Looking for a Different Sort of Metal? Try Fallstaf

It’s, um, brass metal.  What else would you call the music made by a band with a masked trombone player in the line-up?  It sure isn’t ska and no one will mistake this for jazz.

Fallstaf (note the spelling; if you Google “Falstaff,” you’ll end up with a lesson in Shakespeare), is a five-piece band from Montreal who are, well, different.  Their new album is Bastard Sons of a Pure Breed.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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