Montreal’s October Sky have done it again, conquering $1,000 in front of 250,000 plus television viewers on one of Quebec’s most popular TV shows “Zéro à 1000$, L’échelle du talent” on V Tele. The quartet’s last competitive win was in September 2009 where they took the Canadian title at the Global Battle of The Bands and opened for Alexisonfire and Bad Religion followed by a performance at the international finals in the London, UK in May 2010.
Commenting on their V Tele experience is October Sky’s keyboardist Yan Rouleau.
“We’re really honoured to have won and to be seen by our hometown province of Quebec. It’s just “Incroyable”. We’re really looking forward to playing some upcoming shows and heading over to Europe to promote our latest release “Green & Beautiful”.”
To view video of October Sky’s performance please visit the following link: http://vtele.ca/videos/zero-a-1000-l-echelle-du-talent/le-groupe-october-sky_20467.php
Comments from TV Hosts:
“I love the tribal acoustic sound of your music, and that voice, that’s October Sky.”
“Remember the name: October Sky because I’m sure people will be talking about them a lot… The music is WOW! What a song!”
October Sky released their latest EP “Green & Beautiful” on Sept 21st, a follow up to their highly praised 2008 sophomore album “Hell Isn’t My Home”. The band will be on tour in France in November 2010.
– 30 –
Scythia – Folk You! We’re Back From Tour!!! Vancouver Nov 7th
Folk metallers Scythia have announced they will be returning home to Vancouver, BC for their home coming show November 7th at Funky Winkerbeans. Over the last six weeks Scythia has been on their “Exiled Across Canada Tour” in promotion of their debut album “…Of War” released October 5th as a “Pay What You Want Album” via http://scythia.bandcamp.com/ .
“We the Fierce Riders of Scythia have crossed through the snow cap mountains of the rockies, through the bad lands of the prairies and into the heart of the beast of the Canadian corridor. As we trek back home we like thank all the new riders of Scythia and look forward to the hometown crowd.” comments vocalist/guitarist Dave Khan.
Recent tour video can be found at – www.youtube.com/scythiaband
“Exiled Across Canada” Tour Dates
November 2, 2010 – Kilroy’s, Thunder Bay, ON
November 3, 2010 – Parthenon Pizza, Brandon, MB
November 4, 2010 – Walker’s Night Club, Saskatoon, SK
November 5, 2010 – DV8, Edmonton, AB
November 6, 2010 – The Dirty Jersey, Kamloops, BC
November 7, 2010 – Funky Winkerbeans, Vancouver, BC
Dish on this as Montreal hip hop mashing poet Holly Dish‘s song “Rise Up (Ladies Anthem)” from her debut release “Dishology” has landed on screens across the world wide web. Chosen by Marcelle Cosmetics for their latest online commercial for Rouge Xpression – Revolution Lipstick along with their Rouge Expression promotional Contest, which can be found at www.ExpressYourTrueColours.com, Holly Dish commented on her track being selected.
“I’m really proud of this track because it represents my female fans and listeners everywhere, and for Marcelle to select Rise Up for this promotion is just an absolute honour.”
To view Holly Dish’s “Rise Up (Ladies Anthem)” in the new Marcelle clip, please visit the following link.
To listen to “Rise Up (Ladies Anthem)” please visit the following link – http://hollydish.bandcamp.com/track/rise-up-ladies-anthem
Jason Saulnier interviews Johnny Ketlo lead vocalist and guitarist for Omega Crom. Talking about the guitar sounds on the new album and talking about the origin of the name Omega Crom. Talking about the movies Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer.
Hellbound – Thunder Bay Review – http://www.hellbound.ca/2010/10/scythia-marching-mind-kilroys-thunder-bay-on-october-20th-2010/