Guitarist Reg Schwager and sax supremo Ryan Oliver are two top jazz musicians currently residing in Canada, both sporting a list of credits as long as your proverbial arm. Born in the Netherlands, Schwager has been playing professionally since he was 15, having collaborated with such luminaries as Mel Tormé and Diana Krall amongst others,..
Photo: Mark Latham. The question as to the meaning of life is as old as human existence itself and no doubt someone sat outside in the bright late spring sunshine is musing that very question right now. While ancient civilisations blamed a bad harvest on their gods being displeased and millions have been persecuted, tortured..
Some music can be very immediate and becomes almost like an old friend on first listening and, in contrast, there is also so much out there that is a little more esoteric and can take any number of listens for it to unravel and make sense. This then often leads to a small feeling of..
Photo: Martin Brisson. Psychedelic Montreal four-piece rock and roll band, The Damn Truth, are pleased to announce the today's release of their new single and accompanying music video, Lonely. Check out the video below. "The song Lonely started taking shape in our touring van as we began a cross Canada tour,"says TDT's lead singer, Lee-La Baum. "Three days into that journey,..
Multi-platinum hard rock icons Extreme’s latest single Rise has seen unprecedented success following its debut on March 1 alongside a fiery music video which has received over 2 million views to date. The critically acclaimed track, from their new album Six out June 9 via earMUSIC, has earned praise from international top tier media outlets..
It's been three months since the mind-blowing first single Scorched Earth was released by United States' phenomenal new stars on the quasi-operatic metal horizon: ORYAD. Following Scorched Earth and Eve, Blood presents the band's third video single that is out to not only shine for itself as another breath-taking masterpiece, but to also accompany and celebrate the release of ORYAD's long awaited debut album Sacred..
Photo: Anders Odden. Photo: Anders Odden. Some albums are destined for obscurity while other should be acclaimed from the roof tops for their sheer originality, scope of performance and emotional depth and Limited Edition Lava Lamp is one of those rare releases. Recorded by two giants of the rock world in Ledfoot and Ronni Le..
PUNK ROCK FACTORY, the Welsh pop-punk upstarts known for their fun and energetic reimaginings of a wide range of well known tracks, have today released their latest EP, Poor Unfortunate Souls. Hear or order it here. The 4-track EP features new versions of iconic songs from the beloved 1989 animated Disney film The Little Mermaid, reimagined in their..
Golden Robot Records will release The Hard-Ons' new album, Ripper 23, worldwide outside of Australia on 2 June. The single, Apartment For Two, is out 5 May. The Hard-Ons are Ray Ahn, Peter Black, Murray Ruse and new kid, You Am I vocalist and songwriter, Tim Rogers. The new single, Apartment For Two, is a frenetic pop-punk blast; three delicious minutes of squealing guitars, pounding drums, pulverising bass, and..
One Desire is a heavy melodic rock band from Finland that now has a discography of two studio and two live albums which some may think is very early in the band's career to have an equal number of studio and live records but One Desire is a band that really comes alive in the..