Spider-Man’s forgotten Rock Opera

If you thought that the Broadway show Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (written by U2’s Bono and The Edge) was the first time Spider-Man’s been adapted to a musical medium, think again. In 1972, Ron Dante (lead singer of The Archies) created songs for Spider-Man: From Beyond the Grave, an opus that was billed as a “Rockomic”. A…

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Album Review: The Glorious Sons – The Union

The Union is the first proper album from The Glorious Sons, following last year’s EP Shapeless Art. The quintet from Kingston, Ontario once again chose John-Angus MacDonald from The Trews to produce their recording, and the result is a really polished album that lets the songs speak for themselves.

Album Review – Black Buffalo by One Bad Son

I don’t know what’s gotten in Canada’s drinking water in recent years, but I keep discovering amazing rock bands from our frozen lands. Bands like Monster Truck, Glorious Sons, Last Bullet and now One Bad Son are all making a splash and bringing back good old dirty rock ‘n roll music. The band from Saskatoon…