Alex Soria

Up until his tragic passing at age 39 last December, Alex Soria was the impetus behind one of Montreal’s finest rock ‘n’ roll bands ever, the Nils. One of the first punk bands on the local scene, going all the way back to the ’70s, the Nils were responsible for creating some of the most criminally beautiful music to ever emerge from these parts.

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Montreal Punk Fest Riot 1979

Photo above by Louie Pepin Being punk today is very well accepted but with the 40th anniversary of Montreal first Punk Fest taking place, let’s remember those who paved the way. Those who were ridiculed, spat at, beaten and bitten didn’t have it easy. I am lucky to have a first-hand witness who was right […]

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39 Steps|SugarBuzz Magazine

39 Steps JANUARY 14, 2015   GEORDIE PLEATHUR “ALL KINDS OF SHIT ’85-’87 BY 39 STEPS” (-Geordie Plaethur’s Regularly Scheduled Rant And Rocknroll Review Was Filmed Live In Front Of A Studio Audience) “I will always believe in punk-rock, because it’s about creating something for yourself. Part of it was – Stop being a sap! […]

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