Formed in 1995, weaselhead is an Ottawa, Ontario based band that plays a unique brand of melodic alternative/progressive rock.

The music of weaselhead contains a variety of influences and styles, from electronic to classical, blues to guitar rock, that are fused

together to create the distinctive weaselhead sound.  The band has released three CDs, A Residential School Story in 2011, 

refugees of romance in 2006 and distress signals on random frequencies in 2003.


weaselhead has been nominated for Best Rock CD and Best Album Cover Design in the 2011 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards

for the album A Residential School Story.

Thank you to all that voted for weaselhead. The awards will be announced November 3 and 4, 2011 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

weaselhead has been nominated for Best Rock Album, Best Group or Duo, Best Song Single and Best Producer/Engineer in the 2011 

Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards for A Residential School Story. The Awards will be announced November 18, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario.

weaselhead has posted some videos for the album and you can view them by clicking the links below ... enjoy.


  This is a video of the songs Our Father - Part 1 and At the School from weaselhead's latest album A Residential School Story

    This is a video of the songs Teacher's Pet and A Piano for My Voice from A Residential School Story

        This is a video of the song Sweet Sixteen from A Residential School Story

                    This is a video of the song Irene from A Residential School Story

                        This is a video of the song Our Father - Part 2 from A Residential School Story

In 2006, weaselhead was a final nominee for "Best Rock CD" for the Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards. At the 2006 Canadian

Aboriginal Music Awards weaselhead was nominated for "Best Group or Duo", and Wayne Restoule was also nominated for

"Best Producer/Engineer".

In 2007 weaselhead was nominated for their album "refugees of romance" in the Indian Summer Music Awards in Milwaukee, Wisconson.

A Residential School Story

Click on the image above to preview the album

weaselhead’s latest release, A Residential School Storyis a concept album which tells the story of a First Nations family through

4 generations and the legacy of the Canadian Indian Residential School experience.


The members of weaselhead are:

Mathieu Courchene – vocals

Wayne Restoule – guitars, keyboards, vocals

Noel Habel – drums, percussion

Carey Calder – bass, vocals






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