Within the last few weeks, a bedraggled VHS tape surfaced containing some vital footage of Newfoundland’s punk rock history. Though recovering the previously unseen video was anything but a clean process, our pal Alex Rumboldt got his hands dirty for the greater good of archiving this fundamental tape.
Wendy Rose chats with Michel Langevin of legendary Canadian heavy metal veterans Voivod ahead of their shows tonight, October 19th, at the Rock House in St. John’s, and tomorrow, October 20th, at the Marquee Ballroom in Halifax.
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.
As the rock n’ roll world mourns the tragic passing of Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, we figured the most suitable Atlantic Canadian salute would be a bootleg tape recording of Motörhead’s first and only performance in St. John’s, NL on February 3rd, 1988.