The indie rock hero and prolific author is also the publisher of Canada’s newest print newspaper, West End Phoenix. He hosts a telethon for the non-profit publication in Toronto on Saturday, and he discusses the project in this interview.
Alex Lifeson recalls a memorable early Rush gig, Rami Malek plays Freddie Mercury, and Serge Fiori and Richard Seguin revisit a Quebec rock classic. Others in the headlines include Joan Armatrading, Nyssa, Bhad Bhabie, Deadpool, Vancouver Cantata Singers, U2, Doc Walker, and Brooks Kerr.
CMW's lineup announcement includes Sloan (pictured) and a reunited Slow, and The Weeknd signs Black Atlass to his XO label. Also in the news today are Unity Charity, Winter Ball, Tasha the Amazon, The Northern Pikes, Graffiti's, The Young Novelists, Alex Lifeson, Felix Cartal, and farewells to Craig MacGregor and Jóhann Jóhannsson. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Alex Lifeson is enjoying life after Rush, and Drake's Raptor ties are boosting basketball in Toronto. Others in the headlines include Dolores O'Riordan, Cadence Weapon, Spice World, Prince, Richard Lloyd, Dolly Parton, K.Flay, and teen social media stars.