Arkells took their name from Arkell Street, in Hamilton, Ontario, where they lived and rehearsed.
∙ They’ve won six Juno Awards, including New Group of the Year (2010) and Group of the Year (2012).
∙ Four of their albums have been certified Gold in Canada.
∙ WHL hockey team The Calgary Hitmen used Arkells’ single “Whistleblower” as their intro song.
∙ The band traveled to South Korea to play for the Canadian team at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
ORIGINHamilton, Ontario, Canada