Listen to a brand new track from The Johnstones now!
Taken from the band's debut album, Word Is Bond, due out on September 19th via Stomp Records!
The Johnstones were born for the stage and have been ripping them up ever since their prolific formation in late 2002. Hailing from hometown Ajax, Ontario, they began receiving immediate recognition for their incredible originality as well as one of the best live shows in new music today. As a part of the new generation of punk/ska, The Johnstones take this lethal combination to a whole new level; where energetic and melodic phrases can be found side by side with serenading vocal harmonies and technical licks. The Johnstones also have a way with all the Ladies like you dunt eeeeven know.
After rapidly becoming one of the most recognized bands in In southern Ontario The Johnstones scheduled their first Canadian tour at only 17 and 18 years old to impress crowds from charlottetown to Vancouver. The Johnstones have now sold over 2000 Cd's including their first EP what the Rosstek and the critically acclaimed "johnstones vs keepin 6 split". , A disk that has received rave reviews, tons of love and has already led to 4 on air appearances and top ten spots on the lists of 3 college radio stations. The Johnstones also won the CME music explosion campass tour of over 500 bands across Canadian universitie and colleges. After Destroying a well over capacitied crowd of more than 500 people in at their Toronto CD release, the Johnstones signed on to managment with Zack Werner of Venus/EMI.
While still in school, The Johnstones have much in store for the future including: Their debut album release of "word is bond" september 18th with the CD release on the 16th at the opera house in toronto. Another Canadian Tour scheduled for Septmber , the production of a music video, a featured spot on numerous upcoming compilations and benefits, and such a slew of Ontario dates that they could barely be crammed in! so save your allowance and pick up the CD!!