Earlier this week #RNCRockAnthems was trending on Twitter. TPS joined in the fun with a not-typical-TPS-but-too-funny-to-let-pass offering that spoofed Aerosmith, a Green Day spoof and one that’s provided the inspiration for this edition of “Weekendcore”. C’mon, “Ruby Soho Penthouse” as in New York City’s trendy SoHo neighbourhood! That works right? C’mon now…
This video screenshot makes me think of the Golden State Warriors: the colours, and even the logo! Treble Charger were more like the Utah Jazz of Can-rock though.
One of these days we’ll (maybe) get new music from Treble Charger. The Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario four-piece broke up in 2006 and reunited in 2012, having been in the studio as recently as 2014. What’s coming of that who knows, but in the meantime let’s remember what I think is my favourite single of theirs.
My girlfriend and I celebrated our four-year anniversary on Thursday. The Anniversary are reuniting for Taste of Chaos San Bernardino and Riot Fest Chicago this year, so why not take this anniversary-tastic time to feature the beloved indie rockers in this edition of “Weekendcore”?
Blink-182 released California on Friday, their first album without Tom DeLonge. That said, why not take this “Weekendcore” to look back on the band’s 1995 debut Cheshire Cat, which of course was their first with DeLonge.
The first song I ever heard from Yellowcard was “October Nights”. I can’t remember exactly when that was, but it was off 2001’s One for the Kids so…around then (*slow clap*). The band announced this week they’re releasing a new album, going on a world tour, then breaking up. Using “breakup” is notable because everyone these days says “indefinite hiatus”, although Yellowcard actually did burn that one in 2008. Yellowcard, out September 30th, will be the band’s tenth album, but it was fourth effort Ocean Avenue that broke the Florida pop-punk act out. That, of course, features the title track.
Zomg the super remote cottage I’m at has Wi-Fi! We can post in real time, so to hell with scheduling! (Not that it’s not too late for that anyway right!) At some point this week one of 2002’s best singles popped into my head, so now it’s this edition of “Weekendcore”.
Earlier this week We Are Triumphant Records posted a Twitter question asking who got you into “metal/core”. I thought back to the first metal acts I could really call myself a fan of and came up with Tool and From Autumn To Ashes. Did I actually answer the tweet? Nope (jerk!), but here’s a belated one in the form of remembering something from the latter.
Sure this video screenshot looks like a good time, but the song edit is lame so you won’t see it at the end of this post!
As this edition of “Weekendcore” posts itself (yay for scheduling!) I’m in the San Francisco Bay Area. Considering the city of San Francisco has a neighbourhood called the Mission District, how much does it work for us to look back at a band with that name!?