Stone Sour and Halestorm live in Abbotsford

Don’t panic, but I think we have a candidate for “Show of the Year”. Want to know what a rock concert should look like? Do yourself a favour and see Stone Sour and Halestorm! The two modern rock behemoths put on a killer show at the Abbotsford Centre on Saturday, kicking off their double-headlining tour across Canada and parts of

Matt Mays live in Vancouver

January 27, 2018     The Commodore Ballroom     Photography by: Daniel W Young “Taking It On Faith” I have heard

Wallows live in Vancouver at Rio Theatre

January 27, 2018     Rio Theatre     Photography by: Daniel W Young 13 Reasons It Was A “Pleaser” of A Show Alright- getting rid of the need for me to use any sort of creativity I will allow myself to indulge in what I can only imagine is an overdone cheesy approach to reviewing a Wallows concert and give you the 13 Reasons

Passion Pit live in Vancouver

January 26, 2018     The Commodore Ballroom     Photography by: Daniel W Young Over a month had gone bye since I had attended a concert and I was beginning to get a bit twitchy. Luckily for me there were a ton of great shows nearing the end of January to kick us into a hefty February – and my first

Meshuggah live in Vancouver

January 23, 2018     The Commodore Ballroom     Photography by: Jacob Zinn Just a spoonful of Meshuggah helps the metal go down. Sorry. I’m so sorry. I’ll show myself out… The Swedish prog metal band put an end to a six-year dryspell, returning to a sold-out Commodore Ballroom for the first time since 2012. This time around, they brought Pittsburgh

Queens of the Stone Age live in Vancouver

January 24, 2018     Pacific Coliseum     Photography by: Amanda Waschuk With so much controversy around the Queens of the Stone

August Burns Red live in Vancouver

January 19, 2018     Vogue Theatre     Photography by: Jacob Zinn It got loud at the Vogue last week. Really

Keithmas 8 at Rickshaw Theatre

December 16, 2017     Rickshaw Theatre     Concert Photography by: Daniel W Young & Claudia Wyler I Watched With Glee… “Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m a man of wealth and taste…” okay, maybe just taste. And one of the tastiest nights of December is not necessarily on Christmas day, but it is when the folks at Hidden Charms and the Rickshaw

Little Destroyer live in Vancouver

The Mansion in My Mind December 14, 2017     The Cobalt     Concert Photography by: Daniel W Young and Claudia Wyler “Let me tell you, let me tell you, let me tell you this”… Little Destroyer is a force to be reckoned with and each time I get an opportunity to see them live I pounce on it- and without fail Allie, Chris

Jonny Lang live in Vancouver

November 29, 2017     The Commodore Ballroom     Concert Photography by: Daniel W Young Don’t Stop (For Anything) I first saw Jonny Lang at the Hard Rock Casino back in 2015. Not only had that March 12th date marked the first time I had the pleasure of seeing him live but it was, more than anything, the day that my love

Arch Enemy and Trivium live in Vancouver

November 23, 2017     The Vogue Theatre     Photography by: Jacob Zinn What’s better than one heavy metal headliner? How about two heavy metal headliners? The Vogue put on an amazing night of riffs last Thursday, hosting the double bill of Arch Enemy and Trivium. The metal juggernauts were joined by U.K. metalcore outfit While She Sleeps and New Jersey

Gwar live in Vancouver

November 13, 2017     The Commodore Ballroom     Photography by: Amanda Waschuk GWAR is one of those staple bands that you just are drawn to go see again and again whether for your love of heavy metal or theatrics or a combination of the two. It would also seem that they have a certain draw to play at the beloved Commodore

The Devil Makes Three live in Vancouver

November 12, 2017     The Commodore Ballroom     Photography by: Mary Matheson Santa Cruz has been synonymous with skateboards for

