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Win tickets for Waxahatchee + Palehound in Montreal

This Friday night (August 18) sees a superb line-up of bands appearing at Montreal’s Théâtre Fairmount and we can get you on the guest list! The brilliant Waxahatchee will be joined by Palehound and Outer Spaces. You can check out our review of Waxahatchee’s last Montreal show HERE, and we’ll be there again this week. […]

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We Are Wolves @ Monte Cristo April 27, 2017

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As part of the Santa Teresa Festival, We Are Wolves played the Monte Cristo.  After an out of this world show with Dallas Green of City and Colour, I decided to see what this festival was all about.  We Are Wolves had an 11 PM set, but they started around quarter after. The energy of […]

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Rose Cousins @ La Sala Rossa – 18th February 2017

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I first heard about Rose Cousins in 2009, when she joined Ana Egge in lending backing vocals to Joel Plaskett’s triple LP Three. That big stack of wax plays as Plaskett’s definitive statement on his past, present, and future – and Cousins and Egge’s harmonies weave in and out of those 27 tracks like a […]

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Blue Rodeo @ Place des Arts – 8th February 2017

Now that the Tragically Hip have called it a day, Canada has to find another band to claim the throne of our national secret. Sure, no one is likely to become as much a part of the National fabric as Gord and his pals, but there are a few contenders. Great Big Sea, Big Wreck,Mathew […]

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Watch the first ever Caspian video, Arcs Of Command

Caspian‘s music may be cinematic and grandiose but, incredibly, the Massachusetts-based instrumental post-rock band has never released an official video in their 13 year career. Until now. The video for Arcs Of Command was worth waiting for too. Check out the almost nine minute long clip from their latest album, last year’s Dust and Disquiet. […]

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Despised Icon premiere new video Beast

Montreal based deathcore pioneers, DESPISED ICON, will release their Nuclear Blast debut, Beast, on July 22. Today, the band has released the first single and music video from that album, here. The video for “Beast” was shot and directed by Jessy Fuchs (OBEY THE BRAVE, SIMPLE PLAN) for Slam Disques. Check it out below: “The […]

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The Subways + Pins @ Theatre Fairmount – 18th April 2016

You really have to hand it to The Subways. Touring this giant continent is an expensive prospect even for bands based here, so for a relatively small band on an indie label in the UK, you can only imagine what it must cost. Instead of lamenting the situation, they rolled up their sleeves and tried […]

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The Weeknd announces Bell Centre show

Grammy Award®-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist The Weeknd today announced The Madness Fall Tour, including a date at Montreal’s Bell Centre on November 24th. Set to kick off on November 3rd at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the Live Nation-produced tour will support the genre-spanning artist’s upcoming album, Beauty Behind The Madness, due out August 28th […]

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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 […]