Loud/Hard/Metal


SOCAN Awards 2019 Video Interview: Dallas Smith

From the garage to Nashville, writing and choosing songs

PUP turn Morbid Stuff into great pop-punk anthems

SOCAN Songwriting Prize 2017 winners come storming back

SOCAN Awards 2019 Red Carpet Video: Chad Kroeger

Nickelback frontman talks songwriting

2019 JUNOs Video Interviews: Voivod

Winner of Metal/Hard Album of the Year Award

Noé Talbot: Plucking all the strings at once

How to diversify without becoming scattered

JUNO Nominee Interview: Beyond Creation

Nominated for Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year

Upstarts: Hex update riot grrrl sound

Young band also challenges dismissive sound people

Ragers: A New Era

New album Raw Footage created in Paris, L.A., Montréal

In the Spotlight: FRIGS

Exploring tension, unifying disparate recordings

Grimskunk: Healthy, Necessary Rage

Band launches ninth album, just shy of 30th anniversary

Suuns: The Mixtape Spirit

With Felt album, Montréal quartet takes a new turn

The Beaches: Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival

Fueled by first-person songs of experience

Galaxie presents Super Lynx Deluxe

A radical sonic leap forward

Theory of a Deadman earn SOCAN No. 1 Song Award for “Rx (Medicate)”

SOCAN holds “surprise” presentation to honour song

Voivod: Thrash ‘til The End

After 35 years and thousands of shows worldwide, Voivod is i...

Urvah Khan: “The First of Something”

Pakistani-Canadian blends punk, rap, rock, world music

Les Deuxluxes: Sex, Love & Fleur de Lys

Rock ‘n’ roll duo contrasts starkly with current musical...

Kevin Churko: “Mr. Fix-It” for Hits

From rock to metal to country, and more

Billy Talent soar to new heights

Working to the beat of a different drum – for now

F***ed Up

Songwriting in a six-headed hardcore band