When Tom Cochrane, lead singer-songwriter for Red Rider, was running along the sand at Vancouver’s Wreck Beach earlier this week, it wasn’t because he needed the exercise.
Tom Cochrane’s songs tell of struggle and justice – not at all your usual rock lyrics. A note to Wreck Beach Nudists: No, that wasn’t the Chariots of Fire sequel being filmed from a helicopter.
Red Rider Rides Into Sacramento – “They were a lot better than I thought they would be,” said Greg Cannon of Orangeville as rock group Red Rider was leaving the stage.
The alarming image of an urban mob’s peverse fascination with death in Power (Strength in Numbers) opens Neruda, Red Rider’s most lyrically powerful release to date
Red Rider: Neruda (Capitol. You don’t have to be familiar with Red Rider to enjoy the most recent efforts of this Canadian rock band. Although better known for their hits, White Hot and Lunatic Fringe, Red Rider has taken to tackling ling more challenging dimensions with Neruda
The second LP by Red Rider, As Far As Siam, (Capitol) is a considerable improvement over Don’t Fight it, which suffered from unexciting production and the group’s indecisiveness.
As Lead singer Tom Cochrane put’s it “the band that plays together, stays together.” Thus lies the secret to Red Rider’s compatibility, as Cochrane and bassist Jeff Jones disclosed Thursday.
Red Rider, a young five-member Canadian band that already has a gold album during it’s short history,
One of the fastest rising Canadian singles of late is White Hot by a Toronto band named Red Rider. The song comes in a picture sleeve.
When Red Rider’s first album turned up last fall, newspaper rock critics were skeptical. The whole project reeked of hype.