Five Minutes With: Vancouver Alternative Rock Band Econoline Crush

Hailing from the vibrant music scene of Vancouver, Canada, Econoline Crush is a band that has left an indelible mark on the alternative rock genre. With their compelling blend of melodic hooks, searing guitars, and introspective lyrics, Econoline Crush has captured the hearts and minds of fans worldwide.

Formed in the early 1990s, Econoline Crush quickly gained attention for its distinctive sound and dynamic live performances. Led by the charismatic and enigmatic vocalist Trevor Hurst, the band’s music resonates with raw emotion, exploring themes of love, despair, and personal introspection.

Econoline Crush’s breakthrough came with their critically acclaimed debut album, “Affliction,” which spawned hit singles like “Wicked” and “Home.” The album’s success catapulted the band into the forefront of the Canadian rock scene, earning them a dedicated fan base and multiple Juno Award nominations.

Over the years, Econoline Crush has continued to evolve its sound, seamlessly fusing elements of rock, alternative, and industrial music. Their subsequent albums, showcased the band’s versatility and songwriting prowess, earning them widespread acclaim.

With their infectious energy and captivating stage presence, Econoline Crush has shared stages with renowned acts such as Nine Inch Nails, Korn, and Our Lady Peace. Their live performances are known for their intensity and their ability to create an electric connection with their audience.

Econoline Crush continues to solidify its status as one of Vancouver’s most influential and enduring bands, with an unwavering passion and a sound that resonates deep within the hearts of its fans.

Econoline Crush


Trevor Hurst / Econoline Crush


Alternative Rock



Latest Single:

No Quitter

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Favourite musician growing up:

Billy Idol / Killing Joke ( it’s a tie )

Favourite musician now:

David Bowie

Guilty pleasure song:

Love it if we made it – 1975

Live show ritual:

Last one out of the dressing room

Favourite local musician:

Mother Mother

EP or LP?


Early bird or night owl?

Night Owl

Road or studio?

Studio but it’s very close

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Rapid Fire Vancouver Qs:

Favourite local restaurant:

Sala Thai

Favourite street in your city:

Commercial Drive

Favourite park in your city:

Stanley Park

Favourite music venue in your city:

The Commodore

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