Favorite Canadian Acts #8 - The Birthday Massacre

@teamfreak16 (41175)
Colorado Springs, Colorado
August 28, 2016 9:55am CST
#8 in my Favorite Canadian Acts series belongs to The Birthday Massacre. The Birthday Massacre formed, for kicks, if you believe Wikipedia, in 1999 in Ontario. They slowly worked their way up, eventually becoming an internationally touring act. Their 2008 album, Walking with Strangers, spawned the single "Looking Glass." And while it didn't perform all that well, it is a great tune, an energetic rocker with just enough goth overtones to satisfy the kids wearing all black.
Looking Glass - The Birthday Massacre Primary filming Feb 10-11, 2008. Released April 1st online, May 6th on the "Looking Glass" EP. Dir.: Dan Ouellette Than...
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@Ronrybs (7392)
• London, England
28 Aug 16
I'm beginning to think I've heard of no Canadian bands before. I don't count Men Without Hats as I thought they were Austrailan!
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@teamfreak16 (41175)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
28 Aug 16
I always assumed they were from England. Who knew they were from Canada.
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@FourWalls (14242)
• United States
28 Aug 16
"Birthday Massacre," yeah, that's a folk band. Again, the song really didn't sound what I thought it'd sound like based on the band's name.
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@teamfreak16 (41175)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
28 Aug 16
I know. You'd think they'd be a punk band.
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@JohnRoberts (60357)
• Los Angeles, California
28 Aug 16
It's an awesome band name. Someone was watching too many slasher movies!
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@teamfreak16 (41175)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
28 Aug 16
I have another cool band name coming up soon. But yeah The Birthday Massacre is an awesome name.