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Interview with Justin Osborne of Susto

Justin Osborne of Susto

Montreal Rocks spoke with Justin Osborne of Susto before the Lumineers show at the Bell Centre on March 17th, 2017.  The pendulum swung for Justin from going to church with his family to drunkenly pointing a gun at people out of rage.  Through his songs, Justin found a center that would allow him to forgive, […]

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Biffy Clyro – Interview + Ticket Giveaway

It’s a nicely warm spring day in Las Vegas and Scottish rock band Biffy Clyro are backstage at the city’s Vinyl venue, inside of the Hard Rock Hotel, about to play the first show of their North American tour. Back in the UK, the band are a household name, headlining huge festivals, selling out arenas […]

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Interview – Slaves (UK)

Slaves band uk

Slaves kicked off their North American tour playing one night at the Picollo Rialto in Montreal. Montreal Rocks got the chance to sit with Laurie Vincent and Isaac Holman on their very first night in Canada, to chat about their music, their name and other bits and bobs. MR: One of the things I saw […]

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Interview – Simple Plan

Simple Plan

  When Simple Plan are in Montreal the whole city senses a disturbance in the force. Montreal’s heart-throb band stopped by the Bell Centre during their “Taking One For The Team Tour”. It was a very eventful day for them with their families and friends, media, and fans all waiting to get their moment with […]

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The Staves Interview

The Staves Interview

While the city of Montreal was paralyzed because of a snow storm, Montreal Rocks defied Mother Nature and caught up with The Staves before their sound check at the Fairmount Theatre. We spoke about the early days of the band, defining success, travel tips learned from “Austin to Boston” and cravings while on the road. […]

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Interview – Leisure Cruise

Brooklyn’s Leisure Cruise is Dave Hodge & Leah Siegel. Montreal Rocks caught up with them for a chat following their opening slot on the Metric/Death Cab For Cutie show at the Bell Centre. Montreal Rocks:  We are here with Leah & Dave.  This is actually the first show of the tour, so how did it […]

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Interview – Silverstein

Montreal Rocks met with Paul Koehler, Silverstein’s drummer for a quick interview on their tour bus, a few hours before their performance at Le National on February 27th, 2016. For the review of the show, click HERE. Montreal Rocks: Thanks a lot for having us today. It’s been exactly one year since you last came […]

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Interview – Tyler Shaw

Tyler Shaw is not your average pop star. Having grown up in Coquitlam, British Columbia, the 22 year old won the “MuchMusic Coca-Cola Covers Contest 2012” organized by the Canadian music cable channel Much. He was one of 13,000 who applied. He writes his own songs and plays multiple instruments. Oh yeah, and he can […]

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Interview…. The Holds

What do you do on a cold Saturday afternoon in Montreal? You interview The Holds at Hurley’s. While sipping some pints and coffee, we discussed the power of music, inspirations from the past and what we have to look forward to at the album launch on January 29th, 2016 at O Patro Vys (356 Ave. […]

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Interview – The Sheepdogs

Ten years into their career, Montreal Rocks spoke with Ewan Currie, lead signer and guitarist of Canadian rock n rollers The Sheepdogs who will be playing the Corona Theatre on January 29th, along with Beat Cops.  They will be touring the new album Future Nostalgia. Montreal Rocks (MR):  So your show at the Corona on […]

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Leonard Cohen’s new Leaving The Table video

“Leaving the Table”, from Leonard Cohen’s critically acclaimed, award-winning album You Want It Darker, debuted last night in honour of […]

Elvis, Lana, Feist, Sting & more for Leonard Cohen tribute Concert

The family of Leonard Cohen invites fans from around the world to join them, along with renowned musicians, the Prime […]

Dark Tranquillity + Warbringer + Striker @ Foufs – 17th September, 2017

Enough has been written about the origins of the Gothenburg style of death metal to make it redundant to keep […]

Stray From The Path + Counterparts + Comeback Kid + Gideon @ Le National – 15th September 2017

“Racism is not welcome in this room” frontman Andrew Dijorio solemnly stated while hunched over the front of the stage. […]

Middle Kids + Holy Data @ Petit Campus – 13th September 2017

Petit Campus is already pretty busy by the time Holy Data take to the stage. Fairly recently formed from the […]

Apocalyptica @ Theatre St Denis – 13th September 2017

Somewhere between Creeping Death and Fade to Black, I started getting curious as to why my neck was hurting. There […]