Anvil

Interview: Steve Kudlow of Anvil

April 4, 2017 thewire 0

If you’re a fan of Heavy Metal music you’ll not have forgotten the contribution that Canada’s grandfathers of metal “Anvil” have made to the scene. They’ve influenced bands like the Scorpions, Slayer & Whitesnake, fostered the heavy metal hair bands of the 80’s & 90’s and have had the likes […]

Interview: Lennie Gallant

March 4, 2017 thewire 0

Considered one of Canada’s greatest songwriters, East Coast native Lennie Gallant returns to Peterborough this month, thanks to the folks at Folk Under the Clock. He is the recipient of an Order of Canada, a multiple award winning songwriter, a staunch supporter of Maritime music and now he can add […]

Lee Harvey Osmond

Interview: Tom Wilson “Lee Harvey Osmond”

January 4, 2016 thewire 0

by Josh Fewings Lee Harvey Osmond has morphed over the years, but at its heart is Hamilton native Tom Wilson, former frontman for Canadian alt-rock band Junkhouse and current member of roots-rock supergroup Blackie and The Rodeo Kings. Other core members of the band include former Junkhouse drummer Ray Farrugia […]

Gord Bamford

Interview: Gord Bamford

May 4, 2016 thewire 0

Australian born and Alberta raised, Canadian country music sensation Gord Bamford will be in town this month to perform songs from his new CD “Tin Roof” and to share some of the classics that have driven his career into the global limelight. It was his mother, a singer in a […]

Kiefer Sutherland

Interview: Kiefer Sutherland

June 1, 2016 thewire 0

So, where do I start!? Kiefer Sutherland, the son of iconic Canadian actors Donald Sutherland and Shirley Douglas, grandson of Tommy Douglas, began acting early. By 18 he had landed his first leading film role in “The Bay Boy”, which earned him his first Genie nomination. A few years later […]

Terri Clark

Interview: Terri Clark

August 1, 2016 thewire 0

Hailing from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Terri Clark got her start performing stages and talent shows in her early years. After highschool she packed up and took off for Nashville will stars in her eyes and pennies in her pockets.  Her first gig was playing for tips at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, […]

Serena Ryder

Serena Ryder

July 1, 2009 thewire 0

Serena grew up in the quite surroundings of Millbrook Ontario and its forests. Inspired by the records of her parents, she listened to songs by Leonard Cohen, the Beatles, Neil Young and picked up a guitar at the age of 13. She’d been a singer and a writer for years […]

Joel Plaskett

Interview with Joel Plaskett

May 1, 2009 thewire 0

(May 2009) Since 2006, Plaskett has toured extensively both solo and with The Emergency, to sold-out clubs and theatres throughout Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Australia, on the heels of great Canadian success with his Make A Little Noise DVD & EP (2006) and Ashtray Rock concept album (2007). […]

Interview: Mustang Sally, Tobi Lee

August 1, 2009 thewire 0

For years we’ve been featuring an artist on our August cover that will be performing at the Havelock Jamboree. It’s always been our chance to feature some “country music”, a chance we rarely get. When I asked the promoters who’d they’d like to see I was met with a resounding […]

great big sea

Interview: Alan Doyle

September 19, 2009 thewire 0

(September 2009) According to their bio; Great Big Sea is a bastard. Forged from the loins of Figgy Duff and Ryan’s Fancy, GBS found its feet on the unforgiving streets of St. John’s, and stood their ground when others faltered. When asked about their unlikely success, founding member Bob Hallett […]