Their There venture into unfamiliar territory with Familiar Skin

White Rock band Their There’s Familiar Skin has been in the making for six years.... Continue Reading

Fourth PEAK Performance Project begins

Local artists include The Gay Nineties and Dominique Fricot.... Continue Reading
JB performs infront of the slaytanic bird, which looks not-so-accidentally like a male member. Photo by Jacob Zinn.

Tenacious D rocked Vancouver gently

Comedy-metal duo, Tenacious D, got slaytanic in Vancouver last Sunday night.... Continue Reading
Eicca Toppinen alternates from a slow, classical style of playing to the band's signature, frantic thrash metal. JACOB ZINN/THE RUNNER

Apocalyptica adapt metal to cellos in Vancouver

One day, the floor of the Commodore is going to give in to stomping by ravenous metalheads craving European symphonic rock.... Continue Reading

Roger Waters to tear down The Wall

Roger Waters runs like hell to B.C. Place on Saturday, May. 26. ... Continue Reading

Apocalyptica bring world-ending metal to Vancouver

Apocalyptica makes their long-awaited return to the Commodore Ballroom on Tuesday, May 22.... Continue Reading
Eddie Van Halen's facemelting riffs more than made up for Diamond Dave's lack of sparkle. JACOB ZINN/THE RUNNER.

Van Halen leave on a high-note

It might be time for Diamond Dave to trade up his mic stand for a cane.... Continue Reading
Van Halen tour tee from the band's 2007 tour. BUCKLAVA/FLICKR

Van Halen returns to Van City

Van Halen burn down the avenue into Vancouver on Monday, May 7.... Continue Reading

Eight and a half not afraid of going pop

At first glance, Eight and a Half’s debut is a dead-ringer for post-In Rainbows Radiohead.... Continue Reading

Vinyl Dust-off: Pearl Jam’s Vitalogy

Lliam Easterbrook – sonic archaeologist – brings you his latest finds from excursions into ancient record bins.... Continue Reading

Local rapper shows he’s anything but a Cliché

Aijaaz Gazdar is passionate about music, education and bringing his craft back to his roots.... Continue Reading

Trans-Siberian Orchestra lit up Abbotsford

Who says classical music can’t rock? TSO proved it can and does, on Saturday, April 7.... Continue Reading

Trans-Siberian Orchestra about to rock Abbotsford

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra plays the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre on April 17.... Continue Reading
3 Inches of Blood guitarist Shane Clark isn't afraid to wear his heart...er, drink on his sleeve. JACOB ZINN/THE RUNNER.

3 Inches of Blood talks folklore, flutes and fans

Guitarist Shane Clark says listening to 3 Inches of Blood will take you away.... Continue Reading

Xenocide is all hard work and all play

Q&A with Xenocide’s Tabreez Azad.... Continue Reading