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Harry Styles, Prince Of Pop, Takes A Stab At Rock Stardom

Here's a sign of the times for you: The most famous member of the world's leading boy band is trying to become a rock star.
Chris DeVille | May 11, 2017 - 5:12 pm

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Arcade Fire, Gord Downie, Alvvays, U.S. Girls, Weaves Among Polaris Prize Nominees

Arcade Fire, the late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, Alvvays, U.S. Girls, Weaves, Bernice, Partner, the Weather Station, Daniel Caesar, Faith Healer, Propagandhi, and YAMANTAKA…
Peter Helman | June 14, 2018 - 1:16 pm

Stream Gord Downie Introduce Yerself

The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie died this month after a battle with brain cancer. After his diagnosis, he continued to be wildly productive, with…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2017 - 3:25 pm

Watch Japandroids Cover The Tragically Hip’s “Nautical Disaster”

The music world is mourning the death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, particularly in his native Canada, where the Hip are regarded as a…
Chris DeVille | October 25, 2017 - 2:27 pm

Feist – “The Stranger” (Gord Downie Cover)

Right now, all of Canada is mourning the loss of Gord Downie, the Tragically Hip frontman who passed away last night after a battle with…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 4:50 pm

Watch Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Tearful Statement About Gord Downie’s Death

"I thought I was going to make it through this, but I'm not. It hurts." That was Canadian Prime Minister talking about Gord Downie, the…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 11:17 am

The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie Dead At 53

CTV reports that Gord Downie, longtime frontman for the widely beloved Canandian rock band the Tragically Hip, died last night. Downie was diagnosed with terminal
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 9:19 am

The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie Announces Solo Album, Recorded With Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew

Last year, Gord Downie, longtime frontman for beloved Canadian rock institution the Tragically Hip, announced that he is suffering from terminal brain cancer. He and…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2017 - 10:56 am

Tragically Hip Frontman Announces New Solo Album, Graphic Novel, & Animated Film

The Tragically Hip played their final concert earlier this summer after frontman Gord Downie announced that he was suffering from a severe and incurable form…
James Rettig | September 9, 2016 - 12:06 pm

Livestream The Tragically Hip’s Final Concert

The Tragically Hip announced their last tour in tandem with the sad news that frontman Gord Downie had terminal brain cancer earlier this year. Tonight…
Collin Robinson | August 20, 2016 - 8:21 pm

Feist – “Flamenco” (The Tragically Hip Cover)

Canadian rock heroes the Tragically Hip shared some terrible news this week: Their frontman, Gord Downie, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, and the…
Chris DeVille | May 27, 2016 - 4:16 pm

The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie Has Terminal Brain Cancer, Plans One Last Tour

Gord Downie, frontman for the beloved and long-running Canadian band the Tragically Hip, announced this morning that he has terminal brain cancer. The band broke…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2016 - 8:58 am