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John Semley

On their new album Electric Messiah, High On Fire feel like a heavy metal band in the purest sense without stooping to the self-conscious “old metal” revivalism of some of their contemporaries. more

Album reviews

Stoner metal band Sleep's Toronto concert at the Danforth Music Hall was proof of the intoxicating power of the riff, and more evidence that, dude, you gotta see 'em. more

Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

Unauthorized retrospective of the British street artist's gallery work is a reminder that desperate “punking” of capitalism is still capitalism. And nothing but more

Art & Design

For the sitcom star, laughing at others is an inverted form of dignity, an offer of mutual recognition from a comedian more than willing to laugh at herself more

Comedy

Upcoming performances by John Carpenter, Goblin, S U R V I V E and more reveal the strange solace of horror scores more

Features

The British duo are embarking on their first-ever North American tour more

Features

When it came to live music, it was a year of bucket-list shows, arena spectacles and unexpected farewells more

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Tanja-Tiziana

A small room, fans losing their minds, and a greatest hits setlist with Budgie and Thin Lizzy covers added up to a perfect night more

Concert reviews

Read an excerpt from John Semley's debut book, This is a Book about the Kids in The Hall, launching October 11 more

Books

Center Of The Maze more

Album reviews

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Nic Pouliot

Was the Savage Imperial Death March's Toronto tour stop the show of the year? more

Concert reviews

Dystopia more

Album reviews

Kannon more

Album reviews

Space Sessions: Songs From A Tin Can more

Album reviews

Curious Volume more

Album reviews

Year Of The Hare more

Album reviews

Virginia doom band gets (relatively) concise on new album more

Features

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Nic Pouliot

Rae Sremmurd gets a new fan, Angel Olsen's date with Toronto, a supergroup that doesn't suck and Jumbotron hilarity at Yonge-Dundas Square more

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