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Age of Electric was a Canadian alternative rock band formed in Lanigan,
Saskatchewan in 1989.                                                                          Age of Electric
                                                                                    Origin      Lanigan, Saskatchewan,
The band, consisting of two pairs of brothers, formed in Lanigan, Saskatchewan
                                                                                                Canada
in 1989. The members were guitarists Ryan Dahle and Todd Kerns, bassist John
                                                                                    Genres      Alternative rock
Kerns and drummer Kurt Dahle. Ryan, Todd and Kurt all contributed vocals as
well.                                                                               Years       1989–1999
                                                                                    active
AOE were one of the most commercially successful Canadian rock bands of the
                                                                                                 Past members
mid-90s. [citation needed] Their commercial breakthrough came with their
independent EP Ugly in 1993, which spawned several hits and set the stage for                      Ryan Dahle
                                                                                                   Todd Kerns
the major label release of The Age of Electric in 1995.
                                                                                                   John Kerns
In 1996, the Dahle brothers released an album with the side project Limblifter,                    Kurt Dahle
which was also commercially successful in Canada.
The band then regrouped for Make a Pest a Pet in 1997. The album produced the radio rock hit "Remote Control", which
peaked at No. 9 on Canada's Singles Chart[1] and was later featured on MuchMusic's diamond certified compilation album,
Big Shiny Tunes 2. Although the album was a hit, tensions within the band led the group to break up after a 1998 tour as the
opening band for Our Lady Peace.
Upon the break-up of Age of Electric, the brothers Kerns would go on to form Static in Stereo with other members including
their brother Ryan. Kurt Dahle went on to work with The New Pornographers. Todd Kerns is now the lead singer and guitarist
for the Las Vegas based band, Sin City Sinners.

Discography
   Electric (1990)
   The Latest Plague (1991)
   Ugly (1993)
   The Age of Electric (1995)
   Make a Pest a Pet (1997) No. 78 CAN [2]

Singles

                                 Chart peak
Year            Song                     CAN           Album
                                 CAN
                                          Alt

1991 "Aphrodisiac Smile"           -       -      The Latest Plague
       "Ugly"                   80 [3]     -
1995 "Untitled"                 50 [4]   24 [5] The Age of Electric
       "Enya"                      -       -
       "Remote Control"          9 [1]   10 [6]
1997 "I Don't Mind"             59 [7]     -      Make a Pest a Pet
       "Don't Wreck It"         42 [8]     -
                "—" denotes a release that did not chart.



References
  1. ^ a b "Top Singles - Volume 65, No. 14, June 09 1997"   . RPM. Retrieved 2010-10-18.
  2. ^ "Top Albums/CDs - Volume 65, No. 23, August 11, 1997" . RPM. Retrieved 2011-03-10.
  3. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 61, No. 9, April 03 1995" . RPM. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  4. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 61, No. 23, July 10, 1995" . RPM. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  5. ^ "Rock/Alternative - Volume 61, No. 19, June 11, 1995" . RPM. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Rock/Alternative - Volume 65, No. 8, April 28, 1997" . RPM. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 65, No. 20, July 21, 1997" . RPM. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  8. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 66, No. 22, February 23, 1998" . RPM. Retrieved 9 May 2012.



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