Category: Bands

ALEXISONFIRE ROCKS THE SOUND ACADEMY IN FAREWELL TOUR

ALEXISONFIRE ROCKS THE SOUND ACADEMY IN FAREWELL TOUR

[ 0 ] January 9, 2013 |

Toronto, Ontario – Alexisonfire, the St. Catharines-native metal group, brought the house down on their December 28th date at the Sound Academy for their official farewell tour. Originally, there was only supposed to be one show at the warehouse on the outskirts of downtown, but the original date sold out within minutes, bringing them to […]

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Trivia EH? TROOPER

Trivia EH? TROOPER

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

McGuire & Smith have been performing together since 1965. Randy Bachman of BTO signed Applejack to his label…..Applejack became TROOPER “Hot Shots” went 6X platinum and it is estimated that 1 of every 40 Canadians owns it. Ra McGuire and Brian Smith are the original members. They co-write the songs and are both Vancouverites. TROOPER […]

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Trivia EH? Barenaked Ladies

Trivia EH? Barenaked Ladies

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

Hello City’ refers to Halifax, Nova Scotia Brian Wilson did his own version of ‘Brian Wilson’. Sean Lennon took a copy of ‘Be My Yoko Ono’ back to his mother, Yoko ‘The Old Apartment’ refers to buying a house on the Danforth. The Danforth is a street in Toronto. The video was directed by another […]

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TROOPER

TROOPER

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

A quick look on the World Wide Web will make you realize that TROOPER still has a faithful fan base. They are still out there playing all those favourites, Two For The Show, The Boys in the Bright White Sportscar, Santa Maria, We’re Here for a Good Time (Not a Long Time), Raise A Little […]

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Barenaked Ladies (BNL)

Barenaked Ladies (BNL)

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

I first heard of this band when Toronto Mayor June Rowlands banned them from playing in Nathan Phillips Square (I believe it was New Year’s Eve1991). And I must confess, my initial reaction was “Good!”. Then I heard and saw the band, and realized my first impression was wrong…they were funny, satirical and produced great […]

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Canuck Quotes: Barenaked Ladies

Canuck Quotes: Barenaked Ladies

[ 0 ] November 27, 2008 |

“Near where I live there’s a viaduct Where people jump when they’re out of luck Raining down on the cars and trucks below They’ve put a net there to catch their fall Like that’ll stop anyone at all What they don’t know is that when nature calls you go” From The Barenaked Ladies song “War […]

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