Monday, September 26, 2011

Artist: Weather Permitting, Album: Into The Ground, Song: Love Is Good

Weather Permitting were a rock band from Montreal that formed in 1985.  They signed with indie label VOT Records and had a couple of songs released on various artist compilations.  In 1987, they released their debut, Into The Ground.  They were brothers Andrew and Peter Steinmetz, Bruno Steiner and Gary McGirr.  They had an alternative rock sound.  Love Is Good, is a standout track from their debut that opens Side B.  You can check it out on You Tube(  Andrew and Peter shared the writing duties for the band and they both handled vocal duties along with bassist, Bruno Steiner.  They would go on to release one more album in 1989 before calling it quits.  Bruno has gone on to release a number of albums as the front man for the New Orleans band, Blood Red Velvet.  Andrew and Peter formed a new band called, Good Cookies.  Peter currently records under the moniker, Song Mason (  You can also follow Andrew's work as a solo artist at  This particular release by Weather Permitting is a very difficult find today.  At the time of this blog, there were a few copies for sale on trading between $15 and $80.  Thanks for reading and enjoy!