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Rock My World Canada, chapter 174: Teenage Kicks

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Teenage Kicks were an alternative rock band based in Toronto, Ontario. The band consists of brothers Peter and Jeff van Helvoort. The EP Rational Anthems was released on April 29, 2011. The EP garnered a good amount of positive press and put the band onto stage with an array of artists from Sloan to AWOLNATION to Kaiser Chiefs. The band played their last show at the Horseshoe Tavern on May 25, 2015. Former members projects include Christian Punk Band and Spells Of Vertigo.

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