Video Premier: Zero Fire – “Ghosts”

Zero Fire - Ghosts Artwork

Zero Fire is a Canadian hard rock / metal band that has much in common with 90s hard rock. Influences from Deftones, Tool and many others from that timeframe can be heard in their groove and hard hitting yet melodic riffing but also in the soaring vocals. In 2016 the band was nominated for a Hamilton Music Award off the strength of their self-titled EP and last week they released the single Ghosts which strongly builds on the EP’s momentum. Today, Zero Fire is premiering the Halloween inspired video for this single with us so stick around to check it out for yourself. Continue reading

Profile: Francis Roberts of Old Man Wizard

Old Man Wizard
Old Man Wizard

Old Man Wizard is a progressive heavy rock band based out of Southern California and have been around since 2011. This week will see the release of their 7″ single “Innocent Hands” which will include a B side. Today is the last day you can catch them on the road for a bit so if you’re in San Diego, CA make a stop at Soda Bar and pick up a copy of for yourself but hang around to hear the band’s amazing chops. What you’ll find on this single is a cross between Mastodon and Baroness with a heavy dose of uplifting ambience and honestly uplifting is something we could all use right now. Just ahead of this single’s release we got a chance to ask Francis Roberts (guitar, vocals) our set of Profile questions so read on to see what he had to say. Continue reading