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Arkells receive Gold plaques before massive hometown show

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For JUNO-Award winning rock group Arkells, Friday, February 10, 2017, will certainly go down as one of the most surreal nights of the band’s career. With the LED sign outside the FirstOntario Centre flashing “Welcome Home ARKELLS,” Hamilton, Ontario was eager to plow through the heavy snowfall and sing along again with their hometown heroes. Around 9 PM, Arkells took to the stage in front of 10,000 adoring fans and kick-started an epic 26-song set that will be talked about for years to come.

Prior to their set, the band was surprised backstage with Gold Single plaques for “Leather Jacket,” from their 2016 album Morning Report. “Leather Jacket” is the band’s first Canadian Single Award certification. In 2015, Arkells received their first Gold plaques for the album High Noon.

You can view the music video for “Leather Jacket” below.

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Arkells Receive First Gold Plaques For High Noon

Arkells - High Noon - GOLD

Hamilton, ON’s Arkells paid a visit to the Universal Music Canada offices in Toronto last week, where they were presented with their first Canadian Gold award plaques for 2015 JUNO Rock Album of the Year High Noon. The band, who also took home the JUNO for 2015 Group of the Year in their hometown, thanked their fans through their Twitter page earlier this summer when the album was officially certified.

Arkells are currently preparing for a European tour in November before returning to Canada for a run of shows beginning November 21 in Quebec City.

Watch Arkells video for 11:11″ from the Gold-certified High Noon below:

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