Category Archives: bands u may have slept on

French Canadian Skate Punk – The Lost Genre

Let me educate all of you ignorant Americans a little about my irrelevant country. In Canada, we have these things called “provinces” which is basically like our version of states. There is a province occupied by the French called “Quebec”. … Continue reading

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What was it like to be a cool person in hardcore 10-15 years ago? – The Historiography of Sass

The internet is having a weird influence on hardcore.  Every day, thousands of kids who weren’t even old enough to be in kindergarten when I first started going to shows are scouring the internet for the most obscure shit no … Continue reading

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bands that never got anywhere then disappeared: easycore edition

damn, shes cute. hopefully she’s easy in more than one way xD With Tr00 Pop Punk (also known as Post-Easycore™) in its stride and Soft Grunge quickly gaining more and more popularity, the days of First Wave Easycore are long gone … Continue reading

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Do you remember OLD SCHOOL WEST COAST DEATHCORE?

My post about Her Demise My Rise made me reminisce back to a certain era of music… and since the readers of SYWH seem to be suckers for things that give them nostalgia boners, why not talk about it? I’m … Continue reading

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neon pop: the final frontier

If there’s one thing on this earth that I have an undying love for, it’s neon pop music. The saccharine synths, the bouncy rhythms, the upbeat guitar riffs, the catchy hooks, the autotuned vocal harmonies… when you put all of these … Continue reading

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bands that never got anywhere then disappeared: ignorant moshcore edition

Have you ever wanted to call your ex a scum slut? Or maybe you want to exude traits of a dominant alpha male personality that you wish you had? Then it sounds like ignorant moshcore is right up your alley! … Continue reading

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bands that never got anywhere then disappeared: crabcore edition

It’s strange hearing bands that used to sound like Attack Attack! now sounding like Deftones but this all follows Sarge’s “it’s 1997″ state of the scene address. Important bands in the crabcore genre such as Attack Attack (the founding forefathers … Continue reading

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do u remember when ATTHEGATESCORE was a thing?

Nowadays, when most people hear the word metalcore, they probably think of the heavier bands on Rise Records’ roster (Of Mice & Men, Memphis May Fire etc) but back in the day the word took on a totally different meaning. … Continue reading

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I miss when bands used to rip off Forever The Sickest Kids (via BOYS WILL BE BOYS)

Sometimes I reminisce back on The Neon Years™ and think about what a great time it was musically and all the amazing bands it produced. I still have fond memories of the days when All Time Low and Forever The … Continue reading

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A Crucial Look Into The 90′s Cali Skatepunk Scene

It amazes me that bands like NOFX, Lagwagon, Strung Out & No Use For A Name (RIP Tony Sly) still get brought up in discussion even 15+ years after their prime and peak in popularity. It’s too bad the same … Continue reading

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