Rest In Rock Heaven, Taylor Hawkins. I started a story today that I don’t feel it right to continue just yet. Not with the music industry having just suffered another great loss. While I am choosing not to continue a series of personal stories right now, and while these are not my own, I am … Continue reading Another Fatality
That’s a WAP, 2020
The Blue Stones opening for Pearl Jam outside of Wrigley Field - Photo by Neal Zeleznak @nealpatrickz The end of 2020 is here, the year of the World Altering Pandemic has come and gone. The year where we took two steps in the wrong direction, countless times. We took steps forward followed by leaps backwards, … Continue reading That’s a WAP, 2020
Born of Osiris At The Brass Monkey
A full catalog of photos from the show can be found here. A taste of the Illinois metal scene at the Brass Monkey in Ottawa Tuesday night. Making their way across Southern Ontario on the North American leg of their tour in support of The Simulation, Born of Osiris stopped off in Ottawa at the … Continue reading Born of Osiris At The Brass Monkey
The Dirty Nil @ Babylon Nightclub, Ottawa
The Dirty Nil tore the roof off of Babylon Nightclub Friday night. Crass, loud, and untamed is not just what you hear when you get your first taste of The Dirty Nil's music, but it's how you'll come out of one of their shows. The Rock Source is happy to bring you a review you … Continue reading The Dirty Nil @ Babylon Nightclub, Ottawa
The Lazys, Inire & Taming Sari @ The Brass Monkey
Full catalogue of photos can be found here. THE LAZYS CANADIAN HALF MAST BLUES TOUR A lot of Ottawans were heartbroken when The Bear left the airwaves, but what they didn’t know was that it was going to make way for a brand new ‘real rock’ radio station – Rebel 101.7. The independent station has … Continue reading The Lazys, Inire & Taming Sari @ The Brass Monkey
Riot Fest Celebrates 15 Years!
A full catalog of photos from the festival can be found here. The first night of Riot Fest 2019 set a high bar for the rest of the festival, just for it to be repeatedly jumped right over throughout the weekend, with no hesitation. The festival was celebrating its 15th birthday and it made sure … Continue reading Riot Fest Celebrates 15 Years!
Hopped & Confused 2019
Ottawa’s festival season has been growing rapidly over the last decade and Mill Street’s Hopped & Confused festival is just one example of how with this growth, the city and festival organizers have not lost sight of keeping Ottawa’s festival standards top-notch. DINE ALONE RECORDS & MILL STREET BREWERY Dine Alone Records, in partnership with Mill Street Brewery really … Continue reading Hopped & Confused 2019
Kemptville Live turns five!
Putting on a music festival in a small town in Ontario is quite the challenge. To do so as gracefully as Kemptville Live Music Festival has is also quite the feat. George Thorogood The fifth year of this ever-growing festival brought in top-tier acts George Thorogood and the Destroyers and Steve Earle and the Dukes. Past … Continue reading Kemptville Live turns five!
Bluesfest 2019 – Closing Weekend
Full catalog of photos from the festival can be found here. Alexisonfire The last days of a festival always leave the attendees with a bittersweet feeling, especially when the lineup is jam-packed with an eclectic mix of acts throughout its 14-day run. The final weekend of RBC Bluesfest 2019 was truly varied, genre-wise. There was … Continue reading Bluesfest 2019 – Closing Weekend
Bluesfest 2019 – Kane Brown/Shakey Graves
A full catalog of photos from the festival can be found here. Although it was almost rained out, some acts were cancelled, and the ground was wet from a very heavy storm passing through the city just in time to steal the spotlight from some very talented young acts opening up the night, the show … Continue reading Bluesfest 2019 – Kane Brown/Shakey Graves