Photo review – Ascot Royals

Artists: Ascot Royals, The Blue Stones, Youngblood Genre: Rock Venue: Adelaide Hall, Toronto When: April 14, 2017 Ascot Royals wrapped up their spring tour at Adelaide Hall in Toronto this past weekend, ending their string of shows with a bang. Joining them was Vancouver indie pop sensation Youngblood and Windsor based rockers The Blue Stones. […]

Weekly Beat Down – Apr 3 – Apr 9

It’s time for a Weekly Beat Down! Every week two singles that are burning up the dial go head to head and you get to decide who comes out on top to face the next weekly challenger. Be sure to vote daily Monday to Sunday to ensure your favourite doesn’t get beat down! For the […]

Show Review – Big Wreck, Ascot Royals & From The Ruins in Barrie, ON

Who: Big Wreck, Ascot Royals & From The Ruins Venue: Mavricks Music Hall Where: Barrie, ON Big Wreck’s Grace Street tour made its way to Mavricks Music Hall in Barrie for an Impact Live Events/Rock 95 FM ‘Triple Bill Rock Concert’ alongside opening bands, Ascot Royals and From The Ruins. The night began on an unexpected high note with local band, From The […]

Photo Review – Big Wreck & Ascot Royals

Who: Big Wreck, Ascot Royals When: February 19, 2017 Where: FirstOntario Concert hall, Hamilton, ON Big Wreck is a Canadian-American rock band formed by Ian Thornley. Beyond the impact of their recordings, Big Wreck retains a legacy of an exceptional touring band who deliver on stage true to all the great rock legend and lore. […]

17 Emerging Canadian Artists to Watch for in 2017

A new year means new artists to discover and love!  We went through the almost impossible task of narrowing down from the massive quantity of wonderful emerging talent we have here in Canada to a shortlist of 17 new artists that we have already fallen in love with and who we think hold the key […]

New album and tour announcement for Big Wreck

Platinum-selling Canadian rock icons, Big Wreck have announced the release of their 5th full length studio album, Grace Street (ole/Warner Music Canada/Rounder Records) available everywhere on February 3, 2017.  The video for the album’s first single, “One Good Piece of Me” is also now available on the band’s YouTube channel.  It was directed by Nikki Ormerod and […]

Photo Review – Ascot Royals, Royal Tusk open for Collective Soul

One of the highlights of Canadian Music Week was watching two Canadian bands open for Collective Soul at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto. First off there was Ascot Royals. The Ascot Royals put into songs the idea that with everyday life comes with everyday struggle, and rising to that occasion may be the essence […]