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Canadian artist takes on giant toymaker Mattel over trademark of her name

Who has the right to sell dolls and related merchandise in Canada using the trademark, "Caroline"? Currently, that right belongs to Victoria, B.C. artist Carollyne Yardley, but she's being challenged by multi-billion dollar toymaker Mattel, who wants to s Posted: May 10, 2014
Published by: CBC.ca
Author: CBC
In this Article Artist(s) Carollyne Yardley
The Jolts Interview

The Jolts Interview

Who are you? Joey Blitzkrieg: Vocals and guitar Dr. Dylan Danger: Guitar Lector Kurrentz: Bass Matt Von Dander: Drums Mikey Screwdriver is our roadie, mediator and leads a double life as the Death Rider. Dwight Lightning does all ... Posted: May 6, 2008
In this Article Artist(s) The Jolts
Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank

Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank

Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank June 20th, The Rickshaw Theatre By Allan MacInnis I remember witnessing a leather-jacketed rocker viciously take to pummelling a much smaller, dreadlocked kid at a Reverend Horton Heat show a few... Posted: Jul 9, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) Swank, The Deadcats, The Nervous Fellas Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre
What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

Swank sashayed out of Van this summer. How many gigs in how many nights? 6 gigs in 6 sweaty nights! It was like a military operation, but with booze. Name clubs and the bands that you played with. The Grateful Fed, Kelowna, The S... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Swank

Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles

Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles Wartime Love Song Steeped in sweet melancholy and lyrical charm, Wartime Love Song, the second album by Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles, enchants its listeners with an extended-concept love so... Posted: Jun 23, 2009
Author: CJ Leon
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Corbin Murdoch & The Nautical Miles
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES: SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS RETURN

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES: SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS RETURN

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings release new record, "Give the People What They Want". The release date was scheduled for the passed summer, but was pushed later due to the diagnoses of Sharon Jones's Stage II pancreatic cancer. After undergoing treatment, Posted: Jan 17, 2014
Published by: The New Yorker
Author: Ben Greenman
In this Article Artist(s) Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Resource(s): The New Yorker, Ben Greenman

Fleshgod Apocalypse, Krisiun and Kataklysm, 13th January 2014 The Underworld

With the Christmas and New Year festivities well and truly over it’s time to shake off the January blues and for our first gig of the year we are once again heading off to The Underworld in Camden. On tonight’s bill there are death metal acts from thr Posted: Feb 6, 2014
Author: Jay Alexander
Published by: Scribes of Metal
In this Article Artist(s) Krisiun, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Kataklysm

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita Posted: Jan 9, 2017
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
In this Article Artist(s) Uncle Wigglys Hot Shoes Blues Band, Mark Comerford, Mark Johnson, Hank Leonhardt, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters Resource(s): Harpo's in Victoria
THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone

THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone

THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone Acetate God bless Billy Hopeless & the Halos. They’ve earned their entry into that category that bands like Motörhead, AC/DC, & The Ramones (the Holy Trinity of Rock) fit into – you always know wh... Posted: Aug 20, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyle Antivenin
In this Article Artist(s) The Black Halos

Agent Orange

Agent Orange, China Creeps, Life Against Death, Plus Perfect The Cobalt, Sun Feb 22nd It’s not very hard to be the hot ticket on a Sunday night, and when Agent Orange was in town what would you rather be doing? Watching some ‘Simp... Posted: Mar 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) life against death, Orange Orange, China Creeps, Plus Perfect Resource(s): The Former Cobalt
Cheap Trick, \'Dream Police\' (\'Guitar Center Sessions\'): Exclusive Video Premiere

Cheap Trick, 'Dream Police' ('Guitar Center Sessions'): Exclusive Video Premiere

Cheap Trick proves endless talent performing on "Guitar Center Sessions" season finale. The unrivaled band shows no signs of slowing down as they amaze the crowd with their classic, high-charting song, "Dream Police". The group recently toured th Posted: Jan 17, 2014
Published by: Billboard
Published by: Billboard
Author: Lars Brandle
In this Article Artist(s) Cheap Trick Resource(s): Billboard
Focus February 1967

Focus February 1967

Focus by Brad Nugent Posted: Dec 3, 2015
Published by: Victoria Daily Times
Author: Brad Nugent
In this Article Artist(s) The Mixed Emotions Resource(s): Peeping Tom, Strathcona Hotel 50's-90's
Cthulhupalooza Promo

Cthulhupalooza Promo

Wreaking havoc on the Vancouver scene for more than a decade, The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets never fail to come up with strange and exhilarating new ways to reach out and clutch their victims. Staying true to their uniquely horrid app... Posted: Dec 4, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Ed Dinsley

Beck

Perhaps more so than any other artist of his generation, Beck is a master of mutation, reinventing himself with each tour and album. Recent Beck tours have featured lavish, gimmicky stage shows, including life-size marionettes and kitchen t... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Author: Alex Hudson
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Beck Resource(s): The Orpheum
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