If you pulled the wings off Symphony X’s technical heights and chained Melissa Auf Der Maur to a mike somewhere in Toronto, Ontario Canada, then you would have created the molten metal Zombie Rock band Crooked Valentine. Fronted by wild woman Lindsay Valentine, Doc Harlot on Bass, Schlossenator on guitar and Lady Machete on drums,(…)
Dominic Cifarelli (Plays Israfel, Composer, Producer, All Guitars, Bass, Additional Keyboards, String Arrangements, Sound Design & Percussion) Joey Bastone (Drums) Americo Antonucci (Vocals) Vincent Cifarelli (Piano, Keyboards, String Arrangements & Sound Design) THE CHRONICLES OF ISRAFEL is an unadulterated musical story-telling vision that draws on violent Japanese anime to create a fantastic world of amazing(…)
Formed in Woodstock, Ontario in early 2010, The Dead Butterflies is everything you could ask for from a modern rock band; Heavy Guitars, dynamic songwriting, infectious lyrics and an energy packed live show. The band, lead by enigmatic front man Johnny Mc (Vocals, Guitar), with George Panayi on bass and drummer Merwan Hassan describe their(…)
Tanuki Project (ザ・狸プロジェクト) is an electro art-rock visual band founded by Legyl (machines, bass, art direction) and Nady (voice, synth, production), including New York drummer David Duclos, video director Etienne Tallard and VJ BlindMan. Tanuki Project’s name is influenced by the manga Pompoko, the members being huge fans of Japanese culture.
Next Music from TOKYO!!! vol 3 – NATSUMEN, 赤い公園 (Akai Ko-en), チーナ (chiina), and 百蚊 (hyacca) to tour Canada in October 2011!!! Merpeoples will play in Toronto. Schedule: Oct 13 Montreal @ Divan Orange – Oct 14 Montreal @ Club Lambi – Oct 15 Toronto @ the Rivoli – Oct 16 Toronto @ Velvet Underground(…)
Carpe diem! Seize the day! Early in 2010, Steven Tanaka did just that. With no experience and armed with a dream — he took it upon himself to book, promote and execute Next Music from TOKYO tour! Bringing 5 Japanese bands to Canada, for a week long tour. Next Music from TOKYO!!! vol 2 is(…)
members: Alan Wayne (guitar, vocals) Doug Boland (bass) Rob (drums) Hailing from a place known for a thriving economy equated more to rampant oil production than no-frills record production, Calgary’s Von Zippers brandish a special kind of raw-nerve, white-knuckle delivery that thrives on elements of simplicity and point-of-contact. Some eight years in existence as a(…)
Mark your calendars Canada! Next Music from Tokyo Tour: Vancouver May 22@the Biltmore Cabaret, Montreal May 25@ il Motore, Toronto May 28@ the Rivoli, Toronto (All-Ages!!) May 29@ Whipper Snapper Gallery, Tour finale in Tokyo, Japan July 9@ Shibuya O-nest!! A few weeks ago on a small Japanese music forum, I read a very interesting(…)