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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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
One year after making their Toronto debut with labelmates, Hollerado and Little Junior (the latter opening this show), Calpurnia, fronted by Finn Wolfhard of IT and Stranger Things fame, returned to the city and brought the ruckus at The Phoenix.
on Oct 23, 2018
Toronto’s annual hardcore/punk extravaganza, Not Dead Yet, has come and gone. We caught Californian hardcore band, Terror at The Hard Luck and have 5 reasons they proved they're still the kings of hardcore.
on Oct 22, 2018

7.5 / 10

Pale Waves are shining brightly on their highly anticipated debut album, My Mind Makes Noises, out now on Interscope and Dirty Hit.
on Sep 17, 2018
UK group Boston Manor are just about to drop their newest record, Welcome To The Neighbourhood, out September 7th via Pure Noise Records, which adds some heavier elements to their pop-punk sound while continuing to satisfy fans of their earlier work.
on Sep 06, 2018
We chatted with Dylan Villain, vocalist of the Canadian rock group THE WILD!, about Toronto, Bovine Sex Club, their live show, and Entertainment One release Wild At Heart.
on Sep 01, 2018
Hard rock band CKY and post-hardcore group Slaves brought their co-headlining tour to Toronto’s The Opera House on August 1st, 2018.
on Aug 16, 2018
Maybe As It Is do have good intentions with the style and sound change on record number three, but something about The Great Depression - out August 10th on Fearless Records - feels insincere.
on Aug 07, 2018

7.5 / 10

Trash Boat just released their second full-length, Crown Shyness, via Hopeless Records. Noticeably heavier and more hard-hitting than their first outing, it seamlessly continues the band’s trajectory as one of pop-punk’s most noteworthy acts.
on Jul 20, 2018
Remember how summer used to last forever? Well, now it definitely feels finite, and it’s already almost half over. So get your shit together and check out some banging tours before another one slips away.
on Jul 17, 2018
Burlington’s annual Sound of Music Festival has come to a close. How was it? Simply put, it was a whole heaping pile of music, activities and all-around fun. We’re going to try distill it down to some highlights of what the week had in store for its attendees.
on Jun 29, 2018
Boston’s metalcore heroes Vein release their debut full-length Errorzone on June 22 via Closed Casket Activities and, with this highly anticipated record, the five-piece have crafted 27 minutes of pure insanity!
on Jun 21, 2018
Culture Abuse recently released Bay Dream on Epitaph Records and with it the band have succeeded at crafting an album that shows progression while staying true to themselves.
on Jun 19, 2018

7 / 10

All Time Low have released a new single via Fueled By Ramen called “Everything Is Fine” and it’s an exciting, beachy pop-punk tune that is set to be a summer staple.
on Jun 13, 2018
What do Sublime With Rome, The Kents, Tokyo Police Club, Wooly Mantis, The All-American Rejects, and Jules have in common? They’re our must-see acts at Burlington’s Sound of Music Festival 2018!
on Jun 08, 2018

8 / 10

No matter what type of The 1975 fan you are, “Music For Cars” is going to be a weird era for the group and the people they bring along for the ride.
on Jun 01, 2018
Emo/alternative legends The Used performed to a packed Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto, bringing along an eccentric but kick-ass opening bill in Red Sun Rising and The Fever 333.
on May 13, 2018


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