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  1. Native North America Compilation Celebrated with Toronto Concert

    06.19 / 21:58 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Released through Light in the Attic Records in 2014, the Grammy-nominated Native North America (Vol. 1) compilation brought together 34 recordings from twenty-five essential First Nations, Métis and Inuit artists and groups. Now, the compilation will celebrated with an evening of live performance in Toronto this August. The "Native North America Gathering" celebration will see performances from a number of the box set's artists, including Duke Re…
  2. Fucked Up Recall Their Best Celebrity Encounters

    06.19 / 19:29 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.From low-stakes beef to even lower-stakes beef, Twitter is more often than not something that many of us would be better off without. However, the virtual hellscape can sometimes offer up some quality entertainment. Take Fucked Up for example, who have been sharing memories of their best celebrity encounters through the service today (June 19). The Canadian punks have shared a wealth of stories under 140 characters in length about stars of all…
  3. Barry Jenkins and Edgar Wright Nerd Out About Tame Impala

    06.19 / 19:07 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Though they've both been celebrated for their achievements as directors, Barry Jenkins and Edgar Wright are no slouches when it comes to music either, as they proved with a Twitter back-and-forth about Tame Impala. Jenkins gave five fire emojis out of five to the Australian psych rockers' track "Mind Mischief," saying "this one has just come roaring back for me, didn't even listen to it this much when it first released." Wright hit back, announcing …
  4. Miles Teller Arrested for Public Drunkenness

    06.19 / 19:07 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.When it comes to Miles Teller's public persona, being well-behaved is, well, not his tempo. The Whiplash actor made headlines at Christmastime for a yelling match with an Uber driver, and now he's done some more bad boy behaviour.  According to TMZ, Teller was arrested in the wee hours of Sunday morning after we was falling over drunk in San Diego. Apparently a police officer noticed that Teller was having trouble standing on the sidewalk. A cop came o…
  5. The White Stripes Reveal 10th Anniversary 'Icky Thump' Reissue

    06.19 / 18:01 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.The White Stripes paid homage to their 2007 single "Icky Thump" with anti-Trump t-shirts last year, and now the album of the same name is getting the 10th anniversary reissue treatment.   Dubbed Icky Thump X, the deluxe vinyl reissues will arrive via Third Man Records' Vault subscription service. In order to get your hands on the latest release, head over here to sign up before July 31.   The new package features Icky Thump on special edition 180-gram "…
  6. Radiohead's Lethal Stage Collapse Results in Mistrial

    06.19 / 18:01 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    A stage collapse before a Radiohead concert in Toronto took the life of the band's drum technician Scott Johnson and injured three others in 2012. Five years on, the legal case that followed the incident has been declared a mistrial. Multiple sources confirm that prosecutors declared a mistrial was declared after presiding judge, Justice Shaun Nakatsuru, was appointed to the Ontario …
  7. ​Woolworm Announce 'Deserve to Die' LP, Premiere New Single

    06.19 / 17:39 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Woolworm delivered back-to-back EPs in 2015 with Everything Seems Obvious and Vampirism, and now they're ready to unleash their latest full-length Deserve to Die. The LP will land on August 25 via Mint Records.   Forged in the heart of Vancouver's hardcore scene, the four-piece have no qualms with incorporating peppier pop influences into their sound.   To capitalize on those sleeker sounding tendencies, the group recorded the new album at Rain City R…
  8. ​Hanson Say Justin Bieber's Music Is "Chlamydia of the Ear"

    06.19 / 16:54 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    The trio responsible for "Mmmbop" have deemed Justin Bieber's music "chlamydia of the ear."   Yes, Hanson have called out this generation's teen pop heartthrob in a new interview.   During a segment with Australian radio station Hit107FM [via NME], the brothers were played snippets of popular radio hits and asked to correctly identify the songs. When Justin Bieber's Luis Fonsi and Daddy Y…
  9. Carrie Fisher Had Cocaine, Heroin and Ecstasy in Her System When She Died

    06.19 / 16:54 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Late last year, the world lost a legendary actress when Carrie Fisher died at the age of 60. She died on December 27 after going into cardiac arrest on a flight from London to Los Angeles. Now, an autopsy shows that Fisher had plenty of drugs in her system before boarding the flight. According to the Associated Press, the autopsy has concluded that Fisher had cocaine, heroin and ecstasy in her system when she became ill on the flight last year.  Last w…
  10. Mark Kozelek & Sean Yeaton Detail 'Yellow Kitchen' LP

    06.19 / 16:54 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Back in May, it was discovered that Mark Kozelek had teamed up with Parquet Courts bassist Sean Yeaton for an LP titled Yellow Kitchen. Now, more details on the record have surfaced. Yellow Kitchen runs six tracks in length and will arrive June 30 through Kozelek's Caldo Verde Records. You can hear a taste of what's to come from the disc with "The Reasons I Love You," which can be heard through Kozelek's website here. As a press release explains, K…
  11. Mile Ex End Musique Montreal Gets City and Colour, Patrick Watson, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Cat Power for Inaugural

