Who ever said Grunge rock was dead? Come and catch this lineup of 3 killer Winnipeg bands who have all put their own spin on the classic genre and are keeping the scene alive!
Remember when rock music was heavy, raw, simplistic and high-energy? New Renaissance is a melodic rock band dedicated to playing this style of catchy and loud hard-rock music. A unique fusion of many different styles of rock, ranging from grunge, to classic rock, to blues, with an exciting live show that's guaranteed to keep your head banging and leave you wanting more.
This is a band that combines the locked-in rock of Royal Blood with the seductive groove of Arctic Monkeys and punk rock piss and vinegar in a combustible concoction that defies both definition and decorum. It’s also a band whose members’ individual talents are matched only by their collective focus and ambition. Their name alludes to a code of honour that rejects authority and establishment – including those of the mainstream music industry. Never compromising originality for convention in anything they touch, Ex Ømerta play only to appease the need for adrenaline-fuelled anarchy in all of us.
Based out of Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Silence Kit is an Alt-Rock/Post-Punk quartet containing a slurry of sonic adventures. Catchy hooks, screams and noise amidst melodic guitar and raw power champion their ethos. Their sound has been characterized as everything from alt-rock to post punk, a staple made readily apparent by their intimate and explosive live performances.