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Billy Talent brings the early 2000s back

Same hair, same sound and a new album have the hardcore punks back on tour


Fans of post-hardcore punks Billy Talent thought the band was as over as emo sweep bangs when it released its greatest hits back in 2014.

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The Ontario-based, Toronto-indie-scene-bred rockers behind the band didn’t leave lovers of their screamo sound mourning for long though: A new record and tweaked lineup dropped earlier this year, meaning a tour couldn’t be long behind.

Stopping at Halifax’s Scotiabank Centre in March to promote the effort, titled Afraid of Heights, it’ll be back to their old guitar-thrasing, vocal-shredding ways.

Check out their lead single:

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