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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
1977’s Toronto punk band the Viletones recently played a rare live radio session. ToBeScene’s Aldo Erdic filmed and edited the song “Screaming Fist”, which was recorded for the upcoming documentary The Last Pogo Jumps Again Chacha Cha Cha, directed by Colin Brunton (Roadkill, Highway 69, Hedwig). Steven Leckie: Vocals John […]
From our video vault: El Vez, the Mexican Elvis, is the ultimate showman and master of the costume change. Here we bring some video clips from his El Vez For Prez show in 2004, his Gospel show in 2001 and his Christmas show in 2001. His live shows are an […]
Bush League have been blowing away crowds for the past 4 years with drums, two guitars and a manical singer whose confrontational approach with his audience generates some pretty intense and chaotic live shows. Their unique, agressive sound, a blend of bluesy garage-punk, drives the mayhem.
As part of the 30th anniversary of the Toronto punk and new wave scene, original members of those early bands have been joining the Screwed on stage to play some of the classic songs from those days. ToBeScene’s Aldo Erdic captured a lot of those cool performances, such as members […]