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Billy Talent: An Interview with Vocalist Benjamin Kowalewicz

By Andrew Epstein Shot and edited by Christoper Tung It was a beautiful sunny summer day in 2002 when I walked onto the lawns at Toronto’s Molson Amphitheatre for Moby’s Area 2 Festival to see a young punk rock group finishing up a song (which seemed odd as the doors had just opened). It sounded [&hellip.. more

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A Quick Snapshot of Platinum Canadian Albums in 2014

This comes direct from FYI Music News: 25: The number of albums certified Platinum by Music Canada in 2014 7: The number of Canadian albums certified Platinum by Music Canada in 2014 80K: Number of sales needed to attain Platinum status post 5/1/08 100K: Number of sales needed to attain Platinum status pre 5/1/08 $75: [&hellip.. more

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I Like This: Perplexity of Things

Here’s a tip from Keith about an outfit from Ajax, Ontario, that sounds like it’s been transported forward in time from 1983. And it’s nice that someone has brought back those Twenty Minute Workout videos, innit.. more

Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley’s Fly Rasta Tour Live on Yahoo!

Ziggy Marley's fifth and most recent album, Fly Rasta, came out in April 2014. Shortly after, Ziggy embarked on a worldwide tour that, according to him, has enabled him to reconnect with his Rastafarian roots. .. more

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How Well Will U2 Do on the Charts This Week?

Great question, since the digital version of Songs of Innocence was pushed out to 500 million iTunes users back on September 9. Now that the physical edition of the album (CD, vinyl, paid downloads) has been available for a week, how’s it doing in the marketplace? According to VVN, a grand total of 39–yes, thirty-nine–people [&hellip.. more


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