From Hell they came, Vancouver they rocked: The Misfits play Venue

By Melissa Frustaci As a long-time Misfits fan, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to see such a legendary American horror-punk band play a live concert in my own backyard. The Misfits played a sold-out show at Venue, formerly the Plaza Club, on Nov. 10, to promote their new album, Land of the Dead. I had... Continue Reading

Some profs have students costs in mind

In recent interviews with several instructors across a number of faculties, The Runner learned the method behind textbook choices. ... Continue Reading

The Chase: Richmond band making it

By Matthew Van Deventer [Contributor] I would say the Chase is the greatest thing to come out of Steveston since Pajo’s fish and chips and multi-coloured fish windsocks. This five man band has come a long way from the days of playing for friends in backyards but The Chase is still on the boarder of... Continue Reading

Music Piracy: from Napster to bittorrents

By Christopher Poon [Media Editor] In this day and age, music piracy is as commonplace as student debt. Perhaps the two even have something to do with each other. Regardless, don’t pretend like you haven’t done it before. Hell, you’re probably doing it right now. Digital music is the the latest format to grace the... Continue Reading

Mind your manners

How to enjoy a casual concert and not look like a complete loser... Continue Reading

Vancouver musicians livening up Canadian music

Art of Dying, Incura and Marianas Trench discuss local music and getting started.... Continue Reading

Music makes the world go round

By Anastasia Kirk [Travel Bureau Chief] Music is not particular to any one country or culture. It crosses borders that sometimes human beings can’t even cross. It is the one true international connection between us all. It is something that is appreciated and held with high regard everywhere in the world, and nothing shows people’s... Continue Reading

Countless ounces to freedom

Five thousand km; $2,000; 1,500 cigarettes, 300 beers; 40 ounces to freedom; 20 tacos; eight tanks of gas; seven days; six states; five people; four decades; three shots of Tequila; two in the morning; two at night; two or more in the afternoon and one epic concert that would make us feel alright. The journey was long. The sun was hot. Our mouths were dry. The destination was Sublime.... Continue Reading