The Castor Troys
TD Stage - Saturday June 8, 1:30 pm
This is a paid event.
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About the Artist
The Castor Troys are a story-telling hard rock band from Hamilton, Ontario. Through
lyrics that tell tales of war heroes, bank robbers and clandestine lovers, this intrepid
four-piece peddles true stories and truer fiction. Drawing inspiration from bands like
Headstones, Social Distortion, Motörhead, The Offspring and Iron Maiden, The Castor
Troys craft fiery and infectious songs that draw you in and don’t let go.
Taking their band name from a character in a Jon Woo film, The Castor Troys are a
jubilant mix of hard rock, punk, country and southern rock. “Castor Troy was the villain
(played by Nicolas Cage) in Face/Off. He was elegant, flamboyant and stylish, instantly
likeable, while at the same time single-minded and ruthless in his pursuit of his goals.”
expands the band on their choice of name.
Formed in 2013, they released their debut full-length album “Come Hell or High Water”
in May of 2015 and their 6 track EP “Legends Never Die” on November 9, 2018.
Working with producer Andre Kaden Black and engineer Tal Vaisman (Ascot Royals)
has refined the band’s sound and enabled them to capture the fierce energy of their live
performance onto record.
Proven by becoming the 97.7 HTZ-FM Rocksearch 2018 Finalists, The Castor Troys are
a relentless team of stage veterans. They’ve played many festivals including the
upcoming Burlington Sound of Music Festival Kick-off concert. Writing music that is
catchy and instantly memorable, The Castor Troys weave tales in an accessible and
“You’ll be screaming along with these powerful vocals and air-guitaring these riffs all
week long.” – Alt Press