By George – By Bachman: Songs Of George Harrison

The Beatles changed everything for bands. Suddenly overnight, bands weren’t just a front man with back up musicians and singing other peoples songs. The Beatles wrote their own songs and all four took turns singing. So any band’s front man had freedom to sing John and Paul songs. Every drummer…

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Grim Reaper – Walking In The Shadows

  “Walking In The Shadows” is GRIM REAPER‘s first new recording since 1987’s “Rock You To Hell”. Grimmett stated about the effort: “I am tremendously proud of the album. It has taken a long time because it has been fraught with problems, but we have ended up with the best…

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG launches this album with a winning trad power metal blaster, “Only The Brave”, a song melding a contemporary twist upon the choruses, but otherwise the band sounds like a polished-up take of their early days. Also on this power metal trip is “Blood Red Sky”, “Dust”,…

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Harem Scarem: Live at the Phoenix

Harem Scarem - Live at the Phoenix

    Available in 2CD/DVD, Blu-ray and Digital formats, this new release, marks the first proper live album recorded by HAREM SCAREM in front of their “home” audience. Singer Harry Hess explains “Canada is where we started touring all those years ago and to be able to invite our friends, family…

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Harem Scarem: THIRTEEN

Harem Scarem - Thirteen

Canadian melodic rockers Harem Scarem seem to be having the times of their lives – judging by the vigour of their latest release that is. “Thirteen” is busting with natural melodic rock flavours, trading hooks and harmonies, while maintaining what is becoming sort of a purple patch of impressive form…

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Barenaked Ladies: Grinning Streak

Barenaked Ladies - Grinning Streak

Grinning Streak is the tenth full-length original-material studio album by Barenaked Ladies (the ninth, if Barenaked Ladies Are Me and Are Men are considered as one double-album).[1] The album was released on June 4, 2013 on Vanguard Records. It is the band’s first album on Vanguard.[2] The album is the…

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VEGA: Who We Are

VEGA - Who We Are

If you’re very lucky, there may be occasions in your life when you find a band and you realize you’ve discovered something a bit special. Sure we’ve all heard ‘great’ bands who release ‘great’ albums, but VEGA is indeed a band that makes the hairs on the back of your…

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Monster Truck: Brown EP

Monster Truck - Brown EP

Monster Truck’s 2011 EP The Brown EP found success for them in Canada. The single “Seven Seas Blues” charted in the top ten of the both the active rock airplay chart and the alternative rock airplay chart in the spring of 2012.

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Monster Truck: Don’t Fuck with the Truck

Monster Truck - Don't Fuck with the Truck

The Don’t Fuck With The Truck Collection is a combination of Monster Truck`s acclaimed EPs, The Brown EP (2012) and their self-titled debut release (2011). Includes two of the band’s Top 10 Rock radio hits “Seven Seas Blues” and “Righteous Smoke”. Pressed on black vinyl. Includes a download card for…

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Cancer Bats: Dead Set On Living

Cancer Bats - Dead Set On Living

Dead Set on Living is the fourth studio album by the Canadian hardcore punk band Cancer Bats. It was released on April 16, 2012 through Hassle Records in Europe, April 17 through Distort Entertainment in Canada, April 20 through Shock Records in Australia and New Zealand, and April 23 through…

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High Noon is the third full-length studio album by Canadian rock band Arkells. It was announced on May 13, 2014 that the album would be released on August 5, 2014.[1] The album sold 5,200 copies in its first week and debuted at #3 on the Canadian Albums Chart.[6] It is…

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Bare Naked Ladies: Red Rocks

Bare Naked Ladies - Red Rocks

BNL Rocks Red Rocks is the third official live album from Canadian band Barenaked Ladies. The album was formally announced on February 1, 2016 via the band’s official Twitter page [3] and was released on May 20, 2016. [4] It was recorded at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on the Last Summer…

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Doc Walker: Heaven on Dirt

Doc Walker - Heaven on Dirt

Canadian country legends Doc Walker are back at it again, with their new best of album Echo Road – The Best of Doc Walker. The new single, “Heaven on Dirt” is set to be released this summer, on July 1, 2016. Celebrated Canadian country legends Doc Walker are set to release Echo Road…

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Franklin McKay: Motley’s Anthem

Franklin McKay - Motley's Anthem

Franklin McKay is a Billboard charting singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Franklin’s radio hits include “More Than A Memory” (peak position at #25), “Destiny” #27, “This Christmas” #24, – all charting on the US Adult Contemporary Billboard Chart. “Someone” peaked at #37 on the US Adult Contemporary Mediabase chart. Franklin’s also had…

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Billy Talent: Billy Talent

Billy Talent - Billy Talent

In 2002, the band met with record executives, and ended up signing a co-venture agreement with Atlantic Records and Warner Music Canada.[1] In the fall of 2003, the band released their full-length self-titled album, Billy Talent. The album found considerable sales success. “Try Honesty” was a successful first single, and…

