Archive for the ‘2011 Music’ Category


Castle 2011 In Witch Order

October 6, 2016


Band: Castle
Release: In Witch Order
Year: 2011
Genre: Doom Metal
Reside: san Fransisco
Record label (Europe): Van Records)

Local Connection:
   Guitarist Mat Davis (from Chatham-Kent, Wallaceburg) first made waves in the metal scene locally with his band M.A.D.(The Mad) in the early nineties. M.A.D. released a few albums through Fringe records. Mat later moved to London Ontario & did well in the band Salmonblaster.
He moved to San Francisco about eight years ago & is now having a good time with Castle, alongside his girlfriend fronting on vocals & bass guitar.
Mat is constantly on tour through all of the U.S.A., Canada, & Europe. This tour cycle has been expanding & repeating many times during the bands life.

Side One:
1. Descent Of Man
2. Fire In The Sky
3. Slaves Of The Pharaoh
4. Knife In The Temple
5. Total Betrayal
6. Spellbinder

Side Two:
1. Lost Queen
2. Shaman Wars
3. Sleeping Giant
4. Butcher Of Los Angeles
5. Devils Castle

Discography to date
* Castle – 2014 – Under Siege
* Castle – 2013 – Backlands (Juno nominated)
* Castle – 2011 – In Witch Order. (“Album of the Year” honors from Metal Hammer Norway)

* Bands website link here.
* Download album link here.
* Facebook link here.
* Twitter link here.


Obscure – 11 – Soul and Blood

October 1, 2016

Band: Obscure
Release: Soul & Blood
Year: 2011 (Sept.20th)
Genre: Rock

Jordan Sterling – Guitar, Vocals, Percussion, Keys.
Colin Sinclair – Bass, Vocals, Keys, Percussion.
Spencer Cartier – Drums, Percussion, Keys.

1. Surrealist
2. All Is Not Sequential
3. Broken & Fleeting
4. Engine
5. Acid Lust
6. Oh, Me
7. And Hell Followed…
8. Drown
9. Dry-Erase Sunshine
10. Opium Girl

* Recorded during the summer of 2011 at Eyrespace Studios.
* All songs Copyright Obscure 2011
* All songs written and performed by Obscure.

* Additional Percussion on And Hell Followed by Josh Gyssels.
* Additional Vocals on And Hell Followed by Angela Speller.
* Photography by Angela Speller.
* Graphic Design and Artwork by Jordan Sterling.
* Recorded, Mixed, and Mastered by Bob Hiltz at Eyrespace Studios.

* Download/listen to this recording here.



Ralph Murphy 2011

August 10, 2013

Name: Ralph Murphy
Year: 2011
Raised: (Chatham-Kent) Wallaceburg
Position: Performer, producer, songwriter & publisher.

2011 High Lights:
* 2011 – Released Murphy’s Laws of Song Writing “The Book”. He has been lecturing at summits & speaking engagements around the world spreading his mass knowledge of song writing & hit song writing accomplishments.
* 2011 – Ralph appears in the Canadian Indie Charts with a No. 1 song ‘Working at Christmas’, performed by Paul Brady and Terri Clark, written by Keith Donald, Ralph Murphy, and Paul Brady.
* 2011 – Ralph receives the Jo Walker-Meador International Award.
2011– Ralph co-writes ‘Guilty’ performed by Doug Gray. Album: Soul of the South.

Buy the book here:


Hundred Proof EP Sampler 2011

August 3, 2013

Band: Hundred Proof
Release: 3 Song EP Sampler & Extended Player
Released: 2011
Formed: March 2008
Style: Hardcore
Home: Chatham Kent Ontario Canada

The band released a three song sampler online.
Tracks: 1. Breaking Point, 2. Runnin’, 3. Two Faced.
* They followed it up with a six song release entitled Extended Player.
Tracks: 1. You own your future, 2. Runnin’, 3. Elitist, 4. Breaking Point, 5. Two faced, 6. Acceptable Losses.

Band Members:
Adam LeDrew – Vox
Troy Fraser – Guitar
Lee Resistant – Bass (Fletcher, the Rucks)
Alex Hill – drums (davis block)

Download link:




Aaron Allen 2011 CD

July 31, 2013


Band: Aaron Allen
Release: IV
Year: 2011
Home: Chatham Kent
Resides: London, Ontario, Canada

1. The Fall
2. Take Me Home
3. Hey
4. Don’t Look Back
5. The Darkside
6. Changing My Direction

Notes: In July of 2011, Aaron Allen quietly released 100 copies of a solo album entitled “IV”. This album features 5 solo songs and one song featuring the Small City Saints. He wanted this album to have a more striped down effort, full of heart and not production. This cd is available by request only at this time.

Aaron Allen – IV – 2011
Aaron Allen – A Place Called Hell – 2009
Aaron Allen & the Small City Saints – 2007
Aaron Allen – Self Titled – 2006



The Janet Theory Reunion 2011

March 25, 2012

Band: The Janet Theory
Year: 2011
What: Reunion show
Genre: Rock/Punk
Home: Chatham Ontario

Note: Complete details (article) in pictures above.
Current projects:  Members have went on to form other bands such as Dead Girls Union, Sound of Static, Face4Radio, Demo Kid, Nikki Nine Doors, & Infinite Arms. (As of 2012)




The Long Lots 2011

February 7, 2012

Band: The Long Lots
Release: In the Valleys of Our Hearts (EP)
Genre: Rock (Dirty Blues)
Year: 2011
Home Town: Chatham Ontario Canada
Formed: Summer of 2007

Jay Amerlinck – Vocals & guitar
Gary Jongbloed – Guitars
Jeff O’Rourke – Bass
Jay O’Rourke – Drums

ear to the ground
2. dirty blues
3. contract
4. raise the sun
5. dead & gone

Notes: Recorded by Ben Strokosz October 2010.

* Preview CD @ Youtube here.
Download CD @ Itunes here.
Home page here.
Preview or buy the CD online here.
Myspace page here.
Reverbnation page here.
Dirty Blues performed live here.