About Gilles LeBlanc

Gilles LeBlanc Gilles LeBlanc literally fell into “alternative rock” wayyy back at Lollapalooza 1992, where he got caught in his first mosh pit watching some band named Pearl Jam. Since then, he’s spent the better part of his life looking for music to match the liberating rush he felt that day, with a particular chest-beating emphasis on stuff coming out of his native Canada. It took him awhile, but Gilles now writes feverishly about all things that rock (and or roll) through his ROCKthusiast alter ego.



Author Archives: Gilles LeBlanc

#CMW2019 Is Almost Here

April 19th, 2019 | by Gilles LeBlanc

We are now less than three weeks out from Canadian Music Week, the 37th edition of our country’s largest festival


RIP, Black Godfather

March 19th, 2019 | by Gilles LeBlanc

Andre Williams passed away on March 17th, 2019 at the age of 82. The Detroit native by way of Alabama


I Like This: Adam Baldwin

February 13th, 2019 | by Gilles LeBlanc

Adam Baldwin is a no-nonsense rocker from Nova Scotia who you may know from his association with fellow Dartmouthian native



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