Wow, yea, definitely going to be purchasing this.
And would you mind sharing some of these underrated bands you are referring to please?!?! Thank you, Deborah!
For sure! I actually made a post about my favourite Winnipeg bands in this thread
so I'd recommend starting there and adding Bleed American to the mix. Just heard a song from them and if you're into Cartel you'll probably like them.
From Vancouver you should listen to Carpenter, Precursor and Living With Lions if you don't already. Not as familiar with what's going on in Saskatchewan and Alberta, but I know a label in Toronto called New Damage Records recently signed this band called Slates
. I need to hear some more of their stuff before I've really formed an opinion though. I still need to listen to all the bands Distances will be playing with when they tour through there soon.