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April 24th, 2015

It’s been a lot of hard work, but the results are stunning. Our new 5-song EP, titled On the Hunt, will be released next Friday May 1st at the Coop Katacombes in Montreal, as part of the Anachornik Festival.

Tickets are on sale for $10; the EP is available for pre-orders, also for $10. Or do yourself a favor, and get both for $15.

And because we like to tease, we’ve come up with a simple promo video for the song “Outlive”, straight off the new EP, which you can view below. Are you ready to rock or what?

March 25th, 2014

Recording for our new EP has now begun. Five awesome songs that we can’t wait to share with you all. It is set to be released early Summer, so stay tuned!

In the meantime, come catch a glimpse live, Saturday March 29th in Sorel-Tracy, or Friday May 2nd in Montreal. Check out our Shows section for more info, and we’ll see you soon!

December 29th, 2013

After selling out all copies of our eponymous album, we have decided to release a compilation titled Encore, available right now on CD. This compilation features songs from the Shine Lion album, the Go EP, as well as the song “Electric”, a live version of “Sun Sign” recorded at Le National, and an exclusive acoustic version of “Shake”. Ask your favorite band member for your copy right now.

Shine Lion is now busy working on new songs, which we can’t wait to share with you all. We will be recording new material early in the new year; get ready to rock your asses off! In the meantime, we want to thank you all for your ongoing support and wish you happy holidays; see you in 2014.

Rock and Roar!

October 29th, 2013

Shine Lion wants to express their gratitude to the numerous fans that came out and made our show at Le National a success. We had a blast playing on the big stage and it would not have been the same without the noisy, rockin’, head-banging crowd that you were!

After a more intimate show in Jonquière and a great night of Canadian Rock at the Pub St-Paul, Shine Lion is now taking a break from the stage to work on new material. Then we’ll be hitting the studio in December/January and we’ll have a new release coming out early 2014.

In the meantime, be sure to check in often, we’ll surely have some teasers up to easy the wait!

August 24th, 2013

September 20th is approaching ever closer, and it brings along a huge event with October Sky and Shine Lion at the National in Montréal. We have a few surprises up our sleeves that will make this extra-special, and it’s safe to say this will be THE show you do NOT want to miss this year!

Shine Lion will also make a quick stop in Sorel-Tracy, on Friday September 6th; if you’re in the area, come and party with us, this will be a more intimate setting, but we just might give you a glimpse of what we have in store for the 20th. See you very soon!

July 26th, 2013

Shine Lion launches Rock ta Vidéo. Make a quick video of yourself and/or friends rocking out to “Ready to Go” and claim one of many prizes we are offering, or a straight-up cash prize of $5. That’s right, we’re paying you to film yourself! All the details here.

Shine Lion will also take part in a fundraiser for the victims of Lac-Mégantic, this Saturday July 27th in Boisbriand. We will be hitting the stage at 3pm. Come on down and rock it out with us for a good cause!

June 23rd, 2013

Shine Lion is taking part in Musique Plus’s talent seek, with their video for “Electric”. You can go to their website and vote and comment for us, it only takes a few seconds and helps us a lot!

Also, just a reminder that Shine Lion will be playing Club Saw in Ottawa, next Friday June 28th. We’ll be sharing the stage with Metronome Jones, The Superlative, Bootes and Last Bullet. This will be one crazy rock night, so you don’t wanna miss it!

June 2nd, 2013

Shine Lion will be playing at Club Saw in Ottawa, on Friday June 28th. This will mark the band’s first live outing outside of Quebec, but certainly not the last!

As a big “Thank You” to all who shared our video for the song “Electric”, we are, for a limited time, offering the song as a free download. You can find it in our Média section.

Last but not least, the previously announced show featuring Shine Lion and October Sky now has an official date: mark September 20th on your calendars, this is one event you do not want to miss! It will be a one-off, specially created show at the National in Montreal, and will rock you out of your mind. More details and pre-sale information will be available shortly.

