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We called Arkells “the big­gest rock band in Canada at the mo­ment” in our re­view of new al­bum Rally Cry — a bold state­ment, no doubt. For­tu­nately, the Hamil­ton, ON rock­ers are go­ing out on tour to lend cred­i­bil­ity to the claim by head­lin­ing mas­sive rooms from Bri­tish Columbia to Que­bec next Fe­bru­ary, bring­ing the new al­bum’s bal­ance of arena-ready an­thems, Afro-pop grooves, Mo­town in­flu­ences and touches of gospel choir to life on­stage. We’ve got a pair of tick­ets for ev­ery show on the “Rally Cry Tour” with Lord Huron — plus, one lucky win­ner will re­ceive a yel­low vinyl copy of the new LP and the hand-painted (and band-painted) shirt that front­man Max Ker­man is wear­ing on the cover of the mag­a­zine you are hold­ing. En­ter at Ex­


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