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Summer Update

Jun 26, 2017

Second Pass is having a busy summer! First of all, a big thank you to all the people who came out to watch as we opened for The Iron Maidens at the Rockpile last Saturday! It was a really great show and the noise from the audience was truly awesome. The band is continuing to write new material and has been performing some of it at recent shows. As for upcoming shows, the band is pleased to perform once again with Portland stoner rockers Black Pussy on June 28th. Following that, we are very excited to provide direct support for 3teeth at the Velvet Underground on July 14th. 3teeth has the distinction of having opened for TOOL on their 2016 American tour dates. Click on Shows above for more information, and we’ll see you out...

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Update for June!

May 17, 2017

Greetings Second Pass fans! The band has been busy writing new material – you may have heard some of it at recent shows. We are looking forward to getting in the studio soon to get the new tracks recorded and out there! In the meantime, we are very pleased to mention two upcoming shows in June. On Saturday June 17th, we are returning to one of our favourite venues – The Rockpile – to open as direct support for The Iron Maidens, the world’s only all-female tribute to Iron Maiden. We are stoked about this and tickets are selling fast! On Wednesday June 28th, we are coming back to the stage at Cherry Cola’s to open for stoner rock group Black Pussy, all the way from Portland Oregon! For more information, please...

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Second Pass Announces New Show

Apr 14, 2017

Second Pass is proud to announce they will be joining One Bad Son as support for Papa Roach at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall on Tuesday April 18th.   One Bad Son is a Canadian rock band formed in 2004 in Saskatoon. They have toured with Buckcherry, Default, Monster Truck, Three Days Grace, Def Leppard and Judas Priest among others. The band’s fifth Top 10 single “Raging Bull” was released in early 2017 and a new album is expected later in the year.   Formed in 1993, the first major-label release from Papa Roach was the triple-platinum album Infest (2000). The group’s success continued with their gold album Lovehatetragedy (2002), their platinum album Getting Away with Murder (2004), The Paramour...

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Second Pass Announces Upcoming Show Dates

Mar 3, 2017

Second Pass is pleased to announce two more shows coming up this Spring. On Thursday April 6th, the band will be appearing at the Velvet Underground in Toronto, opening for Art of Anarchy and their special guests Never Say Die. Band members for Art of Anarchy include lead guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (formerly of Guns N Roses), bassist John Moyer (Disturbed) and singer Scott Stapp (formerly of Creed). Second Pass is very excited to be a part of this highly-anticipated event. Then on Saturday June 17th, the band is appearing at The Rockpile, sharing the stage with The Iron Maidens, hailing from California – the world’s only female tribute to Iron Maiden. These ladies are fantastic, and this is a rare Canadian...

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New Shows Added for 2017, Including an ‘Unplugged’ Set!

Jan 8, 2017

Happy New Year! Second Pass is pleased to announce two shows coming up in the month of January. The year begins with a brilliant night at Cherry Cola’s Rock ‘n’ Rolla Cabaret & Lounge, sharing the stage with our good friends from The Reed Effect. Also performing are gorgeous burlesque acts Lux Aeterna Burlesque and Pickles LaVey! This is happening on Friday, January 13th! We follow with Veronica and the mighty Steve Pass playing an acoustic set at The Painted Lady on an Of The Bear Bookings Songwriters’ Night. That’s right – the Second Pass rhythm section Andrew and Kevin have the night off! If you’ve ever wondered how Second Pass sounds “unplugged”, this is your chance! The...

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Second Pass to perform at Toronto’s “Heavy Metal Weekender” December 2nd

Nov 19, 2016

Second Pass has announced that the band will be performing at the “Heavy Metal Weekender” event at Cherry Cola’s in Toronto on Friday December 2nd. The event runs from December 1st through 3rd, and features a great lineup of Toronto’s heaviest independent bands. Click on the Shows link above for more information.

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New Show Added!

Nov 5, 2016

On November 14th at Lee’s Palace, Second Pass is pleased to support Japanese rock duo Vamps and the band seen as Detroit’s next big breakout band Citizen Zero. Click on Shows for more info.

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Second Pass Announces Upcoming Summer Shows!

Jul 23, 2016

Toronto-based heavy rock band Second Pass has returned from performing at two major U.S. music festivals,  Northern Invasion and Rocklahoma! The band joined legendary acts like Rob Zombie, Disturbed, Chevelle and fellow Canadian performers Monster Truck and Glorious Sons on the circuit. Second Pass have been making incredible strides in the rock scene due in large part to their electric live shows, and has gone on to share stages with many international recording artists as well as joining the Rockstar Mayhem Festival in 2014 and 2015. The band is pleased to announce two upcoming shows so far this Summer. On Saturday July 30th, Second Pass will be opening as direct support for The Tea Party’s Jeff Martin at the Rockpile. Following...

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TORONTO’S HARD ROCK BAND SECOND PASS JOINS TWO MAJOR U.S. ROCK FESTIVALS IN MAY 2016

May 10, 2016

Toronto hard rockers Second Pass will be joining two major U.S. music festivals in May, beginning with Northern Invasion in Somerset, WI, on Saturday, May 14. The band will be joining a number of legendary acts like Rob Zombie, Chevelle, Lamb of God and Toronto’s Monster Truck at the Somerset Amphitheater on the first day of the weekend-long fest. On Sunday, May 29, the band will be in Pryor, OK, for the closing day of Rocklahoma 2016 with the likes of supergroup Steel Panther, Five Finger Death Punch, Saint Asonia and fellow Canadians, Glorious Sons. Second Pass have been making incredible strides in the rock scene due in large part to their electric live shows. Guitarist Steve Pass is joined by bassist Andrew Buntain, drummer Kevin...

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Second Pass Announces Upcoming Shows!

Mar 11, 2016

Second Pass had a busy Winter, following the release of “Ephemerality”. The band played at Hard Luck Bar in Toronto, and recently rendered two David Bowie cover songs at a special event in his memory at Cherry Cola’s. Coming up, the band will be performing in several locales with fantastic local bands and established touring acts. In April, Second Pass will open as direct support for Geoff Tate’s Operation:Mindcrime in both Toronto and Ottawa. “I’m a long time Queensryche fan, particularly because of Geoff’s voice”, according to the band’s bassist Andrew Buntain, “so those shows will be very special”. Also, in an interesting twist, Second Pass will perform along with their...

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