ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
High Holy Days
All My Real Friends
Fans of unbiased opinions take heed: High Holy Days is “the
best rock band in Canada,” according to Jamie Milligan of
Roadrunner Records. However, fans of the truth will be disappointed
to hear that the North Bay quartet’s debut release All My
Real Friends sounds like little more than a Creed tribute.
The disc does have a few decent tracks. “The Getaway” is
catchy and the pseudo-ballad “The River of Styx” is
OK, but you’ll have the feeling that you’ve heard it
all before. And you have. The band’s lead singer, Marc Arcand,
does a dead-on Scott Stapp impersonation for the duration of the
And if lies make the baby Jesus cry, then copycat rock bands make
baby Jesus shit his diaper in rage.