Lauren Protomanni

On August 4th, 2014, I had a chance to see The Kooks play Toronto's Danforth Music Hall. I haven't listened to this band since they released their al…
By on Aug 26, 2014
On Tuesday April 8th, Toronto's Kool Haus was swept with a wave of nostalgia with The Used and Taking Back Sunday's co-headlining tour taking the sta…
By on Apr 21, 2014

7 / 10

Finland's rock legends HIM are back with their eighth studio album Tears on Tape. This is the band's first release since their departure from their l…
By on Aug 16, 2013
Toronto-based alternative/industrial rock band The Rabid Whole have been going strong since 2007. Comprised of five solid local musicians including A…
By on Jul 14, 2013

8 / 10

The Vans Warped tour brings together many musicians from different genres at times leading to unexpected collaborations between the artists. One such…
By on Jun 04, 2013
Gojira is a band from Bayonne, France that is bringing fast-paced, jolting metal to North America. After releasing many albums on smaller labels, the…
By on Oct 11, 2012
Vampires Everywhere are a five-piece from California aiming to bring the sex, drugs and rock & roll aesthetics back into the metal scene. On June 19,…
By on Sep 13, 2012
On July 15th, the Warped Tour stopped by Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. The venue was filled with tons of kids eager to see and meet their f…
By on Jul 20, 2012
Secrets are an up-and-coming band that have recently been signed to Velocity records. Since forming in 2011, the group has already gained a dedicated…
By on Jun 26, 2012
On May 30, Thrice’s "The Farewell Tour" stopped by Toronto where the band would play for the final time. I was lucky to catch this show; I’ve never s…
By on Jun 08, 2012

8.5 / 10

I first listened to La Dispute’s Wildlife on a cold, rainy night at 1 am. I was a fan of their previous songs, and looked forward to finally getting…
By on Apr 29, 2012
The Summer Set is one of today’s catchiest pop-punk acts. Hailing from Scottsdale, Arizona, the band have released two full-length albums since their…
By on Mar 05, 2012
"Let's open up this pit!" This line is the claim to fame to eight year old Juliet's YouTube success. Having over 21 millions hits, Juliet's hardcore…
By on Feb 25, 2012
A Primitive Evolution undeniably made their mark in the Toronto alternative music scene. Their music has a grungy, true rock and roll spirit that is…
By on Feb 07, 2012
The Birthday Massacre have one of the most unique and recognizable sounds to come out of the Canadian music scene. For the past 12 years, the band ha…
By on Jan 20, 2012

8 / 10

On August 23, 2011, Black Tide released their long awaited sophomore album Post Mortem.
By on Nov 02, 2011
I See Stars are a band that are barely legal in their hometown of Warren, Michigan, but have two full-length studio albums, a deal with Sumerian Reco…
By on Aug 26, 2011
Hey Sugar are a Montreal-based band that bring back that old-school rock n' roll, but with a mix of modern hardcore. The first time I heard the group…
By on Jul 15, 2011
It was a Tuesday night in downtown Toronto, and I met up with the guys from Toronto via Calgary-based band Inner City Elegance at a Tim Hortons to co…
By on Jul 11, 2011

9 / 10

All Time Low’s major label debut, Dirty Work, may just be the one that pushes the band onto mainstream radio. The record is filled with catchy pop-pu…
By on Jun 23, 2011

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