Kennedy formed from the remains of multiple prominent Montreal bands in early 2012. After releasing a self-titled EP in the spring, Kennedy began touring through southern Ontario. They quickly convinced audiences that this fresh collective of musical veterans was something special, albeit wild and confusing. The fall came and with it a lengthy cross-Canadian tour, surviving the flipping of their trailer and crashing into military firing ranges the band remained focused and determined. Their music is dense, their skin is thick and driven to keep moving forward.
Speaker is a hardcore band from the Durham region next to Toronto where some of the noisiest bands are birthed. The four gentlemen have been burning their name in audiences brains the last few months with a viciously radiant live show and their last staple of an EP Body and Blood.