Some of the best writing comes from a place of pain and suffering. Emotion is what shapes and inspires deep literature and songwriting, and Harley Flanagan has overcome a lot more adversity, turmoil, and just pure craziness than many people do in a lifetime. That shines through in much of his work, including but not … Continue reading Harley Flanagan talks Cro-Mags and Hardcore, coping with PTSD, Between Wars, and more
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
Musicians are no strangers to juggling multiple projects at once and Andrew Neufeld got a big taste of what that’s like while he was recording No Virtue with his ‘boys club’, Sights & Sounds. No Virtue was self-released last month, the first full-length album that the band has worked on in over half a decade. … Continue reading Andrew Neufeld of Sights & Sounds, talks No Virtue, touring with Comeback Kid while making the record, being arrested while touring, and more
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
Full review can be found here. The Lazys Inire
Full review of the festival can be found here. Against Me! Bikini Kill Patti Smith Village People Neck Deep Pennywise Senses Fail The Get Up Kids Blink 182 Violent Femmes Anthrax Rise Against Slayer The Struts The Raconteurs Off-Stage Sights
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!
George Thorogood & The Destroyers Steve Earle & The Dukes Steve Strongman w/Justin Saladino
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!
Reviews of the festival can be found here. Alexisonfire The Dirty Nil Buddy Guy Sue Foley The Trews Kygo The Glorious Sons The Psychedelic Furs Ashley MacIsaac Kane Brown Shakey Graves Snoop Dogg Wu-Tang Clan Pussy Riot America Sugar Rayford Francesco Yates