The St. John’s Sea Dogs sounds like an ideal name for a sports team, and considering the sophomore album from this riff rock ensemble, we’re certain they can only be here to play hardball.
If you’ve ever been to a Newfoundland wedding or kitchen party, chances are you’ve been subjected to the dance craze of “The Newfie Stomp”. But have you ever heard of the “Duckworth Stomp”? Check out this vague 1974 hard rock anthem about partying in St. John’s by London, Ontario’s Thundermug.
During their 1992 Breaking of The Wind reunion tour, British mockstars Spinal Tap stopped by Quidi Vidi Lake in St. John’s for a special Canada day performance. Check out some found footage from the original Much Music broadcast.
In part 2 of our #TBT collaboration, we dip into the Distortion archive once again for some unreleased tracks from the final 2012 recording session of St. John’s trio The Drunks Rule This Place.