Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ottawa’s Hammer Smashed Radio releases free compilation for fourth anniversary

Ottawa’s Hammer Smashed Radio on CKCU 93.1FM, has released a free download compilation as part of their annual fourth anniversary birthday bash. The compilation includes tracks from Unique Leaders’ Immersed as well as Canadian death metal veterans Deamon and Insurrection.  Download the compilation here. All six bands included will be performing on February 25th at [...]
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Edmonton Garage Punk Band NN Releases New Video

Check out the new video for the song Not Amused by Edmonton, Alberta Garage/Punk band NN.   The band started in 2006 in the drummer’s basement and jammed for years before playing its first show in 2010.  Since then, the band has headlined its own cd release show to 200 people and has performed over [...]
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Canadian music photographer Andrew MacNaughtan dies in Los Angeles

Andrew MacNaughtan, a photographer that specialized in Canadian music, died on Wednesday at age 47. He was well known for photographing Canadian bands such as RUSH, Avril Lavigne, Celine Dion, Simple Plan, Michael Buble and many others. One of his recent projects, however, was a departure from his usual work. “Grace: Africa in Photographs,” was [...]
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Reformed Canadian band Slaves on Dope to release new album

The new album “Over the Influence” by Canadian band Slaves on Dope will be released on February 28, 2012 via THC: Music/Rocket Science Ventures. The cd was produced and mixed by Kevin Jardine. The band is playing a free show at Foufounes Electriques in Montreal on Wednesday, February 29 in support of the new release. [...]
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Crimson Shadows – Glory on the Battlefield Album Launch, Free Download, Etc

Check out the album launch of Toronto, Ontario metal band Crimson Shadows‘ new full-length disc Glory on the Battlefield on Saturday, February 11 at The Hard Luck Bar (772A Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON).  Blacktooth Entertainment has unleashed a free download compilation in support of Crimson Shadows upcoming album launch.  To get your free download [...]
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I Mother Earth announce reunion date

I Mother Earth has announced that the Canadian band will play a show at this years Canadian Music Week.  Also playing the festival are Treble Charger and the Inbreds from Canada.  The show is set for Friday, March 23, 2012 at the Sound Academy in Toronto, Ontario.  The tickets go on sale Saturday and the [...]
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F*ck The Facts cassette version of Die Miserable

Purchase the cassette version of Die Miserable by F*ck The Facts (FTF) which has a split with side-project Merdarahta. The cassette release is limited to 100 copies for $5 plus shipping. Purchase it here. Related articles Are vinyls doomed for the advent of the music tape/cassette? (wesbound.wordpress.com) Cassette Tapes Are Back (newser.com) —Destrukto is a [...]
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Legendary Canadian folk singer Leonard Cohen’s new album Old Ideas now streaming online

Check out legendary Canadian folk singer Leonard Cohen‘s new album “Old Ideas” streaming online at npr.org. The 10-song album is due out in stores on January 31, 2012 and includes producers, co-writers and arrangers such as Patrick Leonard, Anjani Thomas, Ed Sanders and Dino Soldo, Jennifer Warnes and Sharon Robinson producers, co-writers or arrangers. Pre-order [...]
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Walk off the Earth – Somebody That I Used to Know

This Burlington, Ontario band has received over 33,000,000 views on this youtube video of a cover of the song Somebody That I Used To Know originally by Gotye.   The band in the video, Walk Off The Earth, was previously unknown before this recording went viral on youtube according to a story on CTV news.   [...]
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Danielle Delottinville of Hamilton, Ontario’s Pantychrist accused of first-degree murder

The vocalist for Hamilton, Ontario, Canada punk group Pantychrist has been accused of first-degree murder as reported in the Hamilton Spectator. According to the report, 28-year-old Danielle Delottinville, along with George Cooke and Matthew Cooke, have been accused of the murder of retired antiques dealer Jessie Kovacs, 55, who was found dead in his apartment [...]
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