The Krystals formed in 1966 when a young Dutch engineer relocated to Labrador City for work in his field, but soon found himself resuming a role in his other area of expertise: rock n’ roll.
The best things in rock n’ roll are short-lived. SWAMPS debut tape will be followed by a prompt last show at Fred’s Records in St. John’s.
After a few transit delays due to record breaking wind storms in Newfoundland, the limited edition cassettes of Astral Gunk’s Buzzin’ are now available via Secret East Records!
Take an exclusive first listen to “Gambler” from Astral Gunk’s upcoming cassette Buzzin’ on Secret East Records (February, 2017)
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 weird 1974 hard rock anthem about partying in St. John’s by London, Ontario’s Thundermug.
Best Fiends are back to champ at the rock and roll bit, and continue to prove that there is still flavour to be found in the bubblegum rock song, it just depends on how you chew it. Check out the video for their new single “Another Love Song”, as well as our chat with Keith McFadden about residency, romance and keeping rock n’ roll fun.
Mark “BBQ” Sultan of King Khan & BBQ Show, Spaceshits, Mindcontrols, Almighty Defenders and many others ends his solo tour TONIGHT in Halifax, NS. Check out his new single to get yourself stoked.
Toronto based rock n’ roll duo catl stopped through St. John’s in May during the sixth installment of the Lawnya Vawnya Festival, and the crew at Distortion snapped some solid minutes of A&V as a momento of their visit.
For this weeks collaborative flashback, we turned our attention to the diverse slew of touring acts that have stopped by Distortion over the last decade. Relive Montréal’s nomadic one-man rockabilly act Bloodshot BIll during his visit for Lawnya Vawnya 2013.