History and punk rock together in this article from Active History.ca !
Back in 2014, we released “Last Run” by The Rebel Spell. Little did we know that it would be, due to the passing of frontman Todd Serious, also the band’s last album. Heartbreaking. But, what an album.
One reviewer noted: “One of the standout tracks on the album is “The Tsilquot’in War,” which is the album’s longest, clocking in at over 5 minutes. The lyrics take the form of a linear narrative, telling the story of a violent uprising in northern British Columbia by a group of indigenous warriors in the 1860s. The warriors opposed the building of a road through their traditional Continue reading ““We Meant War Not Murder”: A Punk Rock History Of Klatsassin And The Tsilhquot’in War Of 1864″
In loving memory of Todd ‘Serious’ Jenkins and in tribute to The Rebel Spell whose songs have touched, inspired and moved so many of us over the years … more than 2 dozen musicians and bands from across the country have collaborated with Harvest King Records, Not Yer Buddy, Deathbridge Disease and Rebel Time Records to bring you ‘REBELS SING’ !!! A double 12″ Vinyl LP featuring 26 covers spanning The Rebel Spell’s discography.
The digital download includes 4 original and beautiful songs in dedication to Todd including one from THE REBEL SPELL!
The record is a 100% non profit endeavor with all proceeds above cost going to a charity of The Jenkins Family’s choosing.
Not Yer Buddy Records / Harvest King Records / Deathbridge Disease / Rebel Time Records /
Released October 1, 2016
The Rebel Spell are an amazing political punk band out of Vancouver. They’ve got a couple of CDs out and they’ve also just released a digital-only EP with G7 Welcoming Committee.
Here’s an interview a couple of members of the band did from the Spring 2006 Loud Fast Rules magazine…: Continue reading “Interview With The Rebel Spell – 2006”