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Yearly Archives: 2011

Alex Lifeson Talks About New RUSH Album

U.K. digital radio station Planet Rock recently conducted an interview with Alex Lifeson, guitarist of legendary rock band RUSH from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In this interview, he talks about the status of their 20th studio album “Clockwork Angels” that is due to be released in the new year. As aired on Friday, November 18, 2011, [...]
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The Tea Party back for good

In an interview with the Toronto Sun, Tea Party lead singer/guitarist says that the Canadian rock power trio from Windsor, Ontario have decided to officially announce that the band is back permanently. They have plans to release a new album and are currently touring throughout Canada. Martin said: “I don’t think the three of us [...]
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Whosarmy wins Cover Me Canada competition

Toronto area band Whosarmy won the Cover Me Canada competition on CBC-TV on Sunday November 13, 2011. The band beat out the Melanie Morgan band from New Brunswick. Whosarmy performed versions of Hallelujah, Ironic and The Weight. The band will receive $100,000 and a recording contract for its first single to be released by Universal [...]
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Jon Lajoie continues his musical comedy

Jon Lajoie is a Canadian musician/comedian from Montreal, Quebec. He is currently on a tour of theatres across Canada. He also stars in The League on FX Network TV. The artist is known for his songs like Everyday Normal Guy and F**k Everything. Check him out live at a city near you: Jon Lajoie plays [...]
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Applications open for Canadian Music Fest and NxNE

Canadian musicians have a chance to play at showcase spots at Canadian Music Fest to be held March 21-25 in Toronto, Ontario. The festival includes an audience of over 3,000 industry reps, music publishers, agents, promoters and festival directors. You can find out more information by going to the Canadian Music Fest website. Submissions for [...]
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Radio Star National Talent Search

The chance to win up to $10,000 in prizes is available for emerging new artists from Canada. Artists can sign up at Radio Star National Songwriting Competition website through December 16, 2011. The competition has been offered for more than 18 years and is sponsored by Astral Radio and is presented alongside Canadian Music Week. [...]
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Fourth annual Speedway reunion show Dec. 21 2011

The fourth annual Speedway Detectives reunion show will be held on December 21, 2011 at Crocks in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Speedway is a punk band that started in 1997 in Thunder Bay and broke up in 2007 but still continues to play these annual gigs in their hometown. Also appearing at the show will be [...]
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Revenge of the Mormons release free ep

Revenge of the Mormons (aka ROTM) has released an ep available as a free online download. Revenge of the Mormons is a punk band from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada featuring staples of the local music scene Gab and Jeremy. Grab the free ep here. Youtube here: —Destrukto is a musician, songwriter, and producer from Thunder [...]
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Nickelback will play half time show despite petition against them

According to the NY Daily News, Nickelback is set to play the half time show at the Thanksgiving Lions-Packers game despite over 50,000 people signing a petition against the band. For more info, click the link. —Destrukto is a musician, songwriter, and producer from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada with college diplomas in both business and [...]
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Barn Burner Releases Scum of the Earth Video

Barn Burner has released a new video that can be seen below. The video is for the song Scum of the Earth taken from their newest album Bangers II: Scum of the Earth. The album has been out since June 7 2011 on Metal Blade Records and was produced by Adrian Popovich. Barn Burner is [...]
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