- $15 for one G-Pass to Toadies and Fuel (up to $29.50 value)
- When: Friday, August 14, at 8 p.m.
- Where: House of Blues San Diego
- General-admission standing
- Door time: 7 p.m.
How G-Pass Works: Your G-Pass will be ready to print 48 hours after the deal ends. Print the G-Pass and use it to enter the venue directly; you won’t need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, G-Passes cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app. Discount reflects the merchant’s current ticket prices - price may differ on day of event.
- Song that put the band on the map: 1995’s “Possum Kingdom”
- Inspiration behind the song: the fight for the throne in a land ruled by marsupials
- Really?: Nah. It draws on folklore surrounding Possum Kingdom Lake in the band’s native Texas
- Album that featured the song: Rubberneck, their first full-length record
- Other hits from Rubberneck: “I Come From the Water,” “Mister Love,” “Away”
- Year they broke up: 2001
- How long their breakup lasted: five years
- Number of releases since their reunion: three, plus last year’s 20th anniversary re-release of Rubberneck with five new tracks
- Fuel is: any material burned to produce heat or power
- Fuel the band is: just like fuel (the fuel), but less likely to fit inside a gas tank
- How long Fuel’s been crafting combustible riffs and impassioned lyrics: since 1985
- When they achieved mainstream success: in 1998 with their major-label debut, Sunburn
- Platinum-selling hits that represent the band’s special blend of melody and muscle: “Shimmer,” “Bad Day,” “Hemorrhage (In My Hands)”
- Good news for longtime Fuelies: original lead singer Brett Scallions is back behind the mic
- What else is new with Fuel: the 2014 album Puppet Strings, anchored by the singles “Soul to Preach To” and “Yeah!”