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Sounds of the 80′s: Unique and Original Covers

Sounds of the 80′s

Radio 2 and Warner Music today announce a brand new album, ‘Sounds of the 80s’, a unique collection celebrating music’s biggest, diverse and flamboyant decade recorded by some of todays most popular contemporary acts. Artists including Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, London Grammar, Olly Murs and Kylie Minogue make up this…

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Rhydian: Carry the Fire

Rhydian - Carry the Fire

This album was to me what’s known as a no-brainer. I’m a rugby fan; I also used to play the sport and I love singing rugby songs and anthems. The fact that the World Cup is being held in the British Isles in 2015 made the decision to record ‘Carry…

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Monster Truck: Furiosity

Monster Truck - Furiosity

Sitting alongside Rival Sons, Crobot etc, Monster Truck are another damn good example of how newer bands can tune back to an era where cool ass riffing and big ol’ vocals drove Rock, and still manage to make it sound good without ever completely mimicking their idols. Its their love…

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Stompin’ Tom Connors: 50th Anniversary

Stompin' Tom Connors

It is here, the release of Stompin’ Tom Connors 50th Anniversary album.  Fans will hear all of Stompin’ Tom’s timeless classics and four new renditions from notable Canadian Country stars including; The Cuddy/Polley Family Band, Corb Lund, George Canyon and Whiskey Jack. On July 1, 1967, Tom Connors was performing at the King George…

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Harem Scarem: HOPE

Harem Scarem - HOPE

European pressing of this 2008 album the final studio release by this Canadian Metal band, featuring one bonus track: ‘Higher’ (Acoustic). After 20 years of active duty, Harem Scarem have decided to move on to other things. They have therefore decided to release one final record for their fans all…

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Die Mannequin: Neon Zero

Die Mannequin - Neon Zero

Die Mannequin‘s press materials describe Neon Zero as being EDM — as in, “Evil Dance Metal.” It’s out on October 28 through eOne Music Canada, but you can already stream the album in full now on The record was produced by Arion Anderson and Nathan Quinn and mixed by…

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Moist: Glory Under Dangerous Skies

Moist Glory Under Dangerous Skies

Glory Under Dangerous Skies, originally titled Moist IV, is a 2014 studio album released by the Canadian alternative rock band Moist on October 7, 2014 through Universal Music Canada.[1][2] The album is Moist’s first studio offering since their 1999 album Mercedes 5 and Dime, and the first album to feature…

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Melanie Doane: Emerlad City

Melanie Doane Emerlad City

The Emerald City is the fifth studio album by Juno Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Melanie Doane. It was released on March 1, 2011, on Doane’s independent label Prairie Ocean via her official website.

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Lower than Atlantis: Changing Tune

Lower than Atlantis - Changing Tune

Changing Tune is the third studio album and major label debut by English rock band Lower Than Atlantis. Preceded by the non-album single “If the World Was to End”, the band went on their first ever headlining tour in the UK in January 2012.

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Arkells: Morning Report

Arkells - Morning Report

Morning Report, the band’s fourth record, plays by this book for a large portion of the listen, dishing out incredibly tuneful pop rock that’s heavy on the hooks. “A Little Rain” stands as the best of the bunch, as far as radio-ready material goes, with its infectious chorus section harmonies,…

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One Bad Son: Black Buffalo

One Bad Son Black Buffalo

One Bad Son album and breakthrough: 2012-2013 The band’s self-titled third album was released by 604 Records on Sept. 25, 2012.[7] The album was recorded in Vancouver and produced by Danny Craig, drummer for Canadian band Default. Frustrated with the lack of response from radio stations across Canada, the band…

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Monster Truck: Sitting Heavy

Monster Truck Sitting Heavy

The band’s second studio album entitled Sittin’ Heavy was released on Mascot Records on February 19, 2016. Members include lead singer and bassist Jon Harvey, guitarist Jeremy Widerman, keyboardist Brandon Bliss and drummer Steve Kiely.

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The Glorious Sons: The Union

The Glorious Sons - The Union

In the tradition of the Limestone City’s favourite song the Tragically Hip, this Kingston five-piece the Glorious Sons deliver a gritty brand of rock with powerful rising choruses. And by the same token, it’s difficult not to be intrigued by the band’s effortless cool on their debut full-length, The Union.…

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Doc Walker: Country Girl

Doc Walker Country Girl

Doc Walker is a country music group from Westbourne, Manitoba, Canada. They have won Canadian Country Music Awards and had radio hits with the songs “I Am Ready” and “The Show is Free” from the 2003 album Everyone Aboard. In 2001 they released the album Curve. Both albums were for…

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