Concert review: KISS – Bell Centre, Montreal – August 16th 2019

KISS was back in Montreal for a second farewell show that lived up to their legend.

A Canadian Rock Playlist for Canada Day

A playlist of the best of five decades of Canadian Rock.

The 10 greatest motorcycle rock songs ever written

Rock’s love story with the motorcycle is undeniable. Here are 10 great songs that glorify the iron horse.

2015 in review

It’s time to wrap up 2015 and pick out the best musical moments of the year. Who made the cut?

Concert review: Rush – Bell Centre, Montreal – June 21st 2015

Rush offers a grandiose trip back through their 40 year career in what is likely their farewell tour.

10 vintage musician endorsement ads that haven’t aged well

I found in my storage area a box of my old guitar magazines from the 80’s and 90’s. It’s fun to see who was popular, who still is, and who has…

Album cover in the Real World: Moving Pictures by Rush

  The cover to Rush’s seminal album, 1980’s Moving Pictures, works on three different levels to illustrate the title. First of all, you can see 6 people transporting paintings, or…

30 years of concerts

Exactly 30 years ago today, on March 12 1984, I saw my first rock concert. At the tender age of 12, I managed to convince my parents to take me…

Cyril Neville covers Rush’s Working Man

I  just found this great cover or Rush’s early hit Working Man by Cyril Neville (from his September 2013 CD Magic Honey). While the original was more of a Zeppelin…

My 10 favourite musical events of 2013

Best of lists are by definition pretentious, so I thought I’d avoid the whole argument and just go with my ten favourite moments of 2013. It’s really the same thing…
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