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Piobaire

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Inspired by a recent CE thread. Name your favorite Canadian rock bands.

Some of mine would be:

Old School
Rush
Triumph
Heart

Indie:
The Tragically Hip
The Tea Party

Newer:
Rainbow Butt Monkeys/Finger Eleven
Our Lady Peace
Arcade Fire
 

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You know mine is Rush, and as far as I'm concerned the only good one on your list.
 

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But for realz. Our Lady Peace I liked the pre-Chantal-Kreviazuk-Raine-Maida albums. After that they just got boring. Also add Matt Good. His newer stuff is pretty awesome low-key alt.
 

Bhowie

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Originally Posted by Piobaire
Inspired by a recent CE thread. Name your favorite Canadian rock bands.

Some of mine would be:

Old School
Rush
Triumph
Heart

Indie:
The Tragically Hip
The Tea Party

Newer:
Rainbow Butt Monkeys/Finger Eleven
Our Lady Peace
Arcade Fire


BTW, you are welcome for the thread
 

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Some of my faves are:

Weakerthans
Jr. Gone Wild
Spirit of the West
Skydiggers
Sloan
NoMeansNo
New Pornographers
Lowest of the Low
Rheostatics
 

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Women
Hilotrons
Chad VanGaalen
Arcade Fire
Cowboy Junkies
Broken Social Scene
Plants and Animals
 

Connemara

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-Aside from Levon Helm, all members of The Band hailed from Canada.
-Neil Young (not a band, whateva)
 

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godspeed you black emperor!
Malajube
Jean Derome/RenÃ
Lussier-related bands
Leonard Cohen (not a band, but a legend)
 

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Limblifter/Age of Electric and Sandbox for nice '90s pop.
 

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No David Clayton Thomas, Stompin' Tom Connors, The Guess Who?

Trooper, Triumph, Teenage Head?

Steppenwolf?

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Chilliwack?

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Max Webster?

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Martha and the Muffins?

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Many good suggestions thus far. I would add:

Blue Peter
Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet
Scott Merritt
Cowboy Junkies
Saga
Blue Rodeo
The Pukka Orchestra
The Grapes of Wrath
Doug and the Slugs
Skinny Puppy
Gordon Lightfoot
David Wilcox
Payolas
Teenage Head
April Wine
54-40
The Spoons
Chalk Circle
Max Webster
The Pursuit of Happiness
Red Rider (Tom Cochrane)

This is what years and years and years of Cancon radio will do to your brain ...
 

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