Category Archives: 2018

The Sleepless Diatribes of a Liquor-Sick Neanderthal

By Matthew Harrison

Published April 8th, 2018 at 5:22am

Somewhere in the screaming neighbourhood of midnight:
Christ, it’s been awhile since I came on here after a few drinks. Perhaps too long since I’ve come on but just long enough since Old St. Liquor was in the equation. Just long enough to convince myself I have control of the situation. I never have anything important to say when I come on here though. When the thought strikes its first match it always seems as though I’m overflowing with profound and world changing revelations. After some guesswork at what the password and secret knock could possibly be for this damned website I typically stare at the blank screen, as if waiting for something to appear in front of me. It’s worked thus far, and I have high hopes again tonight.

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Senora May – Lainhart

By Matt Harrison

Upon hearing Senora May’s debut album, Lainhart, a few things will be made clear. For one, there’s no hunk of cheese big enough to coax her into the Rat Race. What she wants instead is a life outside the cage where she can stretch her legs and let her soul wander. Senora touches on this and more in her romantic album about life.

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The Outsider Canadian Tour: Three Days Grace, Nothing More, & Bad Wolves

By Samuel Stevens & Matt Harrison

The entire venue went into a craze of loud cheers and screams as drummer, John Boecklin, of the Metal/Hard Rock supergroup Bad Wolves, hit the stage while the band’s intro track played over the PA inside Bell MTS Place. Shortly following Boecklin was the remaining Bad Wolves members, Tommy Vext, Doc Coyle, Kyle Konkiel, and Chris Cain. They took their places onstage and opened up the night with the number “Learn to Live.” The band went on to play other tracks like “Officer Down,” “Remember When,” and “Hear Me Now” however label mate and solo artist Diamante wasn’t with the group to perform the latter as a duet.

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Pop Evil, Royal Tusk, and Plain As Ghosts – Live @ The Pyramid

By Samuel Stevens

For the first time in two years North Muskegon, Michigan band Pop Evil made their way north of the border to embark on a tour across Canada with a stop at The Pyramid Cabaret in the heart of Winnipeg on November 23rd, 2018. On the bill to warm up the wall-to-wall Winnipeg audience was the Edmontonian rock band, Royal Tusk and Winnipeg rock band, Plain As Ghosts.

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Ria Mae, RALPH, and Neon Dreams – Live @ The Garrick

By Samuel Stevens

On the evening of November 20th, 2018, Nova Scotia’s own Ria Mae brought her Canada crossing Never Coming Down Tour through the prairies with a stop at The Garrick in Winnipeg. Along on tour was RALPH with a special appearance by fellow Maritime musicians, Neon Dreams.

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