5th PROJEKT’s music is a warm, psychedelic embrace & a kiss to your 3rd eye. Critically acclaimed for the seamless blending of genres into their atmospheric music, 5th PROJEKT is a female-fronted, cinematic art-rock band that paints with sound. Their new independently released EP, The Wolf, debuted in the !earshot National Top 50 albums chart. The band’s captivating live presence has led them to showcase at music festivals like NXNE, Canadian Music Week, Indie Week, Kaleidoscope and Spirits of the Earth Festival.
Back Alley Gospel is a Canadian outfit hailing from Toronto, Ontario, playing an anthemic, emotional, andrustic strain of punk rock. The group’s upcoming debut EP, Hold Up Your Head, is a poignant reflection on renewal, new beginnings, and the power of starting over. With plenty to say and a drive for playing live, the band is eager to make their mark on the local music scene.
Formed in 2018, the Sarnia, Ontario natives have managed to capture not only the essence but the technicality of multiple genres and with that, they have managed to mold a sound that stands out among their peers.
Circle The City blends hints of Jazz Fusion, Prog Rock, Blues & Funk to create an idiosyncratic sound that has allowed them share the stage with such bands as Texas King, Big Wreck, and Blue Rodeo.
Currently in the studio working on an EP with new Vocalist/bassist, Karina Pakalnis, 2023 looks to be a promising year for Circle The City.
Cudbear is an alternative rock trio from Barrie, Ontario that delivers melody with power. The minds behind the music are Bennett Jones (Guitar/Vocals), Adam Pox
(Bass), and Derek Stewart (Drums). Our debut album, recorded in our home town by local heroes Shane Heath and Daryl Sarnat was released on Halloween of 2019.
In 2023, the band will be releasing a few singles and music videos in support of their new EP. We set no boundaries or limitations to ourselves as we are on this mission to leave our mark on music forever.
Derev is a progressive rock/metal band hailing from Toronto, Canada, and was formed by guitarist Armando Bablanian and drummer Michel Karakach. Their music is a unique blend of metal intensity and atmospheric old-school progressive rock, with Arabic and Armenian influences incorporated into their sound. After reuniting in Canada, the duo added bassist Liam Horrigan to their lineup and released their debut EP "Leap of Faith'' in May 2021 which received widespread attention and acclaim, featuring their diverse style and unique sound.Their lyrics tackle deep and controversial issues offering listeners a new perspective on the modern world.
Hybrid Metal Band Fall of Earth have created music that stretches boundaries and results in a unique sound all their own. Each song is crafted with meaningful lyrics written to tell stories of life, both tragic and inspiring. Talented and passionate with a flair for owning the stage, they have rapidly developed a reputation as “can’t miss” live performers.
2023 is a big year for FOE with releasing their sophomore Album “From The Ashes” and sharing their music with heavy music lovers across Canada with both Western & Eastern Canada tours. There are Big Things ahead for Fall Of Earth!
Hailing from Toronto, Fluffio has managed to develop a platform for himself just as diverse as the city itself. Fluffio has forged his own form of punk: loud guitars, catchy melodies, upbeat rhythms and thought-provoking poetic lyricism, to ultimately deliver a mature sound with juvenile undertones - perhaps best described as nursery rhymes on drugs. Paired with his endless energy and bold fashion, Fluffio routinely burns a lasting impression into his audience’s minds.
Frail Fragment formed in 2005 in Toronto with songwriter Len Lamanna. The band played over 350 shows across southern Ontario & NYC between 2007 & 2011. Frail Fragments’ single, Time Thrown was played on Toronto radio station, 102.1 The Edge by Martin Streek. In 2014, the band was featured nationally on Explore Music TV by Alan Cross & Jeff Woods. Frail Fragment’s 5th full length album was released May 4th, 2022. The album was previewed on 94.9FM The Rock - Generation Next. Frail Fragment haunts many horror films. Len Lamanna scored a full length horror/comedy movie called The Last Slay Ride released in 2022, available on Apple TV, Amazon & Tubi.
Personifying sonic grit and raw performance, Canadian hard rock band Live Animals bring authenticity back to rock n’ roll with their anthemic new single, “Into the Wild” –– available now!
Live Animals unleash their organic and creative energy with the epic first single from their EP, “Into the Wild.” Electrifying right out the gates with the infectious hard-hitting guitar riffs of Spencer Bailey and the exceptionally developed vocal stylings of Andrew Healy, both founders of Live Animals. “Into the Wild” also introduces the anomalous musicianship of new members’ Ben Challet on bass and Dave Schattmann on drums, delivering strong performances as Live Animals' new rhythm section. Their musical chemistry is on full display with the follow-up to their sophomore release, “(ep)iphany”.
