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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1987 In The Great White North (Meister Style)

1987 In The Great White North (Meister Style)

As my friend and esteemed colleague here at Decibel Geek, Wallygator, has featured in his “Hoser Heavy Metal” articles, there are a lot of great musicians, bands, and albums that have been exported from our Canadian homeland, The Great White North. 1987 in Canada saw the introduction of the one dollar coin, commonly referred to as the “loonie”.  The loon, which is a bird common to Canada, is on one side of the gold coloured…

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