Category Archives: what we think about stuff

Let’s talk about “amazing” bands

Hypothesis: there is a nearly perfect, negative correlation between how much people describe a band as “amazing” and how “amazing” they actually are. Basically, the more people online call a band “amazing” the more likely they are to be pretentious … Continue reading

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Someone in LINKIN PARK likes Botch; minds are blown

Via MetalInsider As you can see, Mike from LP namechecked a few old hardcore bands, and like 500 people have told me about it about as though it’s the most astonishing thing since Jesus was born. It never ceases to … Continue reading

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What ppl REALLY thought of ur favorite 90s hardcore bands

It is no secret that 90s-worship is in full effect with Kids These Days. But as I’ve mentioned many times before, the difference between how the most-jocked 90s bands are seen today vs how they were seen at the time … Continue reading

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FOREVER THE SICKEST KIDS are breaking up *crying emoji*

“lol rmbr when we thought we were gonna be the next all time low” Our friends at Property Of Zack broke the news last week that FTSK are “going on indefinite hiatus” aka breaking up. While in all honesty this … Continue reading

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Now I know how elderly Jews feel when they see Nazi skinheads

The small text says “fuck macho bullshit 4eva” *exasperated face emoji* My grandpa would always get really mad when he saw Nazi skinheads on TV or whatever, and justifiably so– he fought in World War 2, flying a bomber over … Continue reading

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brah lets talk about CLOSEDCASKETACTIVITIESCORE brah (new XIBALBA track)

Longtime readers will know that SYWH has hyped Southern California as the greatest place in the world, and there really isn’t any disputing that. We have the greatest Mexican food, the best weather (provided you don’t live inland lol) and … Continue reading

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Will the Mid 2010′s = The Rise of Soft Grunge Music? (Potential Demise of Pop Punk – Important Read)

Where have all the Pop Punk kids gone? They’re off being sad. Sad is the new happy. Remember when all the EZcore bros evolved into Tr00 Pop Punk bros and said bye bye to the breakdowns? I remember it like … Continue reading

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The three types of hardcore kids: Scumbags, Weirdos, and Normals

In my 20+ years in hardcore, I’ve realized that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Sure, maybe this year Vans are in and Air Max are out. Swoopy myspace hair is out, Macklemore fades and long … Continue reading

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are pop punk elitists the most annoying type of music fan?

I’ve always loved pop punk for the reason that it didn’t matter if you could name 50 bands off the top of your head or if you were super knowledgeable about the history of the genre – it was just … Continue reading

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What To Listen To In Order To Have Advanced ‘Old School’ Tastes In 2014

Having now been aware of and in some manner or another participated in The Scene for close to a decade and a half, I’ve observed that within the decade or so it takes for trends to change, each year within … Continue reading

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