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Parque De Los Pobladores

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  • Day5

    Crazy days

    October 6, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C

    Almost the craziest day on my journey (until now). Already weeks before I left, I decided to go to the Masked Intruder show in San Jose (meet the band first time in August in Vienna), and ordered my ticket already from Austria. Weeks later, Kevin told me, that he and Russ will also go there, because of their friends, "The Bombpops". I know also the band from SBÄM in Wels, but never spoke with them.

    So, Kevin and me drove together with Caltrain to San Jose (about 1.5 hours to drive there) and he told me much about the tour-life. I was wondering, that they don't go out and make party so often, I thought they have the same party life at home like they have on tour 😉

    From the train station, Russ picked us up with his brand new pickup (btw. Russ is also one of the GD crew...fulltime daddy with 2 kids and one is on the way. For good measures, every child has his own mommy 🙈) and he was stoked that we are coming.

    We came to his house, a weird smell was in the air... weed 😂 It was almost 4pm, so we started with Grey Goose Vodka, some typical American stuff (beer with orange juice) and of course my jägermeister-gift
    #don't stop the tradition

    So much for a normal life outside the tour 😂
    Russ showed my his guns (I stopped counting after the fourth)...also quite normal here.
    And a nice letter from Germany. I got to know his neighbor, a famous tattoo artist.

    A few hours later, we went to the venue "the ritz". On the way we crossed another pub and some people in front of the door asked us, which band will play there today. I told them, I only came from Austria to see them...they were so excited, because they understood "Australia" that they invited us for a drink.

    After reaching the right venue, my ticket was not necessary, because I was on the guest list too...good to know. We went directly to the backstage area and met Josh (the drummer from the bombpops...know him only, because I got a few weeks earlier a friendship request on Facebook from him) .
    Later a guy came to me, said hello and was stoked that I am here, took a time until I realized that it was "Intruder Blue" - singer of Masked Intruder 💙

    I also met Dallas from Hawaii, but unfortunately way to late (we had a tinder match in Wels 😂).

    Every bartender I met here, was really nice and I got special discounts every time.
    Think about the Americans what you want, but they are all so friendly and I am really feel welcome here. Some Austrian (bartender) can take an example of them 😜

    The shows were great and two messages (from Dallas and Josh, both wrote that it was rad to see me and hope we will see us again, more sooner than later) when I came home, let my punkrockheart beat 🖤🖤
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