Venom Inc – The Hard Luck, Toronto – January 10th, 2016

Review by Mike Bax Photos by Andrew Hartl Originally booked for Danforth Music Hall, this show was moved to The Hard Luck a week before the show. I think the sound might have been better at the Danforth, but the experience of seeing so many great Venom songs in a room like The Hard Luck…

Ride – Danforth Music Hall, Toronto – June 2nd, 2015

Review and Photos by Mike Bax While some might say the definitive shoegaze-era band is My Bloody Valentine, I’d lean a little more towards RIDE myself. Mark Gardener, Andy Bell, Steve Queralt and Laurence Colbert, the Oxford quartet that produced an assortment of EPs and four commercial full length releases of such utterly sterling material,…