Posted: September 18, 2012
Ben Franklin has been credited with the quote "but in the world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes", but I'd like to add one more certainty if you'll permit... fans are going to LOVE the new album from Nova Scotia band The Stanfields.
In stores and on-line today "DEATH & TAXES" is jammed with rockin' goodness. All The Stanfields style you've come to dig – kicked up a notch by legendary producer Mike Fraser who's previous credits include projects with AC/DC, Aerosmith and Metallica to name just a few.
We caught up with the fellas at the Sonic Temple in Halifax and as luck would have it they were working on my favourite track “Invisible Hands”.
It had been a while since our first chat so we had some fun catching up – that's part one of our interview above.
Jon Landry, Jason MacIsaac, Jason Wright, Craig Eugene Harris and the originally elusive Mark Murphy were all present and accounted for.
Be sure to watch for some eyeopening revelations...(you think you know somebody....you don't!)
And be sure to catch The Stanfields in a town near you. Following their record release at The Seahorse tonight (09/18/12) the band will be hitting the road with stops across Canada that include 5 Maritime dates. (see full tour schedule below)
Stay tuned for part 2 of our feature when we chat with The Stanfields "DEATH & TAXES" co-producer Mike Fraser about teaming up with the band, his approach to making music and more.
For more with The Stanfields check out “The Band, The Van & The New year”, "How Well Do You Know Your Homeland?" Nova Scotia Trivia with The Stanfields and for everything else visit www.thestanfields.ca
Just an update on Jason Wright's highlight of the year... he and Joanie welcomed baby girl Calleigh this summer! Sweet stuff - congratulations to ya.
The Stanfields - Canadian Tour Dates:
(* = w/ Gloryhound)
September 18 - Halifax, NS @ Seahorse Tavern (CD release show)
September 29 - Shearwater, NS @ Sea King Club
October 6 - Truro, NS @ Split Crow
October 10 - Ottawa, ON @ Zaphod Beeblebrox*
October 12 - Toronto, ON @ El Mocambo*
October 15 - Dauphin, MB @ Watson Arts Centre*
October 16 - Saskatoon, SK @ Amigos Cantina*
October 17 - Calgary, AB @ The Gateway*
October 18 - Edmonton, AB @ Pawn Shop*
October 19 - Red Deer, AB @ The Vat Pub*
October 24 - Vancouver, BC @ Venue Nightclub*
October 25 - Nanaimo, BC @ The Cambie Pub*
October 26 - Victoria, BC @ Lucky Bar*
October 29 - Banff, AB @ The Devil's Gap*
October 30 - Regina, SK @ The Exchange*
October 31 - Winnipeg, MB @ The Zoo*
November 1 - Thunder Bay, ON @ Black Pirates Pub*
November 2 - Sault Ste Marie, ON @ Lop Lops*
November 3 - St. Catharines, ON @ The Mansion House*
November 4 - Peterborough, ON @ Red Dog*
November 5 - Hamilton, ON @ Casbah*
November 6 - Guelph, ON @ e-Bar*
November 8 - Montreal, QC @ Underworld*
November 10 - Liverpool, NS @ White Point (Nova Scotia Music Week)
November 16 - New Glasgow, NS @ New Glasgow Theatre
November 23 - Yarmouth, NS @ Red Knight
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