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Fuck the Facts

Answered by: Melanie Mongeon, vocals Hometown: Ottawa, ON Genre: Metal Lastest album: Amer EP Fun fact: The group originally started out as a solo project for guitarist Topon Das, and has existed in ...
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Tribune

Homer, Mary Shelley and HP Lovecraft—do they ring a bell? If not, they’re the authors who wrote The Odyssey, Frankenstein and The Shadow Out of Time, among numerous other influential literary w...
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Jesse Clegg

South African singer-songwriter Jesse Clegg got his start on the road at an early age. His father is Afro-pop musician Johnny Clegg, and Jesse spent the first six years of his life on tour with him. ...
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Jordan Klassen

“I have the least amount of 20s angst that I have had, probably,” says folk-pop singer-songwriter Jordan Klassen, whose most recent album, Repentance, was inspired by the coming-of-age de...
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The Good Lovelies

The Good Lovelies have an unofficial fourth band member on the road these days—an 18-month-old little girl named Annabelle. “We call her Annie. She’s a good partner in crime,” says ...
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Kevin Saunderson

While Kevin Saunderson has long been a figurehead of Detroit techno, it’s worth remembering that he is in fact a native New Yorker. He happened to be attending high school in Belleville, Michig...
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...
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Christian Hansen

Christian Hansen was craving change when he packed his bags for Toronto nearly two-and-a-half years ago. “We love Edmonton; we still love Edmonton,” says Hansen, who moved to Toronto with...
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Ninjaspy

If your band is short on cash to make an album these days, it doesn’t mean the end of the road. Crowd-funding campaigns have offered a life line in which dedicated fans are willing to chip in a...

Iron Mic Music Festival

Edmonton has its fair share of festivals, no question about it. What it didn’t have, though, was an indoor hip-hop festival. Promoters Miyuru Fernando and Dima Perelman have rectified the situa...