Arkells

The Early Years: A Look at Arkells’ Formative Years The Arkells are a Canadian rock band from Hamilton, Ontario, who have achieved international success since their formation in 2006. The band has released six studio albums, two EPs, and numerous singles, and have toured extensively throughout North America and Europe. The Arkells’ story began in …

Jaimie Vernon

JAIMIE VERNON has a long musical history as a live performer, a solo recording artist, and a member of such acts as SWindleD, Moving Targetz, Swedish Fish, The Hounds, Spare Parts, The Richmond Hillbillies, Cheaper Than Therapy, and most recently Mr! Mouray. Vernon’s musical coming-of-age began in Scarborough, Ontario in 1978 when his parents reluctantly …

CANO

The most popular francophone group to ever come from Ontario, le Cooperative des Artistes de Nouvel Ontario (CANO) began as an artistic collective in 1971 to promote French culture, and evolved into a musical group as part of the project. Initially there were over 60 members, and the troupe came and went, and over the …

Terry Crawford

John Hannah memorial Terry Crawford and Rick Johnson began playing together while they were still attending high school in Winnipeg. They formed the first incarnation of Crawford in the early ’70s with Johnson on guitars, Scott Gair on bass, drummer Birch Nero and Tony Ward on keyboards. The lineup changed a few times while they …

Urgent

TIMING (1983) Killer Love Deagan (Love You Leave You) You’re Not The One Cat On The Prowl Midnight Lover Keeper Of My Heart Bad News I’ll Find A Way Too Hot To Handle

63 Monroe

By the summer of 1980, NFG (No Fucking Good) had caused enough trouble and mayhem and had gained such a bad reputation with club owners it was almost impossible for them to get gigs. So after a brief hiatus, frontman Steven R Stunning, guitarist Markii Burnaway (real name Marcus Scott), bassist Mark DeRoux, and Pete …

After All

The roots to After All can be traced back to 1980, when Todd Simko and Jordy Birch would jam together as young teenagers while growing up in Surrey, BC. The band lineups and name changed over the years, but by the middle of the decade frontman Scott Acomba and drummer Leigh Grant were on board, …

Big Daddy Shad

Big Daddy Shad Mark Macmillan: Lead Guitar, Organ,Vocals, Songwriter Gregory Siddall: Bass Guitar, BackupVocals Ron Sims: Lead Guitar Tom Cooke: Drums Big Daddy Shad was formed in early December 2000 in Amherst, NS. After playing some blues cover tunes at a few of the local bars, the membersrealized that Big Daddy Shad was indeed something …

Blind Ravage

Jean Charbonneau (guitars and vocals) and Bob Dufour (bass and vocals) grew up in Laval, Quebec with a lot of the same musical influences – generally the bulk of the heavy part of the British Invasion. They formed Blind Ravage in the fall of 1969 with drummer Danny Gorman, and began doing Deep Purple, Cream, …