EL MOCAMBO Original Sign Back Up!

Anyone walking last week along Spadina Street, south of College, would’ve had the chance of seeing a bit of Toronto rock’n’roll history being literally restored.  The sight was the original neon palm tree sign being turn back on at the El Mocambo. The El Mocambo is an important part of Toronto’s rock’n’roll […]


RIOT FEST Toronto 2012

Riot Fest came to Toronto’s Old Fort York and featured the Descendents, NOFX, Fucked Up, Hot Water Music, Less Than Jake, Andrew WK, among others. All the bands played well, people moshed, drank and enjoyed one of the last few good days of summer. Go to our blog to view […]



Aldo Erdic and Punks And Rockers held a video party at Scratched Lens Studio, which is home to contributing videographer and editor Candy Sass. This was a retrospective look at the videos that Aldo has created over the past 15 years, chronicling the Toronto punk and indie scene.


FISHBONE Live At Lee’s Palace

Fishbone returned to Toronto after some 10 years. As usual frontman Angelo Moore was a whacked out ball of energy and the band put on an amazing set of thrash, funk and dub.


BLOODSHOT BILL Silver Dollar Show

Montreal’s Bloodshot Bill returned to the Silver Dollar and once again the one man band rockabilly sensation had the crowd shakin’ and hollerin’ all night long! Punks And Rockers has filmed Bill on several occassions throughout the years and it was great to add this one to the collection……Did someone […]


ANAGRAM Last Show Ever

Post / Neo No Wave punk band Anagram played their very last show at the Silver Dollar. The band formed in Oshawa 10 years ago but quickly garnered a strong local following based on their energetic and volatile live shows. Singer Matt Mason was in prime form tonight plunging into […]


GERRY ALVAREZ Plays Mitzi’s Sister

Here’s a couple of songs from the Gerry Alvarez Odyssey, including one song by the Gruesomes the great Canadian garage band Gerry played with in the late 1980’s. This was recorded January 27, 2012, at The Sister (formerly Mitzi’s Sister). THE GERRY ALVAREZ ODYSSEY: http://www.myspace.com/thegerryalvarezodyssey Gerry Alvarez guitar, vocals Corey […]


REGULATIONS At Parts & Labour

The Swedish hardcore band Regulations played Parts and Labour and ToBescene was there to record the mayhem with 4 cameras. Otto and Richard from the band were also interviewed for a future segment of Punks and Rockers.


THE CYNICS Play Mitzi’s

Garage rockers the Cynics returned to Toronto and played Mitzi’s Sister. ToBeScene was there to record the show and interview vocalist Michael Kastelic for an upcoming Punks and Rockers segment.


CAMP COMBO Animation Project

Fred Spek from the quirky Camp Combo contacted Punks And Rockers to proceed with a promo video for the song “Rock, Paper, Scissors”. Band members were previously filmed behind a green screen. Punks And Rockers will be editing the green screen video and then animators will create various background images […]