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Osheaga’s Brit-packed 2013 line-up revealed – tickets and pricing info

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March 11, 2013
Osheaga 2013

 Claps all round!  New Order will headline Osheaga with The Cure Montreal called… She’s asking to party. Yes, here it is, the line-up for Osheaga 2013 in Montreal: It’s all looking a bit Brit-packed! The Cure and New Order are joined by stadium sell-outs Mumford and Sons, plus three of the...
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Coachella 2013 Line-up Revealed

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January 24, 2013
Coachella 2013

The line-up for the 2013 Coachella music festival in California has just been announced: Incredible. So, who fancies a road trip to California in April? © Brian Banks, Editor, Music Vice Internet link: Coachella Share and discuss using the links below. Follow Music Vice on Twitter at @MusicVice. Long Live Indie.  ...
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Field Trip! Broken Social Scene will return for one night at Arts & Crafts anniversary festival

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January 14, 2013
Arts & Crafts Field Trip poster

Anyone down for a Field Trip? Canada’s biggest independent record label Arts & Crafts turns 10 this year, and to celebrate Broken Social Scene will return for one night only for an indie all-star  music festival in Toronto on Saturday, 8 June. Also on the Field Trip bill are Feist, Bloc Party,...
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs announce new album Mosquito — and unveil atrocious artwork

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January 14, 2013
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Mosquito

Good news: Yeah Yeah Yeahs are set to release a new album, Mosquito, on 16 April. (Hurray!) The release of the fourth album was announced by the New York City band today with this teaser video: And the bad news… here is the cover art for the new Yeah Yeah Yeah’s record, Mosquito:...
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Muse cancel Scandinavian live dates

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November 29, 2012

Muse have tonight cancelled gigs in Stockholm, Malmo and Oslo due to frontman Matt Bellamy breaking two bones in his foot. The statement from the band’s Facebook page is as follows We’re very sorry to have to announce that Muse’s forthcoming shows in Oslo, Stockholm and Malmo have been cancelled as...
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Mo Bama, Less Problems – congratulations Mr. President

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November 7, 2012
Mo Bama, Less Problems

Mo Bama, Less Problems Congratulations on a second term, Mr. President. This meme is for you from us. Cheers from your friends in Canada. © Brian Banks, Editor, Music Vice Share and discuss using the links below. Follow Music Vice on Twitter at @MusicVice. Long Live Indie! Brian BanksEditor and Founder, Music...
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Muse Toronto, Quebec and Montreal concert ticket presale today from 10am

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October 10, 2012
Muse Toronto, Quebec and Montreal concert ticket presale today from 10am

Advance presale tickets for Muse’s 2013 North America tour go on sale at 10am today for Toronto, Montreal and Quebec dates. The English three-piece rock band will be touring in support of their sixth album The 2nd Law which was released earlier this month. Canadian fans hoping to see Muse in concert will...
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Toronto bands unite to play Soupstock in Toronto – Jim Cuddy, Snowblink, The Paint Movement among the bill

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October 4, 2012
Snowblink - photo credit Norman Wong and Jules Schill

Arts & Crafts’ group Snowblink are among the bands set to perform at Soupstock Artists and bands have been announced to perform at Soupstock on Sunday 21st October at Toronto’s Woodbine Park. Jim Cuddy, Snowblink, The Paint Movement, Inlet Sound and Crissi Cochrane are among the artists on the bill for...
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Feist wins Polaris Music Prize for Metals

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September 25, 2012
Feist receives the 2012 Polaris Prize winners cheque - photo credit Dustin Rabin

2012 Polaris Music Prize winner Feist recieves a $30,000 cheque  – photo credit Dustin Rabin Feist is the winner of the 2012 Polaris Music Prize for her album Metals. The announcement was somewhat of a shock — none more so to Leslie Feist — who hid under her table as her name was announced at...
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Anthrax sell 100,000 copies of Worship Music – an open letter from the band

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September 24, 2012
Anthrax - group photo, 2012

Who said heavy metal was dead? Anthrax have just past 100,000 sales for their album Worship Music. To mark the occasion, Anthrax have today wrote an open letter to their fans and music press to give thanks for all the support their 2011 album has received. Anthrax’s open letter to fans: To...
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