ALL Show Review

When I was in high school I spent most of my weekends going to shows. When one of my favourite bands was coming to town, I’d comment my excitement to…
By on Feb 09, 2011
On Tuesday, November 2nd I attended to the Congregation of the Damned tour at the The Phoenix. The show consisted of five very talented bands that al…
By on Nov 09, 2010
As with any time you hit the town, it’s always good to pre-drink. Thus, I began the night drinking in a parked car owned by James Manning’s (Dancing…
By on Oct 18, 2010
My Sunday began with a jaunt to the water point. On my travels I was approached by two young men wearing g-strings and corsets, who drunkenly informe…
By on Oct 17, 2010
Sonisphere day two. Or hangover day one, as many of us will remember it. For the festival-goers who were up early enough (or perhaps hardcore enough…
By on Oct 15, 2010
As 55,000+ rock fans descended upon Knebworth this year for the second annual UK Sonisphere Festival, it became apparent that Sonisphere has been swi…
By on Oct 14, 2010
Being from a little town in Idaho, going to a big festival-type concert is a big deal. The aptly named Mayhem Festival made a stop in Nampa (near Bo…
By on Oct 07, 2010
After about 5 hours of sleep I was back to Parc Jean-Drapeau for the second day of Heavy MTL. I quickly got myself to the front of the Mayhem Stage w…
By on Aug 30, 2010
I got to Parc Jean-Drapeau around the same time 36 Crazyfists hit the stage. I could hear them rocking both past songs and new songs off their upcomi…
By on Aug 18, 2010
At 19:00 an expectant crowd queues outside the HMV Picture House and as the doors open, they filter into the venue, picking up drinks at the bar and…
By on May 31, 2010
Lineup: Kathleen Turner Overdrive, Shortline Hero, Estate of Grace, The Go Time, In Lights, Of Soldiers And Saints. I got to the Groove Lounge at 5:3…
By on May 10, 2010
There was a rather workmanlike quality to the recent performance in Seattle by Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, but I don't mean that as a complaint. Thi…
By on Mar 24, 2010
There are few bands I will drive four hours to see live. In the past I have made the sacrifice for Metallica and 36 Crayfists. But having heard that…
By on Feb 25, 2010
The snow had just began falling and my Chucks had a few new rips in the sides; they should really be in the trash but that’s not going to happen, I r…
By on Feb 18, 2010
As one of the few women singers who can capture the proper evil growl needed for a death metal band, Arch Enemy's Angela Gossow may sound imposing, b…
By on Feb 10, 2010
It made perfect sense for French prog-metal wizards Hypno5e to open their set playing off and along to the piercing tones of Bernard Herrmann's famil…
By on Feb 04, 2010
The California Love Tour Lineup: Winds Of Plague, Stick To Your Guns, Sleeping Giant, Oceano, Circle Of Contempt, On Burning Shores, Heritage. I got…
By on Dec 04, 2009
So it’s the day before Halloween and the night after a show at Tattoo Rock Parlour on Queen St. West in Toronto, ON. It was one of these “secret show…
By on Oct 30, 2009
With: Baptized in Blood, Trophy Scars, Dancing With Paris and Texas, Armed To the Teeth. If I could think of one phrase to sum up the entire night of…
By on Sep 24, 2009
The beginning of August saw the UK experience the grand finale to the first ever Sonisphere Festival - a series of one day rock events in Holland, Ge…
By on Aug 09, 2009

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