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 177Captain Chaos10/24/2000 03:24AM
RE: Loverboy 115 mike 10/24/2000 04:30AM
RE: Loverboy 110 Carl 10/24/2000 04:33AM
RE: Loverboy 109 Carl 10/24/2000 04:37AM
RE: Loverboy 126Captain Chaos10/24/2000 05:20AM
Captain hearing thoughts again ... 112 Gumby 10/24/2000 06:45AM
I wanted to see what you guys thought first 115Captain Chaos10/25/2000 12:34AM
RE: Loverboy 114Robert10/24/2000 05:23AM
RE: Loverboy 103 Stimpy 10/24/2000 07:33AM
RE: Loverboy 108 Carl 10/24/2000 08:24AM
RE: Loverboy 125 DD Dave 10/24/2000 08:41AM
RE: Loverboy 109 Kilzer 10/24/2000 10:12AM
RE: Loverboy 119 Susumu 10/24/2000 10:01AM
RE: Loverboy 116 Rogue 10/24/2000 08:55AM
RE: Loverboy 103 F.O.R.D. 10/24/2000 10:21AM
The problem with Loverboy... 98 Joe 10/24/2000 10:43AM
RE: Thoughts on a Canuck band by a Canuck... 93 Don 10/24/2000 03:48PM
RE: Thoughts on other Canuck bands/ non Canuck... 103loo loo10/25/2000 02:29AM
RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo...125 Don 10/25/2000 10:20AM
Here's Some More.... 103 Tinger 10/25/2000 01:38PM
RE: Nice list, Tinger... 122 Don 10/25/2000 05:03PM
RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo... 137 Big Bow Wow 10/26/2000 12:47AM
RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo... 103Hi bow wow10/26/2000 09:01AM
RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo... 107loo loo10/26/2000 08:56AM
RE: Canuck music/Hi Loo Loo... 113 Susumu 10/26/2000 08:53PM

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