One of heavy metal’s most legendary acts will be hitting the road in 2018 in support of their new studio album, ‘Firepower.’ The ‘Judas Priest: Firepower 2018 Tour’ will kick off on March 13th in Pennsylvania, and wrap up on May 1st in Texas. The new album (which was produced by Andy Sneap and Tom Allom) is due in early 2018 and the tour will feature the line-up of singer Rob Halford, guitarists Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner, bassist Ian Hill, and drummer Scott Travis.
Avenged Sevenfold have announced additional dates for their 2018 North American arena headlining tour, with special guests Breaking Benjamin and Bullet For My Valentine, which will include a performance at Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre on Jan. 21.
When it comes to rock and roll Hugh Dillon and the Headstones know how to bring it every single time. They put on an incredible show at RBC Bluesfest this summer and are currently steaming across Canada on their Little Army Tour, earlier this week that tour go a little bit longer with a few new dates including 2 nights in Ottawa this December.
Rise against are one of those bands. The ones whose name you don’t necessarily hear all that often, but when you do, you’re immediately excited. Their fans are die hard, their music is amazing, and their live show is the embodiment of why I feel in love with live music in the first place. But enough of that. Let me start at the beginning.
Mother Nature saved her August rain for Tuesday and spared a massive crowd at Ottawa’s TD Place stadium on Monday night from her wrath. Massive crowds arrived early and showed a lot of Patience and didn’t cry over long merch and beer lineups because it was all better by 7:30 when Axl Rose, Slash, Duff and the rest of Guns N’ Roses exploded onto the stage.
It was a Friday night at Casino Rama and Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and the rest of the gang were in town and were about to give a sold out crowd a KISS they’d never forget! Our own Sue Hebert was there and has this photo review! .
Canadian rockers One Bad Son took to Facebook this morning to announce that they’ll be hitting the road this fall for a Canadian tour in support of their new album Made in The Name of Rock N’ Roll, which comes out this October.
Rock icons KISS are embarking on their third leg of The KISSWORLD 2017 tour, with the only Canadian show at the Casino Rama Resort in Orillia, Ontario on August 18, 2017. The tour will mark the return of the “Creatures of the Night” costumes, first seen on the 6th annual KISS Kruise.
So Montebello’s Amnesia Rockfest 2017 was amazing! Another great lineup of talent, reaching all corners of the globe, and encompassing a variety of styles. Again another 100,000 or so people descend on this wickedly beautiful little village, and they run amuck. Music is coming from every corner and can be heard for miles. Artists from Germany, Mexico, and all over the United States and Canada take the stage, as dust rises from the dirty boots of thousands of punk rockers and metalheads, and I got to witness it all from a very unique vantage point.
It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of summer. Not just the sun and the warmth but most importantly, the festival season. When the festival lineup announcements start popping up in the spring, I get all giddy and start drafting a schedule of the ones I’ll definitely be attending that year.