by Chris Bryson

Seaway will be bringing their sugar-sheened pop punk back to Winnipeg on July 12 in support of last year’s Vacation. This will be the band’s first Canadian tour of the album but with the gap from release time, these guys haven’t let up. Running off a solid schedule on the road and recently coming off a tour in support of Sum 41, the band have been making waves with their sprightly summery tunes. With a bit of a break before starting their tour off in Winnipeg, Stylus caught up with Seaway’s lead vocalist Ryan Locke to see how things have been going. Continue reading “Seaway”

The Wonder Years :: Setting their sights on the Greatest Generation


By Janet Adamana

“I’m nailing shards of hope together to put something over my head” bellowed a short, bearded young man, whirling around the stage of an empty theatre in Cleveland. The vocalist was surrounded by his band mates and best friends, he had his hoodie up, spewing his heart out into a small silver mic. “You know here it’s always raining, and it happened again, it happened again…” I will always remember the day I first heard pop punk band, The Wonder Years, and the moment they changed everything. Continue reading “The Wonder Years :: Setting their sights on the Greatest Generation”

Fireworks :: Rock City pop punk comes to Winnipeg

By Janet Adamana

Detroit, Michigan’s rising pop punk quintet, Fireworks, has been steadily climbing the pop punk ladder since their formation in 2005. From their DIY approach to touring, later joining the ranks of New York-based indie label, Triple Crown Records, to the more recent years of entertaining crowds as far as Europe and Australia. The band will kick off the new year continuing to break into foreign ground, hitting six major cities across Canada, opening for pop rockers Yellowcard and All Time Low on their co-headlining Canadian Tour.
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