Category: Music

Bruce Dickinson: Heavy Metal Singer, Pilot, Storyteller Extraordinaire

Iron Maiden singer, Bruce Dickinson is well known for his powerful voice and operatic tenor. Lesser known is his decades-long career as an airline pilot (and aviation company owner), brewer, author, champion fencer, TV and radio personality, and now, public…

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Lil Tjay Live at REBEL

The Prince of New York is going Global     18-year-old rapper/songwriter Lil Tjay has seen one of the fastest rises to success in contemporary hip-hop. At just 18, the Bronx rapper has amassed a large dedicated global following. Tjay solidified…

Amber Run at The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern

Some artists are always worth seeing and some venues always hold up to their name. Amber Run and The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern both fit those criteria. It was only last year that UK rockers Amber Run crossed the pond and…

Angel Olsen Haunts Queen Elizabeth Theatre

I can predict the future. But just in this singular regard. Angel Olsen’s latest album, All Mirrors is going to be on most ‘best of 2019’ lists. Angel has been a critics’ favourite since her first release the 2011 EP,…

FKA twigs stuns in Toronto

FKA twigs pulled her MAGDALENE tour into Toronto on Nov. 17. Despite a late start (and cutting the first two songs off her setlist), a stunned audience screamed their appreciation. The Brit singer and dancer ran through songs, primarily from…

The Hypnotic Sounds of Crumb Lead Fans to Toronto’s Mod Club

On stage, the hallucinogenic music of Crumb lives and breathes like a liquid light show. Part dreamlike, part nightmare, part warm hug, their reverb-soaked sound wafts rather than lingers. As a reflection of their critical success, the Brooklyn-based outfit –…

New Music Friday-Managing Editor Birthday Edition

There’s no real theme to this week’s NMF post. Just sending love to ADDICTED’s managing editor on her birthday. Nadia Elkharadly, like most amazing things, is salty and sweet. And the salt of the earth at the same time. She’s…