Karen Bliss

Karen Bliss is the Canadian correspondent for Billboard, in addition to writing for Rolling Stone, MSN, AOL and many others publications and sites in Canada. She is also founder/editor-in-chief of www.samaritanmag.com, a music-heavy original news magazine, and runs Canadian music column musiclowdown.com.

15-Year-Old Missing After Warped Tour Stop in Toronto

15-Year-Old Missing After Warped Tour Stop in Toronto

Concert-goers, promoters, crew, vendors and bands from Toronto’s Vans Warped Tour stop July 4 are being asked to come forward if they remember seeing someone fitting the description of Hannah Batty.
15-Year-Old Missing After Warped Tour Stop in Toronto

15-Year-Old Missing After Warped Tour Stop in Toronto

Concert-goers, promoters, crew, vendors and bands from Toronto’s Vans Warped Tour stop July 4 are being asked to come forward if they remember seeing someone fitting the description of Hannah Batty.
Drake Manager and OVO Founder Oliver El-Khatib Started From the Bottom, Too

Drake Manager and OVO Founder Oliver El-Khatib Started From the Bottom, Too

Oliver El-Khatib rarely gives interviews. The October’s Very Own (OVO) founder and Drake co-manager, whose vision, creativity and ambition has helped turn OVO into a global brand and put Toronto on the cultural map, isn't aloof or inarticulate -- he’s just a busy guy who prefers the spotlight to be on the artist.
NXNE, CMW Remove Radius Clause While 'Why NXNE Sucks' Panel Rages

NXNE, CMW Remove Radius Clause While 'Why NXNE Sucks' Panel Rages

Just when a handful of invited detractors on the Why NXNE Sucks panel were griping about the 45-day radius clause imposed on artists performing at the Toronto music fest, publicists for NXNE and Canadian Music Week had already written up the press release announcing the restriction had been lifted.

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