Only 3 days into their Canadian tour with the punk and roll phenomenon known as Against Me! The Saint Alvia Cartel (or Saint Alvia) along with their tour mates made a brief cruise across lake Ontario to The Toronto Island for this years Virgin Music Festival.
I happened to run into the guys from St. [...]
This past weekend The Ongoing Music Documentary attended Edgefest ’08 at Downsview Park to see bands such as Attack in Black, The Flatliners, Hostage Life, Sam Roberts, Linkin Park and of course The Stone Temple Pilots.
This was my first time seeing a show at Downsview Park and I would have to say that the location [...]
Indie Tour Basics
I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ian Blackwood and Dean Richards of The Artist Life, a punk rock band from Toronto as they head way to the east coast for their first tour accompanied by The Swellers, another punk rock band from south of the border. They booked the tour themselves [...]
From Switzerland and also signed to Stomp Records, the Peacocks team up with The Saint Alvia Cartel and The Flatliners as part of the Union Label Tour across Ontario. This 3 piece Rockabilly band’s bassist plays an upright stand up bass (the kind found in an orchestra) in the same fashion a jazz musician plays [...]
Wheels On The Bus is a Canadian Punk Rock band from Brampton, Ontario… a cross of Thrice and Hot Water Music. This video was shot in two locations; 1) 102.1 the edge studios 2) the Embassy Hotel in London, Ontario with Protest the Hero (Canadian Metal Icons).
The scene in London was amazing, with the venue [...]