Across The Board (ATB) is an award-winning "Canadiana" alt rock band of multi-instrumentalist musicians who seamlessly combine creative talents to push their pop-rock sounds to the edge of the rock 'n roll envelope with rootsie influences from country, classic rock and blues that create the band's Americana crossover signature sound.
With harmonious power vocals, catchy electric guitar riffs, Across The Board brings a high energy show to live audiences and uniquely clever videos to their growing Youtube channel of over 400 videos--including several weekly series "Kitchen Sessions" - musical cooking show, "Caravan Karaoke", "ATB At Rehearsal", "Acoustic Jams" and "ATB Live" on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube.
ACROSS THE BOARD DISCOGRAPHY
ATB's debut album, "Jane On Fire" demonstrated the Toronto pop rockers' musical chemistry of smooth transitions, lush harmonies and infectious lead electric guitar riffs.
From a core genre of "pop rock" to a more rootsy, indie vibe; ATB offers the soul-soothing sing-along catchiness that is fast becoming the their signature sound. Since 2016, ATB has played to sold-out crowds at some of Toronto's more notable musical venues including, The Piston, Cameron House, The Opera House, Mod Club, The Bovine The Hideout, Revival and The Infamous Horseshoe Tavern--never failing to please live music fans and local crowds.
"SONIC BOOM", release in May of 2018 -- is the band's second full length album and third major record. The "rock opera" concept album chronicles the breaking of a rock band and the highs and lows along the journey to success in the form of a rock opera.
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"We wrote the track the title track "Sonic Boom" as that moment in a young person’s life when they throw caution to the wind, and set out on their 'pie in the sky' musical journey—no holds barred, full speed ahead, with all the dedication, determination and drive of a wide-eyed child. The song pulls on influences from bands like U2 and the Cranberries, Broken Social Scene and Oasis.
Across The Board has won two gold medal Global Music Awards for the album, including Best Rock Band, and Best Rock Album; and an Akademia music award for Best Pop Rock Album. The band has been nominated for two Josie Music Awards (JMA's) and will be attending the awards show in Dollywood in September, 2018.
New Album SONIC BOOM released May 4th, 2018 has won two Global Music Awards, one Akademia
independent music award and two Josie Music Awards nominations.
"Amends" was released in 2017 and marked the beginning of the band's first cross-Canada tour--in celebration of Canada 150. The three song concept album was kicked off by "Don't Drag Me Down"-- a retro-vibe surf rock track that was released on International Women's Day, March 8, 2017, on the heels of the global women's march in early 2017. Featured on the International Women's Day website, the song presents a message of strength and resolve to stand up to bullies and policy-makers who would marginalize or repress those without a strong voice.
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The band produced their first high production music video to the second release off "Amends", "Are You Really Here" - a haunting rock ballad that explores that period of disbelief immediately after loss, death or a breakup. See video below:
Across The Board joined forces with powerhouse rocker Jessica Speziale for the SONIC AWAKENING ACOUSTIC TOUR - travelling through Southern Ontario and beyond this summer and fall. What an exciting time it was! Check out our VLOGS here.
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