One of my first big assignments with Confront Magazine was back in 2010 in Toronto, when I covered the Uproar festival. While I was mainly going to see Avenged Sevenfold that day, one of the opening acts Halestorm caught my attention almost immediately. I won’t lie, it was mainly because of the lead singers strong attitude and the drummers long […]Read more ›
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English singer/songwriter James Blunt is gearing up to release his fourth studio album Moon Landing(Atlantic Records) on October 22nd. The first single off of the record is “Bonfire Heart” which incorporates an almost folksy sound. The album was produced by Tom Rothrock (Beck, Moby, Foo Fighters) and Martin Terefe (KT Tunstall, Martha Wainwright, Jason Mraz) and features writing from Ryan […]Read more ›
21-year-old country singer Hunter Hayes released (Encore) on June 18 through Atlantic Records. It is a re-release of his debut studio self-titled album that came out in October 2011, featuring the number 1 singles “Wanted” and “Somebody’s Heartbreak”. (Encore) includes 5 new tracks, as well as new duets featuring Jason Mraz and Ashley Monroe. Hayes has toured with Taylor Swift, […]Read more ›
Billy Talent is one of the most respected touring bands in the world, this year they will be celebrating their twenty year as a group. They were on tour to promote their latest album, “Dead Silence” and when they played at the BellCenter I had the chance to speak with Ian, the lead guitarist of the band. We spoke about […]Read more ›
American rock band Portugal. The Man has announced that they will be releasing their eighth full length album “Evil Friends” with Atlantic Records on June 4th. The album was produced by Danger Mouse and will feature 12 new tracks. The band premiered the video for their title track “Evil Friends” yesterday on their website. It will be a very busy […]Read more ›
In the words of CONFRONT Magazine’s own editor-in-chief, “There are certain perks that come with doing what we do here at CONFRONT Magazine: going to see tons of great concerts, meeting high profile people […] And once in a while, we are lucky enough to have some of our dreams come true.” Those words perfectly describe what went through my […]Read more ›