“I am so scared of this…but that’s good.” – Bob Ezrin (Producer: KISS, Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, PHISH, Deftones, Peter Gabriel, Deep Purple)
We are also scared for this, but that's good too! Stoked to announce that Ninjaspy is coming through Sudbury and will be direct support for Romania's Negura Bunget on May 24th! Ninjaspy is a Ska/Reggae/Prog-Metal/Hardcore musical octopus with some serious talent and years of touring and accomplishments behind them!
Check out this amazing acoustic version of their song Azaria, and their latest video release in the comments and stay tuned for new Asylum event listings and updates! Our neighborhood web-slingers built us a shiny new website too.Bands now have some sweet interactive artist profiles on the site so spinkick your way into the new Ninjaspy page and get lost in the new site \m/ ;) \m/
This Friday is coming soon so don't miss out on all the action. Music kicks off at 8PM followed by 5 sweet bands to catch live. Invite your friends and let's show Bearings what Sudbury is all about, they're excited to see us!
With an impressive debut record just released, Sudbury's The Wring is set to do some damage to the local music scene. With a heavy prog rock tone and snarling vocals, they are a 4 piece that create a massive sound with solid mid tempo grooves and complex musical passages full of interesting lyrical imagery.
Hey folks, we're back again with another quick update of what we got cooking down at The Asylum.
We had a few cool bookings land on our door step this last week that we're going to tell you about, a new relationship with our local community radio station, some show listings and new tickets on sale, an album review, a featured artist profile and some news about our latest Community Effort to do some good in Sudbury this month.
It's our bartender Cody's birthday tonight, w00t! Still a young 'un and yet beats the drums with the intensity of a thousand suns. Come on down and watch him have to work on his Birthday muhahahah! Facebook Link
Stack Brewing is also sponsoring our tribute nights and each event, we'll have a stack brew on special! Up to bat is HELTER SMELTER FOR 5.75$. This all powerful 10.4%, black as night Imperial Stout is a chocolaty coffee delight sure to explode in your mouth. Get em' while we still have them in stock!
Beaver Slap is a Barrie-based female punk band slated to play Sudbury's Asylum at 19 Regent St. on Friday night on a bill with Artificial Dissemination, The Therapists and The Twentiest. Its members are Julie Marchione, Cailyn Fitzgerald, Kalei Lynn and Natalie Mason. The Star contacted Beaver Slap and the band answered a series of questions ahead of the gig.
Members of New Brunswick bands Little You, Little Me and Motherhood have a wealth of different projects on the go, running arts collectives, record labels, music festivals, studios and recording projects. Amidst all this, the two groups will find time to hit the road on tour together with a cross-Canada trek.
Toronto-based Sam Coffey and the Iron Lungs are playing a show at The Asylum Sudbury at 19 Regent Street in Sudbury on July 31 beginning at 7 p.m. The show includes Dirty Princes, Lightmares and Skin Condition. The show is licensed, but is for all ages. Tickets are $7 and the show starts at 7 p.m. sharp. The Star spoke with Iron Lungs guitar player, Timmins native and former Star reporter Joel French.
Sudbury Metal Fest, Northern Ontario's premier extreme music festival returns for its seventh year supporting Canadian metal with 36 bands from across the country, along with showcasing international talent that includes Negura Bunget and Grimegod from Romania, plus Dyanfari from Iceland.