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  • Album review: Striker smashes metal through the skull roof

    Album review: Striker smashes metal through the skull roof

    Striker Striker Record Breaking Records 4 out of five Hell yeah! That’s the two-word review of the sweet new Striker album, but my boss is looking over my shoulder so let’s drive this jagged submarine into the ice for some subterranean detail. From the first storm-summoning power chord on the opener Former Glory, Striker proves […]
  • Review: Spiritus Chamber Choir rises to challenge of Ice and Fire

    Review: Spiritus Chamber Choir rises to challenge of Ice and Fire

    It was a with a mixture of confidence and pride that the president of the Spiritus Chamber Choir introduced Sunday afternoon’s concert at Mount Royal Conservatory’s Bella Concert Hall, a program entitled Ice and Fire. Over the course of its existence, the choir has grown in strength and quality and is now able to […]
  • I Love the '90s concert in March features Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice

    I Love the '90s concert in March features Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice

    It Takes Two. Bust a Move. Ice, Ice Baby. I Wanna Sex You Up. No, you’re not having a flashback from the Purple Onion. The dance floor ’90s are returning to Edmonton in the flesh in March in a chain-studded buffet concert that could practically be called a one-night festival. Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice, Color Me […]
  • POP Montreal Q&A: The Kills push and pull on Ash and Ice

    POP Montreal Q&A: The Kills push and pull on Ash and Ice

    Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart will bring their ferocious live show to Montreal's Metropolis on Sept. 21 as part of POP Montreal.
  • Flo Rida and Ice Cube hitting Cowboys stage to close Stampede

    Flo Rida and Ice Cube hitting Cowboys stage to close Stampede

    Flo Rida and Ice Cube will help wrap up Stampede at the Cowboys Stampede Music Festival Stage. Other Cowboys performers in and around Stampede include Huey Lewis and the News; House of Pain; Blue Rodeo; and Thomas Rhett with Brett Kissell. Cowboys announced the July 17 show on Tuesday. For more information, go to Cowboysnightclub.com
  • The 1990s didn't die — they're headlining the Pemberton Music Festival

    The 1990s didn't die — they're headlining the Pemberton Music Festival

    Pearl Jam, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and Cypress Hill are among the Generation X acts commanding the mainstage during the four-day music festival.
  • Indie songwriter Jesse Stone made special connections in New York

    Indie songwriter Jesse Stone made special connections in New York

    Break of Day debut LP got a helping hand from Ice Bucket Challenge philanthropist Corey Griffin.
  • 2 Live Crew: inspiring a new generation to get 'nasty'

    2 Live Crew: inspiring a new generation to get 'nasty'

    In the early '90s their album As Nasty As They Wanna Be violated Florida obscenity laws. Says Fresh Kid Ice: "I think that a lot of the younger groups are getting away with a lot more than we ever did back in the day."

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