Category Archives: bands i used to think were good

The origins of Dwid/INTEGRITY’s “holy terror” tropes

I’ve got no idea if he’s still jocked relentlessly today, but a few years ago when I would randomly troll B9, Dwid/Integrity and the Holy Terror stuff seemed to be everywhere. People would jizz themselves over a new Dwid shirt … Continue reading

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Are These Early Signs of an “Old School Deathcore” Revival? (The Return of Br00tality)

It is so fascinating watching the musical pendulum swing before our very eyes. We have witnessed “Real” music slowly progress into Fake music (like how tr00 kids started distancing themselves from bands like TSSF and Man Overboard once their fanbase … Continue reading

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Scientific Proof That Hardcore Punk Evolved Into Scenecore (record collectors beware… ur in for a scare)

Dictionary.com defines evolution as “any process of formation or growth; development”. We see evolution EVERYWHERE. Not just in plants and animals, but in art too. Do you ever think to yourself, “where did all the awesome scene music that I enjoy today come from? What are … Continue reading

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what’s the best dj0ntcore band???

Dj0nt (the genre formally known as djent) is the typical path that the average br00tal kid took after growing out of his deathcore phase. Many questions have been raised about the genre – is it true core music? Or is … Continue reading

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I can’t believe they’re still a band: MYCHILDREN MYBRIDE

I think the biggest challenge for any (initially) successful band is to “transcend eras”. What I mean by this is a band being just as popular/relevant in the year 500 AM (After MySpace) as they were in the year 500 … Continue reading

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Do you remember SCENE GRIND??

Back when I was an ignorant teenager, I was unsure of what the word “grindcore” actually meant. I always assumed that grindcore = scene grind and that’s it. You know the saying “ignorance is bliss”? Well this would be a … Continue reading

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guy from metro station makes cameo in cringey video; solidifies washed-upness

We all know Trace Cyrus is living it up, touring with the Millionaires, immersed in the glamorous lifestyle of the rich and famous, but it left me to think “what are the other members of Metro Station up to?” Have any of … Continue reading

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Chiodos Drop Hella Cringeworthy Video

If you aren’t a Chiodos fan let me break down their whole life cycle. 1. Come up on a hyped up on debut album, blow up pretty quick 2. Do a second album, become legit huge, close to mainstream breakout … Continue reading

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90s Bands I’d Want to Reunite more than American Football/Mineral

Right now the scene as we know it is in a scary impasse. On the one hand, there are the “soft grunge” Tumblr kids who so desperately want Nirvana to be so goddamn relevant again (kind of hard to do … Continue reading

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