May 17th, 2013

Shine Lion is proud to present their latest video for the song Electric. Available directly from this page, and also in our Media section and on YouTube. You can check out the lyrics right here. Feel free to share it all around you and let us know what you think!

Also, don’t forget to catch us live this Saturday May 18th at the Pub St-Paul in old Montreal, it’s going to be a great night of Rock’n’Roar!

May 9th, 2013

Due to circumstances out of our control, the May 25th show at the Cafe Campus has been postponed to a further date. We will post more information as soon as we have it.

In the meantime though, you don’t need to stay at home and wait, because Shine Lion will be playing at the Pub St-Paul on Saturday May 18th, in the old Montreal. Expect a night of great rock music, good beer and pleasant company!

More news to come very soon, stay tuned...

April 11th, 2013

A new era, a new image. Shine Lion unleashes its fresh new look as an explosive power trio. The website has been reworked to fit that new look, and soon, a new video will also be released for the song “Electric”.

And in celebration of that new release, Shine Lion will perform a special show in the big venue that is Café Campus in Montreal, on May 25th, alongside the excellent Canadian band October Sky, currently on tour to promote their new album “The Aphotic Season”. Tickets are on sale right now and can be obtained from the band members, or purchased through Admission; trust us, this is an event you do not want to miss!

February 18th, 2013

So what’s Shine Lion up to for the beginning of 2013? We are working on some new songs, an improved visual show, and several other projects that we can’t wait to share with you guys and gals!

In the meantime, we have 2 upcoming shows, so why not come see us in person? We’ll be live at the

Studio 910 in Laval this Saturday February 23rd in an intimate up-close-and-personal setting. Or if you prefer the look and feel of a bigger stage with all the bells and whistles, come and see us at Petit Campus in Montreal on March 18th. We promise you will not be disappointed!

January 14th, 2013

Shine Lion will be back at the Petit Campus in Montreal on January 28th. This time, no contests, no vote, no bullshit. A real Shine Lion performance, with 2 more excellent bands to boot! Tickets are on sale right now for $5 each, get them from band members or directly from Cafe Campus.

On another note, it is with regret that we inform you all of Jay’s departure from the band. Jay has decided to leave Shine Lion to pursue other creative interests, and we wish him good luck with these endeavors. But not to worry, Shine Lion will live on as a three-piece with Leo, Ced and Queen; if you were present at one of our latest shows, you’ve already seen this line-up in action.

Lastly, Shine Lion is still in the race for a participation in Belle et Bum. You can help us by going to this page and voting for us; all you have to do is click the 5th star, no registration required, and you can vote once a day. Thanks to all for your support!

November 4th, 2012

Our new EP “GO” is now available as a sleek, flashy USB thumb drive. Get your copy from your nearest band member, or buy it right now on iTunes!

Want some live rock action? Shine Lion will be playing the Inn Nightclub in Rawdon on Friday November 16th, and the Petit Campus in Montreal on Friday November 30th for the Omnium du Rock quarter finals. So grab your coat, brave the cold weather, and join us for a night of fun and rock!

October 3rd, 2012

Are you ready for new songs from Shine Lion? Our new EP release “GO” will be available October 5th from the band members.

Can’t wait that long? Listen to the first song “Ready to Go” right now, by clicking the video below. And don’t hesitate to share your impressions with us!

Wanna hear new material live? Shine Lion will be playing the Petit Campus in Montreal on October 31st for the Omnium du Rock 2012-2013. You are more than welcome to come and party with us!

September 9th, 2012

Shine Lion will be taking part in season 2012-2013 of the Omnium du Rock in Montreal. The date of our first round will be announced shortly. Be sure to come and cheer for us!

We’re also taking this opportunity to update the contents of our web site. The Bio section has been reworked and now includes our drummer Queen, who has been with the band since March.

