Iron Maiden – Air Canada Centre, Toronto – April 3rd, 2016

Review and Photos by Mike Bax Everybody has a favourite band – that one group that meant something very special to you as a teenager. That one group that could do no wrong. That one group that opened your eyes to what a live concert could (and should) be. While I can cite numerous bands…

Stella Vander – Magma Interview – March 25th, 2016

Interview by Mike Bax Stella Vander begins our interview by apologizing for delaying it. Hoping to score some Wuhan Cymbals while in Chicago, Christian Vander (Stella’s husband) wound up in a Chicago music store a bit later than he wanted to on Good Friday, and had to juggle a bit of press interviews around. Stella…

Pete Yorn – Opera House, Toronto – March 22nd, 2016

Review and Photos by Mike Bax “You know you’re the best thing ever” I can still remember the first time I heard Musicforthemorningafter (Pete Yorn’s 2001 debut), played in snippets over a friend’s car stereo as we drove to a concert together. The songs on that album sounding so incredibly RIGHT in every sense of…

Game of Thrones: The Complete Fifth Season – Blu-ray Review

By Mike Bax HBO Home Entertainment “Eloquent men are right every bit as often as imbeciles.” Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) There is a cartoon that lives online that depicts Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin smiling menacingly as he squashes the characters of his wonderful series, one by one like insects. Five seasons into…