Matthew Burditt

Matthew Burditt

Writer (Oakville, ON, Canada)
- Whether it's sugary pop or beatdown hardcore, Matthew has devoted his time crafting the ultimate playlist and talking about the really good stuff along the way. When he’s not moshing, you can catch Matthew taking pictures at whatever show will let him in with a camera. Outside of music, he will be spending his time drinking coffee, watching The Office or Trailer Park Boys and admiring the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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With post-hardcore band Movements skyrocketing faster than we can keep track of, here are five reasons the Fearless Records quartet’s preternatural success took off and isn’t slowing down anytime soon.
on Jun 03, 2019
Burlington-based progressive rock band, Wooly Mantis have a technically impressive and downright killer track with their new single “Cosmic Venture.”
on May 20, 2019
Broadside take a sharp-but-fruitful turn with “King Of Nothing” and “Empty,” their brand new singles out May 15th via Victory Records.
on May 15, 2019
Indie group, Hippo Campus brought their headlining tour in support of their latest effort, Bambi, to Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre on May 1st, with up and coming artist, Samia for a strong evening of fun music.
on May 07, 2019
Californian hardcore purists Fury have a solid, finely-crafted second album with Failed Entertainment, out May 3rd via Run For Cover Records.
on May 03, 2019
Ohio metalcore band The Plot In You made their long-awaited return to Toronto on April 6th at the Hard Luck Bar, with Dayseeker, LIMBS and RYLS. It may have had its slow moments, but the headliners more than made up for it on this night.
on Apr 16, 2019
They’re new, they’re hungry, and their melodic hardcore is addictive. Woodbridge, ON-based quartet, Single Wound are following up the March 8th release of their Isolate EP with the premiere of the “Burden” live music video.
on Apr 05, 2019
Florida pop-rock band, Set It Off brought the North American leg of their world tour to Toronto’s Mod Club on March 6th for a rousing show, along with With Confidence, Super Whatevr and L.I.F.T..
on Mar 15, 2019
Albany pop-punkers State Champs brought their headlining North American tour to Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre, with Our Last Night, The Dangerous Summer, and Grayscale tagging along.
on Mar 12, 2019
Japanese rock band, One OK Rock, supporting their newest effort Eye Of The Storm, hit Toronto’s REBEL on February 28 along with Waterparks and Stand Atlantic... it was bound to be a hell of a night!
on Mar 07, 2019
Pkew Pkew Pkew continue to build on their strong run of solid-yet-safe punk rock with their new record, Optimal Lifestyles, out March 1st on Dine Alone Records.
on Feb 25, 2019
Chastity took to Toronto’s The Rec Room on February 15th, along with supporting bands Greys and Casper Skulls. Oh, did we mention there was a surprise three-song set from Alexisonfire?!
on Feb 23, 2019

6.5 / 10

Alexisonfire just dropped their newest song in almost a decade; give that a minute to fully sink in, and then check out our review of “Familiar Drugs”, out now via Dine Alone Records.
on Feb 18, 2019
In our new series, One & Done, we profile bands that came into existence and, with their debut album, unknowingly sang their swan song. In our first instalment, we look back at the Sex Pistols and their debut, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols, released October 28, 1977, via Virgin.
on Feb 12, 2019
Ottawa hardcore band, Sedition have only played a grand total of three live shows and are already causing quite the stir. We sat down with vocalist Lance Crowder to delve further into the group, and what has transpired in its short life span.
on Jan 29, 2019

7.5 / 10

Sunflower Bean’s newest EP, King of the Dudes (out January 25th via Mom + Pop Records), has the band exploring a heavier sound that suits them ridiculously well.
on Jan 23, 2019
It is one again that joyous time of the year and we are running down the Top 10 Christmas songs that’ll get you in the spirit while staying true to your favourite heavy artists, including Motionless In White, Type O Negative, Issues, Breathe Carolina, All Time Low and more.
on Dec 05, 2018
Before a recent Toronto date, we took chatted with Mayday Parade guitarist Brooks Betts about the band’s most recent tour and Rise Records release, Sunnyland, playing Canada, and Vans Warped Tour coming to a close.
on Dec 04, 2018

7.5 / 10

Pop-punk band and Toronto locals, Incase We Crash have been grinding it out and today have released their second EP, No Education; an impressive sophomore recording that’s definitely worth a listen.
on Nov 09, 2018
Yungblud brought his “21st Century Liability Tour” to Toronto’s Rivoli on October 21st to promote his album of the same name. It was an evening packed with fun which was only amplified by Louisville, Kentucky opener, Arrested Youth.
on Oct 28, 2018

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