The Nailheads Set to Play Black Pirates
Thunder Bay – Punk Rock never died. Montreal old school punk rock n’ roll trio, The Nailheads will be making a stop in Thunder Bay, Thursday, November 28. Hosted by Wiggins Pro-Ductions, The Nailheads will be performing an all-ages show at Black Pirates Pub (215 Red River Rd) as part of their 2013 Canadian Tour. Opening the night will be local acts This Bad Boy Can Fly (indie rock), Page 38 (hard rock) and Fist Fight With Gandhi (experimental punk).
Formed in 2008. The Nailheads quickly began working on material. During the spring they released a 5 song E.P. titled, On The Run and began playing live that summer, mostly concentrating on Montreal. During the rest of 2008 and 2009, The Nailheads made a name for themselves throughout Quebec by performing live as often as possible, sharing the stage with several highly respected Montreal acts like The Brains (Stomp Records), The Beatdown (Stomp Records), Bloodshot Bill (Norton Records), and The Ripcordz (Union Label Group). They also began touring with acts like Static Thought (Hellcat Records), and the legendary UK Subs (Captain Oi! Records).
In the summer of 2009, they began touring Quebec and Nova Scotia to play a handful of dates around the provinces. After returning to Montreal, they finished recording their first full-length album, People Killing People, which was produced by Rene Garcia and was nominated for a Gamiq Award for Best Punk Rock Album. They shot 2 music videos for to promote the album (Insurance Policy and Johnny Go Home). In the summer of 2010, the Nailheads began a small tour throughout Ontario, Quebec and the east coast of the U.S. with Boston’s Burning Streets (Sailor’s Grave Records).
In the summer of 2011, The Nailheads set out on their first cross-Canada tour with Vancouver’s Kill Matilda. On tour they shared the stage in Edmonton with Canadian punk band, SNFU. During the tour they released a two-song single recorded by Frank Daniel Shooflar (Epitaph Records). In 2012, they released Finish Em’ Off With A Bat, and set out on a 31-date tour to promote the album.
Doors open at 8pm. Cover is $6. All ages welcome.