LEE AARON – Diamond Baby Blues (Album Review)

LEE AARON – Diamond Baby Blues (Album Review)

LEE AARON Just when I thought that 2017 was an amazing year for new music, along comes 2018.  I am literally buried in rock solid releases that are fighting for my ipod time. I will also proudly point out that among these fantastic new records (YES, I still refer to them as records!) is a healthy dose of Canadian rock and metal.  This is from both new and classic acts.  One such case in point…

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Album Review: Anvil – Anvil Is Anvil

Album Review: Anvil – Anvil Is Anvil

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”……….well, that and Anvil Is Anvil. Well, Canadian heavy metal/thrash/speed icons Anvil are proving “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” with their 16th full-length album, Anvil Is Anvil. Hailing from Toronto, Ontario the original version of the renowned band saw Steve “Lips” Kudlow (vocals, guitar), Robb Reiner (drums), Dave Allison (vocals, rhythm guitar) and Ian Dickson (bass) forming in the late 70’s. Today Kudlow and…

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Decibel Geek and Juno

Decibel Geek and Juno

Who or what is a Juno Award, you might ask, that is unless you’re from Canada. Well simply put, The Juno Awards are Canada’s equivalent to The Grammy‘s and showcase the best in Canadian music from genres across the board. The Juno Awards are named for Pierre Juneau who was the first president of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission and former president of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The awards began in 1970 and celebrate the best in…

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Lucky Number Thirteen: A Harem Scarem Album Review

Lucky Number Thirteen: A Harem Scarem Album Review

Canadians Harem Scarem have made a name for themselves internationally and at home with solid releases such as 1991’s Harem Scarem and the critically acclaimed 1993’s Mood Swings.  The Canadians continued to record and release albums throughout the 90’s and 2000’s albeit a little sporadically at times with 1995’s Voice of Reason, 1997’s Karma Cleansing, 2006’s Human Nature and 2008’s Hope.  For a short period of time, they even went under the moniker of Rubber…

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Brighton Rock Takeover – Ep163

Brighton Rock Takeover – Ep163

This week’s episode marks the third time that the “Hoser Heavy Metal Twins” have taken the reigns of the Decibel Geek Podcast. Once again Wally “Wallygator” Norton and Rich “The Meister” Dillon are back with a new batch of Canadian homegrown hard rock and heavy metal. Joining the Decibel Geek website writers turned hosts are two very special guests guitarist Greg Fraser and bassist Stevie Skreebs from Canadian bands Brighton Rock and Fraze Gang. “Roadtrip!”…

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