The new songs we recorded this Summer will be available in a few weeks, so come back soon and prepare to be blown away!

August 27th, 2012

After spending several months hard at work in the studio, Shine Lion will soon be releasing a new 4-song demo.

These songs will be distributed at our shows and will also be available online. The wait is almost over, and we promise you won’t be disappointed. Stay tuned!

March 1st, 2012

Shine Lion and Musilion inc. launch the ROCK TA VIDÉO! contest. The premise is simple, just create a video with one of Shine Lion’s songs, upload it on YouTube, and register before May 31st 2012. More than $1900 in prizes to be won, including a Grand Prize of $1500 prize money!

Are you Canadian? Are you 13 or older? Would you like to win $1500? Then show us what you can do! Follow this link to find all the information you need on this contest. Rock you life, Rock your video!

February 6th, 2012

Shine Lion kicks off the new year with a series of photo montages set to the songs from the band’s album. All the links can be found on Shine Lion’s Facebook page. And there is more to come very shortly, so make sure you come and visit often!

Want to see Shine Lion live? The band will be performing at Montreal’s Pub St-Paul on Friday February 17th. All the info is on this poster. Don’t miss this!

December 9th, 2011

The holidays are upon us and Shine Lion is ready to party. First, we are playing a fundraiser for Photography graduates at the Cegep du Vieux-Montreal, this Friday December 9th.

Not a good date? Or you just need some more? Shine Lion will also play the end-session party for the Music department at University of Montreal. This event is public and open to all, and to top it all off, attendance is free! Get all your info on this flyer.

November 24th, 2011

We are happy to introduce the new Shine Lion logo (see above), as well as an update to the look of our website.

And don’t forget Shine Lion will be playing for a fundraiser for Photography graduates of Cegep du Vieux-Montreal, on Friday December 9th. Be sure to drop by and support the cause!

All the information you need for that show is right here.

November 15th, 2011

The year is coming to an end, and Shine Lion is hard at work with new projects and new songs that we are eager to share with you.

But in the meantime, the band will be live again on December 9th; Shine Lion will be playing at a fundraiser for the Photography graduates of Cegep du Vieux-Montreal. Come join us and help a good cause, to the sound of great rock music!

September 20th, 2011

SRS Production becomes our new ally and promises to deliver more shows for Shine Lion in Eastern Quebec. Check out our shows section for the info, and come and join us when we rock your part of the country!

August 9th, 2011

Shine Lion will be on the road again starting in September, with 3 new show dates in Sorel-Tracy, Chicoutimi and St-Hyacinthe. More dates to follow shortly!

Don’t miss your chance to see an explosive rock show from Shine Lion in your area, along with the authentic and critically acclaimed tribute to Muse, Uprising!

May 29th, 2011

With June comes Summer, and with Summer come lots of shows for Shine Lion. Come and see us live on June 3rd and 16th, and come and support us in the Planetrox event on Sunday June 5th at Café Campus to help us make it to the Envol et Macadam festival in Québec City!

Find all the info you need on our Shows page.

May 9th, 2011

Shine Lion is part of the 10 bands selected by the Envol et Macadam Festival for Montreal; now we now need your help! Go to their website and register, it will only take a minute and then you can vote with a single click; vote for us once a day until May 22nd.

Your votes will help us go on to the Montreal Finals in June. Thanks for your support!

April 11th, 2011

Hey all, small update to let you know that you can now view the lyrics to Control if you haven’t got your hands on our album yet.

We have some shows just around the corner, so if you haven’t seen us live yet, now is a good time!

Thank you all for your comments, and keep on sharing the love and our video around to all your friends and join us on Facebook!

March 31st, 2011

Shine Lion’s new website is born. Browse around for all the information you need regarding the band, its members, discography, shows and more. Also, be sure to visit and interact with us on Facebook!

Shine Lion is also proud to present its first music video for the song “Control”. You can watch it above; make sure to share it around and let us know what you think!

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