However, it only played one gig at Lunchapalooza as Scott moved to Toronto almost straight after. Other members joined later on, including Young Neil's sister, Steph Nordegraf. A record deal and relationship issues between Scott and Envy led to Stephen and Scott leaving the band. Envy then founded The Clash at Demonhead. Sex Bob-Omb was founded around the time Kim moved to Toronto. The band enjoyed no success. In volume 4 , Stephen spots Joseph's home recording studio as he helps Kim move into Hollie and Joseph's apartment.
Joseph agrees to record their songs, but only because he finds Stephen attractive. Stephen's obsessive recording lead to them not practicing and getting rusty.
Stephen even turned down gigs because they were "recording". In volume 5 , recording continues, but at one point Stephen has the band practice. A few "sucky minutes later", and it's clear to all three that they're going nowhere. Unfortunately, they are scheduled to perform a gig at Sneaky Dee's, originally believed to be an act of vengeance by Julie for her breakup For the fiftieth time with Stephen Stills. Due to Scott's absent-mindedness, they get songs mixed up- Kim thinks they're playing "Herself the Elf" when they're really supposed to be playing "Erasmus the Enchanter.
This, combined with Kim's moving back to her parent's home, essentially ends the band's career. A gig at Cameron House is successful. With Scott on guitar and vocals, and Kim back on drums, the two are seen to perform once only for Young Neil , Knives , and Ramona's pet cat, Gideon. Their performance receives an overall negative reception, but they don't care and continuing playing for the cat. Sex Bob-omb In vs. Chris Murphy of the band Sloan served as music coach.
Throughout the movie, Sex Bob-Omb is taking part in the Toronto International Battle of the Bands, for a chance to win a contract with G-Man , the most popular music recorder of the decade. They win their first match by default when a rogue fireball by Matthew Patel incinerates the opposing band Crash and the Boys. The group are signed to a label by G-Man, revealed to be evil ex 7 Gideon. Scott refuses to sign, and is replaced by Young Neil.
When Scott comes to confront Gideon, the trio are somewhat dejected and Kim quotes them as being "sellouts" the first time around. Scott doesn't seem to mind being replaced at this point, and after cashing in his Extra Life he inspires the group inciting them and Kim to play more hardcore for the second run. He does this by stating to Stephen that the band sounds much better without him, refers to Young Neil as simply "Neil," and formally apologizes to Kim for how their relationship turned out.
After Scott defeats Gideon, Gideon explodes into a barrage of coins that covers the Theatre. After Kim points out that this has effectively killed their record deal, Stephen Stills jumps off the platform and begins shoving as much of the victory coinage as he can into his pockets, Neil pursues and, for reasons unknown, picks up a coin and puts it in his mouth.
Garbage Truck features a full-length version of the band's performance at the Rockit, uninterrupted by the fight with Matthew Patel. Threshold features the complete song with alternate footage of the band's performance. Summertime features a performance of the song in the band's rehearsal space at Stephen Still's apartment, with Young Neil and Scott Pilgrim sharing bass playing duties. Given the happy atmosphere of the performance Knives appears much calmer and happier and Kim smiles while playing some fans have speculated that the music video takes place after the events in the film.
At the very least, Scott 's duct-taped bass places the music video sometime after his fight with Todd Ingram. This is also the name of a character from DuckTales. Erasmus the Enchanter Herself the Elf Named after a franchise of dolls, Ramona can be seen wearing a t-shirt of the franchise. Songs in the movie.