Artist 101: Bearings

Your go-to guide for everything you need to know about Canadian pop-punk band Bearings.

Who are the members of Bearings?

Doug Cousins, vocals

Shows are a good time. Tonight we play in Toronto at Sneaks. Come chill. ? @StaceyTakesPictures

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Ryan Culligan, vocals and guitar

Currently: Livin' la vida loca ? @staceytakespictures

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Tyler Nickel, guitar

greazy ?: @conorxgray

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Collin Hanes, bass

What a time to be alive ?? @staceytakespictures

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Connor Kington, drums

So just do what's best for you. @bearingsband

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What is their most popular song?

Bearings’ most popular song is “Indecision”, currently their top streamed song on Spotify!

What else do I need to know about them?

Based in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, Bearings have been playing shows around the country for some time. They’ve also opened for some of your favourite bands such as Like Pacific and Seaway! The band brings back a pop-punk sound that’s both distinct yet familiar with their Home is… EP. It’s been an exciting few weeks, having been announced as one of State Champs’ openers for their North American fall tour and most recently being signed to Pure Noise Records and releasing a song, “North Hansen”. If you haven’t already heard it, give it a listen here:


What are their social media accounts?





What else do you think we should know about Bearings? Are you seeing them on tour with State Champs this upcoming fall? Tweet us at @CelebMix!

Written by Katherine Jiang

Second-year university student, music lover and pizza enthusiast from Toronto.