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Sacrifice

Among Canada’s initial, and arguably throughout best, pure thrash metallic rings, Sacrifice was formed in Toronto, in 1985, and quickly earned a saving agreement with leading indie Metal Knife on the effectiveness of a promising couple of demos. For the period of three albums: 1986’s Torment in Open fire, 1987’s …

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Fefe Dobson

Fefe Dobson was a Toronto-based songstress who brokered demonstration recordings and some solid sector showcases right into a deal with Isle/Def Jam, which issued her eponymous debut in Oct 2003. The record showcased Dobson’s brassy vocals more than a pop-alternative, radio-ready groove skating between designs and incorporating a lot of …

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Cowboy Junkies

Though it didn’t originally have anything regarding their sound, the Cowboy Junkies’ name finished up seeming fairly accurate: their music was grounded in traditional country, blues, and folk, yet drifted along inside a sleepy, narcotic haze that clearly bore the stamp from the Velvet Underground. Almost all their songs had …

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Leah Renee

Created in Toronto, vocalist and songwriter Leah Renee got her begin at age group 10, performing in the WB network’s short-lived series Runaway. Five years afterwards, performers like Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears inspired her decision to provide music a go and consider the big threat of shifting to NEW …

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The Bourbon Tabernacle Choir

In 1985, eight Toronto high-school college students formed what later on became the Bourbon Tabernacle Choir, gradually gaining regional popularity. The music group, comprising vocalist Kate Fenner, guitarists Chris Miller and Andrew Whiteman, saxophonist Gene Hardy, bassist Jason Mercer, keyboardist Chris Plock, organist Chris Dark brown and drummer Gregor Beresford, …

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13 Engines

Toronto’s 13 Motors released two albums on the Detroit indie label in 1987 and 1989; their major-label debut (A Blur if you ask me Now) made an appearance in 1991 on SBK. In early 1994, Atlantic released Perpetual Movement Machine, a melodic post-punk recording with opinions. The band includes vocalist/guitarist/organist …

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The Pursuit of Happiness

Toronto’s Quest for Pleasure serves as a car for the wry intimate ponderings of singer/guitarist/songwriter Moe Berg and plays a make of power-pop influenced by Todd Rundgren, who produced their first two albums. Furthermore to Berg, the music group was done by guitarist Kris Abbott, bassist Johnny Sinclair, drummer Dave …

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