0626_now2.jpg

Rock Out This Canada Day '06


I'm making my checklist of things to do for Canada Day. I'm also making a list of things I won't do. I won't wear red, I won't wave a flag, I won't drink Canadian beer. These things are all so dull and cliche. I will however surround myself with my closest friends, a great sound system and the most rockin bands I can find.

Don't squander your whole day wondering what everyone else is planning. Just make the executive decision and your friends will be thanking you later for bringing them to a place with alcohol that doesn't suck. The Reverb for Canada Day: I look forward to it more than a George W Bush impeachment trial.....

There are bands I like and bands I love. No Other Way is one of those quintessential bands that I can't live without. They thread heavy riffs with break neck speed, all the while maintaining melodic integrity. If you're into Trigger Happy, Death By Stereo or A Wilhelm Scream, you'll love them. If you're the kind of person who applauds clean-sounding guitar breakdowns but also needs vocal harmonies and poignant messages to get by, you won't want to miss this show. This personable Ottawa band has played with Good Riddance, Cursed, Alexisonfire and The Circle Jerks in addition to touring across Canada in support of their much-anticipated full length debut "The Horror".

0626_nowshow.JPG

Also on the bill are London's Seconds To Go, Montreal's Reset, Guelph's Farewell to Freeway, Ottawa's Clock Strikes, and Toronto's own Madrid Is Burning and The Knockouts.

Date: Saturday July 1st
Time: Doors at 5pm
Place: The Reverb, 651 Queen (at Bathurst)
$: 10
All Ages

You might dig if you're into any of these bands:
Refused, Bob Marley, A Wilhelm Scream, Lagwagon, Face To Face, NOFX, Death By Stereo, Propagandhi, AFI, Reel Big Fish, Good Riddance, Bad Religion, Strung Out, Iron Maiden, Misery Signals, Every Time I Die


Latest Videos



Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Music

Alicia Keys surprises Toronto fans with live appearance at Eaton Centre store

Toronto dancer gets shoutout from Janet Jackson after years of trying to get her attention

Toronto Bike Share rentals are so confusing even a mega rock star couldn't figure it out

Drake reveals the softest face tattoo in the history of rap

Toronto Afro-Caribbean music festival completely cancelled just three days out

Toronto's Kingston Music Festival offers apology and major surprise for ticket holders

Avril Lavigne and Fefe Dobson just had some epic hangs with Drake and Shania in Toronto

K-pop phenom BLACKPINK coming to Ontario this fall but Toronto fans are not impressed