Five bands you are not to miss at Sled Island this June

The Countdown to Sled Island is on! Unless you’re a Calgary resident or follow Canadian music religiously Sled Island is probably a name you haven’t heard. Since 2007 Calgary has been home to a music and arts festival. This festival spans five days in June, and includes hundreds of international, national and local bands, comedians, […]

Metalocalypstick Fest releases FREE digital sample

The countdown is on to Metalocalypstick Fest. This outdoor festival based out in the beautiful Western Rockies celebrates women within the punk and metal scene. To promote the 2017 festival line-up, they have released a FREE digital sample “Metal Queens Vol.1” which features notable acts such as Violent Betty, Cabrakaan, Massive Scar Era and more. […]

Review – Feeding

Album: Feeding Release Date: April 28, 2017 Download Genre: Hardcore Alberta Hardcore has always held a place in my heart, with its raw emotions, catchy riffs and heavy breakdowns. Ever since Edmonton bands Cold Lungs and Low Level disbanded there was no stopping the fusion of members to create Feeding. Feeding released their self-titled album […]

Review – Era 9

Album: Gravity Release Date: May 5, 2017 Download Genre: Rock Era 9, hailing from Montreal released their album Gravity on May 5, 2017. If your a fan of Linkin Park, Twenty One Pilots, Skrillex, Breaking Benjamin, Paramore, The Chainsmokers, or Drake this album is definitely for you. The band has classified their style of music as […]

Review – SLAGDUSTER

Album: Deadweight Release Date: May 5, 2017 Download Genre: Metal Seven years since their debut album, SLAGDUSTER is back with their new album Deadweight. The album definitely shows that the band has evolved their sound. Advancing with a more  complex and much heavier style with the likes of Goijira, Meshuggah and The Dillinger Escape Plan. […]

Gnash Rambler have teamed up with AllAboutTheRock for their new lyric video “I’m Het”

The Vancouver gang, Gnash Rambler have teamed up with AllAboutTheRock for their new lyrical video “I’m Het” The lyrical video includes various shots of their live shows, cliparts and horribly-hilarious spelling errors. The track is off the band’s self-titled which was just released this past March. The full stream of their album can be heard on […]

Social Arsonist announce tour dates

Social Arsonist is a name you probably have heard your friends talk about. This Chilean thrash band is taking Canada by storm. Based out of Vancouver inspired by Lamb of God, Pantera, Sepultura, Slayer, and Machine Head this band destroys the clichés of metal. Want a twist to your daily douse of metal? Social Arsonist […]