Shredmonton is back from it’s second year

Shredmonton is back for it’s second year and its bigger and heavier then ever. For three days, Edmonton hosts some of the heaviest acts from across Canada. From May 12-May 14 Unleash The Archers (Vancouver), Psychotic Gardening (Winnipeg), and Bleed (Edmonton) will headline the Mercury Room alongside other acts such as; Days I Die (Calgary), […]

Review – Ninjaspy

Album: Spüken Release Date: April 14, 2017 Download Genre: Ninjaspy! Ninjaspy! Ninjaspy! (spoken to the cadence of Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!) One Line Review:  Vancouver based hardcore, multi-influenced, multi-arrangement phenomenon Ninjaspy reaffirm how the band one currently plays in, is as well as most of the bands that one likes, are lame. Full Review: It is one thing […]

Review – Dead Tired

Album: Vol. Two Release Date: April 7, 2017 Download Genre: Rock/Metal Dead Tired released their EP this month called, Vol. Two. It is a three track EP, but it isn’t lacking anything you would look for in a metal album. The first track, “Hear Comes the Fall” I think embodies the best parts about this […]

Five Questions With Special Ops

Montreal, QC based hard rock/metal band, Special Ops is made up of Akbar Johnson, Waldo Thornhill, Weka BW and Pat Kadaver. The band has released a total of 8 albums, with the most recent being Tangents, which features a remake of their previously released song “Anger Is Creeping”. We were happy to have a chat […]

Second batch of bands added to Metalocalypstick lineup

Metalocalypstick formed last year, is back for its second year. This festival is a celebration of women in metal. They just announced their second batch of bands. Proud to say that Life Like Fire, Massive Sca Era and Breaking the Silent will be joining Forsaken Rite, Hedks, and the rest of the bands this year. […]

Review – Sumo Cyco

Album: Opus Mar Release Date: March 31, 2017 Download Genre: Hard Rock Sumo Cyco is a four-piece female-fronted group from Hamilton, Ontario.  In 2014, they released their debut album Lost in Cyco City.  Upon the release and my 2014 CB review, the album easily became one of my favourites.  It is still a regular listen […]

Armstrong Metal Fest announce set times for 2017 lineup

Armstrong, BC based festival Armstrong Metal Fest has revealed set times for their 2017 lineup being held on July 14 & 15 at Hassen Arena. This year the lineup includes Boston’s Revocation, Vancouver’s NINJASPY, Canadian 80’s legends Aggression and so much more! Festival co-founder Jesse Valstar comments: “The team members of West Metal Entertainment poured […]