Why yes, that is a silver Elvis: Tales from NXNE 2012


So for those of you that know who I am, great! For those of you who do not, I am Cecil, host of CJLO’s Burnt Offerings, a metal show here in Montreal. On June 15, I went to Toronto for my first ever NXNE experience. It was new and definitely exciting, to say the least. Here goes…

Artists and Bands

Finger Eleven talk recording in NYC, discovering a new sound and going to bed at 10:30 (!)

I suppose, seeing as I’m a Montrealer and all, I shouldn’t openly admit to being a fan of Ontario, but it is home to some wicked bars (think Hideout and Bovine Sex Club), kickin’ music festivals (CMW, hint hint), and rockin’ Canadian bands like, let’s see … Finger Eleven!

Having put out their fifth studio album, Life Turns Electric , last October, Finger Eleven recently wrapped up a Canadian tour in support of the Juno-nominated release and were getting set to kick off CMW 2011 at The Mod Club when I caught up with drummer Rich Beddoe and bassist Sean Anderson in the middle of a torrential downpour. The duo talked about recording in New York City, discovering a new sound and going to bed at 10:30 (when not touring, of course).