Feature: Heavy Montréal 2014
Feature: Heavy Montréal 2014
at Parc Jean-Drapeau
Feature: Heavy Montréal 2014
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Photos: Unlocking The Truth
at Heavy Montréal 2014
Photos: Unlocking The Truth
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Photos: Slayer
at Heavy Montréal 2014
Photos: Slayer
Photos: Metallica
Photos: Metallica
at Heavy Montréal 2014
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Photos: The Offspring
Photos: The Offspring
at TD Echo Beach
Photos: The Offspring
Photos: Kings of Leon
Photos: Kings of Leon
at Molson Canadian Amp
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Photos: Modest Mouse
Photos: Modest Mouse
at TD Echo Beach
Photos: Modest Mouse
Photos: Kevin Drew
Photos: Kevin Drew
at TD Echo Beach
Photos: Kevin Drew

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Review: Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 21st, 2014

As you may or may not know, Sigma camera lenses have always been widely used, but not also known for their highest quality. Price points have always been attractive to amateurs, but most professional photographers go straight to the big guns with Nikon and Canon lenses. So what’s new with Sigma that has almost everyone […]

Arkells

Spotlight: Arkells

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 20th, 2014

Nothing is held back from the newest Arkells album, High Noon. The idea was to branch out from previous albums, Jackson Square and Michigan Left to create “the next evolution of the band” according to frontman Max Kerman. Utilizing synths, keys, strings, and numerous other instruments they could get their hands on, Arkells took their […]

Kimbra

Album Review: Kimbra – The Golden Echo

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 19th, 2014

Released: August 19th, 2014 |  Record Label: Warner Music Canada I contemplated even writing a review of Kimbra’s brand new record The Golden Echo because I knew that I was going to be biased from the get-go. I’ve been a huge fan of Kimbra since her debut record Vows (2012), and not just because I […]

Hillside Festival 2014

Review: Hillside Festival 2014

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 15th, 2014

From July 25th to 27th I spent the last weekend of July (the 25th to the 27th) in Guelph at Hillside Festival. I had been once before in 2012, missing last year only because I was half way around the world. The music was amazing, but first I want to explain the uniqueness of this particular […]

Heavy Montréal 2014

Feature: Heavy Montréal 2014 @ Parc Jean-Drapeau

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 14th, 2014

As you may or may not know… we’re big fans of Heavy Montréal. Our first taste of the festival was back in 2011 when it was still called Heavy MTL and it was more geared towards only metal music. This years Heavy Montréal (yes the name has officially changed and so has all of the festival’s […]

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News: Michael Cera Releases Indie Record Called “True That”

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 13th, 2014

In true DIY fashion, Superbad actor Michael Cera released an indie record randomly via. Bandcamp and it’s really good. Jonah Hill took to Twitter to let his followers know that Cera dropped the album (see below) My great friend Michael Cera not only is a brilliant actor, he also makes great music. Check it out: http://t.co/lbc8sDcSco — […]

Karen O

News: Karen O Set To Release First Solo Album

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 13th, 2014

Karen O (of Yeah Yeah Yeahs) will release her first solo album, Crush Songs on September 9 via. Cult Records. Fans can pre-order the album on iTunes, Amazon, and from the Cult Web Storenow.  The album will be released on standard vinyl, CD and digitally from September 9. Karen O has released the video for “Rapt” from her forthcoming Crush Songs, which you can […]

Unlocking The Truth @ Heavy Montréal 2014

Photos: Unlocking The Truth @ Heavy Montréal 2014

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 12th, 2014

New York City’s Unlocking The Truth have been capturing the attention of…. Well everybody! The 13 year old metal heads came up from performing in the streets of New York and have recently signed a hefty record deal with Sony Music. Unlocking the Truth was a main reason why we travelled to Heavy Montréal (and obviously Metallica/Slayer). These young thrashers are rad […]

Slayer @ Heavy Montréal 2014

Photos: Slayer @ Heavy Montréal 2014

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 12th, 2014

Thrash metal titans Slayer closed out Day 2 of Heavy Montréal 2014 on August 10th, 2014 at Parc Jean-Drapeau. The mass amount of fans that showed up to Day 1 to see Metallica was mind blowing, unfortunately they didn’t stick around for Day 2 to catch Slayer perform to diehard metal fans. That’s not to say there wasn’t an extreme amount […]

Metallica

Photos: Metallica @ Heavy Montréal 2014

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 12th, 2014

Heavy metal giants Metallica headlined Day 1 of Heavy Montréal on August 9th, 2014 at Parc Jean-Drapeau. The sheer volume of people that showed up for Metallica was intense and that’s probably an understatement. Thousands upon thousands of people flocked to the Molson Canadian Stage to watch the metal legends perform their special Metallica By […]

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News: Foo Fighters Announce Eighth Studio Record

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 12th, 2014

We were right!!! Foo Fighters have confirmed the worldwide release date of the band’s long awaited follow up the 4X-Grammy-winning, international #1 Wasting Light: The band’s eighth studio album of all-new material will be titled Sonic Highways and will be released globally on Monday, November 10th. “This album is instantly recognizable as a Foo Fighters record, but there’s something deeper […]

The Offspring @ TD Echo Beach

Photos: The Offspring, Bad Religion & More @ TD Echo Beach

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 9th, 2014

On Thursday August 7th, the Summer Nationals tour rolled through Toronto’s TD Echo Beach bringing along punk rock veterans The Vandals, Pennywise, Bad Religion and The Offspring. The Summer Nationals Tour is the 20th anniversary of a trio of shows the acts played together at the Hollywood Palladium back in 1994.  Check out our photos from all the acts below: The Vandals: Pennywise: Bad […]

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News: alt-J Release Music Video For “Left Hand Free”

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 7th, 2014

Today alt-J release the video for “Left Hand Free,” directed by Ryan Staake (Diplo, Major Lazer) and shot on the Guadalupe River just outside of Austin, Texas.  This is the second song and first single lifted from their forthcoming album, This Is All Yours. This Is All Yours will be released on September 23 (via. Canvasback) Watch alt-j’s new video […]

Kongos

Photos: Kongos @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 7th, 2014

South Africa’s Kongos performed live at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on Tuesday August 5th, 2014. Kongos have been gaining a lot of traction lately with the release of their debut studio record Lunatic (via. Epic on February 25th, 2014). And now, Kongos find themselves with the opening slot on Kings of Leon’s giant 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour… Welcome to the big leagues Kongos, stay rad. […]

Young The Giant @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Photos: Young The Giant @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 7th, 2014

California’s Young The Giant performed live at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on Tuesday August 5th, 2014. Young The Giant have been touring alongside Kings of Leon as main support on their 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour (so happy to see these guys getting the exposure they deserve). They are currently touring in support of their sophomore release  Mind Over Matter (via. Fueled By Ramen on January 21st, 2014). […]