Jason Setnyk

Opinion – MPP Jim McDonell discusses rural education and hydro

Opinion – MPP Jim McDonell discusses rural education and hydro

Queen’s Park – MPP Jim McDonell writes in his weekly column: Sometimes it’s just hard to figure this government out. For months, they have responded to our questions on the more than 600 school closures with assurances of how they support local rural schools, pointing the finger of blame at local school boards. With no […]

 Jason Setnyk

Interview with US punk band Western Addiction on Fat Wreck Chords

Interview with US punk band Western Addiction on Fat Wreck Chords

San Francisco, California – US punk band Western Addiction unveiled their new record “Tremulous” which comes out today on Fat Wreck Chords. Western Addiction features Dead to Me’s Ken Yamazaki (guitar), along with Jason Hall (vocals and guitar), Tony Teixeira (guitar) and Chad Williams (drums). The new album was produced by Joey Cape – a […]

 Jason Setnyk

Interview with The Real McKenzies who celebrate 25 years

Interview with The Real McKenzies who celebrate 25 years

Arnprior Ontario – Celtic punk band The Real McKenzies are celebrating their 25th anniversary with a tour and a new album co-released on Stomp and Fat Wreck Chords (Fat Mike of Nofx’s record label). “I’m awfully happy that we have survived a quarter century,” said vocalist and sole original member Paul McKenzie with a smile. […]

 Jason Setnyk

Interview with Ian Blurton of Public Animal playing CBC JunoFest

Interview with Ian Blurton of Public Animal playing CBC JunoFest

Ottawa Ontario – This is no April Fool’s joke, the eminent Ian Blurton will be in Ottawa on April 1st. Toronto garage rock band Public Animal have a gig at the famed punk rock watering hole the Dominion Tavern located in the heart of the Byward Market. The concert is a part of CBC’s JunoFest, […]

 Jason Setnyk

Interview with The Devil Wears Prada playing Ottawa on May 4th

Interview with The Devil Wears Prada playing Ottawa on May 4th

Ottawa Ontario – US hardcore metal band The Devil Wears Prada will be visiting Canada soon. They will be playing May 4th at Mavericks in Ottawa. The Chicago and San Diego based band, who formed in 2006, consists of Jeremy DePoyster (vocals and guitar), Mike Hranica (vocals and lyricist), Andy Trick (bass), and Kyle Sipress […]