If you've been searching for a cred-oozing pop-punk band that
features a high-school English teacher, a Nickelodean TV star, four
long-time friends and former members of a grocery list of defining
bands from Southern Ontario's fertile rock 'n' roll grounds, you've
shown up to the right party. Toronto's the Artist Life have been
playing their suburb-raised brand of pop-punk across Canada for just
over a year, and they're already snagging attention from all the right
places for all the right reasons.
When Blackwood's tenure in street...