Kayley Marner

Kayley Marner

(Retired) Writer (Toronto, ON, Canada)
- I love discovering new music as much as I love replaying my favourite albums until I almost hate them. I have favourites from all genres, but classic rock and punk will always have my heart. You can catch me checking out local shows, loitering in cafes and bookstores, or (most likely) getting lost somewhere.
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Brad Perry, the musician behind Caverns of Pine, speaks about his project’s dedication to sharing the stories of those who have suffered sexual violence and trauma. Out now via Self Aware Records, all proceeds are donated directly to FORCE, a non-profit that aims to support sexual trauma survivors and disrupt rape culture.
on Jul 25, 2018
Legendary guitarist/vocalist George Thorogood shares his experience recording Party Of One, as well as his interests outside of music, his friendship with fellow rock’n’roll legend Johnny Winter, and his words of wisdom that all aspiring musicians need to hear.
on Aug 30, 2017
While Party Of One may take Destroyers fans by surprise, it pays homage to the roots of their classic boogie-blues sound and authenticates Thorogood as a true blues musician.
on Aug 03, 2017
Northern Irish punk rock pioneers celebrate their 40th anniversary with a live album release of their annual St. Patrick's Day gig at the famous Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow -- and it rocks.
on Jul 26, 2017

7.5 / 10

“Are You Out There” is a strong debut that certainly solidifies Rilian's stance as an artist to keep on the radar.
on Jun 22, 2017
Guitarist Dennis Casey was willing to take a break from it all to talk about the new release, reflect on twenty years together as a band, and share some of his favourite guilty pleasure songs.
on May 29, 2017
The L.A. trio's debut LP serves listeners with a half-hour musical experience spanning and fusing a bulk of rock sub-genres—from blues to grunge, to funk, to hip-hop, and everything in between.
on May 20, 2017
Our friends at The Scene Magazine threw a killer two-day private party in a secret location downtown Toronto—celebrating local talent and generating actionable awareness about the need for creative communities to assemble and help our favourite venues fight against the risk of closure.
on Apr 30, 2017

8.5 / 10

In celebration of their 25-year anniversary, the hit 90s band is back with a brand new album featuring acoustic and orchestral re-recordings of ten of their biggest hits, as well as three new tracks.
on Apr 29, 2017
Canadian rockers Danko Jones kicked off their cross-Canada tour, promoting their latest album release Wild Cat, to a sold-out crowd at the intimate concert venue Maxwell’s in Waterloo, ON.
on Apr 12, 2017

8 / 10

The U.K. punk trio's debut single is two and a half minutes of hard-driving, cacophonous noise reminiscent of the early years of classic punk, but with a distinctly modern twist.
on Mar 18, 2017
The 2016 independent thriller directed by Jeremy Saulnier is 94 breakneck minutes of tense, claustrophobic action that will have you gripping the edge of your seat with sweaty palms from start to finish. Here's why it has all the makings to become the next punk rock cult classic.
on Mar 16, 2017
Nashville-based psych rockers All Them Witches came to warm up Toronto's legendary Horseshoe Tavern with a powerful set from their hot new album Sleeping Through the War.
on Mar 15, 2017
All Them Witches drummer Robby Staebler was willing to take a break from the post-album release bedlam to answer a few questions for us—sharing the origins of the band, stories from the road, and what fans can expect from the tour.
on Mar 03, 2017

7.5 / 10

What do you get when you take the Delta Blues and lock it in a van in the backwoods for 10 years with nothing but bourbon, cheap cigarettes, and Motley Crüe albums cranked to 11? The Wild!'s latest LP, Wild At Heart.
on Feb 17, 2017


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