Vintage Trouble live in Vancouver at Rickshaw Theatre

November 12, 2017     Rickshaw Theatre     Photography by: Daniel W Young Once and a while an artists comes to town and just puts all other shows to shame, and what a shame it would be if you missed Vintage Trouble in their first headlining concert in Vancouver on Sunday night at the Rickshaw Theatre. It was a show that really

Children of Bodom live in Vancouver

November 8, 2017     The Commodore Ballroom     Photography by: Jacob Zinn The Hate Crew was in full force last

In This Moment and Hollywood Undead live in Vancouver

with Of Mice and Men and Avatar November 2, 2017     The Commodore Ballroom     Photography by: Jacob Zinn And

Parade of Lost Souls 2017

Altar Ego October 28, 2017     Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret     Photography by: Daniel W Young Halloween has always been such a magical time for many. For me, as a child, it consisted of soup and hotdogs with the family followed by trick or treating and fun costume ideas. Was my family ever all that original… no! But I loved it

Deadmau5 live in Vancouver at the Pacific Coliseum

October 24, 2017     Pacific Coliseum     Photography by: Mary Matheson There are times when you just get thrown into

Silversun Pickups live in Vancouver

October 26, 2017     The Commodore Ballroom     Photography by: Daniel W Young     Review by: Claudia Wyler Note from photographer: I had managed to see the Silversun Pickups cooking up a storm while at BottleRock 2017, a few years ago I had also grabbed a bottle of wine and sat outside Malkin Bowl with some friends to listen to them

Yelle live in Vancouver at Imperial October 23 2017

October 23 2017     Imperial     Photography by: Daniel W Young The French electropop band, Yelle, came to Vancouver at took

Hanson live in Vancouver at Vogue Theatre

October 18, 2017     Vogue Theatre     Photography by: Jacob Zinn If you’re anything like me, you took shit for

We All Float Down Here by Geekenders

A Burlesque Tribute to Stephen King October 17, 2017 at Rio Theatre Bad Blood has never felt so right as it did last week when the Geekenders presented Vancouver with another instalment of “We All Float Down Here: A Burlesque Tribute to Stephen King”. Hosted by the tentacle loving Gidget Gravedigger (Voodoo Pixie) and the witty and humorous Aleister Crane the crowd was taken

Afghan Whigs live in Vancouver at Rickshaw Theatre

October 17, 2017 @ Rickshaw Theatre     Photography by: Daniel W Young It has been many years since I have

Bass Coast Festival Showcase at the Commodore Ballroom

October 8, 2017     //     Photography by: Mary Matheson There was a lot to give thanks for on Sunday,

Clay Ravens EP Release @ The Cobalt

ALL IN – EP Release Party at The Cobalt October 26, 2017     //     Photo by: Chad

Jon Bellion live in Vancouver at Vogue Theatre

October 2, 2017     //     Photography by: Daniel W Young The line up waiting to get into the Vogue Theatre was wrapped around the block with a group of people looking to party as hard as they could on a Monday night downtown Vancouver- and really what better way than to do it with a packed crowd

Feist live in Vancouver at the Commodore Ballroom

October 2, 2017     //     Photography by: Daniel W Young It has been a while since Feist has been

Elliott Brood live in Vancouver at the Commodore Ballroom

Elliott Brood awakens the Ghost Gardens September 28, 2017 by: Daniel W Young     //     Concert Photography by: Claudia Wyler Around 15 years ago while I was living in the outskirts of Toronto, the band Elliott Brood played their first show there, and since have recorded 9 albums. The band has been elusive to me since then but

Rifflandia 2017 Review and Photographs

The last time I was at Rifflandia it was two festivals in one as Break Out West had joined forces for the weekend, which made it a bit hard to judge how different it would be this year. What was clear… the group of wonderful people putting on the festival must have worked tirelessly to not only keep the festival

Vance Joy live in Vancouver at the Vogue Theatre

My Kind of Man September 27, 2017 Vance Joy at Vogue Theatre by: Kathy Harms It was only a few