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

Greetings!

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…

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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).