RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo...
Posted by: Don ()
Date: October 25, 2000 10:20AM

A couple of years ago Canadian artists used to get mentioned (and praised) quite often on another message board that I visited. Besides the ones you mentioned, there were lots of others as well:

-Moist (I love this band)
-The Tea Party (This is some VERY interesting stuff! Extremely unique.)
-Headpins/Darby Mills
-Coney Hatch
-Glass Tiger
-Brighton Rock
-Honeymoon Suite
-Aldo Nova
-Sebastian Bach
-Pretty Rough (this is one that I brought up a few times)
-The Kings
-Hanover Fist (aka Hanover)

The obvious ones...
-Harem Scarem
-Bryan Adams
-Shania Twain (!)
-Alanah Myles
-Alanis Morrissette (whom I absolutely LOATHE!)
-Barenaked Ladies

From the "Old School"...
-Prism (phenomenal, IMO, and an absolute necessity for any fan of AOR in the vein of Journey, Foreigner, Styx, Loverboy, etc.)
-April Wine
-Max Webster (Kim Mitchell's band before he went solo)

There were others (especially newer ones), but that' s all that's coming to mind right now. I have actually worked fairly hard at introducing some of my internet friends to Canadian bands. It's weird to me that our neighbors south of the border especially don't seem to be more familiar with some of the bands that are huge up here (like, the Tragically Hip, for example).

Btw, it's true what you've heard about Neil Peart's losses. He did, indeed, lose both his wife and daughter within a few months of each other. From what I understand, the band kind of got put on hold for a while. I believe that I've heard he's ready to make a comeback now, though. In fact, I believe I've read that he's engaged to be married. He certainly deserves some joy in his life, anyways.

Take care.

SubjectViewsWritten ByPosted
Loverboy 294Captain Chaos10/24/2000 03:24AM
RE: Loverboy 219 mike 10/24/2000 04:30AM
RE: Loverboy 168 Carl 10/24/2000 04:33AM
RE: Loverboy 186 Carl 10/24/2000 04:37AM
RE: Loverboy 230Captain Chaos10/24/2000 05:20AM
Captain hearing thoughts again ... 196 Gumby 10/24/2000 06:45AM
I wanted to see what you guys thought first 165Captain Chaos10/25/2000 12:34AM
RE: Loverboy 193Robert10/24/2000 05:23AM
RE: Loverboy 170 Stimpy 10/24/2000 07:33AM
RE: Loverboy 194 Carl 10/24/2000 08:24AM
RE: Loverboy 196 DD Dave 10/24/2000 08:41AM
RE: Loverboy 180 Kilzer 10/24/2000 10:12AM
RE: Loverboy 205 Susumu 10/24/2000 10:01AM
RE: Loverboy 179 Rogue 10/24/2000 08:55AM
RE: Loverboy 166 F.O.R.D. 10/24/2000 10:21AM
The problem with Loverboy... 170 Joe 10/24/2000 10:43AM
RE: Thoughts on a Canuck band by a Canuck... 144 Don 10/24/2000 03:48PM
RE: Thoughts on other Canuck bands/ non Canuck... 178loo loo10/25/2000 02:29AM
RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo...220 Don 10/25/2000 10:20AM
Here's Some More.... 170 Tinger 10/25/2000 01:38PM
RE: Nice list, Tinger... 215 Don 10/25/2000 05:03PM
RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo... 244 Big Bow Wow 10/26/2000 12:47AM
RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo... 167Hi bow wow10/26/2000 09:01AM
RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo... 171loo loo10/26/2000 08:56AM
RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo... 151 Susumu 10/26/2000 08:53PM

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