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With a showy name like Magdaleina, it was clear from day one that the four men comprising this Montreal-based hard rock unit had a few common yet no less ambitious goals in mind: Getting a record deal & tour to play our asses off every night". The band teamed up with Kevin Jardine of famed Montreal outfit Slaves On Dope to work on new material and released their second EP in September 2005. In the slumping climate which has plagued major labels in recent years, hopeful A&R heads have been desperately roaming clubs and bars in search of the hook, a not-so-simple feat that is equally hard to come by in memorable form. Look no further, because Magdaleina's energetic melodies are driven by hooks rarely heard coming from such a young Canadian band. The band's stringers responsible for the music are Patrick Phaneuf a tandem boasting nearly thirty-years of combined instrumental mastery while drummer Danick Chagnon provides the solid backbeat. Forming naturally in 2004 by virtue of their kinsh