'It's a matter of survival': Arkells on why even in the face of cynicism, they remain optimistic

Canadian band Arkells perform and talk about their new album Rally Cry.
(Matt Barnes)
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It hasn't been an easy year to be a rock band. Especially a Canadian one. But Hamilton's Arkells aren't only succeeding, they're paving the way for a generation of rockers behind them. This year brought not just their new album, Rally Cry, but also the biggest show of their career at Hamilton's Tim Horton's field. They dropped by the q music studio to talk about their new record Rally Cry and some new tracks. 

Arkells perform their song Relentless LIVE in the q studio. 3:20
Watch Arkells perform Show Me Don't Tell Me LIVE in the q music studio! 4:15
Arkells perform their song Hand Me Downs LIVE in the q studio. 4:08


For tour dates visit: www.arkellsmusic.com

Rally Cry is out now.

— Produced by Emma Godmere and Mitch Pollock


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