Welcome To BraveWords

To avoid any confusion, the roots of BraveWords (the website) began in early 1994 with the launch of the “Metal” Tim Bits “baby magazine” (as Gene Simmons puts it). In May of 1994, Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles reared its ugly head and soon after it would simply change to BW&BK until its untimely demise in early 2009, a record-setting run for rock music publications in Canada. launched in 2000 and that is when the overlap and cross-promotion between the magazine and website began. As a result, officially, BraveWords has been waving the flag of hard rock and heavy metal for two decades—below are the reasons why:


“Metal” Tim Henderson

Marketing & Sales

“Metal” Tim Henderson

Administration Manager

Scott Cairns

Senior Writers

Martin Popoff

Carl Begai

Mark Gromen

Aaron Small

Greg Pratt

Nick Balazs

Greg Prato

Rich Catino

Dillon Collins


BraveWords Online News Team

Scott Cairns

Carl Begai

Aaron Small

Nick Balazs

Social Media

Nick Balazs


Mark Gromen (US)

Håkon Grav (Norway)

Alitzia Tyminski (Canada) 

Thomas Mazerolles (Canada)

Joe Kleon (US)

Mats Andersson (Sweden)

Maq Brown (US)

James Garvin (US)

Mike Miller (US)



Blaise Laflamme

4-1550 Kingston Road / Suite 1336

Pickering, Ontario 

L1V 6W9


Phone: 647.391.2966

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