PLUS An incredible metal double bill, an actual evil elf (?) and more killer gigs this week.
The debut solo LP by Suuns singer Ben Shemie is distinctly different from the more raucous strides of his band.
The best benefit shows in town PLUS more great gigs this week.
This year’s festival introduced our Music Team to some pretty impressive bands.
Singer Ben Shemie on the genesis of the Montreal band’s new record Felt.
An interview with the Montreal band about Hold/Still and how audiences around the world respond to their progressive sound.
Hear local musicians’ favourite Bowie tunes and read about how his music affected them and their work + watch Arcade Fire’s memorial Bowie parade in New Orleans.
Usually I count down the days until the annual Heavy MTL festival, which gets underway early Saturday and ends late on Sunday. Having seen some incredible sets there by Voivod, Mastodon, Iron Maiden, Motörhead, High on Fire, Slayer and more, I’m truly thankful for the organizers who plant this annual two-day event in my backyard. […]