Ian Blurton's Future Now (2019)

Toronto, ON

While blazing the trails of the cross-Canada tour route with Change Of Heart and pulverizing the ear drums of music nerds for decades with C'mon, Blurtonia, Public Animal and Bionic, Ian Blurton cemented his status as a national treasure long ago. However, it's the righteous sounds of his new band, backed by members of Blue Rodeo and Daniel Romano and Randy Bachman's bands, unashamedly tipping the ol' Padres cap to Budgie, The MC5 and Thin Lizzy, that may necessitate a new edition of the Canrock history books to be written.