who is dress black?
Dress Black is a melodic, dance-driven, indie rock band based out of Toronto, ON. Made up of Stephane Monten (lead vocals/guitar), Brendan Johnson (lead vocals/guitar), Colin Mercer (bass/vocals), and Justin Ross (drums/vocals), the band established themselves on the Toronto music scene during the Summer of 2015. Dress Black’s duelling guitars and falsetto vocal stylings strive to deliver a melodic, dance-driven, indie rock sound.
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Since the successful release of Dress Black’s singles, So Lovely & Weekend in the spring of 2016, the group has been working on their debut, full-length album, Future Songs. It had a successful release with a sold out show @ The Drake Underground on July 7th, 2017. Future Songs was made available digitally worldwide on Aug 1st, 2017. Single File Girl is their first single from Future Songs
Dress Black just returned from a US tour with artist, Alexz Johnson. They have just been nominated for "Best Indie" for a second time by the Toronto Independent Music Awards.
#POPHATESFLOPS INTERVIEW "DRESS BLACK ON THE LAUNCH OF THEIR NEW ALBUM", JULY 2017
CANADIAN BEATS "DRESS BLACK RELEASES VIDEO FOR "SINGLE FILE GIRL" JULY 2017
LIVE IN LIMBO, "DRESS BLACK WITH RAINS OVER ST. AMBROSE AT ADELAIDE HALL", OCTOBER 2016
BIG EASY NIGHT REVIEW, "DRESS BLACK - WEEKEND", JUNE 2016
HAMMER RECORDS INTERVIEW, CMW ARTIST SHOWCASE, MARCH 2016
LIVE IN LIMBO, "DRESS BLACK AT THE CAMERON HOUSE", MARCH 2016
THE CARDINAL PRESS, "DRESS BLACK TAKE THE STAGE", GLADSTONE HOTEL, JANUARY 2015
DIVIDE AND CONQUER, INDIE MUSIC ALBUM REVIEWS, NOVEMBER 2014