Toronto has already experienced flooding and tornado warnings in 2013, but thankfully no riots…that is until the weekend of August 24th and 25th. Historic Fort York will be an appropriate battleground for Riot Fest, the music equivalent of an over the top battle royal – Unfortunately, there’s no wrestling like there will be in Chicago and […]
Music journalists get hit with a steady helping of press releases every day. For the music fan without that kind of sensory overload, a lot of music news can pass by without being seen. Every Monday, I will weed through and compile a list of some of the most intriguing press releases to come across […]
For you American readers who may not be aware, the first weekend in August is a civic holiday in Canada. It is also one of the busiest times for music festivals in North America. The biggest of which is undoubtedly Lollapalooza, the famous former travelling caravan now firmly rooted in Chicago. This year’s 3-day extravaganza […]
The Sole Pursuit, an indie rock outfit dedicated to the, er, “pursuit” of progress and deeper understanding through strong rhythms and far-spanning lyrics, recommended for fans of groups like Atlanta, GA’s Manchester Orchestra. Frontman Kyle Dawe’s project was initially supposed to be restricted to the studio, but has since grown organically to include multiple members […]
West Coast music fans, celebrate your last summer hurrah by joining me in Monterey, CA for the First City Fest August 24th and August 25th! What’s better than combining 30+ dope bands, cotton candy, carnival games and rides in one location? Peep this lineup below and get your tix here!
Contest SCOTT IAN’S METAL UNDERWORLD SELECTS TOP RELEASES FROM MAYHEM FESTIVAL LINE UP. Wanna go?
Where has the ROCKthusiast Gilles LeBlanc decided to spend part of his summer vacation? Why at the Quebec City Summer Festival, of course! Who wouldn’t want to walk cobblestoned by day and rock out with thousands of fellow music fans at night on a former battlefield? The only thing better would be if he’d file daily […]
FUSE and XFINITY are offering a pair of premium passes that provide unrivaled stage access for all 3 days of the festival. Grand Prize (1)
As I prepare for another hype weekend in LA, I’m STILL recuperating from last weekend. Pride for East and West Coast indie hip-hop was alive and well in So Cal and supporters came out in droves to the Back To Basics Fest at The Observatory last Saturday. When I saw this line-up, I couldn’t believe […]
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