Photos: Arcade Fire
Photos: Arcade Fire
at Molson Amp
Photos: Arcade Fire
Photos: The Constantines
Photos: The Constantines
at Molson Amp
Photos: The Constantines
Photos: Linkin Park
Photos: Linkin Park
at Air Canada Centre
Photos: Linkin Park
Photos: 30 Seconds to Mars
Photos: 30 Seconds to Mars
at Air Canada Centre
Photos: 30 Seconds to Mars
Photos: AFI
Photos: AFI
at Air Canada Centre
Photos: AFI
Photos: Zac Brown Band
Photos: Zac Brown Band
at Molson Amp
Photos: Zac Brown Band
Feature: Heavy Montréal 2014
Feature: Heavy Montréal 2014
at Parc Jean-Drapeau
Feature: Heavy Montréal 2014
Photos: Slayer
Photos: Slayer
at Heavy Montréal 2014
Photos: Slayer

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Arkells x Detour Coffee

News: Detour Coffee Release Custom Arkells Coffee

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on September 2nd, 2014

Dundas, Ontario’s Detour Coffee have released a custom Arkells coffee chosen by the band. This is definitely a unique collaboration that you don’t see every day. We’re huge fans of Detour and even bigger fans of the Arkells. Full details on the release below (from http://detourcoffee.com/products/205-arkells-detour-come-to-light): —- We’ve always been fans of Arkells. From the get go with Jackson Square […]

Death From Above 1979

News: Death From Above 1979 Announce Pop-up Shop

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on September 2nd, 2014

The Physical World, the upcoming new album from globally revered and highly influential dance-punk duo Death From Above 1979, is now streaming in its entirety on iTunes.  It will stream until its release by Last Gang Records on September 9th. Produced by D. Sardy (Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem, Wolfmother, Oasis), The Physical World comes a […]

Heavy Montréal 2014

Feature: Heavy Montréal 2014 Weekend Recap

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on September 2nd, 2014

This summer Beyond The Watch ventured off to Heavy Montréal 2014 and celebrated with Canadian metal heads on the best festival weekend in the country for metal/hard rock music. BTW’s Sean Sirianni head banged, moshed and crowd surfed his way through the two day festival to bring you an epic weekend recap that truly brings […]

Arcade Fire

Photos: Arcade Fire @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on September 1st, 2014

Montréal’s Arcade Fire brought their Reflektor Tour back to Toronto for the second time in 6 months to the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. We were absolutely stoked to hear that we could photograph the band this go round (thanks to Edge 102.1 / Live Nation ON).  Reflektor (via. Merge Records on October 28th, 2013) is without a doubt the band’s biggest release after their hugely successful […]

The Constantines

Photos: The Constantines @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on September 1st, 2014

It’s been an exciting summer, Guelph’s The Constantines reunited for a slew of tour dates and were asked to open up for Arcade Fire during their Toronto stop of the 2014 Reflektor Tour at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Their sound was impeccable and they seemed to have a lot of fun on stage together (which was great to see). The band […]

Misery Signals

Photos: Misery Signals @ The Opera House

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 28th, 2014

American-Canadian metalcore outfit Misery Signals reunited their original lineup to go on their now finished Malice X tour. The shows were supporting the 10th anniversary of their debut record Of Malice and The Magnum Heart (via. Ferret Music in 2004). Notable mentions: Witnessing the original lineup perform, watching Jesse Zaraska give 150% on stage and lastly […]

Linkin Park @ Air Canada Centre

Photos: Linkin Park @ Air Canada Centre

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 25th, 2014

California’s Linkin Park brought their Carnivores Tour (w/ AFI and 30 Seconds To Mars) on August 24th to Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. Performing hits off their biggest albums like Hybrid Theory (2000), Meteora (2003) and their latest album in which their touring for The Hunting Party (via. Warner Music on June 13th, 2014). Fans went absolutely crazy. […]

30 Seconds to Mars @ Air Canada Centre

Photos: 30 Seconds to Mars @ Air Canada Centre

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 25th, 2014

Jared Leto’s 30 Seconds to Mars were main support on the Carnivores Tour (w/ AFI and Linkin Park), which toured through Toronto’s Air Canada Centre on August 24th, 2014. Leto came out looking like Jesus (hilarious) and brought an insane energy level to the ACC. Half way through their second song “Search and Destroy“ he called out […]

AFI @ Air Canada Centre

Photos: AFI @ Air Canada Centre

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 25th, 2014

California’s AFI opened up the Carnivores Tour (w/ Linkin Park and 30 Seconds To Mars) at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre on August 24th, 2014. AFI are currently touring in support of their ninth studio record Burials (via. Republic Records on October 22nd, 2013). It’s been a long time coming for me personally, I’ve been a huge fan ever since I heard their All Hallow’s EP. Of course the band’s […]

Zac Brown Band

Photos: Zac Brown Band @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Posted by: Beyond The Watch on August 23rd, 2014

Georgia’s Zac Brown Band performed two nights in a row (August 21-22)  at Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Great weather, good vibes and talent were the take aways from first night of two shows. Last year we photographed Zac Brown Band around the same time of year, but in a torrential ran storm. It was awesome to see the […]

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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 […]