At this stage in the game, it can be difficult for a band centred around metal and hardcore influences to stick out from the pack. Everything comes down to branding effectively when the excessive production (and use of many of the same personnel on more mainstream genres) makes one song sound no different from the…

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In the early 1990s, the powerhouse that once was the Sunset Strip caved in the face of Seattle grunge and the rise of all their alternative contemporaries that followed. This massive regime change shook up the L.A scene and made it so with the exception of Buckcherry and a couple possible others, no more hard-rocking…

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On October 4th and 5th respectively, Sir Elton Hercules John played doubleheader concerts at Winnipeg’s Bell MTS Place as part of his two-year sendoff tour entitled Farewell Yellow Brick Road. For a man of his legacy and stature, the NHL arena that hosted 13,000 some people both nights in a row seems like it’s not…

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