February 20, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Arkells deliver in Toronto, the return of Alexisonfire, and opera star Jessye Norman imparts her wisdom. Also in the headlines are Bob Mould, Vancouver vinyl, Leonard Bernstein, the Gallaghers, Nickelback, Lydia Loveless, The Chills, EU copyright, Hozier, Ian Hunter, Spotify, Deadmau5, 21 Savage, and women hitmakers.

Arkells with New Circles' Diane Gibbs at a previous drive at Union Station. Pic courtesy of MLSE
February 14, 2019
by External Source

Canadian rock band Arkells has teamed up with the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to launch a clothing drive for New Circles Community Services as part

Arkells at MusiCounts event in Calgary  Photo: Rob Loud
February 8, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Arkells celebrate the 2018 MusiCounts Passion Prize recipient (pictured), T. Thomason wins on The Launch, and Royal Mountain Records establishes a mental health fund. Also in the news are Audrey Ochoa, Edmonton Music Prize, Spotify, ole, Al Pedecine, CMA International Awards, Grammy odds, Sharon and Bram, TR/ST, and Said The Whale. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Aaron Godvin a big winner at the Alberta Country Music Awards
January 28, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Alberta Country Music Awards, held in Red Deer last night were hosted by Aaron Godvin who took home the night

Shania Twain official website photo
November 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Gordon Lightfoot turns 80, a look inside CBC's music vault, and candid confessions from Shania (pictured). Also in the headlines are the Sask Music Awards, an Ottawa tornado benefit, Rick Worrall, Echlo, David Jay, Arkells, YouTube, T-series, meta-trends, Elton John, The Kinks. Mighty Sparrow, Elvis Costello, Mumford and Sons, and Paul Kelly.

Arkells Timeline pic
October 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

A well-executed publicity blitz by the Hamilton rock favourites augurs well for the success of their new album, while the arena settings of an upcoming cross-country headlining trek confirm how far they have come.

Pictured (L-R): Ron Kitchener (RGK Entertainment) Madeline Merlo, Mark Friedman (president Deluge Music) David Robkin (Managing Member Deluge Music) Emily Dryburgh (Creative Manager Deluge Music)
October 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Madeline Merlo (pictured) signs to Deluge Music, Arkells pop up at Union Station today, and Drake wins a BET Hip Hop Award. Also in the news are Janet Jackson, Canadian Blast, Ashley MacIsaac, CMTTF, Born Ruffians, Elton John, Shivering Songs, NSMW, Scott Cushnie, Harpdog Brown, and farewell Ian Miles. Videos added for your enjoyment.

September 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

This new single from the Hamilton band's upcoming album, Rally Cry, reflects upon a karaoke-boosted respite from dark times. Another winner from a group whose moment is now.

August 31, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Arkells (pictured) progress relentlessly, fans continue to mourn Aretha, and New Order reflects on Toronto shows. Also in the headlines are Michael Jackson, Neil Young, Dumb, Marcia Ball, International Pop Overthrow, Sub Pop, Christina Aguilera, Alice Cooper, classic rock, Diemonds, The Killers, Cliff Richard, and David Sinclair.

George Canyon
August 15, 2018
by Kerry Doole

George Canyon (pictured) announces a major fall tour, Arkells set a date for their new album and a Foreigner-based musical premieres in Calgary. Others in the news include Jack White, POP Montreal, Focus Wales, CNE, Folk Music Ontario, FAI, Drake Underground, Not Of, and Northern Power Summit. Videos included for your enjoyment.

June 22, 2018
by Aaron Brophy

Arkells host their own festival in Hamilton this Saturday with some of the proceeds benefitting Syrian refugees who have resettled in the city.

Arkells promo shot - courtesy of Universal Music Canada
March 19, 2018
by Aaron Brophy

As a way of supporting newcomers, the band has teamed up with the Arcade Fire-associated charity service Plus 1 to donate a dollar from ticket sales from the festival to benefit a local support service.