The Tragically Hip: A Canadian Shield

The Tragically Hip, Fully and Completely Tour Canada Day (July 1) Molson Ampitheatre, Toronto. (Tour, along with a few new dates, continues through September...

Step Into The Dark With These Albums

Gritty, shady, harmful and... kind? Darkness has brought on different descriptions from everyone. Especially so for Chelsea Wolfe, who will be darkly skirting her...

Vinyl Night: Here’s What We’re Spinning

Vinyl Night: A New Feature from DISARM Editors Dave & Jacquie. We settled in with a Guinness for Dave and Blanche de Chamblay for Jacquie...

The Cure to Headline Bestival Toronto 2016: The Future Is…

The Cure announced their 2016 North American tour back in November with Toronto slotted in for one of a couple of dates in June. The...

Time Festival At Fort York Garrison Common

Overall, the 2016 edition of Toronto’s Time Festival went off without a hitch.  Saturday’s weather was the type that festivals are made for - sunny...

Soundgarden, Jane’s Addiction, and Monster Truck at Big Music Fest

Kitchener Ontario's McLennan Park was briefly home to some hard rock giants on Saturday. July 10th as Big Music Fest welcomed Hamilton's Monster Truck, Alternative ground...

The Tragically Hip: A Canadian Shield

The Tragically Hip are a national institution. They are the rarest of things in Canadian music, especially Canadian rock music: a band massive enough to...

Belly Talks to Us about Collaborations, Friendship, Inspirations, New Music and Touring Again

By Jacqueline Howell Belly, the influential American band who gave the early 1990s Alternative music scene much of its patina and some of the best female-led...

10 Essential Records from the Summer of ‘95

Depending what age you were in 1995, the year left a different impression on you.  For me, the only thing I recall is going...

Still Waters / Breaking Trail: Canadian Music’s Rocky Heart

or: What Canadian Rock Taught Me "Don't always look back. But look back." - Canadian workingman, visionary, agendaless poet Ken Babstock who joined this cocktail...

The Prophets of Rage Remind Us That The Party’s Over

By Jacqueline Howell The Prophets of Rage have hit the road (and the skies) for a large scale tour- there are 27! dates left so...

Who To See: WayHome Music & Arts Festival Day 2 & 3

Step On magazine's WayHome Music & Arts Festival guide makes sure you have the most fun, see the best bands, on the greatest stages,...