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Slayer to play Montreal as part of their final tour.

slayer montreal place bell

Yesterday metal legends Slayer announced they will tour the world one last time before calling it a day. Today they have confirmed they will stop at Montreal’s Place Bell this May with support from Lamb of God, Behemoth and Testament. The show, on May 30th, is likely to be Slayer’s last ever Montreal concert. The […]

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Stick To You Guns’ Jesse Barnett – Love Hardcore, Hate Violence

Trade Wind Jesse

Stick To Your Guns frontman Jesse Barnett has explained how, although he loves the hardcore scene, he could live without the violence in the crowd at many shows. Speaking with UK magazine Rock Sound, the vocalist, who lives in Montreal, said “When we started – and even now to a point – there was so […]

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Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies aged 46

The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan has died in London at the age of 46, her publicist says. The Irish musician led the band to international success in the 90s with singles including Linger and Zombie. A statement from her publicist said: “The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for […]

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Bon Jovi announce Bell Centre show

Bon Jovi Bell Centre 2018

Global rock icons and newly announced Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees Bon Jovi have announced the spring leg of their This House Is Not for Sale Tour, presented by Live Nation. The run will kick off in Denver, CO on March 14 and includes a date at Montreal’s Bell Centre on April […]

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Montreal Rocks – Best Albums of 2017

Best albums of 2017

Here at Montreal Rocks, I think it’s safe to say we struggled to choose our favourite albums of 2017. There has been an abundance of amazing music this year, from all genres. From the forward-thinking pop music of Lorde and Sampha to the rise of extreme bands such as Code Orange and All Pigs Must […]

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The Falling to play benefit show for Tyler Robinson Foundation

The Falling | Tyler Robinson Foundation

Some great music in support of the Tyler Robinson Foundation (by Imagine Dragons) which financially & emotionally supports families as they cope with the tragedy of a paediatric cancer diagnosis by providing grants specifically to offset out-of-pocket life expenses. Contrary to their name, The Falling have been rising on the Montreal Scene.  Catch them while […]

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Patric Watson debuts new music

Patrick Watson Montreal

Montreal singer/songwriter Patrick Watson has released his first new music since 2015’s Love Songs For Robots (although he did provide music for the movie The 9th Life of Louis Drax) with the release of the song Broken. Watson says the song is “dedicated to the storms we went through.” Check out the video below: Watson […]

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Our Lady Peace and Matthew Good announce Mtelus show

Our Lady Peace Matthew Good Montreal

Our Lady Peace and Matthew Good have announced that they will be co-headlining a 20 date Canadian tour next spring, stopping at Mtelus in Montreal on 7th March. The dates with the two Canadian rock legends run from March 1, 2018 through March 31 and bring them from coast to coast, with shows lined up […]

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A Perfect Circle debut official video for The Doomed

A Perfect Circle curtain shadows

After a stunning show at Montreal’s Place Bell this week, A Perfect Circle now debut the official video for their new song, The Doomed. The video, which was directed by Jeremy Danger and Travis Shinn, arrives as the band is in the final two weeks of their North American tour. Check it out below: Singer […]

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Dashboard Confessional return with album and Montreal show!

Dashboard Confessional Montreal Corona

Dashboard Confessional have announced they will release a new album and return to Montreal to play Corona Theatre in the new year. The album, Crooked Shadows, to be released February 9, 2018 on Dine Alone Records in Canada (album art / track listing below). Crooked Shadows marks Dashboard Confessional’s first new album in over eight […]

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Slayer to play Montreal as part of their final tour.

Yesterday metal legends Slayer announced they will tour the world one last time before calling it a day. Today they […]

The Devil Makes Three + Roebuck @ MTelus – 19th January 2018

In September of 2016, I took a blind gamble on seeing The Devil Makes Three at the Corona Theatre. I’d […]

Stick To You Guns’ Jesse Barnett – Love Hardcore, Hate Violence

Stick To Your Guns frontman Jesse Barnett has explained how, although he loves the hardcore scene, he could live without […]

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies aged 46

The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan has died in London at the age of 46, her publicist says. The Irish […]

Bon Jovi announce Bell Centre show

Global rock icons and newly announced Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees Bon Jovi have announced the spring […]

Montreal Rocks – Best Albums of 2017

Here at Montreal Rocks, I think it’s safe to say we struggled to choose our favourite albums of 2017. There […]