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40 Sons

Formed in the spring of 2004, 40 Sons are a contemporary hard rock outfit with a sound that’s both heavy and melodic. Having won numerous awards in their native Hamilton, Ontario, the band has toured extensively across Canada and even filled an opening slot on the 2006 Ozzfest tour. The band has also shared stages with the likes of Black Label Society, Disturbed and Atreyu.  40 Sons’ hard-hitting sound is well represented in this video for “Hurricane.”

 

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NYC Venues: Madison Square Garden – Arcade Fire Performs “Wake Up” (Unstaged)

Performing at the one and only Madison Square Garden, Win Butler brings an army of Canadian musicians on stage with him whenever Arcade Fire plays a show. They scream, they chant, they rock,  and now that they’re playing to large venues, “epic” is an accurate word to describe their performances.

 

Take this version of “Wake Up” from their enormously successful sophomore record Funeral, for instance. Arcade Fire captivates a large audience better than most. Bruce Springsteen used to be the only man who played in… Read More

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