The Best Rock, Punk & Metal Shows in Vancouver – August 2017

Summer in Vancouver is glorious — but screw that noise, and spend your August in dingy, sweaty rooms having your ears blown off. Read More

Vancouver’s Anciients Make Polaris Prize Long List

Vancouver’s very own Anciients have been nominated for their album, Voice of the Void — released in October last year. It’s great to see a heavier act making the 40-album long list for the Polaris Music Prize, which is awarded each year to the best full-length Canadian album. Read More

INTERVIEW: Montreal Thrashers MUTANK

Montreal thrashers MUTANK may be a pretty young band but they already have impressive calibre. In advance of the band’s show at The Rickshaw, I caught up with the band’s bassist/vocalist, Stephen Reynolds. Read More

The Best Rock, Punk & Metal Shows in Vancouver – June 2017

June is a punk-heavy month for Vancouver concerts – or at least, it is for the ones that have caught my eye. There are a whole bunch of punk shows to check out (encompassing the full range of sounds that punk covers), but also some solid Read More

The Best Rock, Punk & Metal Shows in Vancouver – May 2017

There’s never a quiet month in Vancouver — which is good because we like it loud — but May, in particular, kicks off with a wild first week of shows. Read More

The Best Rock, Punk & Metal Shows in Vancouver – April 2017

Sorry, I have to say it: You’ll be an April fool if you don’t go to these shows. Read More

The Best Rock, Punk & Metal Shows in Vancouver – March 2017

Well, looks like March is going to be a hell of a month. There’s a shit tonne of great shows to go to, you lucky so-and-sos! Read More

The Best Rock, Punk & Metal Shows in Vancouver – November 2016

It’s a month for the punks. Since moving to Vancouver, I have found myself at a lot of metal shows, but this month I’ll be reunited with my one true love – punk. Read More