ASCENDIA & CIRCUS MAXIMUS In Toronto (Concert Review)

ASCENDIA & CIRCUS MAXIMUS In Toronto (Concert Review)

A perfect night for a concert in Toronto. Great weather and a Saturday evening September 3rd, 2016. Thankfully my wife and I came down early to enjoy some Vietnamese food at a nearby restaurant before going to the show. I decided to wear my 2014 Firefest shirt to see if anyone would have noticed that tonight’s headliners were listed on the back of my shirt. Next thing I hear someone at the table behind us…

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Remember Me – New Video From Toronto’s ASCENDIA

Remember Me – New Video From Toronto’s ASCENDIA

It probably goes without saying that many of our readers have enjoyed the film Metal – A Headbangers Journey, the 2005 Sam Dunn documentary about Heavy Metal. Throughout the movie and subsequent TV series, I reflected on the Heavy Metal flowchart that assisted in categorizing all of the ever growing sub-genres of heavy metal music. From Pop eMtal to Speed Metal, from Black Metal to Thrash Metal, from Power Metal to Glam Metal there are literally dozens of…

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My Top 10 Albums of 2015 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

My Top 10 Albums of 2015 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

The year is done with new music and what a year it has been! With almost 130 releases for me to go through to try and break it down to my personal top 10 favourites wasn’t easy! As a fan of different styles of music, it was hard to rate these. Depending on how I felt that day and what I want to listen to, one would rate high on the list, then shortly after fall…

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Album Review: Ascendia – The Lion And The Jester

Album Review: Ascendia – The Lion And The Jester

What have I found in my possession?? After going over my daily routine of facebook feeds, I find myself intrigued by a friend’s post. This has made his top 10 CD’s of 2015 and knowing we have similar taste in great music I clicked the link to watch the video on YouTube. After that one play I had to dig in and find out who this band is and where in Europe are they from. Well…

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