The Trews

Formed in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1997, The Trews is a rock band that has become one of the Top 40 selling Canadian bands in Canada. The band’s original line-up was comprised of Colin McDonald (vocals/guitar), John-Angus McDonald (guitar), Jack Syperek (bass) and Sean Dalton (drums). The band’s original name was One I’d Trouser and they released their debut release, The Trouser E.P. in 1997. They changed their name to The Trousers before settling on The Trews. Their second release was 2002 Trews EP. Their full-length debut album, House of Ill Fame, was released on Epic Records in 2003. The album, which was certified Gold, included the hit singles “Not Ready to Go”, “Tired of Waiting”, and “Fleeting Trust”. Den of Thieves, their second album, was released in 2005 and rose to the Number 6 position on the Canadian Albums Chart. Den of Thieves included the Top 5 singles “So She’s Leaving”, “Yearning”, and “Poor Ol’ Broken Hearted Me”. The Trews released their Gold-certified third album No Time for Later in 2008. Their live Acoustic – Friends & Total Strangers release followed in 2009. Their fourth album, Hope & Ruin, was released in 2011. They released the … Thank You and I’m Sorry EP in 2012. Their self-titled fifth album was issued in 2014 and reached Number 3 on the albums chart. Drummer Sean Dalton left the band in 2015 and was replaced by Gavin Maguire. The band issued the album Civilianaires in 2018, the same year that Maguire left and was replaced by Chris Gormley.

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