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The 2014 Polaris Music Prize long list can be seen in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 06/19/14 - 05:21 PM
SCENE Music Festival will be taking over St. Catharines, Ontario on June 28 and June 29 so to celebrate we're giving away five pairs of weekend passes. To win one pair just leave a post in the replies stating which band you're most excited to see. Winners will be notified via PM through the site on June 2. Good luck!

Update: Contest is now closed.
Deborah Remus on 05/26/14 - 08:12 AM
Pulley will be performing Matters in its entirety on October 18th in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec, at Music 4 Cancer Fest IV. As well as this, the band have announced that they will also be playing songs from Rev, singer Scott Radinsky's former band. Tickets are limited to 500, with all proceeds going to charity.

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Jason Tate on 05/22/14 - 10:35 AM
Amnesia RockFest have released their line-up for this year's festival in Canada. Blink-182, The Gaslight Anthem, Brand New, NOFX, and many more will be playing.

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Jason Tate on 05/06/14 - 10:57 AM
The winners of the 2014 JUNO Awards have been announced.
Deborah Remus on 03/30/14 - 09:15 PM
The 2014 JUNO Award nominees have been revealed and so has the first round of performers. The winners will be announced in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on March 30th. Huge congrats to The Flatliners and Protest the Hero for making the cut.
Deborah Remus on 02/04/14 - 10:43 AM
Godspeed You! Black Emperor just won the 2013 Polaris Music Prize.
Deborah Remus on 09/23/13 - 09:28 PM
Longtime Canadian punk rock band Headstones will release their new album Love + Fury next week via Frostbyte Records. It's the band's first album in 11 years and the single “longwaytoneverland” has already reached #1 on the Canadian Rock and Alternative Charts. Frontman Hugh Dillon has also landed roles in AMC’s The Killing, CBS’s Flashpoint, and Degrassi: The Next Generation.
Christian Wagner on 09/18/13 - 07:08 AM
The Calgary Herald has written an excellent article explaining the new fees that will need to be paid if international artists want to book Canadian tours. Unfortunately these new regulations will greatly impact many of the bands covered on this website. A petition has been created and you can sign it if you're interested.
“If I have a one four-member American band at the Palomino, I’m looking at $1,700 Canadian just to get them on the bill — and that’s on top of paying out a sound tech, paying for posters, gear rental, paying the other bands, staffing,” Brown says, explaining there have been tweaks to the LMO in the past, but nothing this drastic or, in his eyes, damaging.
Deborah Remus on 08/28/13 - 11:33 AM
If you were expecting to see Circa Survive next week in Toronto on the Uproar Fest, we have some bad news. The band is facing some border issues that are out of their control, so they will be unable to make it. The band is working on smaller shows up there in the near future to make up for it.
Drew Beringer on 08/15/13 - 02:32 PM
Hope all my fellow Canadians had a great day today! Our friends at Punknews.org also put together a cool Canada Day mixtape which you can check out here.
Deborah Remus on 07/01/13 - 05:50 PM
Hardcore punk group Cunter released 27 this past Tuesday through New Damage Records and we caught up with vocalist Erik Hughes for an interview. We discuss the new release in detail, but we also talk about the future of his other band, which happens to be Moneen. Check it out here.
We just have a lot of fun with it, it’s like an opposite band because with Moneen we really analyzed every part of the music and picked it apart, tried different ways. With Cunter we just let it rip. All intensity, all the time, that’s our motto.
Deborah Remus on 06/27/13 - 08:27 AM
The long list for this year's Polaris Music Prize can be found in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 06/13/13 - 09:53 AM
The list of winners at the 2013 Juno Awards can be found over here.
Deborah Remus on 04/21/13 - 08:12 PM
The Japandroids' "The House That Heaven Built" is the new entrance song for the Vancouver Canucks hockey team. Maybe that'll make up for all the shitty reviews of their live TV performance the other night.
Jason Tate on 02/28/13 - 10:24 AM
The full list of nominees for the 2013 Juno Awards can be found here. This year the awards show will be held on April 21st in Regina, SK.
Deborah Remus on 02/19/13 - 02:07 PM
Head to the replies to read this week's Canadian Music Round-Up.
Deborah Remus on 11/25/12 - 06:54 AM
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Deborah Remus on 11/18/12 - 08:20 AM
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Deborah Remus on 11/11/12 - 07:53 AM
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Deborah Remus on 11/04/12 - 06:46 AM
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Deborah Remus on 10/28/12 - 08:18 AM
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Deborah Remus on 10/21/12 - 07:56 AM
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Deborah Remus on 10/07/12 - 07:10 AM
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Deborah Remus on 09/30/12 - 07:02 AM
Feist's Metals has won the 2012 Polaris Music Prize.
Deborah Remus on 09/24/12 - 08:55 PM
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Deborah Remus on 09/23/12 - 07:15 AM
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Deborah Remus on 09/16/12 - 07:03 AM
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Deborah Remus on 09/09/12 - 07:01 AM
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Deborah Remus on 09/02/12 - 08:57 AM
No Use For A Name will play a show at Envol and Macadam festival in Quebec City on September 8th in memory of Tony Sly. They do not have any other show booked for the moment.

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Jason Tate on 08/30/12 - 11:00 AM
Head to the replies to read this week's Canadian Music Round-Up.
Deborah Remus on 08/19/12 - 07:18 AM
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Deborah Remus on 08/12/12 - 08:46 AM
Perfect Youth: The Birth of Canadian Punk will be available on October 1st through ECW Press. The book is written by journalist/Junior Battles member Sam Sutherland. You can watch a trailer in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 08/10/12 - 12:48 PM
Happy Canada Day to all the Canadians on the site! How are you celebrating? This week's round-up can also be found in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 07/01/12 - 08:31 AM
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Deborah Remus on 06/24/12 - 10:25 AM
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Deborah Remus on 06/17/12 - 08:52 AM
The long list for the 2012 Polaris Music Prize can be seen in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 06/14/12 - 11:52 AM
Head to the replies to read this week's Canadian Music Round-Up.
Deborah Remus on 06/10/12 - 10:53 AM
Canada loves them some digital music. They're now one of the world leaders in digital music sales, which paints a different picture than the CRIA (now Music Canada) who claimed that Canada has the highest music piracy rates in the world and the music biz in Canada was rapidly collapsing due to rampant piracy.
From the ArticleWhile the news is obviously a very good one for record labels (despite their seeming desire to hide it), it is worth noting that the share of Canadian artist revenues from Canadian sales is lower than most other countries. According to the IFPI's statistics of repertoire origin (for physical sales), Canadian artists garner only 30 percent of sales. By comparison,...
Jason Tate on 06/06/12 - 01:40 PM
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Deborah Remus on 06/03/12 - 10:25 AM
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Deborah Remus on 05/20/12 - 10:12 AM
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Deborah Remus on 05/13/12 - 08:05 AM
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Deborah Remus on 04/29/12 - 10:32 AM
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Deborah Remus on 04/15/12 - 09:37 AM
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