illegalprocedure.ca — From the same crew that brought you the popular hockey-blog-turned-radio-show, Illegal Curve, Illegal Procedure will give Bombers’ fans another option to get their Blue & Gold fix this season. Joined by Darrin Bauming of boothreview.ca, Illegal Procedure hopes to provide in-depth coverage of the Bombers and all things CFL. There is only a website so far, but don’t be surprised if you hear these guys on the airwaves over the next couple seasons talking about the team.
The Fabulous Bomber Show
bit.ly/TFBS1; bit.ly/TFBS2 — Season Seven of The Fabulous Bomber Show is already underway, with two episodes uploaded to YouTube for fans that don’t have Shaw. You’ll find a new co-host with Brody Jackson replacing Ace Burpee, while Kim Babij returns for another year. Some of the players who have appeared in the first two episodes include Joey Elliott, Terrence Edwards and retired Bomber Obby Khan.
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MP3 of the Week: Propagandhi - Free John Hinckley
Political thrash punk band Propagandhi has dug up a recording of its track Bullshit Politicians (from 2001’s Today’s Empires Tomorrow’s Ashes), then titled Free John Hinckley, that was originally recorded for Fat Mike’s Rock Against Bush compilation in 2004. The song — along with the band’s portion of the linear notes, which included “this message was not brought to you by George Soros” — was later pulled from the comp because the label owner/activist was worried it would cause a stir among the anti-Bush crowd. The band was later asked to contribute to the second compilation — this time with no editing of its linear notes or song — but it declined. This would mark the beginning of the end of Prop’s long-term relationship with Fat Wreck Chords, despite Fat Mike calling the band “the most important band in punk rock.” He would co-release 2005’s Potemkin City Limits with G7 Welcoming Committee, but that would be the last time the band worked with his label.
Video of the Week: Mark Lanegan Band Live
The Mark Lanegan Band settles in for an engaging four song, 16-minute performance from its album Blues Funeral at the Pull Studios in New York. The Screaming Trees will never reunite, but at least Lanegan can still prove he’s one of the most captivating lead singers in rock.