Paying tribute. Coldplay covered John Lennon’s moving 1971 song “Imagine” on Friday, Nov. 13, following the Paris attacks that left more than 100 dead. When something as terrible happens as the recent attacks in Paris, you can be sure to find some comfort and solace from the world of music and that’s EXACTLY what Coldplay…

 
 
 

Has a year on the road cultivated a more sophisticated sound for the Loveless brothers? Have a listen and let us know what you think! The Drenge songs was wracked with a visceral and gnarly frustration. As they tore up festival stages and cemented themselves as one of the UK’s finest live acts, brothers Eoin and…

 

Over two decades, the alt-rock troubador has been consistently surprising, embracing the high & lowbrow and recruiting unlikely collaborators. Folds is more of a quirky nostalgia-bomb. Folds has always had both a strong charming voice and a pleasant affable personality. Those two qualities unite every odd choice Folds has made in his career, including his new album, So…

 

Avril Lavigne has given fans an update on her battle with Lyme disease in a new Instagram post. The singer, 31, revealed to the public in April that she has been battling Lyme disease. But on Wednesday she shared two very high-spirited Instagram posts with good news from her doctor’s office. Singer Avril Lavigne is winning her fight against Lyme…

 

Canada’s Largest New Music Festival and Conference, is pleased to announce the 34th installment in 2016 will take place May 4th -14th, once again bringing conferences, awards, film, comedy and music to the city of Toronto. As one of the largest and longest running events, CMW attracts speakers and performers from across the globe. Canadian Music Week takes…

 

Edmonton’s The Fight gave us a taste of their North America EP by sharing a couple of singles. Bradey Feil (vocals), Todd Andrews (bass, vocals), Devin Fortier (guitar, vocals), Caleb Neumeier (guitar) and Erik Grice (drums, vocals) form The Fight, originating from Edmonton, Canada. The band take a gruff approach to triumphant rock, packing their songs with distorted…

 

Adele’s record-breaking single may have just come out a little over  weeks ago, but that didn’t stop British rockers The Maccabees from covering the song on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge. “Hello” broke records across the world, rocketing to the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Hot 100and becoming the first single to ever sell at…

 

A bit of Nietzsche, joy sprinkled with classic rock inspirations: these are the ingredients that make music Birth of Joy, group revelation came from the Netherlands. Birth of Joy offer up Smile, with its roots-heavy rock and is a great slab of heavy rock goodness. The three detuned instruments which first give a false note,  Gertjan Gutman (keyboards),…