[Album Review] Max Webster | Mutiny Up My Sleeve

Three albums into Max Webster's catalogue and we finally get to an album that I really, really like instead of love. Actually, Mutiny Up My Sleeve grew on me with its extreme highs this week, so I might enjoy this album even more in the future. As for right now, I do find it is … Continue reading [Album Review] Max Webster | Mutiny Up My Sleeve

[Album Review] Max Webster | High Class in Borrowed Shoes

I can see why many prog fans have fallen for High Class in Borrowed Shoes. This one has the genre taking up a good chunk of the album: High Class in Borrowed Shoes – hard rockDiamonds Diamonds – popGravity – progWords to Words – balladAmerica's Veins – prog/hard rock hybridOh, War! – progOn the Road … Continue reading [Album Review] Max Webster | High Class in Borrowed Shoes

[Album Review] Strippers Union | The Deuce

Thankfully, Strippers Union did not drop a deuce for The Deuce. No sophomore slump for these guys. Most of the band s back with the only move being Simon Kendall making an exit for Murry Atkinson on keys. Rob Baker and Craig Northey are again the primary songwriters for all but two of its 10 … Continue reading [Album Review] Strippers Union | The Deuce

[Album Review] Strippers Union | Stripper’s Union Local 518

When I bought Strippers Union's 3- The Undertaking from their website last year, they threw in their debut album Local 518 from 2005 for free! Well dang. It ain't often that I get free music around here! Don't worry though, my opinion of the album isn't tainted by the bribe. My enjoyment of it is … Continue reading [Album Review] Strippers Union | Stripper’s Union Local 518

[Album Review] The New Odds | Cheerleader

Odds went on hiatus after Craig Northey left the band in 1999 and it wasn't until 2007 that a comeback began to build. Steven Drake's (the band's 2nd singer/guitarist/songwriter) career as a music producer/ engineer had taken off so he remained the only holdout as OG members Northey, Doug Elliott, and Pat Steward, teamed with … Continue reading [Album Review] The New Odds | Cheerleader

[Concert Review] Ron Sexsmith | Peterborough: Market Hall | March 31, 2022

Just like my review of Alice Cooper's show, this will be another long post for me. If you prefer, you can skip my ramblings and head straight to it right here. The Set-Up Ron Sexsmith is not only one of my favourite people to follow on Twitter (I seriously have to hold myself back from … Continue reading [Concert Review] Ron Sexsmith | Peterborough: Market Hall | March 31, 2022

[Concert Review] Alice Cooper | Toronto: Merdian Center | March 26, 2022

This post is a bit of a long one for me. I guess I have a lot to share! If you prefer to skip my ramblings you can head straight to the review right here. The Set-Up I know, this website is called "Canadian Grooves", but hey... borders become meaningless whenever an American brings this … Continue reading [Concert Review] Alice Cooper | Toronto: Merdian Center | March 26, 2022