The Ugly have decided to record a new 7 inch single with a couple of songs that were previously unavailable.  They invited Punks And Rockers to document the session, which took place at Johnny McLeod’s rehearsal space.  The Ugly ran through 3 songs several times, mainly without vocals, and the […]

Bryen Dunn invited Punks And Rockers to some of our videos at the Velvet Underground for one of his STAIN events.  It was a night of drag queens, Sluts On 45 and rock’n’roll corrupting the youth of today and old school punks.



A cast and crew screening of The Last Pogo Jumps Again at the Projection Booth at 1035 Gerrard St. East was one of the of the most anticipated events of the Toronto punk scene.  The film was directed by Colin Brunton and Kire Paputts and is a comprehensive documentary about Toronto’s […]

Sid’s Kids is basically 1970’s punk tribute band which features guest singers from the original Toronto punk scene playing some great versions of those punk rock classics.  The core of the band is Marcel (Arson), Cleave Anderson (Battered Wives, Tyranna, Blue Rodeo plus more) and John Sampson (Weakerthens).  They play […]

Some thirty years later, the exuberant energy that the Rizillos bring to their shows hasn’t diminished.  People were glad all over and pogoed away to their favourite tunes.

The Sluts On 45 first official music video, “I Like You (Let’s Party)” was directed by Punks And Rockers’ Aldo Erdic.  The video release party was held at Rancho Relaxo and had people dancing along to the video and laughing at a blooper reel.  Then the Sluts hit the stage […]

The semi-annual funding drive for CIUT was held this week, with listeners pledging to support their favourite shows.  The indominable Stephe Perry and his Equilizing X Distort have being doing tremendous job over the past few years.  Not only does he help program the show, he sets up the live […]

Talk – Action = 0 is what Joe Keithly and DOA were always about.  Joe was always involved in various causes and political actions and now, after 35 years, he has retired the band and will be taking his dedication to the next level.  After this farewell tour, Joe will […]