Category: Band News
Posted by The Rod on December 14th, 2011 in Band News
I'm sure that many of you have seen or heard
that the Police in the Province of Aceh, Indonesia have, under orders of a religious fundamentalist government, rounded up punk rock fans and have shaved the punks heads, taken their dog collars, necklaces and chains and thrown them into ... (more)
Posted by The Rod on October 25th, 2011 in Band News
It was cool to see that Egyptian activist Asmaa Mahfouz
, who you may know from her video
urging Egyptians to protest in Tahir Square, was speaking at Occupy Wall Street today. She's a remarkable person who's earned her place in history by being brave and working towards ... (more)
Posted by The Rod on October 15th, 2011 in Band News
Posted by Jordy-boy on September 25th, 2011 in Band News
Here in Winnipeg, we raised some funds earlier this summer to help finance a 10 day delegation visit to Haiti by activists involved with the Canada-Haiti Action Network (CHAN)
. A set of public meetings across Canada are scheduled to publicize the findings. Our event in Winnipeg will be held ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on August 17th, 2011 in Band News
Hello fellow inmates of this intergalactic prison colony/ quarantine zone called Earth. How the heck are you?
So, we've got a classic good news/ bad news situation on our hands to share with you this fine august day.
The bad news is that due to a serious injury, we can't ... (more)
Posted by The Rod on July 25th, 2011 in Band News
Hello, everybody! How's it going this fine evening?
I hope you're enjoying your evening and seasoning it, help other people as much as possible with some levity and common sense, two things that are sorely lacking in the world at the moment.
I have one little thing to say tonight: Try to ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on June 2nd, 2011 in Activism, Band News, Films
There's a documentary opening in theatres in June this year that Propagandhi makes a brief (and somewhat incidental) appearance in. It is called "If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front"
and looks like it could be very interesting, especially given the state of the planet ... (more)
Posted by The Rod on June 1st, 2011 in Band News
Propagandhi is back in the 'Peg after a whirlwind tour of Australia! Thanks to everyone over there especially Blue Murder, who booked the tour, and the great folks from Stolen Youth who played every show with us. Also thanks to Laura Horvath for making me an awesome vegan cheesecake ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on April 19th, 2011 in Band News
The other night i spoke with Jamie and Allison from Citizen Radio
. They let me ramble on about a bunch of stuff but the real high-light would be that they had Chris Hedges
(author of War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning
, American Fascists
, ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on April 14th, 2011 in Band News
Katherine Geeraert contacted us recently from Japan to let us know about a project she has created
to help out her students in Soma, who have been left homeless and without basic resources since the 'quake/tsunami. Katherine says this about the project:
My name is Katherine Geeraert, and I ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on April 5th, 2011 in Band News
If Wab Kinew won't actually do it, then i will goddammit! Actually, no i won't. But here is my apparent 5-point program
to clean up this filthy town anyways, already being taken seriously in the comments section below it. No surprise there i guess.
Posted by Jordy-boy on March 21st, 2011 in Band News
While many charities pose as little more than unsightly and foul-smelling band aids for international capital, the solidarity-based internationalist project known as Partners in Health
is most certainly not of that kind.
We're very excited to have the opportunity to host Donna Barry
, the Director of Advocacy and Policy for Partners
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on February 21st, 2011 in Band News
Secret internal cables released early Monday morning by controversial whistle-blower website Wikileaks, have provoked an unprecedented 694-day debate in Australian Parliament. The cables suggest, contrary to public pronouncements from the Gillard government, that the unbelievably good looking Canadian hard rock band Propagandhi have no time-line for withdrawal from their extremely
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on January 26th, 2011 in Band News
Hello friends and neighbours. Please pass this on to anyone who you think might be interested:
Prairie Artists Against Enbridge
includes some of Canada's finest bands and cultural workers, a governor general's award-winning novelist, and a former Winnipeg Blue Bomber. They all attached their names to a letter, delivered today to ... (more)
Posted by Jordy-boy on January 12th, 2011 in Band News
Hey Friendly People of Planet Earth,
Well, here I am, poor me, dealing with the flu for the 5th consecutive day, in the confines of my poop-bedded (whoops!) home in Winnipeg. The worst illness I've had to confront in 15 years, man-o-man alive, I feel like crap. Sweats, chills, leaking snot, ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on January 5th, 2011 in Band News
When Jordy-Boy isn't instantly cracking unbelievably expensive 19" crash cymbals here in the basement, he works with the Winnipeg-Haiti Solidarity Group, who are related to the Canada Haiti Action Network
Next Thursday, Jan 13th, 7PM, at the Rudolph Rocker Cultural Center at 91 Albert St, 3rd Floor, they are ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on January 3rd, 2011 in Band News
Hey, check out this free download of this record
i mixed/ mastered recently for a great band from Long Island NY called Capital
. Cheers to these guys for letting me get in on it!
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on December 10th, 2010 in Band News
Today, December 10th, marks the official release of both the incredible Sacrifice/ propagandhi split 7"
and the New Kitchen Traditions community vegan cookbook
! Joy to the world! The Lord is...come??
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 29th, 2010 in Band News
As per Znet:
Wikileaks began on Sunday November 28th publishing 251,287 leaked United States embassy cables, the largest set of confidential documents ever to be released into the public domain. The documents will give people around the world an unprecedented insight into US Government foreign activities.
See them here.
If you are ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 17th, 2010 in Band News
I think these are only being sold here in Winnipeg for now, but if anyone in town is interested in a great DIY vegan cookbook that, in addition to many other contributors, features recipes from me, Todd, Jord and Beave, check this out:
New Kitchen Traditions
is a Winnipeg-made, vegan cookbook, ... (more)