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Slates

As we check in on Edmonton’s Slates we find the bandmembers entering Montréal, attempting to navigate with a GPS system that is 10 seconds behind, warning them to turn just as they’re bes...
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Music from the depths

Fri, Jul 18 – Sat, Jul 19 (8:30 pm) Blue Chair Cafe, sold out Mary Gauthier is on day two of a three-day songwriting workshop she’s hosting and confesses to feeling a little tired. Not that she...
The darkest of the metal lords

Lucky number 13

It’s been more than two and a half months since the ceremony and Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath still hasn’t received his Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance of 2014. Not that he̵...
The brotherhood of Shooting Guns

The weirdness is catching

It takes many thousands of records to make a band like Saskatoon’s Shooting Guns. To be precise, it takes thousands of records plus an avowed music-nerd philosophy as a common thread among band...
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Wylde goes acoustic

The idea of hard rocker Zakk Wylde playing acoustic versions of his songs might seem a little strange to you, but not to Wylde himself. The 47-year-old former Ozzy Osbourne sideman and leader of Blac...