Category Archives: hot topic

do you remember the old hot topic?

Not long ago I was strolling through my local mall(regrettably) and a question crossed my mind. What images come to mind when kids these days think about Hot Topic? Do they still think of it as the one store in … Continue reading

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It seems like crunkcore has found a real home in Indiana, which is basically only known as a place you have to pass through to get to Chicago for us Ohioans.  You can all read  your Indiana crunkcore history here … Continue reading

Posted in bands who cant afford to use autotune live, crunkcore, fatties, hot topic, r u fat, scene kids worth blogging about | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments


We here at SYWH are not cheesy enough to do boring top ten lists at the end of the year, but certainly cheesy enough to do some new years resolutions. We do not dwell on the past like most olds, … Continue reading

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Guest appearance on Something Awful; Pointing Out that Metal Sucks

The internets were blessed with two SYWH collabos this week: one with the legendary Something Awful, and the equally excellent Metal Sucks. Don’t sleep on them! I was thrilled to once again participate in Something Awful’s Garbage Day column. If … Continue reading

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Top 10 Keyboard Breakdowns Of All Time

Do I really need to explain why you will hate this?! What is wrong with the world? How did we up in a sick reality in which kids in their early 20s want to be in bands with “keyboard breakdowns”???

Posted in hot topic, keyboards, things that make me go wat | 12 Comments