SUNDAY, AUGUST 4
Before The Dinosaurs are an eclectic 4‑piece rock outfit from Moncton NB who effortlessly shifts between genres, tempos, and time signatures, and has no regard for following any kind of rules — musical or otherwise.
The term ROCK is used loosely as a starting point, but if I had to draw comparisons at gunpoint, I would query elements of Cake — meets Death Cab — meets RHCP — meets Blind Melon. A sort of nouveau-hippie-funk-grunge-tour-de-force that neither asks for nor offers any apologies for existing.
Imagine the chromatic writing of metal presented in an Age of Aquarius vibe and you might be on the right track.
While their first single is still garnering CBC love from host Grant Lawrence and features at major commercial radio stations, their 2nd sounds like late 50’s Nashville invited itself out to dinner and didn’t pick up the check. Their 3rd “Coeur Brise” is rotating on Sirius XM’s ch167 and the music video for their 4th single, “Coloured Lies” has earned recognition from Dave Krusen, the original drummer for Pearl Jam and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee. MORE