1981 Year in Review Part 2 – Ep344

1981 Year in Review Part 2 – Ep344

We’re back this week to tackle the who, what, when, where and why of the second half of our 1981 Year in Review Part 2! July of 1981 is a strong month for the rock genre. Strong efforts include releases by Foreigner, Def Leppard, and the Ramones. Additionally, some great under the radar albums by Demon and New England help bolster and already solid month. The month of August is a busy one in news…

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Original Triumph Members Recording Again! (News)

Original Triumph Members Recording Again! (News)

Sparked by a photo of the three original Triumph members in the studio posted on social media a few days ago, we now have more information on the Canadian rockers. Posted earlier today in an Exclusive to Melodicrock.com the trio are actually working on three new songs for a project with some notable special guests. Here’s the post on MelodicRock: MelodicRock Exclusive: I can exclusively reveal a few details behind Canadian legend RIK EMMETT’s new…

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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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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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