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Carcass at The Commodore Ballroom

Carcass at The Commodore Ballroom

It’s been six long years since Carcass were last in Western Canada, and in the months since the Decibel Tour was announced, an electric atmosphere of anticipation has grown to a fever pitch for tonight’s show. This is shown from the ear... Posted: Jun 5, 2014
Author: Rich Taylor
Published by: LiveVan
In this Article Artist(s) Carcass, GORGUTS, The Black Dahlia Murder, Noisem Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom
Still Blue CD Review

Still Blue CD Review

Bill Johnson contributes eight originals to his Still Blue, each one a fine example of a contemporary blues song, not merely a retread of a familiar 12 bar theme, and each sung in his evocative voice. The variety of approaches, from the sne... Posted: Jan 8, 2015
Author: Tom Hyslop
Published by: Blues Revue Magazine June/July 2011
In this Article Artist(s) Bill Johnson
Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

She’s been at it for 35 years, but Toni Blodgett’s love of jazz continues to fuel her band’s unique blend of what she calls “more traditional” music. What it really means is her group has access to a vast repertoire of jazz tunes and has develo Posted: Jun 25, 2016
Author: Tim Collins
Published by: VicNews
In this Article Artist(s) CanUS Hot Jazz Band
The Jolts Interview

The Jolts Interview

Who are you? Joey Blitzkrieg: Vocals and guitar Dr. Dylan Danger: Guitar Lector Kurrentz: Bass Matt Von Dander: Drums Mikey Screwdriver is our roadie, mediator and leads a double life as the Death Rider. Dwight Lightning does all ... Posted: May 6, 2008
In this Article Artist(s) The Jolts

Trish Shwart's Factory and Fetishes

This is the Sleep Factory, Trish Shwart’s exhibition at Martin Batchelor Gallery that opened on November 7th, with a persuasive performance by the artist as a marketeer, and continues with a visual smorgasbord of parodies that explore the commodificatio Posted: Feb 22, 2016
Published by: www.artstance.org
Author: Connie Morey
In this Article Artist(s) Trish Shwart
Things Are Getting Hairy: Bison BC prepares for Dark Ages

Things Are Getting Hairy: Bison BC prepares for Dark Ages

“We weren’t necessarily going for an animal name,” Bison BC co-guitarist/ co-vocalist James Farwell tells me when I ask about the name Bison. “We’d tossed around these Godawful made up words - ‘what looks good in a good metal fo... Posted: Feb 19, 2010
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison

The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham

The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham ANZA Club June 20th, 2008 Dave Bertrand So we swagger in with our free stamps and I'm feelin' good – old friends in the house, old friends at the bar, fist of beer; I enjoy the... Posted: Jun 27, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Cadaver Dogs, The Pack A.D., VALERIE GRAHAM, The TVees Resource(s): The Anza Club

Roy Vizer from Jon & Roy – Interview

Victoria locals Jon and Roy have released a new album entitled Let It Go, which is a subtle departure from their previous and wildly successful album Homes. I spoke with Roy Vizer (drums/percussion) about the new album, the road, and what life at home in Posted: Dec 5, 2014
Published by: Vancouver Weekly
Author: Ricardo Khayatte
In this Article Artist(s) Jon and Roy
Vancouver Youth Comes of Age

Vancouver Youth Comes of Age

IGNITE X Toast Of The Town at The Wise Hall May 20th 2009 Tonight The Wise Hall looks like something out of an Elvis Presley movie: the young crowd in fancy dress appropriate to 50’s dancehall goers, as the best youth talent Vancouve... Posted: Jun 6, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Adam King
In this Article Artist(s) the naive, The Beauties, Stefana Fratila, CHELSEA JOHNSON, Eric Campbell , The Bank Dogs Resource(s): WISE Hall
Wantmonster – Bruised and boozed.

Wantmonster – Bruised and boozed.

INTERVIEW Wantmonster are straight off the hard streets of Nelson B.C. Ok, the streets there aren’t very hard, unless you’re afraid of hippies with giant dreads that look like matted down stinky beaver tails, and who isn’t? Wantmon... Posted: Nov 24, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) WantMonster
Scatterheart: Redefining the Rainbow

Scatterheart: Redefining the Rainbow

There aren’t a lot of modern rock bands running around spouting an ethos of love, harmony and goodwill toward one other. In a market where the gloomy, aggressive or just plain aloof is king, you wouldn't think these kinds of happy cuddly ... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Author: Nathan Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Scatterheart

Bison BC Tour into Europe

From Feb 26th to Mar 21st Bison BC toured Europe. They hit eleven different countries in twenty-four days and played a show every night. I’ve heard somewhere that Europeans love metal so I’m sure it was a crazy good time, and did great ... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison

Stolen Organ Family Band - ALBUM REVIEW

The Stolen Organ Family Band Horse Treats (Indie) It pays to have an open mind in this business of writing about music and putting it to press, especi... Posted: Apr 8, 2010
Author: Nathan Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Stolen Organ Family Band
Dichotomy/The New Values/B-Lines/Defektors

Dichotomy/The New Values/B-Lines/Defektors

August 14, 2008 Honey Lounge I was shocked at how many people filled Honey Lounge to see the B-lines and the Defektors off on their tour of the West Coast, especially since the club is usually reserved for dancing college kids. The nig... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ShannonGross
In this Article Artist(s) Defektors, dichotomy, The New Values, Parallel Lines Resource(s): Honey Lounge
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