They’re back again! Striker has made their presence known early into 2017 and shows no signs of slowing down. Amidst their rigorous touring all over the globe and recently playing the famous “70,000 Tons of Metal” Cruise Ship Festival, the heavy metalers from Edmonton Alberta are set to release their newest and self-titled record, “Striker”, February 24th 2017. This will be with fifth studio album from the power-house, metal group and it is some of their best work yet. Read more
Five years is a long time; half a decade. Within five years you could have endured a presidential election, witnessed the wins and losses of the Olympic Games, or even renewed your mortgage. All of which are incomparable to what happened on Monday, September 12th, 2016; Edmonton, Alberta’s folk group Audio/Rocketry released new music for the first time, you guessed it, in five years. Earlier this week the group announced on their Facebook page that they would be releasing a new single “Fault Line” from their new self titled album, set to release November 3rd, 2016. Mark you’re calendar, set an alarm, do what needs to be done to make sure you don’t miss this album; it’s going to be good. Read more
With the release of their first studio album, Van Halst will be celebrating by holding their CD release party in Edmonton, AB at Filthy McNasty’s on Saturday April 2nd, 2015 . Accompanying them will be, The Order of Chaos and Monarch Sky. This is be one you won’t want to miss.
The coveted arrival of Striker’s fourth studio album, Stand In the Fire is finally upon us. Friday February, 5th, 2016 is when you can get your hands on the bands most recent works. Through the years, the group has reflected different stylings of playing between the thrash metal and speed/hair metal genres but have always stayed true to the unique sound that is Striker. Within Stand In The Fire (2016) you get a taste of everything that Striker has been, who they are now, and who they’re going to be.
If you weren’t in Edmonton, at the Starlite Room on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 – you fucked up. Striker, the speed metal band hailing from Edmonton, AB was hosting a party, a CD Release party for their fourth studio album, Stand In The Fire (read my review HERE) and everyone was invited. Through a spectacular showcasing of what the band’s home town has to offer and an immense amount of energy from all the bands of the night was enough to keep my head moving through to the next day.