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 @ 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
Andrew Neufeld of Sights & Sounds, talks No Virtue, touring with Comeback Kid while making the record, being arrested while touring, and more
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
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!
Bluesfest 2019 – Sue Foley, Buddy Guy, The Trews, Kygo
A full catalog of photos from the festival can be found here. After a much-needed break from the heat, the Bluesfest acts and fans came back in full force Tuesday night. There are always nights where you have to make a choice between stages because there are acts playing at the same time and you, … Continue reading Bluesfest 2019 – Sue Foley, Buddy Guy, The Trews, Kygo
Bluesfest 2019 – Opening Weekend
A full catalog of photos from the festival can be found here. This festival season has really seen its ups and downs with the cancellations of huge festivals like Roxodus and the re-branding of what was Montebello Rockfest, now Montebello Rock not coming back nearly as strong as expected. RBC Bluesfest is a saving grace … Continue reading Bluesfest 2019 – Opening Weekend
Reviews of the festival can be found here. Larkin Poe The Strumbellas Alanna Sterling & The Silvers Cody Coyote Foo Fighters Greta Van Fleet Machine Gun Kelly
Day One of Bluesfest 2018 – Bryan Adams
DAY 1 | JULY 5 BRYAN ADAMS The first day of Bluesfest is a real hit or miss when it comes to the crowds, especially when it’s on a weeknight at the end of a record breaking heat wave. With Bryan Adams being featured in the headlining slot on the first night this year, the … Continue reading Day One of Bluesfest 2018 – Bryan Adams
Montebello Rockfest 2018
Motionless In White Lamb Of God Weezer Steel Panther Mighty Mighty Bosstones Atreyu Municipal Waste The Used Prophets Of Rage Tenacious D Jimmy Eat World Going into this festival, no one could have had any idea that it would be the last year that it was the festival that it had grown into over the … Continue reading Montebello Rockfest 2018