The Z-Rays are a high energy, all girl surf instrumental trio whose guitar twang has been heavily corrupted by playing every week for the past year at Planet Kensington, one of Toronto’s long established punk bars in the heart of Kensington Market. Whether it’s a handful of brave tourists or […]
The Johnnys are a fast paced rocknroll party that’s been shakin’ people’s booty all the way from the Great White North of theNorthwest Territories, where husband and wife team Veronica and Dave Johnny started the band, to the dirty, smoggy streets of Toronto.
ToBeScene’s Aldo Erdic has been invited on board as guest director for the feature film documentary The Last Pogo Jumps Again, Chacha Cha Cha. The film is by Colin Brunton who produced and directed the original Last Pogo film in 1978 (and then went on to successfully produce films like […]
The Dangerloves addictive power pop melodies got the ToBeScene film crew and studio audience bopping their heads during their live session last year. And that includes our good friend Angelo, who couldn’t stop raving about their groovin’ guitar riffs, rockin’ rythym section and singer Manno’s bitter-sweet vocals.
The Mods are one of Toronto’s original punk bands from the Class of ’77. Featuring all original members, this was the first time the Mods played together in 25 years. But you never would’ve guessed it from their tight, energetic set The Mods stood out from the early Toronto punk […]
Bloodshot Bill has been playing literally on his own for the past 10 years. In the raucous tradition of Hasil Adkins and Bob Log III, he plays guitar, drums and sings at the same time. But this greaser from Montreal does some crazy things with his voice, snarling, grunting and […]
Teenage Head are one of Canada’s best known punk bands. The Hamilton, Ontario, band has been playing their version of rock’n’roll since 1974, well before the Ramones played their first show in Toronto. Thirty years later they’re still playing shows with 3 of their 4 original members. ToBeScene recorded their […]
Los Straitjackets’ utterly fantastic and totally unbelievable surf instrumentals combine the playing style of the Ventures, Dick Dale, the Shadows and Duane Eddie. Hailing from Nashville, these seasoned musicians have been around since the late 1980s. Their tight, energetic live shows are always entertaining. Los Straitjackets recently played Toronto, promoting […]
Much Music, Canada’s equivalent of MTV, played the Fallout’s video for “In The Gutter” last saturday October 14 on The Punk Show. The video was directed by ToBeScene’s Aldo Erdic and was made on a budget of $500. It was shot mainly in the “Community of Parkdale”, one of the […]
The Viletones were at the forefront of the first wave of the Toronto punk movement in the late 1970′s. Lead by Steven Leckie (calling himself Nazi Dog back then), their antics and the violence that followed them caught the media’s attention on more than a few occasions. With two amazing […]