Rock My World Canada, chapter 131: Gob

[Mike Carr has created a catalogue/reference work featuring all kinds of Canadian rock and alternative releases from the past few decades. Check out his a massive volume on Canadian music history entitled Canadian Alternative & Indie Reference and Collector’s Guide. It’s an incredible discography of hundreds of bands. See below to see how you can help him achieve this.– AC]

Gob are a punk band from Vancouver, British Columbia formed in 1994. The band’s trademark sound relies heavily on crunchy, distorted guitars. Their hit single “I Hear You Calling” was featured on Electronic Arts’ NHL 2002 video game.

Other songs that have been featured in EA video games are “Give Up The Grudge” (Madden 2004), “Oh! Ellin” (NHL 2004)”I’ve Been Up These Steps” (NHL 2003), and “Sick With You” (NHL 2003). The band has appeared on several outdoor music festivals, the most well-known being Vans’s Warped Tour.

Find out more about this artist and hundreds of other Canadian artists in the softcover edition of Canadian Alternative & Indie Reference and Collector’s Guide. Get your copy here. Follow Mike on Facebook and Twitter.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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