Alkaline Trio Perform "Cringe" for Guitar Center Sessions

June 17, 2013

 

The creators of Guitar Center Sessions are musicians themselves, so they have a very clear goals in mind when it comes to their nationally aired program: The want it to be the best sounding music show on the air, they want to give artists a platform to expose their music and they want to bypass the usual sensationalist television schtick.

“We wanted to make this show about the art,” says Executive Producer of 'Sessions, Dustin Hinz. “We're musicians so we [wanted to make it so] when you watch the show, you're actually inspired to pick up an instrument.”

Today, we’re giving you a preview of this Friday’s session, featuring Alkaline Trio with a performance clip of their classic and fan-beloved “Cringe,” the opening track from the band’s debut full-length, Goddamnit!.

“[Cringe] is a pretty fun, high-energy tune, and the few fans we had at the time [we released it] really responded to it,” says Alkaline Trio vocalist/bassist Dan Andriano. “I love playing it to this day because it reminds me of that energy and the connection we began to share with the crowd, which is something we've strived to maintain to this day.”

Tune in this Friday, June 21, at 9 p.m. ET to catch ‘Trio’s session on Direct TV.





Also in News

COMING SOON: Limited edition Madballs x Vannen watches on sale April 30, 2021
COMING SOON: Limited edition Madballs x Vannen watches on sale April 30, 2021

April 06, 2021

What’s grosser than gross? A new series of limited edition watches from Madballs & Vannen! The first two designs will be available on April 30th at 10 am PT at VannenWatches.com for $65 each. Only 100 watches per design will be available for pre-order. Expected ship date July 30th

Continue Reading

Pre-order now: Limited edition Vannen x TWIN PEAKS watches
Pre-order now: Limited edition Vannen x TWIN PEAKS watches

March 26, 2021

Vannen and ViacomCBS have partnered to create a series of limited watches that celebrate the world of TWIN PEAKS. The first set of watches are inspired by the Double R Diner and feature two of the show's most iconic elements: coffee and donuts. Limited to only 200 pieces each, these damn good watches are AVAILABLE NOW for pre-order now at VannenWatches.com for $65 each. Pre-orders are expected to ship on June 8th.

Continue Reading

Coming Soon: Limited Edition TWIN PEAKS x Vannen Watches
Coming Soon: Limited Edition TWIN PEAKS x Vannen Watches

March 19, 2021

Vannen is excited to announce a new collaboration with ViacomCBS for a series of limited edition watches that celebrate the most unique and bewildering television series of all time: TWIN PEAKS. The first two watches in this officially licensed series will be limited to 200 pieces each, and available for pre-order at VannenWatches.com beginning March 26 at 9am PT. More info to come — follow Vannen for updates and details.

Continue Reading