What do you do get when you take five one-hit-wonder bands from the 90s and put them on a tour together? You get the Summerland Tour and the almost-sad part is that I was excited to go!
Despite my love classic and hard rock, I grew up on pop rock music and as such I’m not below enjoying it. Yes, I remember the 80s but the 90s was my youthful prime so if I associate my childhood with any decade most, it’s the 1990s. Sure, that meant all of the popular grunge music like Nirvana and Pearl Jam but it also meant the post-grunge era which included all the bands that were trying to be Nirvana and Pearl Jam, but it also meant a slight rebirth in the pop rock genre. Music that wasn’t exactly fluffy enough to be true Top 40 but wasn’t hard enough to make it on the heavy metal stations. The bands I lump into this class include ones like Bush, Weezer and Everclear…the latter of which is the headline of the new Summerland Tour currently making its way across the country. Continue reading