30Jun

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.

24Apr

TV FREAKS CIUT Session

TV Freaks played live at CIUT’s Studio 3 and ripped through songs from their full length album and EP that was put out by Hamilton’s Schizophrenic Records. The band itself is made up of members from both Hamilton and Welland, including ex-members from the Rocket Reducers. Stay tuned for a […]

16Mar

FUBAR’s DEANER Plays Wrong Bar

Deaner from the great Canadian cult film FUBAR brought his band Night Seeker to the Wrong Bar. The Punks And Rockers cameras recorded the entire show in all it’s glorious, beer soaked debauchery and mayhem as Deaner kept on rockin’ and givin’ ‘er.  

15Mar

SUICIDE DATES & ARSON Record Release

Ugly Pop Records had a record release party at Cherry Colas. The label had a triple release by the Dream Dates, Arson and Crash Kills Five. The first two bands played live, ripping through fast, tight sets. The TV Freaks from Welland opened up the show with a great performance. […]

13Mar

THE SUICIDE DATES CIUT Session

A cool live session at CIUT 89.5 FM with the Dream Dates was videotaped by Punks And Rockers for Equilization X Distort, hosted by Stephe Perry. The band was one of Hamilton’s first punk bands, with Greg Dick presently being the only original member. The band now plays under the […]

14Jan

THE EXISTERS Play Smiling Budha

The Existers were part of the original Toronto punk scene from 1977 to 1982. All the original members came together to put on a cool show at the Smiling Buddha. Punks And Rockers recorded them and the opening act Unheimlich Maneuver.

06Jan

SLANDER Returns To Hamilton

Punks And Rockers returned to Hamilton to record Slander, one of Hamilton’s original punk bands. This was a special event because the last time Slander played the city was almost 30 years ago when they split up. Old aquaintences, friends and family members jumped and moshed about and had a […]

07Dec

GORD LEWIS SONGBOOK Hamilton

The Gord Lewis Songbook jam session is hosted by This Ain’t Hollywood in Hamilton on the first wednesday of each month. The event features Teenage Head guitarist Gord Lewis and friends playing Teenage Head songs, some classic punk and rock’n’roll covers, with surprise guests joing in now and then. A […]

11Nov

DIODES Play Secret Show

The Diodes performed a secret show at the Rivoli on November 11, 2011. The cool thing about this tour is that the original drummer, Bent Rasmussen, who played in the original line up in 1976, has joined on this tour. John Hamilton, the drummer on the first two albums, is […]

15Oct

THE CLASS ASSASSINS Hard Luck

The ToBeScene cameras were at the Class Assassins‘ 7 inch single record release party at the Hard Luck. Their melodic, politically oriented songs got the crowd singing along and evoked memories of Sham 69.