Bloodhouse Sneaky Dee's, Toronto ON June 16

Bloodhouse Sneaky Dee's, Toronto ON June 16
It seems as if most of the people stuck holding Radiohead tickets headed to Yonge-Dundas Square rather than check out some of the fest's lower-profile shows. That left bands like Bloodhouse playing to small crowds despite their 10 p.m. start time. Yet the band played as if it were 10 a.m. The band's grungy, riff-heavy tunes were enough to keep those gathered engaged for the entirety of the set, but their stage presence felt more like watching a band in a jam space than an actual show, and at times, the bass and drums seemed out of time with one another. Still, the mix of decent tunes and open spaces was better than having some guy in a giant bubble roll over top of you and 10,000 of your new best friends.