Archive | March 2012

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Quad City Chaos Invades Toronto

Toronto Roller Derby (ToRD) continued to showcase the best roller derby action across the GTA at the beginning of March when the Death Track Dolls narrowly defeated the Smoke City Betties in home team play, while ToRD travel team CN Power easily handled Roc City Roller Derby in their continued climb of the WFTDA’s North […]

CMW 2012: I Mother Earth Reunites to Annihilate the Sound Academy

I Mother Earth (IME) reunited last Friday to play their second show in two nights as part of Canadian Music Week (CMW) and absolutely tore the roof off the Sound Academy. “Last night, we didn’t know what our plan was, after tonight we’re going to have one,” said lead singer Brian Byrne to the jam […]

CMW 2012: The Pack AD Smash the Horseshoe

The Pack AD delivered a mind-boggling performance amidst a swarm of sweaty, beer spitting party animals at the Horseshoe last night as part of Canadian Music Week (CMW). “Holy sh*t. It’s a sweatbox in here,” said The Pack AD drummer Maya Miller. “We’re going to play some songs, followed by some songs, because that’s what […]

CMW 2012: Treble Charger Returns to Rock the Phoenix

Fans packed the Phoenix last night to witness Treble Charger reunite and rock the building in honour of Canadian Music Week (CMW). “Hey, you remember 1998 too?” said lead vocalist Greig Nori upon hitting the stage. “Seeing the crowd makes a guy like me feel special.” The show was the first live performance for the […]

Morneau one of 149 Canadians headed to spring training

A season shortened to 69 games played thanks to continued concussion like symptoms saw Justin Morneau play his worst baseball since 2003 last season. “I was trying to get back to full 100% feeling like myself the first week instead of just taking it slowly and trying to be ready for the start of the […]

Toronto Police Presence at DIY Events

A flash mob took to the streets of Toronto last month offering a mix of fun, dance music and old-school attire despite a strong police presence almost a quarter the size of the crowd. “You do this at home in your own house, but when you take it to the streets and out to the […]

Dolls and Betties Duke it out, CN Power Owns Home Turf

Toronto Roller Derby (ToRD) continued with its killer sports action last Saturday, as CN Power withstood their visitors from Roc City 171-108 and the Death Track Dolls narrowly defeated their opponents the Smoke City Betties 115-100. “It was super exciting and I’m not going to lie, winning both was pretty incredible,” said Panty Hoser, who […]