Photo Credit: Alex Barredo
Vancouver’s CRNKSHFT had recenrltly dropped their new self-titled EP. Which can be heard here. Since forming in 2015 have dropped their debut album and follow up EP, have won “best-metal song” at the Academia Awards in LA, and continue to push boundaries. The band prides themselves on the raw emotion in the lyrics. Mixing styles of metal with more melodic sounds. The band has been compared to Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin and Buck Cherry.
If you want a leave it on stage band with an open and raw presence that will have you fist pumping, head banging and singing along to the band’s anthems. The band will be hitting their first cross Canada tour this September (see dates below). Including a kick-off show on August 18 at the Hi Society Music Festival in Kelowna.
CRNKSHFT – Cross Canada Tour 2017
Aug 18 – Hi, Society Music Festival – Kamloops, BC
Sept 7 – Fernando’s – Kelowna, BC
Sept 8 – Status Nightclub – Vernon, BC
Sept 9 – Rendezvous Pub – Edmonton, AB
Sept 10 – Distortion – Calgary, AB
Sept 15 – Vangelis Tavern – Saskatoon, SK
Sept 16 – The Cavern – Winnipeg, MB
Sept 20 – The Asylum – Sudbury, ON
Sept 21 – Deckuf – Ottawa, ON
Sept 22 – Bovine Club – Toronto, ON
<Sept 23 – Piranha Bar – Montreal, QC
I’m Phil and 27 years old. I’ve been involved with music as long as I can remember. I’ve worked as a backstage hand, stage crew, street-teamer with Union Events and various labels, been in and out of bands and started my own magazine; Attainable Magazine. In which I focus on band interviews and had the opportunity to sit down with names such as William Control, Real Mackenzies and I Prevail. As well photograph others such as August Burns Red, Silverstein, and Protest the Hero. Though I tend to gravitate towards the heavier styles; punk, metal, hardcore, and so forth. I do end up at any other show I can get too. I originally had gone to university to pursue broadcasting with a minor in photo-journalism but after a year left to continue to purse music on my own terms. If I’m not at a show, I’m either at a record store adding to my ever growing collection. In my free time I also model and practice body-suspension. You can always feel free to contact me on my other social medias.