Brian Banks

Editor and Founder, Music Vice Magazine. Writer. Photographer. Poet. From Scotland. Not Ireland. Proudly based in Toronto, Canada. Rock N' Roll Don't Pay The Rent... 

Web Site: http://www.musicvice.com


NXNE (North By Northeast) 2009 – Review and Photos

June 23, 2009
NXNE (North By Northeast) 2009 – Review and Photos

Music Vice review and photos from North By Northeast (NXNE) 2009 in Toronto. An in-depth review of the festival, including the $100,000 shambolic Rockband video game rock-off at Yonge-Dundas Square that ended...
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The Famines at Broken City, Calgary, 27 May, 2009 – Review and Show Photos

May 28, 2009
The Famines at Broken City, Calgary, 27 May, 2009 – Review and Show Photos

The Famines at Broken City, Calgary, 27 May, 2009 Gig review and show photos by Music Vice editor Brian Banks Gig/Concert: The Famines with Fox Opera and...
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Canadian Music Week 2009 – Festival Review and Photos

March 18, 2009
Canadian Music Week 2009 – Festival Review and Photos

A full review and photos from Canadian Music Week '09, where the old school Canadian bands Anvil and GrimSkunk stole the show from a showcase Canuck festival which was ironically headlined by...
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The Von Bondies with Nico Vega at The Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Canada, 13 February, 2009 – Review and Show Photos

February 15, 2009
The Von Bondies with Nico Vega at The Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Canada, 13 February, 2009 – Review and Show Photos

A review of The Von Bondies show at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto. Main support came from Nico Vega who are...
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Primal Scream at Metropolis, Fremantle, Western Australia, 11 February, 2009 – Gig Review and Show Photos

February 12, 2009
Primal Scream at Metropolis, Fremantle, Western Australia, 11 February, 2009 – Gig Review and Show Photos

A review and photos from Primal Scream's show in Fremantle, Australia. Yes, the show was as good as it looks on paper! 11 February, 2009 at...
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LIGHTS Interview

December 21, 2008

A two-part video interview with LIGHTS, recorded one week before Christmas 2008, prior to her show at Sound Academy, Toronto. If you can ignore the shaky camera hopefully you'll enjoy this fun chat with LIGHTS. Topic's discussed include the...
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Protest The Hero – Rody Walker Interview, December 2008

December 21, 2008

A convo with Rody from Protest The Hero shot on December 18, 2008 at the Underground Operations Holiday Ho-Down bash at Sound Academy in Toronto. Rody discusses a few random topics including...
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Every Time I Die with The Bronx at Opera House, Toronto, 4 November 2008 – Show Review and Photos

November 5, 2008
Every Time I Die with The Bronx at Opera House, Toronto, 4 November 2008 – Show Review and Photos

Review and photos of Every Time I Die with The Bronx at the Opera House on the same night Obama got elected. November...
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Alice Cooper at Hamilton Place, Hamilton, ON – Review and Photos

October 8, 2008
Alice Cooper at Hamilton Place, Hamilton, ON – Review and Photos

Gig/Concert: Alice Cooper ‘Psycho-Drama’ Tour Venue: Hamilton Place, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Date: 6 October 2008 Headiner: Alice Cooper In One Word: Coop Alice Cooper, on tour, 2008. Something about that...
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Bad Religion with The Bronx at Sound Academy, Toronto, 24 September, 2008 – Gig Review and Photos

September 25, 2008
Bad Religion with The Bronx at Sound Academy, Toronto, 24 September, 2008 – Gig Review and Photos

Gig review and photos by Music Vice editor Brian Banks Gig/Concert: Bad Religion ‘New Maps Of The World’ Tour with The Bronx Venue: Sound...
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