Post-Punk revivalists Shame released their third album, Food for Worms, in February this year through Dead Oceans records, home to other post-rock and post-punk artists such as Wednesday and Slowdive. Since then, they have been debuting tracks such as the erratic and mosh-ready ‘Six Pack’ and the anthemic pub ballad ‘Adderall’ live across Europe and most recently, North America.
I’ll admit: I love hardcore music, but until now, I haven’t really gone to see it live. No real reason why. Maybe I was worried I’d mosh wrong and get embarrassed.
The show on September 15th at the 648 Kingsway, promoted on the poster as “CAN YOU DEFEAT THESE FOES?” featured a killer lineup, a ton of energy, and a fantastic poster to boot.
"Amazing! I’ve never experienced anything like this and I had such a great time. The music, ambiance, and everything was so beautiful. "- Vanessa, candlelight concert 2022
A very unique piano concert accompanied by candlelight - Which welcomed us on Saturday at the Kerrisdale Presbyterian Church at the FEVER Candlelight concert.
A must-concert for all of those, who love piano music and want to enjoy classic music in a candlelight shine.
On Thursday, February 13th 2020, Vancouver-based multidisciplinary artist, musician and arts facilitator Tonye Aganaba performed as a part of MOA’s sold out program. The museum’s event, "Decolonizing Voices, A Celebration of Canadian Black HERstory," in light of Black History (and Futures) month, featured Aganaba, amongst Nya Lewis, Bertha Clarke and Chantal Gibson, as representatives of Black Womxn Canadians.
Most every quasi-metalhead is familiar with the prolific, power prog-rock trio, Rush. The majority however, are not so in tune with the legendary bands original drummer, co-founder John Rutsey. Rutsey played with the group in the early days and on their self-titled debut album before leaving the music business way back in 1974. Rutsey lived with diabetes (1) and was concerned about the health effects of frequent touring, ultimately citing the standard “creative differences” for the main reasons why he left what would become Canada’s greatest rock export.
On August 31, the Wise Hall, a small venue sitting on the outskirts of Vancouver, hosted the eager and excited fans of young local LGBTQ+ and indigenous artists.
The late-Sex Pistol bassist Sid Vicious once quipped “everything is bollocks apart from The Ramones” and in the early spring of 1980 I tended to agree with him.