Archive for September, 2016


letterbomb 2013

September 30, 2016

Band: Letterbomb
Release: Teenage Loser
Year: 2013 (Nov.)
Genre: Rock
Home: Chatham-Kent

Members: Letterbomb has transformed over recent years into a young pop-punk/rock band that consists of Brennan Dube (18), Dylan Pendleton (18), Josh Hinch (17), and Cameron Dube (14).

2. Haunt Me
3. Pop Song
4. Protest Song
5. All Fall Down
6. Perfect World

Notes: All songs written by Letterbomb
Recorded in the Dube Basement by Jordan Sterling

Previous Releases:
2010: Hollywood’s Not For Me.
2012: Bombs Away

* Demo download link here.
* Website here.
* Youtube here.



The Painted Dogs – Vibrator 2016

September 27, 2016


Band: The Painted Dogs
Release: Vibrator (EP)
Genre: Punk
Year: 2016
Based: Detroit, U.S.A.

Chatham Connection: Vocal/Guitarist Christ Hart is from Chatham-Kent. Chris began fronting punk rock bands such as L.O.T.D. (Lice of the Dead), Jivaro Fracus & the Matadors. Chris put out several solo records from his new home, London Ontario.

Guitar & Vocals – Spanky Wallflower
Bass – Dylan Kissel
Drums – Zoë Kissel

1.Troubled Girl
2. Amen
3. Dance
4. Vibrator

  • Preview all tracks below

* Album Preview/Download link here.
* Facebook page here.
* Video for ‘Trouble Girl’ here.

* Video for Dance, below.










The Plainsmen Circa 1974

September 23, 2016

The Plainsmen, Circa 1974

Band: The Plainsmen
Home: Chatham Ontario
Circa: 1974
Genre: Country/rock covers.

(Left to right in photo)
Gary Lecoq – bass
Ken Souligny – lead singer
Lew Culver – drums
Gary Mortier – Guitar (not in pic)

Notes: The Plainsmen started in the Aberdeen Hotel around 1972. Lew quite playing around 1976 and the band continued on for roughly two to three more years before folding.
They began as the house band at the Aberdeen and finished at the Tecumseh Hotel.



Hundred Proof – 2016 Demos

September 18, 2016

Band: Hundred Proof
Release: Singled Out Vol.1
Year: 2016 (April 28th)
Genre: Hardcore/Punk
Home: Chatham

Tracks (Singled Out Vol.1)
1. Done & Dusted
2. C-Town Shuffle
3. Betray (Minor Threat Cover)

Adam LeDrew – Vox
Troy Fraser – Guitar
Lee Resistant – Bass
Alex Hill – drums

Notes: Recorded April 2016 in Al’s Basement by Lee Resistant.

Download/Preview link here.
* Facebook Link here.



Evil Empire 1997

September 6, 2016

Evil Empire (RATM Tribute)

Band: Evil Empire
Style: Rage Against The Machine Tribute Band.
Year: 1997
Home: Chatham Ontario

Sean Downey – Vocals
Steve O’Rourke – Bass
Jared Tatersol – Guitar
Mark Slater – Drums

Notes: Video footage from Cornstalk 1997, outdoor bash.

Click for video here.


Chatham Police Boys Band 1952

September 4, 2016



Band: Chatham Police Boys band
Year: 1952
Home: Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Formed: 1945 by Chief Constable C. E. Bagnall

* View larger pic here.




Southwind Buoys

September 4, 2016

Band: Southwind Buoys
Year: 2016:
Home: Chatham-Kent
Genre: Cover band (Country/popular mix)

Brandon Babkirk
Justin Babkirk

* Facebook.