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Hometown: Burlington, ON (Canada)

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Formed in surburban Ontario in the late 90s, the band included vocalist Kyle Bishop, guitarists Greg Taylor and Shawn Magill, bassist Matt Jones and Chris Danner. Even before they signed to Victory, the band scored opening slots with acts ranging from Fugazi, Jimmy Eat World and The Promise Ring.

After two albums for Victory, the band split up with members going on to form Somehow Hollow and The Black Maria.

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Grade / the Reason live in Toronto

Grade / the Reason

live in Toronto (2006)

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Grade Headfirst Straight To Hell

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Headfirst Straight To Hell (2001)

Victory

Grade Headfirst Straight To Hell

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Headfirst Straight To Hell (2001)

Victory

Grade The Embarassing Beginning

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The Embarassing Beginning (2000)

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Grade Under the Radar

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Under the Radar (1999)

Victory

Dine Alone to reissue Grade's 'Separate the Magnets'
Dine Alone Records will be reissuing Grade's Separate the Magnets later in 2014. The release will be pressed exclusively on limited edition 180g vinyl and feature a new…
January 21, 2014
Canada Day Mixtape
In honor of Canada Day - which is today - we've put together a little 31-song playlist featuring a number of different Canadian punk, hardcore, metal and indie bands that represent just some of the Canadian bands we cover on the site. The goal wasn't to create some sort of comprehensive cross-section of Canadian…
July 01, 2013
Pouzza Fest announce final batch of bands, post schedule
Pouzza Fest has made their final lineup announcements and have posted the schedule for this year's festival taking place May 17-19, 2013 in Montreal. New bands added to the previously revealed lineup include Me First and The Gimme…
March 07, 2013
Gröezrock adds Rocket from the Crypt, Frank Turner, Samiam
Belgium's Groezrock Festival has announced a second block of bands for the upcoming 2013 edition of the festival. The new additions include: Rocket From The Crypt, Frank…
January 31, 2013
In Memoriam: Kent Abbott of Grade, Somehow Hollow (1981-2013)
Kent Abbott, guitarist of Burlington-based hardcore outfits Grade and Somehow Hollow has suddenly passed away. His former bandmates posted this on their Twitter: Shocked and saddened to hear that friend and Grade/Somehow Hollow…
January 10, 2013
In Memoriam: Rise Against to take a break from touring before planning future albums
Rise Against will be taking a break from touring and plans to begin work on their next album after "recharging" a bit. Vocalist Tim McIlrath spoke to…
January 03, 2013
In Memoriam: Pouzza Fest 2013 announces first wave of bands
The organizers of Montreal's Pouzza Fest have unveiled some of the bands who will be playing the 2013 edition of the festival. Among those confirmed are MXPX, American Steel, Braid, Big D and the Kids…
November 14, 2012
In Memoriam: Groezrock to feature Rise Against, Bad Religion, AC4, Grade, Polar Bear Club
Belgium's Groezrock Festival has begun announcing performers for the upcoming 2013 event set for February 2013. The lineup confirmed so far includes: Rise Against, Bad Religion, Pennywise, Hatebreed,…
November 08, 2012
Punknews Podcast: The week of July 31st, 2012
This week on the Punknews Podcast Chris Moran, John Gentile and Adam White discuss the Fest XI linup additions including Latterman, Propagandhi and…
August 03, 2012
Punknews Podcast: Latterman, Propagandhi, and more added to The Fext XI lineup
A number of bands have been added to the lineup for this year's edition of The Fest. Acts added to the festival are Propagandhi, Latterman, Grade, Bomb the Music Industry!, The Copyrights,…
July 31, 2012

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