Living Dead Girl is a female-fronted band that seamlessly melds heavy metal with pop punk attitude. The band exploded onto the scene with their debut album "Exorcism" in 2021, and has since been touring North America, featured in world-renowned magazines, and landing spots on radio charts.
Moondoggy is a five piece alternative rock band formed in Collingwood, ON in 2019. Now based in Toronto, Moondoggy delivers an energetic live show that showcases their catchy songwriting. In 2023, the band is preparing to release their debut album, "Mad and Noisy", recorded at Toronto's very own Dream House Studios.
Acclaimed as a Top 10 Indie talent across Canada (Starbeat) and the #1 local rock band in their hometown (Reverbnation), Rose Cora Perry & The Truth Untold have quickly established a reputation for writing catchy songs and compelling audiences. Named a "favourite" by media legend Bill Welychka, they have rocked audiences of 200,000+ and shared bills with 90s hitmakers SmashMouth and Canadian legends Platinum Blonde. A "one-of-a-kind talent", Perry's vocals have been said to be the "perfect blend of Alanis Morissette and Norah Jones" (Kaotic Notes), while her songwriting is full of "raw visceral power, killer hooks and punch-in-the-gut riffs" (Spill Magazine).
Formed in Toronto in 2004, Scarlet Sins is an all-female hard rock band that features heavy riffs, catchy choruses, and lead vocalist Sylvia Niewinski's powerful vocals. Guitarist Cristina Canas and Niewinski founded the band, later adding bassist Tanya Nicklaus and drummer Elie Bertrand to the lineup. Scarlet Sins received critical acclaim for their live shows, known for their high energy and intensity. They opened for national acts such as Motley Crue, Buckcherry, Anvil, and April Wine. Scarlet Sins appeared four times on the shortlist for the 51st Grammy Awards. The band disbanded in 2009, but they reunited in 2019 for a series of shows. New music is set to be released in 2023, and two new members, Monica Julie (bass) and Jen Bryan (guitar), have been added for live shows.
Spades GT is a crossover punk/thrash band featuring J.D Pearce (Jack Spades, Frightlight) Vocals, Dan Horton (Jack Spades) Guitar, James Roy Dayley (Stand Against Fear) Bass, Tyler Reiner (Caym) Drums, Jay Sarrazin (Hellrager, Sierra Pilot, Decatur) Guitar. Playing with such acts as Anvil, Random Killing, Ripchords, Dayglo Abortions, and many more notable Canadian bands, Spades GT first performed in March of 2022 to a great reception from fans and peers alike. With a full year of amazing shows, the band is back in 2023 with the release of their album, "Sewer City Radio".
Taylor is an indie folk-rock artist from Toronto. He's also a mental health and suicide awareness advocate. He writes from personal experiences and hopes that by sharing his stories with his listeners, they can form a safe and uplifting community.
Ted Axe is part of Canadian punk history as the legendary frontman for The Action -''Canada's First Punk Band''. Touring with The Stranglers and The Ramones, Ted Axe became known as a provocateur and a powerful vocalist. The Action released their hit EP ''Tv's on the Blink'' on Montreco Records. Ted formed Sister Hyde in Seattle signing to Heart of Steel in 2007.
Now in 2023, he leads his own band and has released his album "Sex, Horror, Violence" & just released his new Ep. Ted Axe is currently performing dates in Canada and the US.
The Sunset Drip are a hard hitting rock trio from Montreal. Their first official release - “Bad Driver” - a six song EP (2021) - made noise upon its arrival, attracting the attention of CBC music (Nationwide) and Chom 97.7FM (Montreal’s #1 Rock Radio) where their title track “Where is the Sun” stayed in rotation for over 40 weeks.
It was that summer that The Drip made their way over to Toronto and began their takeover of the underground. Fast forward to 2023, The Drip have a very booked up summer across Ontario and Quebec and an arsenal of new material.
The Drip are eager to ROCK YOUR WORLD.
Us Or Aliens - Artist Shawn Kirkpatrick has been in the music industry for over two decades. During that time, he has written, composed, recorded and produced hit songs for both him and other artists. Shawn has performed live in over 500 venues worldwide. He is an accomplished musician, vocal coach, jingle writer, and TV theme composer. Shawn’s varied experience in the industry led to the creation of Us or Aliens, a project which showcases his musical prowess and undeniable talent. Us or Aliens is original, Canadian Acoustic Pop/Top 40.