Billy Talent

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Billy Talent is a Canadian alt. rock band from Streetsville, Ontario. Their latest album gave reviews dropping some pretty big names when it comes to describing the sound of the record, referring to Ben’s voice as a, “wicked vocal snarl, and gigantic, David Bowie-meets-Billie Joe Armstrong yawp”and praising Ian’s crisp guitar work as a “split […] difference between […] Angus Young and […]Tom Morello”

They formed in 1993 and opened with a debut punk-rock album that won two Juno Awards, Best Album of the Year, and Best Band of the Year
The band went on to be certified 3x Platinum in Canada for multiple albums and continue to expand their success overseas.

Current members are Ben Kowalewicz (vocals), Ian D'Sa (guitar), Jon Gallant (bass), and Jordan Hastings from Alexisonfire temporarily replacing Aaron Solowoniuk (drums) from 2016 due to health problems.
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Albums

Billy Talent - Billy Talent album art Billy Talent Billy Talent (Album) Atlantic Europe 2003 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Billy Talent II album art Billy Talent Billy Talent II (Album) Atlantic Europe 2006 Sell This Version
none Billy Talent - Live From The UK Sept./2006 - 08:09:06 London, Hammersmith Palais album art Billy Talent Live From The UK Sept./2006 - 08:09:06 London, Hammersmith Palais(2xCDr, Ltd, Dig) Atlantic, Concert Live none UK 2006 Sell This Version
none Billy Talent - Live From The UK Sept./2006 - 16:09:06 Manchester Academy album art Billy Talent Live From The UK Sept./2006 - 16:09:06 Manchester Academy(2xCDr, Ltd, Dig) Atlantic, Concert Live none UK 2006 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Billy Talent 666 Live album art Billy Talent Billy Talent 666 Live (Album) WEA, WEA Europe 2007 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Billy Talent III album art Billy Talent Billy Talent III (Album) Warner Music Canada US 2009 Sell This Version
none Billy Talent - iTunes Session album art Billy Talent iTunes Session(7xFile, AAC, Album, 256) Warner Music Canada none 2010
Billy Talent - Dead Silence album art Billy Talent Dead Silence (Album) Warner Music Canada Europe 2012 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Afraid Of Heights album art Billy Talent Afraid Of Heights (Album) Warner Music Canada Canada 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Billy Talent - Try Honesty album art Billy Talent Try Honesty (EP, Maxi, Single) Billy Talent Music Canada 2001 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Living In The Shadows / Prisoners Of Today album art Billy Talent Living In The Shadows / Prisoners Of Today (Single) Not On Label (Billy Talent Self-released) Canada 2002 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - The Ex album art Billy Talent The Ex (Single) Atlantic Europe 2003 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - River Below album art Billy Talent River Below (Single) Atlantic Europe 2003 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Surrender album art Billy Talent Surrender (Single) Atlantic Europe 2006 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Fallen Leaves album art Billy Talent Fallen Leaves (Single) Atlantic UK 2006 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Red Flag album art Billy Talent Red Flag (Single, Maxi) Atlantic UK 2006 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Devil In A Midnight Mass album art Billy Talent Devil In A Midnight Mass (Single, Maxi) Atlantic, Atlantic Europe 2006 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Turn Your Back album art Billy Talent w/ Anti-Flag Billy Talent w/ Anti-Flag - Turn Your Back (Single) Atlantic US 2008 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Rusted From The Rain album art Billy Talent Rusted From The Rain (Single, Maxi) Warner Music Group Germany Europe 2009 Sell This Version
PR017289 Billy Talent - Devil On My Shoulder album art Billy Talent Devil On My Shoulder(CD, Single, Promo) Warner Music (Canada) PR017289 Europe 2009 Sell This Version
020 7938 5592 Billy Talent - Saint Veronika album art Billy Talent Saint Veronika(CD, Single, Promo) Atlantic Records UK 020 7938 5592 UK 2010 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Surprise Surprise album art Billy Talent Surprise Surprise (Single) Atlantic Canada 2012 Sell This Version
none Billy Talent - Viking Death March album art Billy Talent Viking Death March(CD, Single, Promo) Atlantic none Canada 2012 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Stand Up And Run album art Billy Talent Stand Up And Run (Single) Warner Music Canada Canada 2013 Sell This Version
Billy Talent - Kingdom Of Zod album art Billy Talent Kingdom Of Zod (Single) Warner Music Canada Co. Australia 2014 Sell This Version

Reviews

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w4toosh

w4toosh

July 25, 2013
edited over 5 years ago
This band has a strong cult following across the world. With many influences like Rage Against The Machine, guitar work on par with the greatest of all time and and a wicked snarl vocalist that is reminiscent of Billie Joe Armstrong mixed with David Bowie, who wouldn't love these guys!? They are one of the most underrated rock bands of the 21st Century. If you haven't checked them out you are missing out!

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