An Interview With Liam Cormier and Mike Peters of Cancer Bats

Cancer Bats & Guests - March 12th, 2015 - Toronto, ON

The mighty Cancer Bats stormed Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Hall on Sherbourne Street this Thursday, giving fans a taste of their fifth studio album, SEARCHING FOR ZERO. They were supported by some of the best metal and hardcore bands in Southern Ontario, the night being unofficially dubbed ‘locals only.’ Bats’ vocalist Liam Cormier admitted he would have loved to put on more acts from the deep pool of talent we have here in the greater Toronto area. But how can anyone be unhappy with Kitchener-Waterloo’s Exalt, Hamilton’s Dead Tired and Barrie/Alcona’s Indian Handcrafts opening the bill? Continue reading the review of the show here.

Prior to the show, we had a chance to sit down and talk to Liam Cormier and Mike Peters.

Watch below:

Written by Jarod Semple
Photo by Sarah Semple

About Jarod Semple 24 Articles
Jarod is best known around the Southern Ontario scene as the high-energy lead singer and lyricist of the punk rock quartet The Readys, formerly known as James and the Readys. When he’s not touring the surrounding region with the band or reworking songs for their soon-to-be upcoming full length album, Jarod aspires to become a sci-fi/fantasy novelist. He currently lives in Tottenham, Ontario with his wife Sarah and his cat Thor. His literary inspirations include CS Lewis, JRR Tolkien, and Chuck Palhanuik. Musically, you can find him on any day of the week rocking out to Tool, Thrice, Mars Volta, The Flatliners, and Dropkick Murphys.

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