Scott Helman on the red carpet at this year’s iHeartRadio MuchMusic Video Awards!
• Scott Helman was a presenter at this year’s iHeartRadio MuchMusic Video Awards! Here is a backstage photo of him with Shawn Mendes and Alessia Cara. You can rewatch the show here.
• Our Lady Peace’s album Clumsy is one of Canada’s All Time Best Selling Albums! You can see what other album’s are listed here.
• Myles Castello will be performing at The Rec Room in Toronto on September 8th and in London on September 18th! Get your tickets now.
• USS celebrated their tenth anniversary last month by inviting fans to a birthday bash at The Ballroom with The Elwins! A raffle giving away special USS gift packs was also organized with all proceeds going to the #TorontoStrong foundation. Check out the recap video from the party here!
•Have you seen this article that AP Magazine wrote about Simple Plan‘s latest adventure with Don Broco? Make sure to check out the video and the article here.
Spotlight: Simple Plan
Simple Plan, the multi-platinum, Montreal-based band boasts worldwide sales topping 10 million. A testament to their outstanding popularity, the band has been voted Favourite Canadian Band an unprecedented five times by viewers of the MuchMusic Video Awards. Accolades also include a 2005 Teen Choice Award, 2006 JUNO Fan Choice Award, 2012 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award, 2012 Yahoo! Canadian Impact Award, 2012 NRJ award and the 2013 Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award. Through the Simple Plan Foundation, the JUNO Award-winning band has donated more than $2M to youth-focused charities since December 2005, helping both young people in need and children facing life-threatening illness in Canada and abroad. Most recently, the band has teamed up with producer Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, All-American Rejects) on their latest album “Taking One For The Team” that was released on February 19th 2016. The band has released singles such as “Boom”, “Opinion Overload” “I Don’t Wanna Go To Bed” and “Singing In The Rain”. The band has play in over 55 countries including Israel, Indonesia, China, Peru, India, the United Arab Emirates, and Russia.
The band just wrapped up playing on the final cross country Van’s Warped Tour. Check out video footage from the tour here! “The Final Hours” Vans Warped Tour compilation featuring Simple Plan is available now! A live recording of two of their songs from their final set on the tour were recorded and released, with 100% of proceeds going towards the FEND organization.
Speaking of tours, have you listened to the recently released No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls 15th Anniversary Tour Edition? Check it out now!
Throwbacks of the Month
Our artists here at Coalition Music have had some notable releases in their history – here are some throwbacks of the month!
The Tea Party’s sophomore album Splendor Solis was released 25 years ago!
• September marks 14 years of Simple Plan’s “Welcome to My Life”! Since its release, the music video has been viewed more than 85 million times. Watch the video here!
• Scott Helman’s music video for his single “PDA” was released a year ago on September 15th. Watch it here!
• Our Lady Peace’s album,Healthy inParanoid Times turned 13 on August 30th! Stream it here!
• Nice Horse’s debut album, There Goes the Neighbourhood was released a year ago on September 8th. Stream it here!
• USS released their music video for “Shipwreck” on September 24th four years ago! Watch it here!
Coalition Music on Spotify
With yet another exciting, concert-packed summer coming to an end, it’s time to hit the books again. We asked our team to help us compile this month’s playlist by submitting one song reminding them of heading back to school. We hope you enjoy our “Back To School” playlist as much as we enjoyed making it!