Win tickets to Billy Talent

The Georgia Straight presents Billy Talent the Dead Silent Tour with guests Sum 41, Hollerado, and Indian Craft at the Pacific Coliseum on March 14

Released in September,Dead Silence is the follow up to Billy Talent I, II and III and was recorded in three different studios in Toronto, Vancouver, and Los Angeles. The album was produced by Billy Talent guitarist Ian D'Sa and is perfect proof of Billy Talent's inner strength, its focus, and hard work ethic; character traits that has turn the band into one of the most successful international rock acts of the past decade.

Together for almost 20 years, the members of Billy Talent have travelled thousands of miles in vans, buses, and planes, which has turned the four-piece into a tight brotherhood that will challenge and tackle any obstacle in front of them. Equipped with countless awards, including multiple MuchMusic, Juno, and MTV Awards, and having played the biggest festival stages worldwide, Billy Talent is ready to take on its next mission: world domination.

Guitarist Ian D'Sa, singer Ben Kowalewicz, drummer Aaron Solowoniuk, and bassist Jon Gallant started working on their fourth release shortly after they returned from touring their previous album. Following the album’s release in September 2012, Dead Silencebecame the third consecutive number one debut from the band in Canada.

The record debuted at  number one in Germany, the second time the band has topped the German charts. Dead Silence also bowed in at number two in Austria, number three in Switzerland, number 12 in Finland, 23 in the U.K., and 34 in Australia.

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A pair of tickets to the show on March 14 at the Pacific Coliseum

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