope Sick, “Broken Mirror” recounts tales of his much-talked-about opiate addiction – a habit he has since quite, but that served as something of the fuel to the fire that is his solo debut.
Kayo and RitchCraft get faded at a house party
The video for the track features Kayo taking in a good old-fashioned house party in what looks to be typical East Coast style. “Faded” is the newest song and video to spawn from the Halifax Records prodigy’s The Escape Movement project.
Neverending White Lights, D-Sisive and RT team up
Bar brawls, lot lizards, tears, drama and the brand of sex you find downtown and in seedy corners of the internet – the ugly side of our days – clear a path to a sweet sunrise in this, the latest from a few of the country’s finest artists.
My Darkest Days ‘don’t give a f**k’ about the haters
An easy target for haters of all creeds, new metal bands attract trolls like front yards. Bands like Papa Roach, Hinder, Nickelback, to name but a few, are daily inundated by angry, slanderous electronic messages from haters world round.
Down With Webster transform “Fallout” to “Ballout”
It seems along the route, perhaps somewhere between the badlands of the Canadian countryside and road sickness, DWW decided to remix Marianas Trench’s hit “Fallout.” The result is a parody one can both laugh at, and rock to.
Boombox Manifesto produces yet another new gem
Canada’s answer to Fort Minor or Hilltop Hoods with an anger problem, Nation Ruckus has awoken sleeping heads in the underground, suburban hip-hop scene with the drop of the trio’s Sept. 25 release Boombox Manifesto.
Animal Confession a mix of new metal and melody
The Ottawa-based trio Animal Confession has in a short time created a healthy buzz in both hard and experimental rock circles, drawing comparisons to the likes of Linkin Park, Nine Inch Nails and Tool.
Lips undresses the ugliness of the music industry
As frontman for the legendary Toronto metal outfit Anvil, Lips has once or thrice been crushed by the unforgiving cogs of the machine. Over a 30-year span he and drummer Robb Reiner have seen the downs and ups of the music industry.
North Lakes like their rock a little on the rough side
It’s long been debated whether rock and roll and the church could ever find a fit like an OJ glove. Prince Edward Island outfit The North Lakes may have closed that case. The band recorded its latest album Grand Prix inside the daunting four walls of Long Creek Church.