    06.19 / 16:31 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.There's no shortage of excellent music festivals in Montreal, and another one has just been added to the city's schedule. Mile Ex End Musique Montreal will stage its inaugural event this summer, setting up camp under Viaduc Van Horne over the course of September 2 and 3.   The lineup for the new festival has just been unveiled, and it features an impressive array of Montreal music scene vets, as well as plenty of artists from further abroad.   City and C…
  12. Nickelback's Chad Kroeger Trash Talks Slipknot's Corey Taylor

    06.19 / 16:31 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Last week, Nickelback added to their growing arsenal of butt rock hits with the arrival of their ninth studio album Feed the Machine. Now, Chad Kroeger is feeling the need to protect the 'back at all costs, lashing out at his haters in the media. In a beef that could tear apart the world of grunty hard rock as we know it, Kroeger has taken some shots at Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor. In a video interview with Metal Covenant (available b…
  13. ​Moby Turns Trump Into an Evil Transformer for "In This Cold Place" Video

    06.19 / 16:06 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Moby & the Void Pacific Choir recently unveiled their latest album via a fake White House press release, ultimately dropping More Fast Songs About the Apocalypse for free. Now, "In This Cold Place" from that record has been treated to a music video.   The clip is a collaborative effort with animator Steve Cutts, and it features disturbing twists on classic kids cartoons. As a young boy channel surfs, he sees Care Bears building walls between each other …
  14. Washed Out Plots "Mister Mellow Tour"

    06.19 / 16:06 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Washed Out (a.k.a Ernest Greene) is just over 10 days away from sharing his new Mr. Mellow LP with the world. Before it arrives, the producer has mapped out an accompanying North American tour. Beginning in July, the tour will take Greene through Canada and the United States for nearly two months. The lone Canadian date on the run will see him play Toronto's Danforth Music Hall on August 26. A press release also notes that Greene's "totally new and …
  15. ​Watch Lorde Perform at the MMVAs in Toronto

    06.19 / 15:40 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Lorde had a big night in Toronto last night (June 18). Fresh off the release of her sophomore LP Melodrama, the New Zealand-born singer attended the MMVAs.   The annual award show shut down streets in downtown Toronto to hand out awards and host performances by homegrown Canadian and international talent alike — including Lorde herself.   She picked up the prize for International Artist of the Year and was on hand to accept the honour, then stuck around …
  16. Tombs Prepare For the Apocalypse on 'The Grand Annihilation'

    06.19 / 15:40 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Mike Hill has been the principal songwriter, vocalist and bandleader of New York sludge metal outfit Tombs for the last decade, making ambitious, nuanced records that circumvent typical genre markers. And like the wide-ranging Everything Went Black podcast he hosts, Hill uses his love of history and boundless curiosity to inform Tombs as well.   The Grand Annihilation (out now on Metal Blade) is Tombs' fourth LP; on it Hill tackles ideas of individual …
  17. ​The Kids from 'Stranger Things' Have Been Turned Into Action Figures

    06.19 / 15:40 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.There's still a few months to go before Stranger Things returns for its highly anticipated second season, but the waiting game just a got a bit more fun thanks to some new action figures.   That's right, the kids from Stranger Things (Eleven, Lucas, Mike, Will and Dustin), plus the Demagorgon, have been treated to their very own toys courtesy of Funko.   The pop culture-themed toymakers have unveiled a pair of upcoming action figure sets, which are "…
  18. ​A Perfect Circle Announce North American Tour

    06.19 / 14:30 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.A Perfect Circle recently inked a deal with BMG, sparking rumours of a new album that, as it turns out, probably won't be arriving this year. Nevertheless, fans of the band still have plenty to look forward to before the end of 2017, as they've just announced a fall North American tour.   A Perfect Circle will make a couple of Canadian stops, hitting the stage at Place Bell in Laval, QC, on November 14 and the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on November 15. …
  19. Beyoncé Gave Birth to Her Twins and the Internet Is Here for It

    06.19 / 14:30 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.Beyoncé shattered Instagram records when she announced she was expecting twins, and Queen Bey's two new little bundles of joy have apparently already arrived.   Beyoncé's father, Matthew Knowles, confirmed the news on Twitter yesterday (June 18) — stealing Yoncé's thunder to the chagrin of Beyhivers everywhere — and US Weekly reports that the singer delivered a baby boy and a baby girl on June 12 in Los Angeles.   Beyoncé has yet to reveal the latest add…
  20. ​LCD Soundsystem Detail 'American Dream' LP, Map Out Fall Tour Dates

    06.19 / 13:26 exclaim.ca Exclaim.ca - Music
    As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.LCD Soundsystem have been teasing their comeback album for quite some time now, and full details about its upcoming release are finally here. The new record is called American Dream and it will arrive on September 1.   The album features 10 tracks, and as expected, previously shared cuts "American Dream" and "Call the Police" will both appear on the LP. See the full tracklisting down below.   American Dream marks the studio follow-up to 2010's This Is H…